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Dr. Mona Orady is currently the director of robotic surgery services at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, California, practicing minimally invasive gynecological surgery at Dignity Medical Foundation. Formerly, Dr. Orady served as the chief of quality and education in OB/GYN at Tawam Hospital in affiliation with John Hopkins Medicine in Alain, UAE. Prior to this, she was the director of robotic surgery education at the Cleveland Clinic Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health Institute from 2012 to 2015, specializing in robotic surgery in benign gynecology. While at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Orady developed and oversaw the minimally invasive surgery (MIS) curriculum for gynecology residents.
She previously spent three years as a senior staff physician in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. There, she was a member of the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery and was faculty for the AAGL-accredited Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Orady is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents and advancing MIS surgery education with involvement on the Robotic Special Interest Group (SIG) at AAGL, formerly known as the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. She has served for the last four years as an active board member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). After completing a B.Sc. from McMaster University and an M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2001, Dr. Orady completed her residency in OB/GYN at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Board certified from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2007, she is a current fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Orady was trained in robotic surgery in 2008 and has completed more than 1,000 complex cases to date. Her expertise is in complex surgery, menstrual disorders, fibroids, and endometriosis. She also cares for more specialized gynecology patients with pelvic pain, dyspareunia, vulvar disorders, and pediatric gynecological conditions. Her main research focuses are benign hysterectomy, endometriosis, mini/micro laparoscopy, and robotic surgery applications.