December 14 - 16, 2017

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

(Pre-conference Workshops, December 13, 2017)
 

Last Chance for up to 31.25 CMEs in 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. Mickey Karram is an internationally renowned urogynecologist and pelvic surgeon.

He is Director of Urogynecology at The Christ Hospital, and  Volunteer Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. He is  the Honorary  Editor-In-Chief of the “International Urogynecology Journal”, and the consumer publication “Women’s Health Today”.  He  is co-founder and President of the “Foundation for Female Health Awareness”,  and past Chairman of the Board of the “American Urogynecology Society Foundation”,  as well as past President of the “American Urogynecology Society”. He has published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters and has co-authored textbooks entitled “Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery” and “Atlas of Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery” and is the series editor for the eight book series entitled “ Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series” (all published by Elsevier).  Dr. Karram  has directed numerous postgraduate teaching courses throughout the U.S. and abroad and has been invited to lecture and perform live surgery throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia.

Dr. Karram has twice received the honor of “Best Doctor” (April 2002 and May 2003) from Best Doctors, Inc.; and in 1997 “Good Housekeeping” magazine listed him as one of the “Best Doctors for Women”.

Tommaso Falcone, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Chairman
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Tommaso Falcone, M.D., FRCS(C), FACOG, is Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Chairman of the Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health Institute at the 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.   

Dr. Falcone 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 8 books including a textbook on Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery (Springer third edition 2017); Operative Techniques in Gynecologic Surgery (Wolters Kluwer 2017)    He has served on the editorial board of several journals, including Associate Editor of Fertility & Sterility and the Editorial Board of the Obstetrics &Gynecology (Green journal). He is presently editor-in-chief of JMIG. He is past President of the Society for Reproductive Surgeons (SRS) and Past Chair of the Endometriosis special interest group of the ASRM. He is Vice President of the International Society for Fertility Preservation (ISFP).

He has served on review committees for NICHD and MRC, 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
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director of MFM Fellowship Program
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Texas, Houston
McGovern Medical School
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
Center for Menstrual Disorders
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
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 of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Chairman
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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John Gebhart, MD
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
Head, Section Benign Gynecology
Director
Benign Gyn Surgery
Women’s Health Institute 
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
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
Center for Menstrual Disorders
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio
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Laura Detti, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center- Memphis
Director of reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Regional One Health Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

Tommaso Falcone, MD
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Chairman
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health Institute
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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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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