The UHealth Reproductive and Fertility Center has expanded its treatment options to include acupuncture and nutrition services. With an acupuncturist and a nutritionist now on the center’s diverse medical team, the rapidly growing center offers a more comprehensive and innovative approach to treat infertility patients.
News : 2011
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology celebrated its newly renovated suite at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 17.
Tarek Bardawil, M.D., M.B.A., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, was the first physician in Miami-Dade County to perform a single incision laparoscopic myomectomy, according to a representative from Applied Medical, the company that provides the technology used in single incision laparoscopic surgery.
During a June 14 breakfast at the Clinical Research Building, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology welcomed 11 students to its annual Summer Scholars program. Now in its fifth year, the program admits high school, undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in women’s health.
One by one, in their baby carriers, three of the Molina quintuplets made their long-awaited debut before television cameras and newspaper photographers during a news conference with their Miller School of Medicine physicians at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Shortly after the June 21 event, the boys headed home with their mother and father, leaving one brother and one sister behind in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Fetal surgeons Rubén Quintero, M.D., and Eftichia Kontopoulos, M.D., were reunited with children they treated in the womb at an event on April 30 at Jungle Island.
Fetal Reunion 2011 will take place on April 30, 2011 at Jungle Island in Miami, FL. The event will bring together patients, fetuses once treated in the womb, with the doctors and staff who cared for them during treatment for a life-threatnening condition.
Dr. Leo B. Twiggs, who has led significant advances as chair of the Miller School’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, will move to a new position focused on continued growth and improvement of the clinical operation and mentoring of junior faculty in clinical research.