Dr. Mary Kriner is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Long Island School of Medicine. She was certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1993. She completed her residency at Winthrop-University Hospital in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1991 and received a MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2018.
For as long as she can remember, she wanted to be a physician. She enjoys the diversity, procedures, and quick pace of her work. The most rewarding aspect is developing long-term relationships with her patients—she knows her patients, their moms, their sisters, and their friends.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and its relationship to breast cancer has been a controversial topic for many years. A common treatment for menopausal women, HRT was discontinued by many after the publication of a prominent government-backed 2002 study linking HRT to breast cancer (1), but recent studies have revealed a more subtle relationship, leading to [...]