MICHAEL A. PERELMAN, PH.D.
70 East 77th Street, Suite 1C
NEW YORK, NY 10021
Dr. Michael A. Perelman is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, and Urology at the NY Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He is the Co-Director of the Human Sexuality Program, Payne Whitney Clinic of the N Y Presbyterian Hospital in NYC. A National Institute of Health Fellow, he received his MS, M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Columbia University, writing the first sex therapy dissertation in Columbia’s history. Dr. Perelman was Chief Intern in Medical Psychology at Duke University Medical Center and was next a 1974 Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell Medical Center.
As an international leader, Dr. Perelman has served on several professional society boards of directors and is currently the Past-President of The Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR). He has been elected a Fellow of both the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) and the International Society for Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH). He is also a member of over twenty-five other professional associations (serving on or chairing numerous committees), including the American Psychological Association, the American Urological Association (AUA), the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex (SSSS), and the International Academy of Sex Researchers (IASR). He was appointed and serves on the Standards Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM). Dr. Perelman was also appointed to the Sexual Function Advisory Council of the American Urological Association Foundation. He is appointed to the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-V Task Force as an Advisor to the Sex/GID Work Group.
Dr. Perelman maintains an independent practice in Manhattan, specializing in sex and marital therapy, and is certified by New York State and listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. The American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) certify him as a sex therapy diplomate, supervisor, sex educator, sex counselor, CE provider, and recently honored him with the 2012 Award for Professional Standard of Excellence.
Dr. Perelman has served on the Board of Directors of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, and the International J. of Impotence Research, and contributed as a consulting editor and/or reviewer for numerous other journals, including: Andrology, British Journal of Urology International, Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, Journal of Urology, and Urology. In 1985, he co-authored Late Bloomers. He has published countless peer reviewed journal articles, abstracts, posters, and chapters in sexual medicine texts along with delivering over 250 invited presentations. Dr. Perelman consults to industry, conducting clinical trials, serving on advisory boards and speakers’ bureaus. Additionally, his work in sex and marital therapy is often featured in the media.