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Dr. Somi Javaid

Board-certified OB/GYN

Dr. Somi Javaid (she/her) is a mom of three and board-certified OB/GYN with a passion for helping women manage their sexual health and navigate menopause.

She’s dedicated her career to understanding women’s healthcare needs and sharing her knowledge so other women can take charge of their well-being.

With a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Javaid is also a member of NAMS (North American Menopause Society) and ISSWSH (International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health).

Her expertise is widely recognized in the medical world — she’s been featured in publications like Forbes, Vogue, and more.

She’s even graced the TEDx stage!


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) at University of Cincinnati
  • Board-certified OB/GYN by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Neurobiology at Northwestern University

Work experience

  • Founder and Chief Medical Officer at HERmd (July 2015 to present)
  • Founder at Somi Javaid MD and Associates (July 2015 to present)
  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology at University of Cincinnati Medical Center (December 2013 to February 2015)
  • Practice Gynecologist at Lisa Larkin, MD, & Associates (September 2011 to December 2013)
  • Medical Doctor at The Christ Hospital Health Network (January 2007 to January 2011)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist at St. Luke’s Physician for Women (September 2005 to January 2007)
  • Chief Resident at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (June 2004 to June 2005)


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