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Somi Javaid, MD

Dr. Somi Javaid has been a board certified OBGYN for nearly 20 years. She specializes in general gynecology, sexual health, menopause, survivorship, minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, and ultrasound. Her patients – women from all walks of life, seeking her expertise in sexual health – inspired her to open her first HERmd location five years ago. Her vision was to create a place where ALL women would have access to experts in the field of women’s healthcare within an insurance-based model.

Dr. Javaid is a pioneer in sexual medicine. She travels across the country training other physicians on the newest innovations and treatments in women's healthcare, serving as a Key Opinion Leader for multiple healthcare companies and speaking on the importance of women’s sexual health. Dr. Javaid is currently leading multiple clinical research trials for women’s sexual health. She is also a speaker for the #righttodesire campaign and is a member of the North American Menopause Society and International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).