December 4 - 6, 2014, Bellagio, Las Vegas
Join us for the premier meeting for all facets of gynecologic surgery
Earn up to 20 CME Credits in 2014
Dear Colleagues,

We hope you can join us at the 2014 Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery Symposium (PAGS) December 4-6 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

We have great things in store for you at this premier meeting gynecologic surgery, including all new hands-on workshops on suturing and hysteroscopy(SOLD OUT).

Topics to be discussed include:
  • Pelvic Anatomy

  • Incontinence and Prolapse Surgery

  • Sterilization and Fibroid Management

  • Hysterectomy: Vaginal, Supracervical, Single Port, Robotic, and Total Laparoscopic

  • Surgery for Adnexal Masses and Vulvar Disorders

  • Gynecologic Oncology for the Generalist

  • Management of Breast Lumps (New!)

  • Medical Legal Cases (New!)

  • Morcellation Debate (New!)

  • Special Keynote Session on Guidelines for Breast Screening

Optional practice management program
Also offered at the 2014 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 Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, ensuring a most pleasant and informative educational experience.

We hope to see you in December at the Bellagio.


Mickey M. Karram, MD
Course Director

Tommaso Falcone, MD
Course Director

Interview with PAGS Co-Director Dr. Mickey Karram

Dr. Mickey Karram discusses the 2014 PAGS agenda, including the various approaches to hysterectomy, and speaks to the importance of maintaining all approaches rather than favoring one. Best route of hysterectomy, morcellation, and a wide range of topics will be open for debate at PAGS.

Click here to listen to Dr. Karram's interview.

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 Laura B. Shepardson, MD, MS Associate Director Section of Breast Imaging
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Scientific Faculty Michael Baggish, MD St. Helena Hospital
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California San Francisco
St .Helena, California

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

Amy L. Garcia, MD, FACOG Director, Center for Women's Surgery
Director, Garcia Institute for Hysteroscopic Training
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 Barbara Woodward Lipps Professor
Co-Fellowship Program Director
Department of Gynecologic Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Immediate Past-President, AAGL
Phoenix, 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

Betsy Nicoletti Co-founder