The Division of Gynecology, under the direction of Dr. Tajudeen Dabiri, a highly experienced specialist, is performing complex procedures, such as hysterectomy, myomectomy, and ovarian surgery, through minimally invasive laparoscopic and other techniques. It offers an expert staff that treats the wide ranging problems of women, both surgically and non-surgically.
Advanced equipment and technology are utilized in treating women with urinary or fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Reconstructive surgical procedures are performed by a specialized team, under the direction of Dr. Magdy Mikhail, Chairman, OB/GYN, and Dr. Marjorie Jean-Michel, Urogynecologist.
Advanced procedures for radical cancer surgery, in addition to chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and pain management, are effectively treating malignancies in women. Dr. Ioannis Alagkiozidis, Director, performs advanced robotic surgery for gynecological issues. He completed residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas in Houston and fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology in SUNY-Downstate/Kings County Hospital. Dr. Alagkiozidis has extensive training in minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) surgery, open surgery for advanced gynecologic malignancies and chemotherapy.
Robotic surgical procedures performed by Dr. Alagkiozidis include simple and radical hysterectomy, pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy, resection of pelvic mass. The use of minimally invasive surgery minimizes the risk of complications and contributes to faster recovery and initiation of adjuvant therapy. In addition, Dr. Alagkiozidis’ areas of specialty include women requiring complex procedures for benign gynecologic problems such as advanced endometriosis, large fibroids, history of multiple laparotomies, as well as women with placenta accreta.
Dr. Alagkiozidis is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has won numerous teaching and research awards and has authored multiple articles and book chapters.
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A modern outpatient surgery suite is providing a comfortable and convenient environment for women needing outpatient surgical procedures. The facility includes two OR suites, a recovery area, private interview rooms, and a family lounge with a flat screen TV and other conveniences.
Outpatient Surgical Services Provided: