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Dr. Amy Park
Dr. Amy Park is the Section Head of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, and a co-host of the BackTable OBGYN Podcast.
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Amy Park
In this episode, hosts Dr. Mark Hoffman and Dr. Amy Park have an in-depth discussion on the topic of vaginal hysterectomy. Amy, who handles a substantial caseload of vaginal hysterectomies, takes the lead in this conversation as she walks through the procedure and its intricacies. In Mark's practice as a Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) surgeon, he typically deals with cases involving candidates for laparoscopic hysterectomies, while many vaginal hysterectomy cases are referred to urogynecologists.
In this episode, Dr. Amy Park invites Ingrid Harm-Ernandes, a pelvic floor physical therapist and co-director and mentor for Duke University's Women's Health Physical Therapy residency program, to shed light on the advantages of pelvic floor physical therapy for various types of conditions and patients.
In this episode, Drs. Mark Hoffman and Amy Park invite Dr. Susan Khalil, a board-certified OB/GYN and fellowship-trained Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon at Mount Sinai in New York, to speak about the topic of second victim and fostering resilience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
On this episode of BackTable OBGYN, we introduce our co-host Dr. Amy Park, the Section Head of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. She and Dr. Mark Hoffman raise awareness about the importance of surgeon ergonomics in preventing work-related musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries and optimizing career longevity.
Articles Featuring Dr. Amy Park
Endometriosis, a complex and multifaceted condition, presents challenges in its definition, diagnosis, and treatment, requiring a detailed understanding of its manifestations and patient-specific approaches. Learn more about the intricacies in diagnosing and defining endometriosis, the urgency for precise diagnostics, and the need for an individualized treatment approach.
Effective endometriosis treatment requires providers to navigate surgical decisions, personalized care, adjunctive therapies, and the impact of social determinants. Learn more about the intricacies of different surgical options, the role of adjunctive therapies in pain management, and the impact of social factors in diagnosis, progression, and individualized treatment of endometriosis.
Pelvic floor physical therapist Ingrid Harm-Ernandes details the importance of understanding the anatomy and physiology of the pelvic floor when providing pelvic floor physical therapy, and how issues within the pelvic floor musculoskeletal and nervous systems can mimic other diseases in the body, leading to misdiagnosis and ineffective treatment.
Opportunistic salpingectomy is the surgical removal of the fimbriated ends of the fallopian tubes to prevent development of ovarian cancer. The salpingectomy surgery is designed to be performed when an OBGYN physician is already present in the operating room, such as a C-section or cyst removal in patients who have completed childbearing.
Ovarian tissue cryopreservation is a groundbreaking technique in oncofertility, providing hope for patients at high risk of infertility. Learn more about the intricate process of extraction and processing of ovarian tissue, the surgical considerations involved in reintroducing the preserved tissue, and the questions around accessibility and expansion of these procedures to institutions with limited resources.
When cancer care can negatively affect fertility, fertility preservation techniques include egg freezing, sperm banking, ovarian tissue cryopreservation, and the promising investigational method of testicular tissue freezing. Learn more about the evolving landscape of oncofertility, the challenges faced, and the future directions in this comprehensive exploration of fertility preservation in the face of cancer therapies.
Oncofertility, a multidisciplinary field dedicated to preserving fertility in cancer patients, is emerging as a critical consideration in comprehensive cancer care. Learn more about the challenges and advancements in awareness and accessibility, patient counseling strategies, and the evolving system solutions shaping the field.
Navigating the intricacies of uterine transplantation necessitates an in-depth comprehension of donor selection, surgical techniques, and the unique aspects of immunosuppression in this field. Learn more about the evolving surgical strategies, the significance of securing blood flow, and the tailored application of immunosuppression.
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