Ruth A. Tessler, MD

  • Specialty: Gynecology
  • Languages: English, Hebrew
  • Phone: 212-545-5400
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About Me

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a doctor, so that I could help others. I specifically wanted to help women with their medical issues. As a gynecologist, I’ve found that there’s no better feeling than when I know I’ve improved someone’s life through medicine. I love when a patient returns to the office after a visit or surgery and tells me she’s feeling so much better or that I’ve helped to fix a problem.

Some of my patients have been living with conditions for so long that they don’t remember what it was like to live without them. It’s incredibly gratifying to help them realize what a healthier life feels like.

When a woman comes to my office, I initially assess what she needs—perhaps it’s a discussion about preventive health or menopausal symptoms, or treatment for abnormal bleeding, fibroids, or cervical dysplasia. Then I follow through on the discussion or treatment plan to completion. This continuity of care, from assessment to treatment and beyond, helps my patients be their better and healthier selves.

I perform surgical procedures in my office and have an anesthesiologist on staff. This offers a much easier and convenient option for patients who need minor surgeries. 

I also perform minimally invasive robotic-assisted procedures at the Robotic Surgery Center at NYU Langone, which includes nurses, surgical staff, anesthesiologists, and gynecologists. Together, we provide patients with expert care that allows them to return to their typical daily lives quickly and, often, healthier than they were before.


Conditions and Treatments

menstrual disorder, minimally invasive surgery, gynecological surgery, myomectomy, fibroid tumor, abnormal pap smear, menopause, endometrial ablation, pelvic pain, birth control, cervical cancer screening, premenopause, osteoporosis screening, cancer screening, endometriosis, laparoscopically-assisted vaginal hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy, robotic assisted surgery, human papillomavirus, urinary tract infection (UTI), colposcopy, sexually transmitted disease, loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), polycystic ovary syndrome, annual GYN screening, uterine bleeding, hysteroscopy
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education and Training
  • Residency, Beth Israel Medical Center, OB-GYN, 1998
  • MD from Wayne State University, 1994

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