Farr R. Nezhat

Columbia University, USA

Farr R. Nezhat, a holder of M.D. degree, F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S., is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology. He is currently the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic and Robotic Surgery and Fellowship at the St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Winthrop University Hospital, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine at the College of Medicine, State University of New York. He is the Past President of the Society of Laparoendsocopic Surgeons and the Pioneering Leader in applying minimal access surgery to malignant and benign pelvic gynecologic pathologies, such as laparoscopic and robotic-assisted radical hysterectomy, removal of ovarian cysts and tumors, tumor debulking, and treatment of severe pelvic endometriosis. He is nationally and internationally known for his research, teaching, and clinical contributions to the field of gynecological oncology and pelvic surgery. In addition to coauthoring over 200 book chapters and scientific articles, Dr. Nezhat coauthored four textbooks that detail his surgical technique and has received numerous awards from the most significant and leading medical societies. He is a member of several distinguished medical societies, serves as an advisor and reviewer to a number of scientific medical journals, and is an Editorial Advisory Board Member of the Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, and the Journal of Gynecological Surgery. Dr. Nezhat has been listed in the New York Super Doctors in New York Times Magazine and has been consecutively elected to the Best Doctors in America since 2003. Dr. Nezhat travels worldwide sharing the knowledge of his techniques and participates in a multitude of events and seminars.

Biography Updated on 1 December 2011

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