December 12 - 14, 2013, Venetian/Palazzo Las Vegas
  Join us for the premier meeting on controversies and dilemmas in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery  
Earn 19.5 CME Credits  
Dear Colleagues,

We hope you can join us at the 2013 Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery Symposium (PAGS) December 12-14 at the Venetian/Palazzo in Las Vegas.

We have great things in store for you at this premier meeting on controversies and dilemmas in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

Topics to be discussed include:
  • Pelvic Anatomy

  • Incontinence and Prolapse Surgery

  • Sterilization and Fibroid Management

  • Hysterectomy

  • Surgery for Adnexal Masses and Vulvar Disorders

  • Gynecologic Oncology for the Generalist

  • Avoiding and Managing Complications

Special Keynote Speaker
Special to the 2013 PAGS will be keynote speaker Dr. Amanda Fader. Dr. Fader is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts in laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) and microlaparoscopy, as well as high-risk endometrial cancers. Dr Fader's keynote address will explore the cost of different to hysterectomy approaches.

Optional practice management program
Also offered at the 2013 PAGS is P.E.P., an optional practice management program (additional fee required) designed to help make your practice more Profitable, Efficient, and Productive. This 4-hour course will serve as a mini-MBA-style program to provide you with the tools and skills necessary to run a modern medical practice.

Both the PAGS Scientific Program and the P.E.P. Practice Management Program will take place at the Venetian/Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, ensuring a most pleasant and informative educational experience.

We hope to see you in December at the Venetian/Palazzo.


Mickey M. Karram, MD
Course Director

Tommaso Falcone, MD
Course Director

Course Directors Mickey Karram, MD Professor of Ob/Gyn and Urology
University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
Director of Urogynecology
The Christ Hospital,
Cincinnati, Ohio

Tommaso Falcone, MD Professor and Chair Department of Obsetetrics - Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Special Keynote Speaker Amanda Fader, MD Associate Professor and Director
Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service
Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Gynecology/Obstetrics
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Scientific Faculty Michael Baggish, MD St. Helena Hospital
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California San Francisco
St .Helena, California

Amy Garcia, MD Medical Director
Sloan-Garcia Center for Women's Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico

John Gebhart, MD Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Javier F. Magrina, MD Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Scottsdale, Arizona

Mark Walters, MD Professor and Vice Chair of Gynecology Center of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Department of Obstetrics - Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Practice Management Faculty Neil H. Baum, MD Associate Clinical Professor of Urology
Tulane Medical School
Louisiana State University
New Orleans, Louisiana

Barbara Levy, MD Vice President of Health Policy
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Washington, D.C.