Dr. Andrea Fiaccavento graduated in medical school and got his residency at University of Brescia.
Dr. Luigi Fasolino is Medical Director of 1st level in Ob&Gyn department at San Carlo Hospital (Potenza, Italy).
During his residency, which took place in Italy, France and USA, he focused on the acquisition of laparoscopic, hysteroscopic and robotic skills, developing an active interest regarding the involvement of simulation devices in learning endoscopic surgery.
Now, as medical director, his activity is based on the application of minimally invasive techniques in gynecological surgery.
He is member of the SLS (Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons) board, Honorary Member of SRCMIG (Romanian Society of Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery) and unique Italian teacher of the “Vertical Zone”, a laparoscopic technique introduced by dott. Charles Koh.
As faculty member of SLS, AAGL, SICMIG, SEGI e SRCMIG, he actively participates in minimally invasive surgery conferences worldwide.
He is the Founder of ISE – Italian School of Endoscopy.
Stefano Landi, is a minimally invasive surgeon who focused during years on laparoscopic treatment of DIE.
After working for years in north of Italy, in Negrar, he became associate professor at the university of Udine.
In 2010 he moved to United Hospitals of Valtellina and Valchiavenna, and became the Director of the department of Ob&Gyn and minimally invasive surgery.
He is now medical director of 1st level in Desenzano del Garda.
He has been part of several international, multicentric studies in Europe, South America and of course, Italy.
Member of the board of SEGI (Italian Society of Gynecologic Endoscopy), he has taken an active part in teaching laparoscopic techniques and suturing during years.
He is founder of ISE – Italian School of Endoscopy.
Dr. Andrea Fiaccavento graduated in medical school and got his residency at University of Brescia.
Since that time, he focused on minimally invasive surgery techniques, with particular interest for DIE surgery.
After some years at hospital of Brescia, he moved to Negrar endoscopy school (EGES), where he completed his formation in laparoscopy and surgical treatment of DIE.
Faculty member of several societies – SEGI, SICMIG, ISE, he is now deputy chief of Ob&Gyn at Clinica Pederzoli in Peschiera del Garda.
For years, he has been teacher and instructor of laparoscopic suturing techniques in dry lab, pig and cadaver lab.
Antonio Simone Laganà was born in Reggio Calabria (Italy) on 8th May 1986. He is Junior Deputy of Special Interest Group for Endometriosis & Endometrial Disorders (SIGEED) of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE); In-Training Member of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) and International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG); Member or the Italian Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (SEGI). He got a Master of “gynecological minimally invasive and robotic surgery” (University of Pisa), developed an intensive surgical training in the Univerzitetni Klinični Center, Ljubljana (Ljubljana, Slovenia) and obstetric/gynecological ultrasound training in the Altamedica Main Center (Rome, Italy). His research interests are: Endometriosis, Reproductive Immunology, Infertility, Gynecological Endocrinology, Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy. He is author of many papers published in national and international peer-reviewed journals, and his presence is often requested as Invited Speaker in international congresses.
Luca Gianaroli is a specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics, and has endorsed reproductive medicine since the late 1970s. He is currently Scientific Director of S.I.S.M.e.R. (Società Italiana di Studi di Medicina della Riproduzione), based in Bologna, Italy; Scientific Director of the IIARG network (International Institutes of Advanced Reproduction and Genetics) which brings together specialized centers located in various European countries.
Dr. Gianaroli is an active member of numerous international and national organizations where he has played and continues to play an important role; he is the former President of the Italian Reproduction Society and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).
To date he is the past coordinator of the ESHRE Certification for Reproductive Endoscopic Surgeons.
President of Segi – Italian Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy 2015-2018.
High School Diploma “Liceo Scientifico” at the “PS Mancini ” high school in Avellino in 1987;
He graduated on 29/07/93 in Medicine at the University of Naples (Federico II) with 110 cum laude.
Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Naples (50/50) in October 1997;
6 month internship at the Division of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Columbia University (New York).
