Advanced Urology Centers (AUCNY) of New York -White Plains Maple Avenue office has added a leading edge treatment to resolve gynecologic health issues often caused by menopause. The MonaLisa Touch, an in-office procedure that is virtually painless and requires no anesthesia, received FDA approval in 2014. Drs. Nicole Fleischmann and Aaron Greenberg are the first physicians in Westchester to offer the special fractional CO2 laser designed to help post-menopausal women as well as breast cancer survivors.
According to the National Institute of Health, there are 64 million post-menopausal women and more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors, many of whom are suffering from various gynecologic health issues. “MonaLisa Touch is a remarkable breakthrough in women’s health. With this new procedure, we can positively impact the quality of our patients’ lives,” said Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor, President of AUCNY. Women who have MonaLisa Touch® have decreased vaginal dryness, reduced pain with intercourse and diminished vaginal itching and pain. In post-menopausal women, other benefits of this procedure may include fewer recurrent vaginal and urinary tract infections, less bladder and urethral pain. They may also experience an improvement in overactive bladder symptoms.
MonaLisa Touch is an innovation introduced by Cynasure®, a worldwide leader in the surgical, medical and aesthetic pulsed-light and laser field. The laser treatment is performed in the office without anesthesia, and delivers virtually no pain or side effects. Fractional CO, laser energy is delivered to the vaginal wall tissue so the cells produce more collagen. The results are over 90% effective.
Dr. Nicole Fleischmann is a native New Yorker. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan in 1992. She graduated suma cum laude and received her MD in 1997 from State University of New York, Downstate where she was elected to the honors society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her internship and residency in Urology at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center. Because of her special interest in the treatment of female urologic issues and incontinence she continued her training in fellowship at NYU School of Medicine in voiding dysfunction and pelvic floor reconstruction.
Dr. Fleischmann was director of Female Urology in the department of Urology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2004. She then joined Westchester Urological Associates in 2005 where she has enjoyed a specialized practice in women’s health, the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence, surgical procedures for incontinence and pelvic floor prolapse.
In addition, Dr. Fleischmann has active teaching responsibilities and is a member of the Department of Urology and the Department of Urogynecology at Montefiore Medical Center. There, she is an integral part of the fellowship training program.
Dr. Fleischmann is Board Certified by the American Board of Urology and is an active member of the American Urological Association (AUA), The Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU) and the Society of Women in Urology (SWIU).
She lives in Westchester with her husband and three children