About Us

The Tideline Center for Health and Aesthetics came into existence through the collaborative efforts of a dedicated team of physicians and committed staff members who shared a profound passion for addressing men’s and women’s intimate health concerns. Within this journey, our medical professionals at Tideline keenly recognized a significant gap in healthcare—one that pertained to the delicate and often unspoken issues surrounding men’s and women’s intimate health.

With a deep commitment to enhancing the well-being and confidence of our patients, our team embarked on a mission to provide specialized care and support. Tideline was born out of the understanding that these issues, though commonly experienced, were seldom discussed openly, leaving many men and women feeling isolated and without access to the resources they deserved. Driven by compassion, empathy, and a dedication to empowering both men and women, Tideline Center for Health and Aesthetics emerged as a beacon of hope and a sanctuary for anyone seeking comprehensive and compassionate care for their intimate health needs. Our story is one of courage, innovation, and a relentless pursuit of a better quality of life for men and women everywhere.

At Tideline Center for Health & Aesthetics, our team of physicians provides outstanding care regarding intimate health issues. We pride ourselves on our understanding and discreet bedside manner to ensure that each of our patients is comfortable and satisfied with their care. You can read more about the physicians below.


Dr. Girardi received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her postgraduate training was completed at The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center where she was the first woman to be graduated from the urology residency program. Dr. Girardi completed a fellowship in male infertility and microsurgery at The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, where she received a broad

exposure to reproductive endocrinology. She is the former Chief, Division of Infertility and Female Urology, North Shore University Hospital, and an attending urologist at St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn. In addition, she is Clinical Associate Professor of Urology and Clinical Associate Professor of Reproductive Medicine at Cornell Medical Center, and Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Hofstra University. In her 25+ years of practice, she has gained extensive experience in treating sexual health in men and women. She has also completed additional training in reconstructive surgery, and is a Fellow of the Alinsod Institute for Aesthetic and Vaginal Surgery. In the past few years she has concentrated on female sexual health and optimizing treatment options for women who experience vaginal and pelvic floor dysfunction. As a provider at Tideline Center for Health and Aesthetics, she hopes to bring advanced therapies to women through a combination of evidence based and holistic approaches.

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Toby Handler obtained her undergraduate degree at Cornell University and her medical degree from The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center. She completed her residency training in urology at NYU Medical Center, where she rotated through three major hospitals, including Bellevue Hospital, the New York City Veterans Hospital, and Tisch Hospital. She also conducted research and published numerous

scholarly articles in peer-review journals. Dr. Handler practices and specializes in female incontinence and pelvic floor reconstruction. She is Director of Female Urology in the Department of Urology at Winthrop University Hospital. She is also fluent in Spanish. She has over 20 years of experience and has recently focused on female sexual health and finding treatments for all women who have vaginal pain and sexual dysfunction. She is very excited to join Tideline Center for Health and Aesthetics and offer women multiple therapeutic options.

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Michele J. Powers,

Dr. Michele Powers earned her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

After more than 17 years as an obstetrician/gynecologist, Dr. Powers developed a special interest in providing treatments for the

hormonal issues endured by many women. She addresses the needs of women in all stages of their mature life whether during their reproductive years, or from their peri- to post-menopausal years. Dr. Powers emphasizes solutions that address women’s hormonal needs for these issues. She is offering solutions that most women have been unable to find from their other healthcare providers.

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Carl Gerardi,

Dr. Carl Gerardi is originally from the New York area and comes from a family of physicians. His medical training began in high school where he spent several hundred hours volunteering on an ambulance and at a local hospital. His undergraduate training was at Fordham University at Rose Hill and medical school at SUNY Health Science center in Brooklyn.

After completing medical school, he was accepted to the New York University Medical Center Urology program. His training included general surgical and urologic training at NYU, Bellevue, and the Manhattan Veteran Hospital. He also spent time in specialized cancer training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and then became board certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Gerardi is a Board-Certified urologist who was drawn to the specialty of urology because it requires a unique combination of medical knowledge and hands-on surgical treatments. All aspects of medical care from prevention, basic science knowledge and minimal to complex surgeries are provided. As urologists, they are both the medical and surgical specialists for their field and decide the appropriate treatment at the optimal time. Urologists also treat disease processes from aggressive cancers to benign quality of life issues. As his practice continued to expand and evolve, he became more adept and interested in identifying issues that seemed to markedly affect patients’ quality of life and well-being. He began taking time out of his patient office schedule to learn the most current evidence-based treatments to provide preventative, proactive care for his patients. This added passion led Dr. Gerardi to spearhead the Men’s Health initiative at Tideline Center for Health & Aesthetics. The most current treatments for patients seeking comprehensive, proactive medical treatments as well as a variety of aesthetic services are provided at this facility.

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Colleen McGrath,
Clinical Coordinator

Colleen P. McGrath is the clinical coordinator for Tideline Health and Aesthetics. She has had extensive background in management in a distinguished New York medical urology practice. Colleen’s lifelong passion is to facilitate holistic medical approaches particularly for women’s health issues. As a Heartmath Certified Coach, certified sound healer, and teacher of yoga and

meditation, Colleen is passionate about helping women gain access to all facets of health and healing – body, mind and soul. Colleen treats all Tideline patients with the utmost respect because she truly believes everyone is deserving of compassion and care.

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