The providers at The Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Our practitioners have been elected as Fellows of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disorders- the preeminent medical society devoted to the treatment of vulvovaginal disorders and sexual pain. In addition, our providers have conducted and published medical research on these diseases.

The CVVD Team

Dr. Chailee Moss grew up in central Illinois and attended Wellesley College. After earning her B.A., she spent two years as a high school science teacher before deciding to attend medical school. She first became interested in vulvovaginal disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned an M.D. in 2013. She engaged in research on pain and gynecologic surgery during residency training in Ob/Gyn at The Ohio State University where she was a chief of resident education in her last year and earned awards for her research and clinical care.

Upon graduation, Dr Moss joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins University where she continued to research pain and publish original research and texts in this and other areas. She was the director of the colposcopy clinic at Johns Hopkins Bayview from 2017-2023 and started the hospital’s office hysteroscopy program.

Dr. Moss is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been an active member of the Society for Academic Specialists in OB/GYN, serving on the research committee and paper award committee. In her free time she enjoys cooking, camping, and travel with her husband and their three energetic children in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Moss is accepting new patients at our Washington, DC office!

Leia Mitchell, PA-C, MMSc, MSc

Leia Mitchell is originally from Atlanta, GA but grew up in Chattanooga, TN. She graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Biochemistry. Ms. Mitchell obtained her Master in Biophysics and Physiology from Georgetown University and Masters of Medical Sciences from Mercer University where she graduated as the Valedictorian. Leia has trained specifically under Dr. Andrew Goldstein since 2016.

Ms. Mitchell has done extensive research in women’s sexual health which has been published in several journals including (but not limited to) Journal for Sexual Medicine, International Journal of Women’s Health, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Cells. She has presented new research at several conferences including International Society for for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases. She is a member of ISSWSH, Phi Kappa Phi Honors society, Phi Alpha Honors society, and American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Ms. Mitchell enjoys spending time with her fiancé and 2 dogs, traveling, playing soccer, hiking, and trying new foods.

Leia is not accepting new patients at this time.

Mollie Flint Rieff, DNP, WHNP-BC, MPH

Dr. Mollie Rieff’s childhood home is in Central New York. She earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Women’s Health concentration at the University of Utah. She earned a Master of Public Health with a dual concentration in Maternal and Child Health/Health Education and Communication at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arkansas State University and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science from Tulane University.

Dr. Rieff is a member of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, the International Society of Sexual Medicine, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health. Dr. Rieff co-authored the chapter “Fibromyalgia and Female Sexual Pain Disorders” in the textbook Female Sexual Pain Disorders: Evaluation and Management, 2nd edition.

Dr. Rieff began working at the Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders in 2015 in the New York and Washington, DC offices. In 2017, she opened the Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders, Santa Fe, in Santa Fe, NM. She made the difficult decision to close the office in late 2019 to return to New York State to live closer to aging family members.

Mollie lives in the foothills of the Adirondacks with her husband and two young children. She enjoys cooking, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and spending time with her family.

Mollie is not accepting new patients at this time.

Dr. Jill Krapf is originally from the Philadelphia area. She graduated from Lafayette College and then earned an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University, serving as Chief Administrative Resident in her final year. After residency, Dr. Krapf completed a Medical Education fellowship and subsequently earned a Masters in Education. Dr. Krapf is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been active in leadership roles and committees in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO).

Dr. Krapf practiced at The George Washington University from 2011-2015, starting a clinic specializing in female sexual health and serving as the Assistant Clerkship Director for Obstetrics and Gynecology. She then relocated to Texas with her military husband, working as an OB/GYN hospitalist before joining the faculty at University of Texas Health San Antonio. Dr. Krapf recently moved back to the Washington D.C. area to devote her practice to the diagnosis and treatment of vulvar pain.

Dr. Krapf is active in research and has published chapters and peer-reviewed articles on vulvodynia, vulvar dermatoses, and hypoactive sexual desire disorder. She is Associate Editor for the Journal of Sexual Medicine Online Access, as well as for the textbook Female Sexual Pain Disorders, 2nd Edition. She is active in the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), serving on the Education Committee and the Social Media Committee.

She enjoys cross-stitch, barre classes, skiing, and traveling with her husband and three active children.

Dr. Krapf is accepting patients in Tampa!

Dr. Andrew T. Goldstein grew up in Bridgeton, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He pursued his internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Beth Israel Medical Center. After completing his residency, Dr. Goldstein moved to Annapolis, Maryland and in 1999, he joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and in 2002 he became the Director of the Centers for Vulvovaginal Disorders in Washington, D.C and New York City. He is currently a Clinical Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Goldstein is the Past-President of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH). He is a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD), the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM), the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA). Dr Goldstein has been a grant recipient of the National Vulvodynia Association and other private foundations. He is the founder and President of the Gynecologic Cancers Research Foundation. He was an Associate Editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, The Female Patient, and Current Sexual Health Reports. He has co-authored/co-edited four books: Reclaiming Desire ((Rodale 2004 & 2009), Female Sexual Pain Disorders: Evaluation & Management (Wiley- Blackwell 2010), When Sex Hurts (DaCapo 2011), and Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Springer, 2015).

Dr. Goldstein is actively involved in research and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters on female sexual dysfunction, sexual pain disorders, lichen sclerosus, lichen simplex chronicus, vulvodynia, and vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (vestibulodynia). He has lectured extensively on the subjects of vulvodynia, vulvar disease, and female sexual dysfunction, and has been interviewed by many media outlets and publications including ABC’s 20/20, The View, Dr Oz, Good Morning America, The Discovery Channel, BBC, local affiliates of CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox, New York Times, Washington Post, Allure, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Women’s Health, and Prevention.

Dr. Goldstein has a strong commitment to global medicine and in 2015-16 spent a year in South America and South-East Asia volunteering, along with his family, with 11 different NGO’s providing medical care (see

Dr. Goldstein's wife, Gail, is a dermatologist in Annapolis, Maryland. They have three wonderful children Lena, Mimi, and Arin. Together they enjoy sailing, skiing, scuba diving, wine tasting, adventurous travel.

Dr. Goldstein is accepting patients in NY and DC!

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