We’re The Only 100% Private Abortion Clinic NYC

QUICK, SAFE & SIMPLE 2-5 MINUTE SOFTOUCH METHOD

ABORTION PILLS IN OFFICE OR BY MAIL IN NY, NJ & CT

• No Common Waiting Areas

• No Contact With Other Patients

• One on One Care

• Your Own Private Room

• Companions Welcome

We’re The Only 100% Private Abortion Clinic NYC

QUICK, SAFE & SIMPLE 2-5 MINUTE SOFTOUCH METHOD • ABORTION PILLS IN OFFICE OR BY MAIL IN NY, NJ & CT

• No Common Waiting Areas • No Contact With Other Patients • One on One Care • Your Own Private Room • Companions Welcome

Meet Dr. Joan Fleischman of New York City

Private Abortion Care Serving New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Dr. Fleischman, MD MPA has been an abortion provider, since 1995, nearly 30 years!

Abortion Care Reimagined

CREDENTIALS
Founder and Owner, Early Options (1999-present)
Revolutionized early abortion to a primary care model
Opened first abortion training program for family doctors in U.S.
Original researcher of the abortion pill
M.D. from Harvard Medical School
SERVICES
Early abortion up to 12 weeks
Abortion Pills (in-person and telehealth)
Quick and gentle SofTouch method
Miscarriage management
Abortion Pill follow up

Listen to Dr. Fleischman Speaking Intimately with her Patients

These women shared such a special experience with Dr. Fleischman and offered to share their story

“I wish my everyday doctor visits were like this. I have never felt like such a human!”
“I really wish everyone who needs to terminate a pregnancy can have such a nice, comforting, reassuring, liberating experience.”
“It really felt like I was at my regular doctor, getting a very regular procedure done!”

Dr. Joan Fleischman has been an advocate for integrating abortion care into primary care medicine for nearly 30 years. She was also one of the original researchers of the abortion pill. Inspired by public health work in India, Malaysia, and Bangladesh before medical school, she went on to get her M.D. at Harvard Medical School and M.P.A at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

As a faculty member at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Dr. Fleischman initiated a grant-funded program to train family doctors in early abortion methods; the Early Options Training and Research Center. In 2000, this was the first abortion training program for family doctors. Tens of thousands of patients have since walked through her doors, and the Early Options office has been open since 1999.

Partnerships

Dr. Fleischman co-founded MYA Network, linking patients directly to primary care clinicians. She continues to fiercely advocate for integrated abortion services and combating misinformation about this medical care.

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We are so honored to have helped so many people end their early pregnancy for over 25 years. We feel so proud of our reviews. Take a read and check us out on Google!

Mariel Cordero 5 months ago
The experience was very professional, organized, smooth and comforting. As Dr. Joan and her assistant Madeline put it, it’s not a feeling that’s unfamiliar. The...Read More »
Erin Myers 7 months ago
My partner and I had such a pleasant experience for an otherwise traumatic situation. Early Options offers a very private and personal experience. I was...Read More »
Ash A 9 months ago
I never usually write reviews on Google, but in this case I can’t thank the team at Early Options enough! The care I received while...Read More »
A P 11 months ago
In the Fall of 2020 I unexpectedly found out I was pregnant. I preferred not to wait if the decision was to abort as this...Read More »

Publications

Early Abortion in Family Medicine: Clinical Outcomes (2009, Ian M. Bennett, MD, PhD,Margaret Baylson, MD, Karin Kalkstein, MD, Ginger Gillespie, MD, Scarlett L. Bellamy, ScD, and Joan Fleischman, MD, MPA)

A family medicine training collaborative in early abortion (2007, Ian Bennett, Margaret Johnson, Justine P Wu, Karin Kalkstein, Elizabeth Wolff, Scarlett Bellamy, Joan Fleischman)

Initiating abortion training in residency programs: issues and obstacles (2006, Ian Bennett, Abigall Calkins Aguirre, Jean Burg, Madelon L Finkel, Elizabeth Wolff, Katherine Bowman, Joan Fleischman)

The effect of a simple educational intervention on interest in early abortion training among family medicine residents (2006, Justine P Wu, Ian Bennett, Jeffrey P Levine, Abigail Calkins Aguirre, Scarlett Bellamy, Joan Fleischman)

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