What Is Dr. Christiane Northrup's Specialty?

Dr. Christiane Northrup's specialty is women's health and wellness, according to DrNorthrup.com. She is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist who was assistant clinical professor of OB-GYN at Maine Medical Center.

Dr. Northrup has appeared on the "Oprah Winfrey Show," "The View," "Good Morning America," the "Today Show" and "NBC Nightly News," among others, says DrNorthrup.com. She has written extensively about women's health in books such as "Goddesses Never Age," "The Wisdom of Menopause" and "Mother-Daughter Wisdom." Her book, "Beautiful Girl," was written for young girls.

She also founded a company called A-ma-ta, which promotes the Pueraria mirifica plant, an herbal medicine used by Thai women to ease the symptoms of menopause, claims DrNorthrup.com.