Professor of Psychiatry, Sexologist
Michal Lew-Starowicz is Medical Doctor, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Warsaw, Poland. He is also Associate Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, Poland, and Visiting Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) in Germany. Since beginning of his scientific career Michal Lew-Starowicz was involved in interdisciplinary studies integrating somatic diseases, mental disorders and sexual functioning. His recent research interests include compulsive sexual behavior with focus on the neuroimaging and pharmacological studies. He has published papers, books and book chapters, as well as educates physicians, psychologists, psychotherapists and nurses in psychiatry and sexual medicine. Michal Lew-Starowicz is a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine and a supervisor of sexual therapy certified by the Polish Sexological Society. He works in the field of sexual medicine with both men and women with sexual dysfunctions, couples and with transgender care. He leads an interdisciplinary team at the Lew-Starowicz Therapy Centre in Warsaw, Poland. Michal Lew-Starowicz is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sexual Medicine and the ESSM Scientific Subcommittee of Female Sexual Health and Dysfunction.