Dr. Kranz, after an enjoyable 10 year career in professional theater, graduated from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and completed her family medicine training with University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. She served as chief resident and continued as a member of the residency program’s core faculty with a focus on the psychosocial/behavioral health curriculum. She subsequently pursued additional training in sexual medicine through the European Society of Sexual Medicine, the International Society for the Study of Womens Sexual Health, and the American Association of Sexuality Counselors Educators and Therapists. In addition to clinical work in sexual medicine she teaches residents and medical students about sexual issues in healthcare.
Family Medicine – American Board of Family Medicine
Fellow of the European Committee on Sexual Medicine – 2018
Education & Training
2017 International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health
2016-2018 European Society of Sexual Medicine
2009-2011 Chief Resident, Family Medicine University of Rochester Medical Center
2007-2011 Internship & Residency in Family Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center
2007 MD The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University -Medicine
1991 BA Brown University – Arts & Sciences
Kranz P (2021). Sexuality during and after pregnancy. The periFACTS OB/GYN Academy, Activity #21059P.
Rosen DT, Kranz P. Sex Therapy and Sexual Medicine with Couples: The Collaborative Sexual Wellness Model. Integrative Sex and Couples Therapy. T Nelson PhD. PESI. March 2020.
Kranz P. Women’s Sexual Health. The Bulletin (Monroe County Medical Society). Nov/Dec 2019.
Kranz P. A Psychodynamic Understanding of Modern Medicine: Placing the Person at the Center of Care. Fam Med 2013;45(9):662-663.
Kranz P. Chapter 14- Psychiatry and Behavioral Science. First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards. T Le MD, M Mendoza MD, D Coffa MD. McGraw Hill, 2nd edition. Chapter. Spring 2011.
Kranz P. Diagnosis (55-word story) Rochester Medicine Fall/Winter 2009
Researcher for DB Wilmeth, TL Miller, eds. The Cambridge Guide to the American Theatre, first edition. Cambridge University Press. 1993.
2020 Doctor’s Advice Magazine – Women’s Health
2021 Western NY Physician Magazine – Men’s Health Edition “You are not a Lightswitch” (see pages 4-5 of the magazine).
2021 Western NY Physician Women’s Health Edition — upcoming
Helping people resolve sexual concerns is my passion.