Our Physicians at Women to Women Health Care
Cathleen R. Faris, MD, a native of Kansas, attended the University of Kansas at Lawrence, where she majored in Chemistry and Microbiology. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Kansas Medical School in Kansas City. Following graduation, she completed a four year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University Medical Center. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University and is Board Certified. She is a Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. After completing residency in 1986, she began private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology in St. Louis. She changed her practice in 1998 to focus on gynecology. She enjoys providing health care for women at all stages of their life, from their first gynecologic visit through their concerns with menopause and aging. Her practice includes contraceptive management, evaluation and treatment of menstrual disorders, management of abnormal PAP smears, and treatment of hormonal imbalances in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. She has a special interest in caring for menopausal women and treating the symptoms of menopause, including hormone replacement therapy. She has been specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis, and has a certification from the International Society of Clinical Densitometry.St. Louis Magazine has consistently named Dr. Faris to their list of Best Doctors every year since the award’s inception. Dr. Faris is married with three children.