Head of the Gynecologic Endoscopy Division at the Casa di Cura Malzoni of Avellino. (CIP Laparoscopic LT03899 IP hysteroscopy L100101)
Consultant of endoscopic surgery at:
1.Casa di Cura Villa Del Rosario Rome
2.Casa di Cura Ruesch Napoli
3.Casa di Cura “Malzoni” Spa Agropoli.
Born in Taranto on 22/09/1944.
Graduated in Medicine and Surgery on 20/12/1969.
Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florence in 1974.
Assistant in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1970 to 1979 at Pagani Civil Hospital.
Gynecological Obstetric Help from 1979 to 1984 at USL 54.
USP 54 Reproduction Physiopathology Assistant until 1987.
Primary Obstetrics and Gynecology until 1993 at the Hospital of Battipaglia (SA)
Primary and Director of Infant Maternal Hospital Company OO.RR.
San Giovanni di Dio and Ruggi D’Aragona Salerno from 1994 to 2011
He has been rapporteur and moderator at numerous gynecological endoscopy congresses.
He is author of 274 publications on national and international journals.
Coordinator of the Obstetrician degree course.
He has taught for the University Diploma for Obstetrician from 1998 to 2010 in Reproductive Physiopathology.
He organized courses of live gynecological endoscopy in Battipaglia from 1989 to 1990.
He organized in 1997, 1998, 1999 3-month Endoscopy – level 1 courses.
He has organized from 1998 to 2008 international live surgery workshops in
Endoscopy in Salerno.
He is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
He is a member of the ASRM.
He is a member of ESHRE.
He has performed over 7,000 obstetrics (TC) and gynecology (vaginal, laparotomic, laparoscopic hysterectomies for benign and malignant genital pathology) interventions.
Dr. Koh graduated from the University of Singapore and did his residency in obstetrics and gynecology in Singapore, Newcastle upon Tyne and London, England. He is Fellow of the Royal College and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is currently the co-director of the Milwaukee Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Reproductive Specialty Center.
His honors include – President of the Society of LaparoEndoscopic Surgeons 2009.
Distinguished Surgeon Award, Society of Reproductive Surgeons, American Society of Reproductive Medicine 2009,
Sir Alec Turnbull Memeorial Lecturer 2012, British Society of Gynecologic Endoscopy Surgeon Honoree 2012, Endometriosis Foundation of America Excel Award recipient 2012, Society of LaparoEndoscopic Surgeons.
Dr. Koh is specialized in Advanced Gynecological and Infertility Laparoscopic Surgery. He performed the world’s first Laparoscopic Microsurgical tubal anastomosis using 8/0 sutures and developed instruments for laparoscopic microsurgery and macrosurgery. He pioneered a special technique and equipment for laparoscopic hysterectomy called the “Koh System for Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy”. He has taught ‘Laparoscopic Suturing in the Vertical Zone’ for more than 15 years continues to invent laparoscopic instrumentation for suturing and advanced procedures.
His current work involves advanced laparoscopic surgery with a focus on advanced endometriosis surgery.
Giorgio Adile is resident physician at United Hospitals Villa Sofia, Cervello and CTO in Palermo.
Participant and discussant in several national meetings about laparoscopic techniques, he spent part of his formation in Ljubljana where he focused on laparoscopic treatment of gynaecologic benign deseases.
He is an active member of ISE as assistant and part of faculty.
Mireille Truong is Assistant Professor and Director of the Dept. of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.
Since she was a resident, she focused on minimally invasive surgical treatment fo benign gynaecologic deseases, and showed an active interest on the impact of simulation in learning surgical skills.
Specialized in laparoscopic and robotic surgery, she is an active member of several MIS societies worldwide, as AAGL and SLS.
She faculty member of ISE since the early days.
Dr. Stefano Tamburro is Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgical Gynecology and Robotic Surgery in Gynecology Center and Chief of Gynecology Service at ”Misericordia” Hospital of Grosseto, in Italy.
Dr. Tamburro graduated at Siena University School of Medicine (Italy) in 1995 and completed his residency in Gynecology at the same institution in 2002.
