About Our Practice

About Joann Somers M.D.

Every woman, throughout her life, will have many questions about how to best manage her health. From the routine gynecologic checkup to family planning, menopausal therapy to the special surgical procedure, we offer a full range of gynecological services. As your partners in health care, we can plan a wellness program or select the care and treatment options that best suit your needs. We welcome you to our practice and look forward to caring for you.

About Dr. Somers


Undergraduate: University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl.
1975 - 1979 Degree - B.A. Chemistry

Graduate: University of South Florida, College of Medicine
1979 - 1982 Degree - M.D.

Post Graduate: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
1982 - 1986 Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Certification

Specialty Board:

American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Fellowed December 1989

Hospital Affiliations:

St. Baranabas Medical Center, Livingston NJ
Attending Physician 1994 - Present

Professional Memberships:

  • Essex County Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Fertility Society
  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • American Association of Physicians & Surgeons
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine


Maternal health.

Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. Here we will discuss the steps we take towards insuring a healthy pregnancy and delivery.

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Weight loss.

The CoolSculpting fat-freezing procedure is the only FDA‑cleared, non-surgical fat reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate unwanted fat.

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