Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at North Shore-LIJ Health System


About us

North Shore-LIJ Health System offers a two-year independent fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. This certified program is designed to expose the physician in training with extensive experience in both the outpatient and inpatient surgical management of gynecologic disorders using the full arsenal of minimally invasive techniques. The physicians within the Division of Gynecology have been leaders in the field of advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery for nearly two decades and established one of the first robotic gyn surgery programs in the region.  

The fellow are integrated into the resident teaching schedule including both didactic and simulation training offered in the laparoscopic training facility. The fellow also serve as faculty in training programs presented at the Bioskills Surgical Training Center, North Shore-LIJ's surgical education institute.  In addition, the fellow will be provided ample time to complete required research endeavors and have the opportunity to take graduate level courses at the Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine.

Application process

Applicants interested in the minimally invasive gynecologic surgery fellowship program should apply through the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists portal.For detailed information on how to apply for this post-graduate program, download the program requirements document

Our people

Michael L. Nimaroff, MD

  • Chief of Division - Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery of Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Shore University Hospital
  • Chief of Division - Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery of Obstetrics & Gynecology - Minimally InvasiveGynecologic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Vice Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Shore University Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
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Steven F. Palter, MD