He further pursued specialization in Endoscopy and Surgical Research at Clermont Ferrand University, France. He worked in France for 12 years with professors Bruhat, M. Canis, JL Pouly, G. Mage and A. Wattiez.
Since 2000, Dr Tamburro has published many papers in scientific publications on several topics such as Cysts, Endometriosis and oncologic laparosopic surgery and has been invited as teacher in training courses and as invited professor at Siena University.
In early 2004, Dr Tamburro has been named as Praticien Hospitalier of Frenchs Hospitals.
Recently in 2011 he came back in Italy as Chief of Gynecology at “Misericordia Hospital” in Grosseto, where he made Laparoscopic, Robotic and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.
Dr. Carmine Sica was born in Naples on 02/06/1967.
Graduated in Medicine and Surgery on 30/07/1991 at the University of Naples “Federico II” with praise 110/110.
On 26/10/1996 he achieved with praise the Diploma of Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Naples “Federico II”.
He is interested in the ultrasound study of fetal malformations and invasive prenatal diagnostics. He has participated in National and International Scientific Meetings as rapporteur. Author of numerous publications in national and international magazines.
He is also a member of SIEOG (Italian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology) with which he is “accredited” for the execution of obstetrics and gynecology. He attended the Gynecological Clinic of Ljubljana (Slovenia) from November 17 to December 2, 1998 for a refresher course in Gynecological Surgery. He contributed to the realization of the volume: Interactive Multimedial Atlas of Fetal Abnormal Diagnosis Publisher CIC International Editions Author of about 130 publications relating to the description of fetal diseases and “case reports” in the obstetric-gynecological ultrasound field.
He is still a consultant at the Prenatal Diagnostic Center Aniello Di Meglio s.r.l. Where he performs the midwifery and gynecological ultrasound diagnostics, is devoted in particular to the study of arterial and venous flow and fetal echocardiography.
He is also a LECTURER and a member of the Scientific Secretariat of the Theoretical-Practical Permanent Course of Obstetric and Gynecological Ultrasound which takes place at the Aniello Di Miglior Prenatal Diagnostic Center.
He has collaborated in the creation of a computerized (Best) 1 computer program for obstetric and gynecological patients.
Responsible for the Online Fetal Echocardiography Course (DIMED.COM).
Head of prenatal medicine and gynecological obstetric ultrasound at CMR.
Raffaele Tinelli has the National Authorization as Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2003: degree at University Medial School “Federico II°” of Naples “cum Laude”
2006-2007: Professional Training in Gynecological Laparoscopy at Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery and National Center for Endometriosis (European Gynecologic Endoscopic School), Malzoni Medical Center, Avellino, Italy directed by Dr Mario Malzoni.
2007-2008:Professional Training in Gynecological Laparoscopy at Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery and National Center for Endometriosis (European Gynecologic Endoscopic School), Malzoni Medical Center, Avellino, Italy directed by Dr Mario Malzoni.
2008: Specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Medical School of Bari.
2012: PhD in ” Surgical Science and Advanced Diagnostic-Therapeutic Technology” At University Medical School “Federico II” of Naples (30/1/2012).
2013: Partecipated in March 2013 at “ Advanced Course (Cadaver Lab) on Abdomino-Pelvic Laparoscopic Surgical Anatomy and Radical Surgery” at University of Tubingen, Germania.
2014: he has National Authorirization as Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology (02/01/2014).
2014: currently works as Consultant at “Perrino Hospital” of Brindisi, Italy where currently perform all endoscopical surgical procedures as laparoscopic myomectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, radical enucleation of endometriosis, laparoscopic Lymphadenetomy for cervical end endometrial cancer, laparoscopic sacrocolpopexis, vaginal surgery, hysteroscopic surgery, abdominal radical surgery for endometrial, ovarian and cervical cancer.
2015: Partecipated in October 2015 at “ Advanced Course (Cadaver Lab) on Abdomino-Pelvic Laparoscopic Surgical Anatomy and Radical Surgery” at University of Tubingen, Germania.
