Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. is a Gynecologist, Director of the New York Menopause Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a board certified fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Allen is also a member of the Faculty Advisory Board and the Women’s Health Director of The Weill Cornell Community Clinic (WCCC). Dr. Allen was the recipient of the 2014 American Medical Women’s Association Presidential Award.
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Somebody to Lean On

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
When we come through this shared experience and begin to rebuild our economy, I hope we will remember all the people we leaned on.
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Doing Our Part in a Time of Uncertainty

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
I did lots of listening last week. I heard that everyone wanted to do the right thing but many are understandably anxious about what this abrupt change in how we suddenly have to conduct our lives now will mean. 
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For Those on the Frontlines of Covid-19

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
To all those who are on the frontlines: "You are all heroes and we must commit to providing you with the equipment you need to stay safe and enable you to provide the best care possible during this pandemic." 
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Tests for the novel 2019 Coronavirus and Testing of Americans

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Until the federal government's new plan to work with private industry actually delivers millions of testing kits to hospitals and labs and we develop drive through stand alone testing units, it will be almost impossible for a patient to have this test, even with symptoms and high risk exposure.
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Ask Dr. Pat · Menopause

Surgical Menopause

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Dr. Pat offers advice to a woman on how to thrive in the second half of life after she had surgical menopause from a hysterectomy and removal of the ovaries in her early forties.
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Osteoporosis Prevention

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
The greatest bone loss occurs is in the first 5 years after menopause. This is what every woman in her 40s should do to optimize lifelong bone health.
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