Robert L. Barbieri, MD
Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and Kate Macy Ladd Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

E-mail: rbarbieri@mdedge.com


E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA
Vice President for Medical Affairs, John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor, and Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore; Professor, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

E-mail: areece@mdedge.com


BOARD OF EDITORS

Arnold P. Advincula, MD

Vice Chair and Levine Family Professor of Women’s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, and Chief of Gynecology, Sloane Hospital for Women, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University, New York, New York

Linda D. Bradley, MD

Professor of Surgery and Vice Chairman, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health Institute, and Director, Center for Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids, & Hysteroscopic Services, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Amy L. Garcia, MD

Medical Director, Garcia Sloan Centers, Center for Women’s Surgery, and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Steven R. Goldstein, MD, NCMP, CCD

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, and Director, Gynecologic Ultrasound, and Co-Director, Bone Densitometry and Body Composition, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York

Cheryl B. Iglesia, MD

Director, Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and Professor, Departments of ObGyn and Urology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD, NCMP, Section Editor

University of Florida Term Professor and Associate Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, and Medical Director and Director of Menopause and Gynecologic Ultrasound Services, UF Women’s Health Specialists at Emerson, Jacksonville, Florida

David G. Mutch, MD

Ira C. and Judith Gall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Errol R. Norwitz, MD, PhD, MBA, Section Editor

Chief Scientific Officer, Tufts Medical Center, and Louis E. Phaneuf Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD, NCMP

Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director, Midlife Health, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, and Executive Director, The North American Menopause Society, Pepper Pike, Ohio

John T. Repke, MD

University Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD, MBA

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, and Academic Division Director, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Magee-Women’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

James A. Simon, MD, CCD, IF, NCMP

Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University, and Medical Director, Women’s Health & Research Consultants, Washington, DC


EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD

Martina L. Badell, MD

Dr. Badell is an assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at Emory University and director of the Perinatal Center at Emory University Hospital Midtown, both in Atlanta.

Constance J. Bohon, MD

Obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice; Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences; District IV ACOG Legislative Fellow Co-Chair

Catherine Cansino, MD, MPH

Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis

Justin Chura, MD, MBA

Chief of Surgery and Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery, Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Eastern Regional Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eve Espey, MD

Professor and Chair, Fellowship Director, Family Planning Fellowship, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

David A. Forstein, DO

Dean and Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, New York

Meadow Maze Good, DO

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and Chief of Gynecology Quality and Safety at the University of Florida, Jacksonville

Charles B. Hammond, MD

E.C. Hamblen Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

David M. Jaspan, DO

Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Chief of Gynecology; Director of Minimally Invasive and Pelvic Surgery; and Associate Residency Program Director, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Melissa Kottke, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Director, Jane Fonda Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Charles E. Miller, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago; President, International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy; Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery; and Director, AAGL/SRS Fellowship Program in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois

Lubna Pal, MBBS, MRCOG (UK), MS

Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Education, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, and Director, Menopause and PCOS Programs, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Steven F. Palter, MD

Medical and Scientific Director, Gold Coast IVF, Woodbury, New York

Raisa O. Platte, MD, PhD

Urogynecologist, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogynecology Institute of Michigan, Grand Rapids

Sarah Prager, MD

Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Family Planning Division and Family Planning Fellowship; and Associate Director, Ryan Residency Training Program in Family Planning, University of Washington, Seattle; ACOG Chair, Washington Section, District VIII

Ritu Salani, MD, MBA

Associate Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Luis Sanz, MD

Director, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, and Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University, Washington DC

Jan L. Shifren, MD

Vincent Trustees Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and Director, Midlife Women’s Health Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Sangeeta Sinha, MD

Obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice at Stone Springs Hospital Center in Dulles, Virginia; former CMO at a federally qualified health center in Michigan and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Allegiance Health, Jackson, Michigan; Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michigan State University

Patrick J. Woodman, DO, MS

Clinical Professor, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, Providence Health - Ascension Macomb-Oakland, Warren Campus