Somi Javaid, MD, FACOG
Founder & Lead Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Somi Javaid is a board-certified OB/GYN, leading women’s sexual health thought leader, and menopause advocate. She is the Founder and Lead Chief Medical Officer of HerMD, a team on a mission to make women’s healthcare exceptional by educating, advocating for, and empowering patients to take control of their health concerns.
Dr. Javaid earned her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and was Chief Resident. She was an assistant professor of Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Dr. Javaid completed her preceptorship at the San Diego Institute of Sexual Medicine and is a NAMS (North American Menopause Society) and ISSWSH (International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health) member.
Honored by her peers, in 2014 she was named a Cincinnati Top Doc and is now considered an expert in sexual medicine and menopause. Dr. Javaid earned her education at Northwestern University, (Bachelor of Arts, Neurobiology 1993-1997), University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1997-2001), and the University of Cincinnati Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency (2001-2005; Chief Resident 2004-2005). Professional memberships include: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology–Board-Certified, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State Medical Association, Warren County Medical Association, North American Menopause Society, and International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH).
Dr. Javaid has been featured in Forbes, Vogue, Well+Good, InStyle, Parents, Refinery29, Mashable, Adweek, and Popsugar. In August 2020 Dr. Javaid spoke about Gender Bias and the Female Sexual Health Revolution on the TEDx mainstage, and in January 2021 she was featured in Women on Topp for her work as a trailblazer and pioneer in women’s sexual health.
Dr. Javaid’s mission is to empower women to take charge of their own health & wellness.
This admirable volition led her to establish a private medical practice and medical spa in 2015. With 3 active children, a busy husband, and a down-to-earth outlook on life, she understands the stresses and desires of women today. Dr. Javaid enjoys encouraging women and practicing medicine, traveling, hiking, cooking and yoga.