Dr. Sami Kilic was trained in minimally invasive surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital under the supervision of the pioneers in this field. He has worked at prestigious hospitals including Georgetown University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Parkland Hospital; he transferred from MD Anderson Cancer Center to UTMB to join a vibrant team offering women minimally invasive gynecology. He has numerous publications and ongoing projects in the field featuring laboratory, non-human studies, and clinical research. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and also certified in Fundamental Laparoscopic Surgery by the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kilic is a well-respected member of the Fellows of the American Collage of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and also the American College of Surgeons. He was one of the earliest recognized robotic gynecologic surgeons in the Houston area. Currently he is actively involved in student, resident, and physician training in every aspect of minimally invasive surgery. [See directory profile]
Dr. Mostafa Borahay’s areas of interest are abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, uterine fibroids, minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic and robotic-assisted), steroid receptor signaling and steroid hormone metabolism, endometriosis and preterm labor. He sees patients in Galveston.
Dr. Borahay earned his medical degree from Zagazig University in Zagazig, Egypt, where he completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also completed residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UTMB. [See directory profile]
Dr. John Y. Phelps specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures including hysterectomies, myomectomies and excision of endometriosis. He is double board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He has also completed two fellowships. Following completion of fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 1998, Dr. Phelps completed a second fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Pelvic Surgery and Urogynecology in 2001 under the direction of C.Y. Liu MD, the immediate past president of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. He's authored more than 50 publications on laparoscopic surgery and infertility. Dr. Phelps is also the fellowship director and director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Texas Medical Branch. [See directory profile]
Dr. Ana M. Rodriguez’s areas of interest are family planning /contraception and minimally invasive gynecology, including robotic surgery. She is one of the nation's most experienced gynecologists in the area of hysteroscopic sterilizations. She has performed approximately 500 cases of hysteroscopic sterilizations at UTMB, in a clinical office setting which reduces cost, reduces pain and allows patients to avoid a hospital stay. Her patients for this procedure come to the gynecology clinic for treatment, and are able to walk out as soon as the procedure is complete.
Dr. Rodriguez currently is an assistant professor at UTMB in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She completed the Masters of Public Health Program at UTMB in 2013. Dr. Rodriguez is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She joined the staff of UTMB in 2009 and since then she has been actively involved in the training of medical students, residents and faculty members. Dr. Rodriguez also has a strong commitment to research in women's health.
Dr. Rodriguez’s primary research interest is in cancer prevention, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and contraception. She has been the principal investigator on projects involving the study of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, the use of Essure devices in permanent sterilization, and currently she is studying the risk of developing colorectal cancer in women that had received pelvic radiation. Dr. Rodriguez also has an interest in the risk of cancer associated with obesity, especially endometrial cancer. [See directory profile]
Dr. Sami Kilic is the lead editor of one of the first textbooks on robotic gynecological surgery, “Robotic Surgery: Practical Examples in Gynecology,” published Dec. 30, 2013.
Kilic, a pioneer in developing new robotic gynecological surgical techniques, is also devoted to teaching other physicians worldwide how to perform groundbreaking new robotic surgeries... [read more]
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