Professor

Education
2018 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Fellowship/Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2007 - The Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego Hospice
Fellowship/Gynecologic Urology, 1993 - Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Southern California
Fellowship/Pelvic Surgery, 1991 - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1990 - New York Medical College, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
Urology, 1986 - School of Medicine, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
MD/Medicine and Surgery, 1981 - School of Medicine, Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Honors and Awards
  • Academic Teacher of the Year, State University of New York at Syracuse, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1995
  • Second Best Paper Award, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting, 1994
  • Teacher of the Year Award, University of Southern California, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1993
Publications
  1. An untimely end despite end-of-life care planning
  2. Palliative Care in Heart Failure: What Triggers Specialist Consultation?
  3. Palliative Care in Heart Failure: What Triggers Specialist Consultation?
  4. Textbook of Gynecologic Oncology. Second Edition. Ed. Ali Ayhan, Nicholas Reed, Murat Gultekin, Polat Dursum. Gunes Publishing, Ankara, Turkey
  5. Marin Medicine
  6. Textbook of Gynecologic Oncology. First Edition. Ed. Ali Ayhan, Nicholas Reed, Murat Gultekin, Polat Dursum. Gunes Publishing, Ankara, Turkey
  7. The Journal of Supportive Oncology
  8. The Journal of Supportive Oncology
  9. Gazzetta Eubiosia, March 2009;
  10. Current Oncology Reports
  11. Gazzetta Eubiosia
  12. Effects of a magnetic field on urodynamic parameters in women with stress urinary incontinence
  13. Familial Incidence of Urinary Incontinence
  14. Body mass index and urinary problems in women
  15. Uterine arterial malformation: a hidden cause of severe intermittent bleeding
  16. Cytopathogenic effect of Trichomonas vaginalis on human vaginal epithelial cells cultured in vitro
  17. Urethral resistance after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: do we obstruct to succeed?
  18. A teaching program in operative laparoscopy for residents in obstetrics and gynecology
  19. Bladder neck suspension for stress urinary incontinence: How does it work?
  20. Clinical Management of the Perimenopause. Ed. Shawky ZA Badawy. Edward Arnold Limited, London, England
  21. Effects of the menstrual cycle on Urodynamic work-up: Should we change our practice?
  22. Endoscopia
  23. Metastatic breast cancer diagnosed during a work-up for urinary incontinence: A case report
  24. The Physician and Sportsmedicine
  25. Urodynamic changes in voiding after anti-incontinence surgery: an insight into the mechanism of cure
  26. University Ob/Gyn Associates, Newsletter. Surgical therapy for stress urinary incontinence: general considerations and the laparoscopic approach
  27. Effects of blood sugar control on urodynamic studies in diabetic women: A pilot study
  28. Periurethral Collagen Implant: Ultrasound Assessment and Prediction of Outcome
  29. A cohort study comparing laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy and extrafascial hysterectomy
  30. Coexisting bladder and urethral leiomyomata: A case report and diagnostic considerations
  31. Genuine stress urinary incontinence with low urethral pressure: 5 year follow-up after Ball-Burch procedure
  32. Supernumerary ovary with an endometrioma and osseous metaplasia: A case report
  33. Surgical management of patients with endometrial cancer and cervical involvement
  34. Three surgical procedures for genuine stress incontinence: Five year follow up of a prospective randomized study
  35. Biochemical composition of collagen in continent and stress incontinent women
  36. Personality changes after anti-incontinence operations in women
  37. Urethral pressure changes in women with detrusor instability
  38. Obstet Gynecol Survey 1993; 48(7):509-17
  39. Pelvic muscle exercises: When do they work?
  40. Platinum chemotherapy during pregnancy for serous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary
  41. Experimental superior mesenteric artery hypoperfusion in the rabbit: Critical levels in the induction of hypodynamic shock. 1984; 3:91-4
  42. Heterotopic liver transplantation: Actual and perspective results
  43. Hemodynamic, metabolic and histological findings during canine superior mesenteric artery hypoperfusion