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Errico Zupi, MD

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Errico Zupi, MD is Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in Rome, Italy. He is the author of over 140 publications, 2 books and 4 book chapters. Dr. Zupi was Editor of the Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists from 1998 to 2001 and is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Fertility and Sterility and the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Cihat Unlu, MD

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Cihat Unlu, MD is Professor and Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the Acibadem Bakirköy Hospital of Acibadem University in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Unlu is also President of the Turkish-German Gynecological Education and Research Foundation (TAJEV). His main interests are endoscopic operations of adnexal masses, myomas and tubal pathologies. Dr. Unlu has published extensively and is the Editor of the Journal of the Turkish-German Gynecological Association. In 2007, he was elected Turkish President of the European Society of Infectious Disease in Gynecology & Obstetrics (ESIDOG).

Fatih Sendag, MD

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Fatih Sendag, MD is Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Gynecology Endoscopy and Robotic Surgery Training Program at Ege University in Izmir, Turkey. He performed the first single incision laparoscopic hysterectomy and the first robotic single site hysterectomy in Turkey. Prof. Sendag serves as President of the Turkish Society of Gynecological Endoscopy (TSGE) and is Editor of the TSGE website. He is also board member of the Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine (TSRM), member of the Auditing Commission of Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Scientific Secretary of the Middle East Society of Gynecological Endoscopy (MESGE). Prof. Sendag has authored over 100 articles published in national and international journals.

Horace Roman, MD, PhD

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Horace Roman, MD, PhD is Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Rouen University Hospital in Rouen, France. His surgical practice focuses on the laparoscopic and robotic management of deep and ovarian endometriosis, with routine use of plasma energy. Prof. Roman reported several studies assessing ovarian endometriomas ablation using PlasmaJet and conservative surgery of rectal endometriosis by shaving using PlasmaJet and disc excision using Contour Transtar stapler. He is managing two ongoing randomized trials (ENDORE and MESURE) comparing treatments routinely employed in rectal endometriosis, and prepares a randomized trial comparing cystectomy and ablation using PlasmaJet of ovarian endometriomas.

Marco Pinho De Oliveira, MD, PhD

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Marco Pinho De Oliveira, MD is Assistant Professor in the Department of Gynecology at the State University of Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Michael Canis, MD

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Michel Canis, MD is Professor of Obstetrics and Gencology and Reproductive Medicine at the Polyclinique de l’Hôtel Dieu in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Vicki Barnett, RN, MSN, CNOR

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Vicki Barnett, RN, MSN, CNOR is Director of Surgical Services at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also Secretary to the Governing Board of Northside Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Inc. and Director of the Training Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics. Ms. Barnett is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL).

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Wayne Ambroze, MD
Georgia Colon & Rectal Surgical Associates


Colleen Austin, MD
Atlanta Cancer Care, Northside Hospital


Vicki Barnett, RN, MSN, CNOR 
Northside Hospital


Benedict Benigno, MD  
University Gynecologic Oncology, Northside Hospital


Lisa Campo-Engelstein, Ph.D.
Alden March Bioethics Institute & Dept. of OBGYN, Albany Medical College

Susheel Dua, MD

Northside Anesthesiology Associates


Margarett Ellison, MD, MHA  
University Gynecologic Oncology, Northside Hospital


Robin Fogle, MD
Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine


Norbert Gleicher, MD  
Center for Human Reproduction


Alan Gordon, MD  
Emory University Hospital


Clarisa Gracia, MD  
University of Pennsylvania


Linda Griffith, PhD  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Avner Hershlag, MD    
The Center for Human Reproduction/North Shore LIJ


Ira Horowitz, MD    
Emory University Hospital


Keith Isaacson, MD    
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Grace Janik, MD  
Reproductive Specialty Center, Columbia St. Mary’s


Cheryl Jones, MD
Georgia Cancer Specialists


Carolyn Kaplan, MD    
Georgia Reproductive Specialists


Jason Levy, MD  
Northside Radiology Associates


Anthony Luciano, MD
Hospital of Central Connecticut


Dan C. Martin, MD
University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Charles Miller, MD  
The Advanced IVF Institute/The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute


Scott Miller, MD
Georgia Urology


Camran Nezhat, MD 
Stanford University Medical Center


Ceana Nezhat, MD  
Northside Hospital, Atlanta Center for Special Minimally Invasive Surgery & Reproductive Medicine


Farr Nezhat, MD    
St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


Patti Owen, RN, MN 
Northside Hospital


Steven Palter, MD  
Gold Coast IVF


Mary Ellen Pavone, MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Resad Paya Pasic, MD, PhD  
University of Louisville


Mark Perloe, MD    
Georgia Reproductive Specialists


Carla Roberts, MD, PhD
Emory University Hospital


Sahar Rosenbaum, MD  
Northside Cancer Institute


Richard Satava, MD  
University of Washington


Gerald Schatten, PhD  
University of Pittsburgh


Susan Sommers 
Northside Hospital


Andrew Toledo, MD 
Reproductive Biology Associates


Jim Toner, MD, PhD
Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine


Hamilton Williams, MD
Atlanta Oncology Associates



International Faculty


Michel Canis, MD 
CHU de Clermont Ferrand, CHU Estaing


Jacques Donnez, MD, PhD 
Catholic University of Louvain


Victor Gomel, MD    
University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC


Hananel Holzer, MD 
McGill University


Rudy Leon de Wilde, MD, PhD
University of Göttingen


Marco Pinho de Oliveira, MD, PhD 
State University of Rio de Janeiro


George Pistofidis, MB.BS  
Levkos Stavros Clinic and Associated Centres of Endoscopic Training


Hafeez Rahman, MD, Dip NB
Sunrise Hospital


Horace Roman, MD, PhD
Rouen University Hospital


Daniel Seidman, MD, MCSc
Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University


Fatih Sendag, MD
Ege University and School of Medicine


Togas Tulandi, MD, MHCM
McGill University


Cihat Unlu, MD
Acïbadem University Hospital


Arnaud Wattiez, MD
Hopital Universitaire de Strasbourg/IRCAD


Errico Zupi, MD
Tor Vergata University of Rome