• Northeastern University College of Pharmacy, Boston, Mass.
    B.S. R.Ph. High Honor 1981
    Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society
    Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass.
    M.D. 1985
    Honors in Anatomy, Pharmacology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery and Adolescent Medicine.
  • Cabrini Medical Center Hospital N.Y. N.Y.
    General Surgery Internship 1986
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital Albany, N.Y.
    OB/GYN Resident 1988 Chief Administrative Resident 1989

Professional/Academic Appointments

  • Private Practice, Present, President, Alliance for Women's Health Inc., OB/GYN Physicians Inc., Lima, Ohio
  • Director, Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Endometriosis, Chronic Pelvic Pain and Bladder Control.
    (Diagnostic and Treatment Center for Female pelvic pain, endometriosis, Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Relaxation),
    Lima, Ohio.
  • Director, Regional Center for Chronic Pelvic Pain and Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery. University of Toledo School of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio       
  • Clinical Professor of OB/GYN, University of Toledo, School of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio
  • Clinical Professor, Marietta College of Physicians Assistant Program, Mariette, Ohio
  • Visiting Professor of OB/GYN, Peking University 3rd Hospital, Beijing, China
  • Honorary Professor of OB/GYN, Xi'an Jiao Tung Medical University 2nd Hospital, Xi'an, China
  • Visiting Professor, Bei Hua Medical University Jilin Province, China
  • Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy Ada, Ohio Preceptor-Instructor,
  • Advanced Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy Preceptor Network Ethicon Endosurgery, Cinn. Ohio 
  • Preceptor-Instructor,Ethicon Women's Health Division. TVT Urinary-Continence Surgery. 
  • Personal Experience in more than 500 cases of TVT and TVT-O surgeries, Female Pelvic Floor Repair Procedure.
  • Preceptor, Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Preceptor, Boston Scientific Corporation, Pelvic Floor Surgery
  • Preceptor, Laser Surgery, Lumenis

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiner, 1986. 
  • Diplomate, American Board of OB/GYN 1992, Current.
  • Diplomate, American Board of OB/GYN ~ Subspecialty Board, Urogynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, (FPMRS) 2014, Current.
  • Accreditation Council of Gynecological Endoscopy (ACGE) Certified in Advanced Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy 1996 (Cert. #83).
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Certified in Advanced Obstetrics & Gynecologic Ultrasound, November 2000; Recertified 2003 to present.
  • Felow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, (FACOG).
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, (FACS).

Professional Memberships

  • The Chairman of the Board, The Global Society of Endometriosis, Pelvic-Pain Surgeons (GSEPS).
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (FACOG).
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS).
  • Certified Member, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon, Accreditation Council of Gynecologic Endoscopy (ACGE).
  • President 2012, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). 
  • Ambassador to The Affiliated Societies, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS).
  • President 2011, The International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS).
  • Advisory Board Member, International Socity of Gynecology Endoscopy(ISGE).
  • SIG Member, American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS).
  • Advisory Board Member, American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists(AAGL).
  • Member, American Medical Association(AMA).
  • Member, Ohio State Medical Association(OSMA).
  • Member, Endometriosis Association.
  • Member, Interstitial Cystitis Association(ICA).
  • Member, National Association For Continence(NAFC).
  • Member, American Society of Colposcopists.
  • Member, American Society of Reproductive Medicine(ASRM).
  • Member, American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine(AIUM).
  • Former Chairman, Board of Directors of Lima Area Health Education Council.
  • Member, Surgery Quality Review Committee, Robotic QIQA, Steering Committee,
  • Member, Medical Staff Executive Committee, Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, Ohio.
  • Department Chair of Surgery, Lima Memorial Health System.
  • Member, Honorable Member of The Colombian OB/GYN Society of South America.
  • Editorial Board Member, The Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (JSLS).
  • Advisory Editorial Board member, The Chinese Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgeries (CJMIS).

Links to Professional Organization and Articles

Scientific Meetings Faculty Member

  • International Laparoendscopy and Urogynecology Conference, May 2002 and May 2004, Capital University, Beijing, China Organizing Committee Chairman,
  • Organization Committee Chairman, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). Asian American Laparoendoscopic Conference, Hawaii, Feb, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010,2012 Faculty Member; Endo Expo Annual Scientific Meetings,
  • Faculty Member, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (SLS). 2001 - 2013 
  • Scientific Program Chair, Annual Meting The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) 2011,2012
  • Faculty Membery, American Association of Gynecologist Laparoscopists (AAGL). 2001 - 2013 
  • Faculty Member, American Association of Gynecologist Laparoscopists, Buenos Aires 2012, Cape Town, South Africa 2013
  • Faculty Member, International Society of Gynecology Endoscopy (ISGE). 2004 - 2012
  • International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS). 2005 - 2013
  • Chairman of the Board,The Global Society of Endometriosis and Pelvic-Pain Surgeons (GSEPS), Program Chair, Global Conference for Endometriosis, Chronic Pelvic Pain, and Female Pelvic Medicine 2008, 2009, 2010, Shanghai and Beijing, China, 2011 Macau, China. 2012 Beijing and Xi'an, China, 2013 Beijing, Changchun, and Nanjing, China.
  • Faculty Member, Colombia, South America OB/GYN Society 2009, 2011, 2013.
  • Faculty Member, Singapore OB/GYN Society/SLS Meeting 2011. 
  • Faculty Member, Endometriosis Foundation of America March 2012, 2013.
  • Faculty Member, Society of Brazilian Laparoscopic Surgeons, Buzio, May 2013.
  • Faculty Member, The Brazilan Endometriosis Society, August 2013.


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