Dr. Lorraine Chrisomalis-Valasiadis is an OB/GYN who is currently in private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan where she provides comprehensive women’s health care with an emphasis on overall wellness.
About Dr. Lorraine Chrisomalis-Valasiadis
Dr. Lorraine Chrisomalis-Valasiadis graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with a B.A. in Biology. She earned her medical degree from New York Medical College in 1990 and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1994. A former chairman of the Junior Fellows for District II from 1995-1996, Dr Chrisomalis-Valasiadis represented over 800 residents at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology during her fellowship training, which she completed in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Lorraine Chrisomalis Valasiadis Training
Following her formal training, Dr. Lorraine Chrisomalis worked for eleven years as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center, provided a wide range of obstetrical care for high-risk pregnancy patients. She offered her expertise in medical and surgical conditions associated with complicated pregnancies, such as women of advanced maternal age, diabetes and pregnancy, preterm labor, and the management of multiples. In 2005 she opened her own private practice in Manhattan, on the Upper East Side. She taught medical students and residents at St. Vincent’s Medical Center from 2005-2010. She is currently affiliated with North Shore/LIJ.
Dr. Lorraine Chrisomalis is the recipient of many honors and awards including the ACOG-Burroughs Welcome Junior Fellow Section Chairman Meeting Award, the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women Scholarship, the Ladies Society of Anavryte Award and the Thelma and George Paraskevaides Award. She is currently a member of The Hellenic Medical Society where she served on the Executive Board and is actively involved on the Committee for Community Outreach. She has given many lectures on prevention and wellness. Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis is also on the advisory board for the Hellenic Professional Women’s Organization.
Among her multiple publications, Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis authored an article on the first known case of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in pregnancy. She has also contributed abstracts to the Society of Perinatal Medicine on cervical length and induction of labor, as well as perinatal complications in women of advanced maternal age with donor eggs.
Dr. Lorraine Chrisomalis has been a guest on ABC Network’s “Good Morning America” show where she discussed weight gain in pregnancy, and on AKTINA-FM where she spoke about women’s health issues. She has been quoted in various publications including Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Modern Bride, Shape and Parents magazines.
In 2013, the Barnard College Alumnae Association awarded Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis the distinguished Award for Service for her outstanding mentorship of young women and dedication to the Barnard community. Today, she continues to support and empower the future generation of women leaders entering the medical profession.
A native New Yorker, Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis continues to reside in Manhattan with her husband and their two daughters.
Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis, MD practices Addiction Medicine in New York, NY. Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis graduated from New York Medical College in 1990 and has been in practice for 29 years. She completed a residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis also specializes in OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology) and Obstetrics. Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Humana, and Oxford (UnitedHealthcare). In addition to English, Dr. Chrisomalis-Valasiadis’s practice supports these languages: Spanish and French.