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Meet the Team

Our Team consists of a supervising expert gynaecologist and a current fellow (a graduate obstetrician/gynaecologist who is doing an additional 1-2 years of training to become an expert in mature women’s health and menopause). Other staff include three supporting nurses and other learners, such as University of Toronto residents in obstetrics and gynaecology, family practice and other disciplines, as well as medical students.

Dr. Wendy Wolfman Dr. Wendy Wolfman

Dr. Wolfman, MD, FRCS(C), FACOG, NCMP is a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto. She is the Director of the Menopause and Premature Insufficiency Clinics at Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto. Dr. Wolfman is the first recipient of the Carol Mitchell Chair in Mature Women’s Health. She is currently a board member of the International Menopause Society and is the President of the Canadian Menopause Society. She is also the past Chair of the Gynaecology Consensus Guideline Committee for the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. She lectures extensively across Canada and internationally, and contributes information on menopause and POI to the local and national media. Dr. Wolfman initiated the Menopause Clinic in 2000 due to an under-recognized patient need.

Dr. Lindsay Shirreff Dr. Lindsay Shirreff

Dr. Shirreff graduated from the OB/GYN residency program at the University of Toronto. She then completed fellowships in Minimally Invasive Gynaecologic Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital and Mature Women’s Health and Menopause at Mount Sinai Hospital. She also completed a Master of Science in Healthcare Quality at Queen’s University. Dr. Shirreff is an assistant professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at University of Toronto and is a member of the Generalist Division at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.

Dr. Michelle Jacobson Dr. Michelle Jacobson

Dr. Michelle Jacobson is an assistant professor in the University of Toronto department of OBGYN and core obstetrician/gynaecologist and menopause specialist at Women’s College and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. She is a certified North American menopause society practitioner and has a Master of Health Science in translational research. She has a special interest in women who are prematurely menopausal due to cancer therapies and women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes. She directs the familial ovarian cancer program at Women’s College Hospital. Dr. Jacobson lives in Toronto with her husband and two daughters.