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Robotic Surgery: Research and Reviews
Obstetrics gynecology and reproductive sciences, Yale University School Of Medicine, United States
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Masoud Azodi
Dr. Azodi completed his undergraduate, graduate, medical school and Ob/Gyn residency training in Ohio. He then completed his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Yale in 1996. He is currently an associate professor in the Section of Gynecologic Oncology. He also serves as Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Bridgeport hospital and Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery at Yale Gynecologic Oncology.
He has been awarded the CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education several times, and has also been the recipient of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching Award. He has authored more than 50 original articles and several book chapters and review articles. He is actively involved in research, serving as the co–principal investigator for all of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) clinical trials protocols in the section, and as principal investigator or co–investigator on multiple other protocols. He researches and lectures on treatment options for pre–malignant and malignant gynecologic disorders involving the vulva, cervix, vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and placenta.
Dr. Azodi emphasizes the importance of minimally invasive approaches for gynecologic cancer. This includes laparoscopic staging, radical vaginal surgery and radical trachelectomy. He has performed multiple successful radical trachelectomies for cervical cancer management with preservation of reproductive potential. He has performed many laparoscopic surgeries for management of gynecologic diseases, including more than 1200 robotic–assisted cases. He is a reviewer for multiple peer–reviewed journals, including Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer. He has an editorial position in other journals. He is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Gynecologic Oncology.
Prof. Dr. Alimoglu
Orhan Alimoglu, Professor of General Surgery, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey
A. Erdem Canda, Professor, Department of Urology, Koç University, School of Medicine, Turkey
Enrico Conserva, Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgical Specialties, University of Modena, Italy
Prof. Dr. Koh
Dean C Koh, Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore; Colorectal Surgeon, Colorectal Clinic Associates, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore
Terry C. Lairmore, Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Temple, Texas, USA
Professor Jacques Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon. FRCS, Hon. FJSES, Hon. FASA, President, Ircad France / Taiwan / Brazil, Chairman, Institute of Image-Guided Surgery, University of Strasbourg, France
Rezia Maria Molfino, Professor of Robot Mechanics, Industrial and Service Robotics and Control of Mechanical Systems at the University of Genova, Italy
Sharona B. Ross, Director, Advanced GI & HPB Fellowship Program; Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery; Director, Surgical Endoscopy; Director and Founder, FHT Women in Surgery Initiative; Florida Hospital Tampa; Professor of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Philippe Rouanet, Professor, Oncologic Surgery, Montpellier Cancer Institute, France
Prof. Dr. Stadler
Petr Štádler, MD, Ph.D., Head Department of Vascular Surgery, Chief Division of Robotic Vascular Surgery, Na Homolce Hospital, Praha, Czech Republic
Chung Ngai Tang, Chief of Service, Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong; Director of HKEC Training Centre for Healthcare & Clinical Technology; Director of Minimal Access Surgery Training Centre (MASTC); Deputy Hospital Chief Executive of Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital; Clinical Stream Coordinator (Surgical), Hong Kong East Cluster; Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong; Clinical Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Professor, Tung Wah College, Hong Kong
Carson Wong, Department of Urology, Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, OH, USA
Weizhao Zhao, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA