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Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program

The Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System is a tertiary referral center located less than 20 miles from Manhattan. The fellowship is accredited by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The division was founded in 1996 and in 2009 the fellowship commenced with the primary goal of training the future academic and clinical leaders in the field of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. The vast patient volume and diversity offers fellows exposure to a wide variety of complex pelvic floor disorders. The program provides in depth clinical experience, enhanced by weekly didactic lectures, clinical and/or basic science research and one-on-one mentoring designed to fit the individual needs of each fellow. The outpatient office is conveniently located within 3 miles of North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and the brand new Katz Women’s Hospital. The fellowship curriculum incorporates dedicated, protected research time with the opportunity to work with world renowned researchers and statisticians at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Additionally, fellows rotate through the departments of Urology, Colorectal Surgery and Gastroenterology. The multi-faceted surgical experience offers fellows opportunities to perfect pelvic reconstructive surgeries including vaginal and abdominal procedures, as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgery. The fellowship will equip physicians with the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in the field of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

Medical School Affiliation: Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Fellowship Program Director: Harvey Winkler, M.D.

Fellowship Coordinator: Lisa Garib

Address:
865 Northern Blvd, Suite 202
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: 516-622-5114
Fax: 516-622-5045
E-mail: lgarib@nshs.edu; Hwinkler@nshs.edu

Requirements: Completion of ACGME approved Obstetrics and Gynecology residency

Program Length: 3 years

Number of Fellows: 1 per year

ABOG Accreditation: 2012

Urogynecology Faculty: Harvey Winkler, M.D.; Lawrence Lind, M.D.; Jill Rabin, M.D.; Dara Shalom, M.D. (joining 8/1/13)

Urology Faculty: Farzeen Firoozi, M.D.; Robert Moldwin, M.D.

Colorectal Faculty: Frank Caliendo, M.D.; Luz Angel, M.D.

Gastroenterology Faculty: Bethany DeVito, M.D.

Website: www.northshorelij.com/urogyn

Application Process: ERAS. In addition to the ERAS application please also forward:

  • 3 letters of recommendation (one from your program director)
  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Current photograph

Application Deadline: April 30th
 

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