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    • Employment<br />2008-2010Assistant Professor in the Department Of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Urogynecology division. McMaster University Medical Centre. Hamilton, Ontario. <br />Education<br />2008-2010Master of Science Community Health, Health Professions Teacher Education.<br />The Dalla Lana school of public health, University of Toronto.<br />2006-2008Urogynecology, Advanced Pelvic Reconstruction and Minimal Access Surgery Fellowship. Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto.<br />Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology. McMaster University FRCS(C).<br />1999-2001Demonstrator position in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Um Al-Qura University.<br />1998-1999 Rotating Internship at King Abdul Aziz University Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.<br />1993 -1998Medical School King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia MBChB.<br />Skills & Experience<br />As part of my practice as a Urogynecology consulatant, I am involved in caring for women with complex genitourinary and pelvic floor problems. I was also involved in teaching residents and medical students on regular basis. The Urogynecology unit is a referral center for interesting surgical problems, many of which involve previous failed continence and pelvic floor operations, and other genitourinary procedures.<br />Specialized surgical procedures I perform include Tension-Free Vaginal Tape (TVT), Transobturator Tape (TOT), Total Vaginal Mesh (TVM), Total laparoscopic hysterectomies (TLH), Laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomies (LAVH) and other minimally invasive approaches to pelvic reconstructive pelvic surgery (laparoscopic sacral colpopexy, laparoscopic Burch procedure, and laparoscopic urethral sling). As well, many cases of genitourinary fistulas, post-hysterectomy vault prolapse correcting procedures.<br />I also was conducting various urodynamic investigations. Screening urodynamics include uroflowmetry, single channel cystometry and urethral pressure profilometry. Urodynamic testing using Multi-channel monitoring with microtip transducers and simultaneous. Diagnostic cystoscopy is routinely performed during initial assessment, and intraoperatively.<br />I recently completed a master degree in community health with its main focus on medical education of health professionals. I hope to use this to improve my own student’s learning experience and also to add to the field of surgical education research.<br />Research<br />Posters<br />" Transobturator Tape for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence: Effectiveness and Predictors of Outcome" University of Toronto research day May 2009 & International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) 2009 as well as oral presentation at FIGO 2009. <br />TOT vs. TVT. Presentation at the University of Toronto research day May 2008. <br />Success rate of trans-obturator tape (tot) compared with tension-free vaginal tape (tvt) in obese women with stress urinary incontinence. University of Toronto research day May 2008 & International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) 2008.<br />The occurrence of rectocele following laparoscopic Burch versus TVT. Presented at the University of Toronto research day May 2007 & International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) 2007.<br />Retrospective studies<br />" Transobturator Tape for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence: Effectiveness and Predictors of Outcome" <br />The occurrence of rectocele following laparoscopic Burch versus tvt.<br />TOT vs. TVT.<br />Success rate of trans-obturator tape (tot) compared with tension-free vaginal tape (tvt) in obese women with stress urinary incontinence.<br />Prospective research<br />The affect of preoperative waiting time on quality of life on Urogynecology patients (Started March 2008).<br />The availability and access to new technologies and procedures for female patients with pelvic floor prolapse and stress urinary incontinence by gynecologists, urogynecologists and urologists (Started March 2008).<br />Validating a Pelvic Organ Prolapse Questionnaire (Started Dec 2007).<br />Grants and Awards<br />Surgical educator of the year 2010 for the department of OBGYN at McMaster University Canada. <br />Awarded $5000 from the OBGYN department for fellow salary support 2008.<br />Awarded $6150 from the OBGYN department’s research fund at Mount Sinai Hospital for “Randomized controlled trial of cystocele plication risks” 2007.<br />Courses<br />Pelvic floor reconstruction training and cadaver lab (Gynecare) at Mount Sinai Hosp 2009.<br />Teaching Evidence Based Medicine in the Clinical Setting 2008.<br />Advances in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. Mount Sinai Hospital 2008.<br />Interprofessional Applied Practical Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions 2007.<br />Pelvic floor reconstruction training and cadaver lab at Mount Sinai Hosp 2007.<br />Mature Women's Health Care Program Presented by Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Urogynaecology & Menopause Unit 2007.<br />Urogynecology Course held by the department of Urology and OBGYN at McGill University in Quebec City 2007.<br />Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) course 2003.<br />Professional memberships<br />Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.<br />College Of Physicians and Surgeons Of Ontario, Independent Practice License.<br />Canadian Medical Protective Association, General Obstetrics and Gynecology.<br />International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) Since 2007.<br />International Continence Society (ICS) Since 2007.<br />The Association For Surgical Education (ASE) Since 2008.<br />The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada.<br />Certification<br />Master of Science Community Health, Health Professions Teacher Education. The Dalla Lana school of public health, University of Toronto.<br />Urogynecology and pelvic floor reconstruction fellowship, University of Toronto 2006-2009.<br />FRCS (c) Obstetrics & Gynecology, Royal College Of Physicians and Surgeons Of Canada 2006.<br />Qualifying Exam part I and II, Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) 2006-2007.<br />Medical Council Of Canada Evaluating Exam 2000.<br />References<br />Danny Lovatsis, MD, FRCSC<br />Assistant Professor and Fellowship Program Director Division of Urogynecology<br />Mount Sinai Hospital<br />University of Toronto<br />dlovatsis@mtsinai.on.ca<br />Fax: 416-586-3152<br />Stephen Bates M.D, FRCSCClinical Professor<br />Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology <br />McMaster University, HSC - 4D9 phone: 905-521-2100 x76250 Fax: 905-577-0471 <br />stephenbates@xplornet.com <br />