Shamsah Amersi, M.D.
Meet Dr. Shamsah Amersi, a leading OB/GYN in the Los Angeles area, and consulting physician to pk24. Dr. Amersi suggests trying pk24 before considering any type of surgery, or when experiencing concerns involving feminine sexual esteem.
Shamsah Amersi, MD is a preeminent Board Certified physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate degree in psychobiology from UCLA, where she graduated summa cum laude, with Phi Beta Kappa membership. At UC San Francisco medical school, Dr. Amersi graduated with top honors, and was recognized as a distinguished member of alpha omega alpha, an honor society for the top 5% of all medical doctors.
Dr. Amersi has received numerous professional and academic awards, including the University of California Distinguished Scholar Award for four consecutive years, an endowed merit scholarship, and the UCLA Alumni Association Achievement Award for four consecutive years. Her special interest in female sexuality, libido and the effects of childbirth on pelvic prolapse has led to Dr. Amersi's renowned expertise in these fields. She performs both surgical and nonsurgical treatments for pelvic prolapse and vaginal relaxation.
Through her private practice in Santa Monica, CA, Dr. Amersi is the personal physician to several Hollywood A-list celebrities.
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articles of interest
periodically, Dr. Amersi posts articles of medical interest to pk24 users
ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Advises Against Cosmetic Vaginal Procedures Due to Lack of Safety and Efficacy Data
Washington, DC -- So-called "vaginal rejuvenation," "designer vaginoplasty," "revirgination," and "G-spot amplification" procedures are not medically indicated, nor is there documentation of their safety and effectiveness, according to A new Committee Opinion by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), published in the September issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Moreover, the article states that it is deceptive to give the impression that any of these procedures are accepted or routine surgical practices, according to ACOG.
ACOG encourages women considering cosmetic vaginal procedures to be aware of the lack of data supporting the effectiveness of the procedures, as well as the potential complications the procedures can cause--including infection, altered sensation, dyspareunia (pain), adhesions, and scarring.
Over the past several years, an increasing number of physicians have marketed vaginal surgeries as ways of enhancing genital appearance and sexual gratification. Some of these procedures, such as "vaginal rejuvenation," appear to be modifications of traditional vaginal surgical procedures for genuine medical conditions such as pelvic prolapse, vaginal relaxation with symptoms, the reversal or repair of female genital cutting ("female circumcision") and treatment for labial hypertrophy or asymmetrical labial growth due to congenital conditions, chronic irritation, or excessive androgenic (male) hormones.
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