2015: Partecipated in November 2015 at “ Surgical Anatomy (Cadaver Lab) of female pelvis”, ICLO Teaching and Research Center, Arezzo, Italia.
2015: Member of Editorial Board of Global Journal of Surgery and Jacobs Journal of Obesity
Surgical Procedures Performed as 1st surgeon:
Raffaele Tinelli’s field of interest is Minimally Invasive Treatment of Endometrial, Cervical and Ovarian Cancer.
Dr. Phillip Shadduck received his medical degree from UCLA and his surgical training and research fellowship at Duke University. He has served as Vice Chair, Department of Surgery and Chief, Division of General Surgery, Duke Regional Hospital; Vice Chief of Staff, North Carolina Specialty Hospital; Attending Surgeon, Durham VA Medical Center; and Assistant Consulting Professor of Surgery, Duke University.
Dr. Shadduck’s clinical and research interests include minimally invasive gastrointestinal, abdominal, and hernia surgery, and medical device development. He has authored more than 50 publications and book chapters, and he is Editor of the SAGES Manual Ethics of Surgical Innovation. He has served as instructor to surgery residents, MIS fellows, medical students, FNP students, and PA students. He has lectured regionally, nationally and internationally. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and member of numerous professional societies including ACS, AHS, SAGES, and SLS. He is a JSLS Editorial Board member and guest editor for Surgical Endoscopy, Hernia, IJMRCAS, and Journal of American College of Surgeons. Dr. Shadduck serves SAGES as Committee Chair (Ethics, Conflict of Interest Task Force) and SLS as Board Member and President (2016-2017).
Dr. Maurice K. Chung is a Clinical Professor of OB/GYN at the University of Toledo School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. He is the President of the Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain and Bladder Control and Alliance for Women’s Health Inc. in Lima, Ohio. His passion is teaching health care professionals all over the world. He is a Certified DaVinci Robotic Laparoscopic Surgeon.
Dr. Chung’s specialty in the last 20 years have been in Advanced Laparoendoscopic and Hysteroscopic surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Urogynecology, treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pudendal Nerve dysfunction, Endometriosis, and Interstitial cystitis. He has published a significant number of clinical papers in those fields. He performed and taught the first TVT (an urinary continence procedure) in China, 2000. He has performed over 10,000 cases of Advanced Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Procedures. He is also interested in Robotic Surgery, Reproductive Surgery and Treating Infertility.
Dr. Chung is honored to serve as the President (2012) of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) and also the President (2011) of the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS). He is the Chairman of the Board of the Global Society of Endometriosis, Pelvic and Pain Surgeons (GSEPS). He is also a two-term Board Member of the International Society of Gynecology Endoscopy (ISGE). He was appointed as Visiting Professor of The Peking Medical University 3rd Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Honorable Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology by Xi’an Jiao Tung Medical University, 2nd Hospital; Xian, China, Visiting Professor, Bei Hua Medical University, Jilin Province, China. He is also appointed as Honorable Advisory Board Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Chinese Minimally Invasive Surgery. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. In 2011, The Colombian OB/GYN Society of South America presented him as an Honorable member of the society. He also has been appointed as the Department Chair of Surgery of Lima Memorial Health System.
Born and resident in Seregno (MI) on 2/ 2/1958
Senior Medical Officer at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Presidium of Desio – Vimercate Hospital Company – Regione Lombardia since 11 / 1985
Responsible of Urodynamic Service and Uro-gynecology of U.O. Gynecology and Obstetrics at Desio Hospital (MI) Head of Uro-gynecology Clinic of U.O. Neuro-Rehabilitation Hospital of Seregno (MI) Lecturer at the Physiotherapist degree at the Milan Bicocca University.
For the 2001-2003 mandate of the Board of Directors of the Italian Association of Gynecology Urology and Pelvic Floor (AIUG ).
