About Our Office

Deborah Ottenheimer, MD
is a graduate of The Univ. of Penn and completed her residency training at St.Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. Dr.Ottenheimer spent 7 years working with adolescent girls in the South Bronx and continues to focus on adolescent and young adult health care. In addition to her private practice, Dr.Ottenheimer works as a medical volunteer in Haiti. She is also an active member of Physicians for Human Rights and faculty at Human Rights Clinic at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and at the Weill Cornell Center for Human Rights, aiding victims of female genital mutilation, domestic violence, and sex trafficking in their applications for asylum to the U.S. Dr. Ottenheimer lectures frequently to medical and legal professionals about human rights violations against women.

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Rachel Naftel, FNP

provides a full scope of women’s health care.

Rachel received her bachelors and masters degrees in nursing from Columbia University. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society of Nursing. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner Rachel received her masters degree in Visual Culture and Costume Studies from NYU. Her research in the representations of female body image in art and pop-culture was the precursor to her interest in women’s health and wellness. She has worked for New York City museums and has volunteered for the Children’s Aid Society as a cooking and nutrition instructor to children in East Harlem.

Rachel is a native New Yorker and enjoys yoga, boxing and traveling the world in her free time.


ashley zocdoc1Ashley Burton, FNP

provides a full scope of women’s health care.

Ashley earned a BA in Public Health at Purdue University and a BS in Nursing from the University of Miami.  After a short time working in acute care, she went on to pursue graduate education at Columbia University with a focus in primary care.  Following completion of her MS in Nursing, she served as a primary care provider predominantly to adolescent girls in community and foster care clinics.  Aside from her role in the office, Ashley serves as a volunteer patient advocate for sexual assault survivors.  She is passionate about working alongside young women, assisting them in maintaining happy and healthy lives.

Jessica Weiss

Jessica Weiss, WHNP 
provides a full scope of women’s health care.

Jessica has a bachelor’s degree from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. While pursing a career in theater, she volunteered at Planned Parenthood and discovered her passion for women’s health. Jessica went on to receive her masters degree from Columbia University School of Nursing. Her nursing career began in an educational capacity, developing and teaching sex-positive health classes for middle-schoolers in lower Manhattan. Jessica remains committed to providing education and quality care to women of all ages and backgrounds.