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About Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D.

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D.

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., is the founder of Hormone Health Strategies medical practices in Tucson AZ and Dallas TX, as well as HER  Place ®: Health Enhancement and Renewal for Women, Inc. ®, whose educational books, radio shows, and seminars discuss the hormone changes from puberty to menopause or andropause that affect women and men physically, emotionally, and socially. 

A nationally recognized speaker on overlooked hormone connections that affect many different health issues, Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. has presented hundreds of consumer talks across the USA and overseas, and also has presented numerous scientific papers and keynote addresses at regional, national, and international conferences for physicians and other health professionals.  She has appeared on FOX News, Stuart Varney, Neil Cavuto, Fox and Friends, and has been interviewed on several hundred radio programs across the country on healthcare matters.

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. is a member of the International Menopause Society, the International Society of Gynecologic Endocrinology, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and the North American Menopause Society. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. served on the Female Sexual Dysfunction National Advisory Board evaluating data and medical issues for testosterone therapy for women.

She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Past positions include: member of the Southwest Advisory Board for The Alliance for Better Bone Health, Co-coordinating Editor for Practical Reviews in Women’s Health, Program Chair for two Southern Medical Association Preventive Medicine Conferences, member of the Part III Test Development Committee for the National Board of Medical Examiners. 

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. has studied, researched, and written on the effects of hormone changes on migraines, fibromyalgia and chronic pain, PMS, PCOS, depression and anxiety, memory loss, osteoporosis, cardiovascular risks, and neuroendocrine phenomena.

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D.’s consumer books include:

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D.’s medical approach is to treat the whole person by carefully evaluating hormone changes throughout a patient’s life cycle, then integrating preventive and complementary medicine to help women and men –from puberty to menopause or andropause and beyond -- develop individualized plans for optimal physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. earned her MD degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she also completed her internship in Internal Medicine. Pursuing her interest in the integration of mind and body, she completed specialty training in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with additional education and training in Climacteric Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Pain. Dr. Vliet earned her B.S. and M.Ed (Biology) degrees from the College of William and Mary.

Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D.’s past medical positions include: 

  • Medical Director of HER  Place ® Women’s Center Program at All Saints Hospital.

  • Women’s Health physician at Canyon Ranch, where she developed a hormone and bone-density assessment program for women in mid-life. She was also a specialty consultant and presenter of seminars in pain management, women’s health, and sexual health for men and women.

  • Assistant Professor in Family Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

  • Director of the Behavioral Medicine Division in Family Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she developed the curriculum in Mind-Body Medicine for family practice residents and allied health professionals.

  • Medical Director for the Women’s Program at Maryview Hospital, where she designed the first program in the region to focus on the total mind-body health of women.

  • Associate Medical Director of the Pain Management Program at Maryview Hospital.

  • Director of Consultation-Liaison Services at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

  • Consultant to the Kansas Regional Diabetes Center, where her clinical research examined glucose control on cognitive function and mood in diabetics.