Distinguished Faculty: Steering Committee

Michael L. Krychman
MDCM, MPH, IF

Executive Director
Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine
Newport Beach, California


Michael L. Krychman, MDCM, MPH, IF, is the Executive Director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine located in Newport Beach, California. He is the former Co-Director of The Sexual Medicine and Rehabilitation Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He also is a clinical sexologist and has completed his master's degree in Public Health and Human Sexuality. Dr. Krychman has a degree in Erotology, Sexual Education, and Forensic Sexology. Dr. Krychman is also an AASECT-certified sexual counselor. He is on faculty at University of Southern California. He is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California Irvine, Division of Gynecological Oncology and the Medical Director of Ann's Clinic, a high-risk program for breast and ovarian cancer survivors.

His special interests include menopausal health, hormone therapy, sexual pain disorders, loss of libido, chronic medical illness and its impact on female sexual function, as well as breast cancer sexuality. He is a well-known speaker who is featured locally, nationally, and internationally. He has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been featured in many scientific journals and lay magazines. Dr. Krychman is an active reviewer for the Journal of Sexual Medicine. He was the Scientific Chairman for the 2010 International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) annual educational meeting. He presently holds an active executive board position for the ISSWSH. He is an active member in good standing in ISSM, ESSM, ISSWSH, and AASECT. He has recently been appointed to the Standard Committee for ISSM and has been a guest professor at the ESSM Sexual Medicine Summer School in Oxford, England. He is the creator of the recent WISH Initiative (Women' Initiative on Sexual Health: www.yourvoiceyourwish.com) and the 2013 recipient of the WISH Outstanding Achievement Award given by the ISSWSH.

Dr. Krychman has published 6 books including 100 Questions & Answers for Women Living with Cancer: A Practical Guide to Female Cancer Survivorship, 100 Questions and Answers about Women's Sexual Wellness and Vitality, and Breast Cancer Sexuality, Sensuality and Intimacy. He has been featured in The New York Times, US News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times Health Magazine and many others.