Center for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Pelvic Surgery (CAMPS)

USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation

Monday, November 24, 2014

Andrew Brill, MD

Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Reparative Pelvic Surgery & Training
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California

Ted Lee, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology and
Reproductive Sciences
Division on Gynecologic Specialties
Magee-Women’s Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Steven D McCarus, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Celebration, FL
Steven D. McCarus, M.D., is a board-certified gynecologist with a specialty in laparoscopic gynecological surgery. He treats female pelvic-organ disorders, including urinary incontinence, endometriosis, pelvic pain, uterine fibroids, hormone-replacement therapy and infertility evaluations. Dr. McCarus is nationally recognized in the field of gynecological surgery.

Dr. McCarus received his medical degree from Marshall University School of Medicine, West Virginia, and served his obstetrical and gynecological residency at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. McCarus also serves as the Medical Director for Gynecological Surgery for the Surgical Learning Institute at Celebration Health.

Resad Paya Pasic, MD, PhD

University of Louisville
Department of Ob/Gyn and Women's Health
Louisville, KY

Dr. Pasic is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Director of the Section of Operative Gynecologic Endoscopy and a Co-Director of the Fellowship in Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at the University of Louisville. He is also the Director of the Postgraduate Course on Anatomy, Dissection and Reparative Pelvic Surgery on Unembalmed Female Cadavers, which is administered annually in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Pasic was the recipient of the Jefferson County Medical Society Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Medical Profession and to the Community at Large in 1993. He was also selected by his peers and awarded a “Best Doctors in America Award” for 2006-07, 2007-08, and 2009-10. In 2008, Dr. Pasic received the MOSAIC award from a local non-profit organization recognizing immigrants who have made significant contributions in their profession and in the community. He received the Best Surgeons in Louisville award in 2010.

Dr. Pasic is certified in advanced laparoscopy and hysteroscopy and he is an international educator of gynecologic endoscopy. He has published three books on Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy, and Minimally Invasive surgery, respectively. He has published a number of scientific papers. He serves on the editorial board and is an ad-hoc reviewer for several scientific journals. He has been a demanded speaker at conferences and courses and he has performed numerous live tele-surgeries worldwide. He has authored many laparoscopic surgery films and has obtained the first prize for an educational film from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology at its Annual Meeting Film Festival in 2006.

Dr. Pasic has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists – AAGL – from 2003-2005 and in 2009 he served as its President. For more information about Dr. Pasic’s professional accomplishments, please visit his website hosted at

Craig J Sobolewski, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor
Duke University Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Durham, NC

Craig J. Sobolewski, MD, a native of Ohio completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton and his MD at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. His residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology was at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Penn State University.

Dr. Sobolewski is currently board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy in Operative Laparoscopy. Dr. Sobolewski is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American college of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, The AAGL, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He serves as an examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Sobolewski is currently an Assistant Professor within Duke University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, where he also serves as Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Specialties and Chief of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. His area of clinical interests includes minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, operative hysteroscopy, operative laparoscopy, endometriosis treatment, alternatives to hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, pelvic pain and treatment of uterine fibroids.

M. Jonathon Solnik, MD, FACOG, FACS

Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Los Angeles, CA
M. Jonathon Solnik, MD is Co-Director of Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, and an attending physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Solnik is also an Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Solnik's primary clinical and research interests include the use of advanced laparoscopic techniques for gynecologic surgery. His studies have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Dr. Solnik is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Dr. Solnik received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis (UCD) and his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Emory University School of Medicine and a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Magee-Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Patrick P Yeung Jr, MD, FACOG

Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health
St. Louis University
Patrick P. Yeung, M.D., completed his medical degree at the Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences, in Canada in 2000, his residency in family medicine at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center (Missouri) in 2003 and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University Medical Center in 2007. He also completed a Fellowship in Advanced Gynecologic Endoscopy at the University of Louisville and at The Center for Endometriosis Care in 2008.

He is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Council for Obstetrics and Gynecology. His clinical interests are in laparoscopic laser excision of endometriosis, pelvic pain, cooperative procreative management, office and operative hysteroscopy, alternatives to hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, minimally invasive surgical treatment of fibroids and abnormal bleeding, robotic surgery, and scarless (single-incision) surgery.