December 14 - 16, 2017

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

(Pre-conference Workshops, December 13, 2017)

Faculty

Course Directors

Mickey Karram, MD
Director of Fellowship Program
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
The Christ Hospital
Professor of OB/GYN & Urology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. Karram is an internationally renowned urogynecologist and pelvic surgeon. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and completed his fellowship training in Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery at Harbor UCLA School of Medicine. He is currently the Director of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery at The Christ Hospital; medical director of The Christ Hospital Pelvic Floor Center; and Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. He is Editor-In-Chief of the International Urogynecology Journal and the consumer publication Women's Health Today, and is Past President of the American Urogynecology Society. He has published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters and has co-authored numerous medical textbooks including "Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery," published by Mosby, the "Atlas of Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery," published by Saunders, and "The Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas," published by Elsevier. Dr. Karram has directed a number of postgraduate teaching courses throughout the United States and abroad. He has been invited to lecture and perform live surgeries throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. Dr. Karram has been designated by Good Housekeeping Magazine as one of the "Best Doctors in America for Women."

Tommaso Falcone, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics – Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Tommaso Falcone, MD, FRCS(C), FACOG, is Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Falcone received his medical degree from McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. While at McGill, he went on to complete a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology.

He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in general obstetrics and gynecology, as well as reproductive endocrinology. He is also certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Falcone has published more than 500 original manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters.

He is co-editor of several textbooks, Office Hysteroscopy and the Evaluation of the Uterine Cavity (Elsevier, 2008);Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery (Elsevier 2007); Atlas of Endoscopic Techniques in Gynecology (Elsevier 2000); Congenital Mullerian Anomalies (Lippincott, 1999).

He is also co-author of a patient educational book, Overcoming Infertility and Cleveland Clinic Guide to Infertility(Kaplan, 2009).

He serves on the editorial board and is an ad hoc reviewer of more than 21 journals, most notably Fertility & Sterilityand Obstetrics & Gynecology.

He has been on the Board of Directors of several societies. Dr. Falcone is past president of the Society for Reproductive Surgeons and has served on review committees for NICHD and MRC. He is also an oral examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Falcone has been the recipient of many awards for laparoscopic and robotic surgery at different societies.

Special Keynote Speaker

Bahaeddine M.Sibai, MD
Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas
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Faculty

Michael Baggish, MD
St. Helena Hospital
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California San Francisco
St. Helena, California
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Linda Bradley, MD
Vice Chair
Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health Institute
Director
Fibroid and Menstrual Disorders Center
Director
Hysteroscopic Services
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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Andrew I. Brill, MD
Director
Minimally Invasive Gynecology & Surgical Education
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California
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Amanda Nickels Fader, MD
Associate Professor and Director
Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service
Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Gynecology/Obstetrics
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland
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Tommaso Falcone, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics – Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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John Gebhart, MD
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
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Mickey Karram, MD
Director of Fellowship Program
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
The Christ Hospital
Professor of OB/GYN & Urology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Rosanne M. Kho, MD
Director, Benign Gyn Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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Javier F. Magrina, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Co-Director Minimally Invasive Fellowship in Gynecologic Surgery
Director, Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Gynecologic Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona
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Mark Walters, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Gynecology
Center for Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Department of Obstetrics – Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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Workshop Faculty

Andrew I. Brill, MD
Director
Minimally Invasive Gynecology
California Pacific Medical Center
Mill Valley, California
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Linda Bradley, MD
Vice Chair
Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health Institute
Director
Fibroid and Menstrual Disorders Center
Director
Hysteroscopic Services
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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William W. Brown, III, MD
Director, Ob/Gyn Ultrasound
Denver Health Medical Center
Associate Professor, Department of Ob/Gyn
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado
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Todd Deutch, MD
Medical Director
Advanced Reproductive Center
Rockford, Illinois
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Tommaso Falcone, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics – Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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Keith B. Isaacson, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics Gynecology
Harvard Medical School
Director of MIGS and Infertility
Newton Wellesley Hospital
Newton, Massachusetts
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Mickey Karram, MD
Director of Fellowship Program
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
The Christ Hospital
Professor of OB/GYN & Urology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Charles H. Koh, MD
Director
Milwaukee Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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James M. Shwayder, MD, JD
Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi
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Doug Miyazaki, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
Novant Health Medical Park Hospital
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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P.E.P Program
Director

Neil H. Baum, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Urology
Tulane Medical School and Louisiana State University
New Orleans, Louisiana
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