Fellow of the European Committee on Sexual Medicine

Pebble Kranz, MD, FECSM, IF

I am a passionate advocate for your goals -- regarding sexual satisfaction, gender, and intimacy.
Pebble Kranz, MD, FECSM, IF

Biography

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.

Pronouns: She/her

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Board Certification

Family Medicine – American Board of Family Medicine

Fellowship

Fellow of the European Committee on Sexual Medicine – 2018

Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health – 2022

Education & Training

2017 International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (Fellowship 2022)

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

Publications

Kreher, D. A., Gubbels, A. L., Eastin, S., Lee, J., Kranz, P., Parker, S., & Poleshuck, E. (2022). Responding flexibly to the complex problem of chronic pelvic pain: Incorporating patient needs into program development. Families, Systems, & Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/fsh0000725

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.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians, 2007-present
  • American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists 2015-present
  • International Society of Sexual Medicine, 2016-present
  • International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, 2016-present
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America, 2017-present
  • Scientific Network for Female Sexual Health and Cancer, 2018-present, Board of Directors 2021-2022
  • Society for Sex Therapy and Research, 2021-present
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health, 2020-present
  • MsMedicine Provider Alliance, 2021-present
  • SisterSong Ally Organizational Member, 2020-present
  • 4-D Network, Lifetime member
  • Past Memberships: New York State Perinatal Association, European Society of Sexual Medicine, Society for Teachers of Family Medicine, American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Medical Students for Choice, Actors Equity Association, American Federation of Film, Television, and Radio Artists

Recent Writing

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

 

 

Ready to Chat with Dr. Kranz?

Helping people resolve sexual concerns is my passion.

Phone: 585-865-3584

Email: pebble@rochestercenterforsexualwellness.com

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Pebble Kranz, MD, FECSM, IF
Fellow of the European Committee on Sexual Medicine

Pebble Kranz, MD, FECSM, IF

I am a passionate advocate for your goals -- regarding sexual satisfaction, gender, and intimacy.
Daniel Rosen, LCSW-R, CST, CSTS
LCSW-R, Certified Sex Therapist and Sex Therapy Supervisor

Daniel Rosen, LCSW-R, CST, CSTS

Whether it is individually, as a couple or in a group, I am committed to ensuring you get the best care available.
Megan Barrett, LMFT, CST
 LMFT, Certified Sex Therapist

Megan Barrett, LMFT, CST

Pleasure is the measure of sexual wellbeing. - Emily Nagoski, PhD I am passionate about helping individuals and couples re-connect with pleasure. Working together, we can navigate the unique path to enhance your sexual experience.
William Kelly, LCSW-R, DST
LCSW-R, Diplomate in Sex Therapy and Sex Therapy Supervisor

William Kelly, LCSW-R, DST

Sexuality is the heart of our souls. When we are disconnected from our sexuality we are disconnected from ourselves and others.
Jessica Janik, LPMFT, Sex Therapist
LPMFT, Sex Therapist

Jessica Janik, LPMFT, Sex Therapist

I am committed to helping you re-discover pleasure, passion, and power in your sexual self through a collaborative and supportive approach.
Tyler Buchiero, LCSW
LCSW, Psychotherapist

Tyler Buchiero, LCSW

I value a collaborative approach, which begins and ends with nonjudgement and emotional honesty.
Jenna Weintraub
Office Admin & Sexuality Educator

Jenna Weintraub

Healing happens in community and connection. I care deeply about co-creating a safe and nurturing space, where you can examine and divest yourself of narratives that no longer serve you.
Carly Lua Pershyn, MA, RYT
Doctoral Student, Sex Therapy Intern

Carly Lua Pershyn, MA, RYT

I am committed to creating an open, safe, and trustful alliance with you on your journey to sexual wellness.
Patrick DiFlorio, LMSW
LMSW, Psychotherapist

Patrick DiFlorio, LMSW

Healing your pain and understanding yourself can be challenging, yet so rewarding. I provide as safe a space as I can to explore your inner self. Let’s work to understand more about you together. 
Alissa Kalmus, LPMFT, Psychotherapist
LPMFT, Psychotherapist

Alissa Kalmus, LPMFT, Psychotherapist

When it comes to sex and relationships there is no “normal” despite what our society tries to make us believe. I am passionate about working together towards your goals for your sexual wellness.