Dr. Susan Sugerman is the president and co-founder of Girls to Women Health and Wellness, a multidisciplinary medical practice in north Dallas dedicated to the physical and emotional needs of girls and young women ages 10-25. She is a graduate of Stanford University, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston. She did her residency training in Pediatrics in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a Robert Wood Johnson Fellowship in Health Services Research at UCLA with an emphasis on confidentiality and access to care for adolescent and young adult women. Prior to opening Girls to Women, she worked for many years at Southern Methodist University, where she served as a staff physician in student health and coordinated educational and outreach programming.
She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She holds memberships in the Society for Adolescent Medicine and the North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.
Dr. Sugerman speaks to parent and professional audiences on subjects such as parenting, adolescent development, dating safety, sexuality, nutrition and body image, bullying, and preparing for college. She is a recipient of the Gail Reese Award for Education from Planned Parenthood North Texas and the Women’s Mentorship Award from the Annual Women’s Symposium, Southern Methodist University.
“Being able to have someone with whom to communicate comfortably and accurately about sensitive subjects is crucial to successfully navigating through adolescence,” says Dr. Sugerman. She looks forward to helping young women maneuver this challenging and exciting stage of their development safely and with confidence.