Organist level doctor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Presidio di Desio – Vimercate Hospital Company – Lombardy Region since 11 / 1985
Supply of the Urodynamic Service and Uro-gynecology of UO Of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Desio Hospital (MI)
Head of the Uro-gynecology Clinic of U.O. Neuro-Rehabilitation Hospital of Seregno (MI)
Lecturer at the Physiotherapy Degree Course at the University of Milano Bicocca.
For the 2001-2003 mandate member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Association of Gynecology Urology and Pelvic Floor (A.I.U.G.).
Degree in Medicine and Surgery (2000) at the Second University of Naples.
Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2005) at the Second School of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Palermo.
Scientific Activity: Member of ESHRE, European Society for Human Reproduction and Embriology
Member of the Managing Director SIOS.E – Italian Society for Hospitality Sterility and Embryology.
Author and co-author of numerous publications in the field of Reproductive Physiopathology and Ginecological Endoscopy
Rapporteur at numerous National and International Congresses on the subject.
Head of the IVF Humanitarian Aid Project at the St. Thomas Hospital Clinic in Arusha, Tanzania.
Active volunteer at Cottolengo Mission Hospital in Chaaria, Kenya.
From 2006 she collaborates with SISMER Centre in Bologna for medically assisted procreation techniques.
From 2012 she’s holder of a scholarship in Pathophysiology of Reproduction at “Moscati” hospital in Avellino for the preservation of fertility in oncologic patients.
Dr. Antonio Accardi was born in Palermo in 1976, graduated and qualified with the highest marks at the University of Palermo.
During the period of university studies, he has always attended obstetrics and gynecology departments and has performed pre-clinical training at the Tri-Service General Hospital in Taipei (Taiwan), at the Department of Gynecology and High Risk Pregnancy; after graduating, in 2003 he trained at the Toho University School of Medicine in Tokyo (Japan) at the Gynecology and Obstetrics Department, a center of excellence for gynecological endoscopic surgery.
During the School of Specialization he has always attended hospitals and colleges of Gynecology and Obstetrics with High Risk Pregnancy and has considerably deepened the gynecological endoscopy. He then attended the best schools of Isteroscopy and Resetoscopy, participating in numerous national and international hysteroscopy courses as an operator, organizer, tutor and scientific consultant.
During specialization he also collaborated with several refugee reception centers, learning how to learn and understand foreign cultures, and in particular the African continent and the Middle East.
In 2008, Dr. Antonio Accardi took part in the project for the creation and implementation of a gynecology clinic at Ghinda Hospital in Eritrea.
In 2009, shortly after graduation, he started working at the Humanitas Research Hospital and the Cancer Center in Milan, where he further expanded gynecological endoscopy, gynecology, endometriosis, HPV related pathology and of course Hysteroscopy was the opening of the first ambulatory service.
In 2010 he became Humanitarian Consultant of Gavazzeni of Bergamo where he founded and headed the first outpatient isteroscopy service.
Since 2011 she has been a co-worker of RZ Medizintechnik, Leader for the development and distribution of medical instruments; together with them, he has developed and patented new hysteroscopic technologies, including the “18-inch resettoscope” and the hysteroscopic “Microrotate” ambulatory instruments.
After leaving Humanitas in 2015, Dr. Antonio Accardi devoted himself to the freelance profession and “teaching” for hysteroscopy by attending various international courses; in 2017 wins a scholarship at the P. Giaccone University Hospital in Palermo, at the Operational Unit for Oncological Gynecology and at the same time begins a collaboration with U.O.C. of Oncologic Gynecology of the Oncologic Pole M. Ascoli of Palermo directed by Prof. Chiantera.
Dott. KYVENTIDIS THEOCHARIS
Medico Chirurgo Specialista in Ginecologia ed Ostetricia
Nato a Thessaloniki (Grecia) il 07 Maggio 1979
TITOLI DI STUDIO
*Febbraio 2005, Titolo di studio Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia all’Università “La Sapienza” di Roma con il voto 109/110. Altri titoli di studio e professionali: *Luglio 2005 Esame di Stato – Abilitazione Medica a Roma con il voto 270/270.
