Johannes Bitzer

Johannes Bitzer

Professor of Ob/Gyn & Psychotherapist

Lecturer & Supervisor

Johannes Bitzer, MD, is the Former Chairman and Professor Emeritus of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospitals of the University of Basel.

He is the former president of the European Society of Contraception and the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Director of the knowledge-based assessment in the education committee of EBCOG. He was a member of the Executive Board of ESSM. Former President of the Swiss Society of Sexology He is presently a member of the Board of ISSM, a member of the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee of Sexual Medicine, a Fellow of the International Society for the Studies of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), the Director of the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Sexual Medicine at the Advanced Study Center of the University of Basel, Lecturer at the ESSM School, Editor in Chief of The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. His scientific work includes female sexual health in the context of gynecological disorders, a life course approach to female sexual dysfunction, contraceptive counseling, care for women in the peri and postmenopause, sexual and reproductive health, and the interface between obstetrics/gynecology and psychology/psychiatry, which includes infertility counseling and psycho-oncology and sex-oncology. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, has edited three books, written 20 book chapters, and has given more than 300 invited lectures and workshops. 

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