Author:

Diana Bitner, MD

Diana Bitner, MD, NCMP, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Bitner is a certified menopause physician through the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and was named the 2015 menopause practitioner of the year by NAMS. She has also completed specialized training with the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH). Her interests include women’s wellness, prevention of heart disease, menopause, perimenopause, laparoscopic and robotic pelvic surgery, and pelvic pain. She is also fluent in Portuguese.

Posts from Diana Bitner, MD

Break the cycle

Change your medical future by following this sage advice from a doctor who has seen it happen.

Enjoy sugar, but in moderation

The best advice you'll ever hear: Grow with SEEDS—the Seven Essential Elements of Daily Success.

What you need to know about heart disease

Know your risk factors and symptoms.

Achieve good health during the holidays

Make a plan today to avoid the pitfalls of this merry, yet sometimes stressful season.

What you don’t know (but should) about stomach cancer

Early diagnosis is key in treating this particularly aggressive, and sneaky, type of cancer.

My changing period

What does it mean for my health?

Get your workout mojo back

The best time to start? Yesterday. The second-best time? Today.

Prevent human papilloma virus—get vaccinated

Parents need to know the vaccine is safe, effective and needed for today's youth.

The not-so-sunny side of bone health

Are you getting enough vitamin D and exercise to keep osteoporosis at bay?

Vaginal dryness and painful intercourse

Take control of your female health.

Avoid the ‘Freshman 15’

Five simple tips that can help you keep off the weight for good.

Cope with the ‘perfect storm’ of menopause

Having trouble with weight gain or other issues during this transitional phase of life? We can help.