Cabell Huntington Hospital is pleased to announce 10 surgeons who have achieved Surgeon of Excellence designations by Surgery Review Corporation (SRC) in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery.

Surgeons of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery have served as the primary surgeon in more than 150 minimally invasive procedures and have performed at least 30 procedures annually. To attain this designation, the physicians underwent a rigorous review of all aspects of their practice by a panel of independent reviewers.

Minimally invasive surgery offers numerous patient benefits including:

• Shorter hospital stay

• Less post-operative pain and faster recovery

• Less risk of infection

• Decreased blood loss

• Less scarring

• Quicker return to normal activities

The goal of the SRC is to improve patient safety and satisfaction, increase access to minimally invasive procedures and provide data-driven results.

Physicians recognized as Surgeons of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology include:

Nadim Bou Zgheib, MD, FACOG, chairman of the CHH Robotics Committee and associate professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (MUJCESOM)

Paul S. Lee, MD, OB/GYN at CHH Women’s Health

Andrea Kellar, MD, OB/GYN

Brian Bower, MD, OB/GYN at CHH Women’s Health Merritt’s Creek

Yolanda Campbell, MD, FACOG, OB/GYN and assistant professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at MUJCESOM

Brenda Mitchell, MD, FACOG, OB/GYN and professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at MUJCESOM

Amanda Pauley, MD, FACOG, OB/GYN and assistant professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at MUJCESOM

Physicians recognized as Surgeons of Excellence in Robotic Surgery include:

Blaine Nease, MD, FACS, bariatric surgeon and assistant professor in the department of Surgery at the MUJCESOM

Paul Bown, MD, FACS, general surgeon and assistant professor in the department of Surgery at MUJCESOM

James Jenson, MD, urologic oncologist, interim medical director of the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center and professor and chair in the department of Surgery at MUJCESOM

• Dr. Campbell

• Dr. Mitchell

• Dr. Bou Zgheib

• Dr. Bower

For more information on minimally invasive procedures at Cabell Huntington Hospital, please call 304.781.IMIS (4647).

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