Dr. Kristin Lyerly

Dr. Kristin Lyerly

Dr. Kristin Lyerly is an OB/GYN practicing in Northeast Wisconsin.

Rally for choice at the Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday, May 14 | Photo for the Examiner by Luther Wu

Abortion services are back in Wisconsin, but only for some

By: - September 18, 2023

Abortion services are resuming in Madison and Milwaukee today after a 15-month pause. The suspension of services resulted from the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that called into question the enforceability of an archaic law from 1849 threatening to put doctors in jail for performing nearly all abortions in the state. The chilling effect of […]

Gynecologist discussing birth control pills with teenage girl

I won’t stand by as extremists try to legislate their way into the doctor’s office

By: - July 18, 2023

As a woman and a medical professional, I simply can’t believe that — in 2023 — we are having to defend basic contraception against politicians with a dangerous habit of discounting science and playing politics with people’s lives.  In recent days, Wisconsin State Rep. Chuck Wichgers (R-Muskego) made patently false claims on the floor of […]

Woman holding up a sign: "Thou Shalt Keep thy theology off my biology!"

Wisconsin women’s health is threatened like never before

By: - November 1, 2022

As a board-certified OB/GYN, I have the privilege of providing health care to women throughout their lives. In some ways, health care has gotten better for women and girls, even since the beginning of my career. The first major improvement was passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during President Barack Obama’s first term. Before […]