*Ottobre 2014 Specializzazione in Ginecologia ed Ostetricia presso l’Ospedale Universitario di Creta (Herakleion Creta, Grecia) con il voto “Ottimo”. Percorso professionale: *Gennaio 2006 – Agosto 2008 Servizio di Medico Chirurgo alla Croce Rossa Ellenica
*Maggio 2006 – Agosto 2007 Servizio di Medico Chirurgo all’Ospedale Generale di Florina (Grecia).
*Settembre 2008 – Aprile 2009. Primo anno di Specializzazione in Chirurgia Generale all’Ospedale Generale di Volos (Grecia).
*Aprile 2010 – Ottobre 2014 Specializzazione in Ginecologia ed Ostetricia all’Ospedale Universitario di Creta (Grecia).
*Giugno 2015-Fino ad oggi. Parte del centro di Chirurgia Laparoscopica Ginecologica avanzata e dell’unità operativa del Dipartimento di Ostetricia – Ginecologia e dell’Ambulatorio di Isteroscopia Office presso la Casa di Cura Pederzoli (Peschiera del Garda, VR).
Numerose partecipazioni a Convegni, Congressi e Corsi durante i dieci anni di attività in qualità anche di relatore e vari pubblicazioni di lavori scientifici su riviste nazionali ed internazionali.
Prof. Luigi Nappi’s professional training takes place at the Frauenklinik und Hebammenlehranstalt der Justus-Liebig-Universitat (Giessen), the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Baerum Hospital, the University of Oslo, the Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Service Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Medical School (London), Department of In Vitro Fertilization and Reproductive Medicine, The Lister Hospital (London).
The surgical, laparotomic and endoscopic (hysteroscopic and laparoscopic) training begins during the two years spent in London (1997-1998). The Specialization in Gynecology and Obstetrics is done in 1998, responding to the requirements of the logbooks of European Schools.
When returning to Italy, the professional experience continues and is completed during the four years of the PhD and the following years as a University Researcher.
Since 2004, he has been a member of the 2nd Level Italian Gynecologist Laparoscopic Record (ALGI – 04203) and of the 2nd Level Italian Isteroscopic Record (AISI – 06303), of the Italian Society of Gynecological Endoscopy (SEGI). Of particular interest recently (2011-2013) is the consulting activity carried out at the High School of Laparoscopy and Minor Invasive Surgery of the Centro Oncologico Fiorentino, for carrying out a scientific collaboration on advanced surgical techniques.
He carries out his scientific, editorial and didactic activity, creating national and international collaborations supported by the LLP Community Programs, ERASMUS Action. Of particular interest (AA 2011-2013) is the official didactic activity carried out at the European University of Erasmus Card (Frauenklinik der Universitatsklinikum, Tubingen) following the award of a mobility grant for teachers funded by the LLP Community Program , ERASMUS Action (No 210470, 2007-2013) – Staff Mobility for Teaching Assignment (STA).
Prof. Luigi Nappi is the author of over 90 publications in extensive peer-review journals and 12 chapters of books. He has presented at more than 100 abstract national and international congresses. He has also organized national and international scientific courses and conferences and has been awarded 5 prizes for the best scientific article in international congresses.
GINECOLOGY DIRECTOR and UNIVERSITARY OSTETRIC, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia.
Dr. Jose “Tony” Carugno is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology with AAGL fellowship training in Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery and Pelvic Pain. He received his medical degree and completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in his home country at the Maternidad Concepcion Palacios, Central University of Venezuela. Completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Staten Island University Hospital. He completed his fellowship training in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery and Pelvic Pain at Florida Hospital Orlando (AAGL). He then joined the faculty of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the University of Miami where he currently functions as Director of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic/Robotic Surgery Unit. He is a faculty member of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine where is actively involved in medical education. He has a special interest in pain conditions and is a current Board Member of the Pelvic Pain Special Interest Group of the AAGL.