Biography: Dr. Jose “Tony” Carugno is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology with AAGL fellowship training in Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery and Pelvic Pain. He received his medical degree and completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in his home country at the Maternidad Concepcion Palacios, Central University of Venezuela. Completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Staten Island University Hospital. He completed his fellowship training in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery and Pelvic Pain at Florida Hospital Orlando (AAGL). He then joined the faculty of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the University of Miami where he currently functions as Director of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic/Robotic Surgery Unit. He is a faculty member of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine where is actively involved in medical education. He has a special interest in pain conditions and is a current Board Member of the Pelvic Pain Special Interest Group of the AAGL.
Georgios Androutsopoulos, University of Patras, Medical School, Greece
Biography: Georgios Androutsopoulos completed his Degree in Medicine in 1995, at the National and Kapodestrian University of Athens. He received his Medical Specialization in 2006, at the Department of Obstetrics - Gynecology of the University of Patras. He also completed his Doctorate of Medicine “Pregnancy complications in Greek women with inherited thrombophilia” in 2007, at the same Department. He started his clinical career in 1-8-2006, as Obstetrician - Gynecologist at the General, Maternity & Pediatric Hospital of Athens “Mitera” and he served up until 20-1-2009. In 23-1-2009 he became a Consultant of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the General Hospital of Amfissas and he served up until 3-1-2012. He started his academic career in 3-1-2012, as a Lecturer and Consultant of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Patras and he served up until 20-10-2014. In 20-10-2014, he became an Assistant Professor and Consultant of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Patras and he holds the same position until today. He has got both academic and clinical experience as well as a heavy workload of research and educational duties. Moreover, he has actively participated in teaching the Medical Students of the University of Patras and in training program for the Specialty Trainees of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. His research interests are mainly focused in Gynecological Oncology. Editor in Scientific Journals: 5. Editorial Board Member in Scientific Journals: 48. Reviewer in Scientific Journals: 72. Participation in Authorship of Scientific Books: 4. Publications in International Scientific Journals with Reviewers: 79. Publications in National Scientific Journals with Reviewers: 10. Citations of Publications: 669. h-index (Scopus): 5, h-index (Scholar): 12, i10-index (Scholar): 19.
Research Interest: Obstetrics - Gynecology, Gynecological Oncology
Fabio Martinelli, IRCCS Foundation - National Cancer Institute – Milan, Italy
Biography: Fabio Martinelli, MD is an attending physician in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology at IRCCS Foundation - National Cancer Institute of Milan –Italy since 2012, when he graduated residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Milan.During his training attended at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine Department and at the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid. He is an AAGL member and a participant in the AAGL’s oncology special interest group, member of the Multicenter Italian Trials in Ovarian Cancer and gynecologic malignancies (MITO) group and board member of the Italian Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SIOG). He has authored and co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as various book chapters. He is a member of several editorial boards as well as a reviewer for indexed journals.
Research Interest: Gynecological Oncology, Gynecologic Malignancies Treatment (cervical, endometrial, ovarian and vulvar cancer and pre-invasive disease), Minimally invasive surgery in ob/gyn (Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy), Surgical techniques in gynecology, Sentinel node procedures, Laser surgery, Oncofertility, Fertility preservation in gynecologic cancers.
Μenelaos Zafrakas, Alexander Technological Educational Institute (ATEI) of Thessaloniki, Greece
Breast Disease, Gynecologic Oncology, Endometriosis, Prenatal Diagnosis, Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Xiu Quan Zhang, Southern Medical University, China
Research Interest: Reproductive genetics, Reproductive medicine, gene disease, maternal-fetalmedicine, pregnancy complications, and heart disease.
A graduate of Central South University, Dr. Zhang also holds MD/PhD fromShanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. He completed his postdoctoral training at University of Utah in Reproductive Genetics. Dr. Zhang served as faculty in Affiliated Hospital of Xiangya School of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University Affiliated Hospital, and University of Utah. In his academic career, Dr. Zhang served as vice chairman of the Department of ObGyn and Division Chief of General Obstetrics in Sun Yat-sen University Affiliated Hospital and members of Women and Children’s Health Committee. Dr. Zhang serves as the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Medical University Shunde Hospital. His interest includes reproductive genetics, gene disease, maternal-fetalmedicine, pregnancy complications, and heart disease. He is member of American Medical Society, American Heart Association, Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Society of Perinatal Medicine.