Jonathan Schaffir, MD, is a general obstetrician and gynecologist and an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
He received his medical degree from Brown University where he was a member of the Sigma Xi Honor Society. He completed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. After practicing for six years at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y., he joined the general division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State in 2000, where he became medical director of the Ob/Gyn clinic in 2011.
Dr. Schaffir has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards. He has been extensively involved in developing curriculum for Ohio State’s College of Medicine, and is presently the associate director of the College’s Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine training block.
His research and clinical interests focus on psychosocial aspects of obstetrics and gynecology, including sexual health. He has participated in several clinical trials for treatments of female sexual dysfunction. He also has research interests in obstetrical folklore and has published extensively on this topic.
Since 2006, Dr. Schaffir has served on the Executive Board of the North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is currently the vice president of this group. He is also currently the president of the Columbus Ob/Gyn Society.