Dr. Lisa Roberts Contributes Chapter to Atlas of Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic Techniques for Gynecologists

Raleigh, NC, December 19, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Gynecology and Laparoscopic Surgeons, P.C. (www.glsi.info), has announced that Dr. Lisa Roberts, president and CEO of the practice, has contributed a chapter entitled “Laparoscopic Instrumentation” to the third edition of the textbook Atlas of Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic Techniques for Gynecologists, edited by Dr. Togas Tulandi. The textbook provides a practical step-by-step guide to all the laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures performed by gynecologists, with each procedure described in detail and fully illustrated with color photographs. The potential complications are described, and the circumstances in which a procedure is contraindicated are examined. The third edition has been expanded and updated to include new chapters on the latest advances in the field by the world’s leading experts.

“I am honored to have my chapter included in this textbook along with the work of such esteemed colleagues,” said Roberts. “I hope that my practical experience in laparoscopic instrumentation will benefit the other gynecologic surgeons who read this book.”

About Gynecology and Laparoscopic Surgeons, P.C.:
Gynecology and Laparoscopic Surgeons, P.C., is a Raleigh-based women’s medical practice specializing in compassionate gynecologic care and expertise in the following areas: adolescent/adult annual exams, pap smear screening, colposcopy, LEEP treatments of abnormal pap tests, hysterectomy, hysterectomy alternatives, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, advanced hysteroscopy, laser surgery, endometrial ablation, birth control and female sterilization. The practice’s special expertise is in advanced laparoscopy, which offers significantly faster recovery, less post-operative pain and much smaller scars. Gynecology and Laparoscopic Surgeons is committed to providing superior quality medical care, and through such care, empowering their patients to achieve a higher quality of life.

The practice is comprised of three female physicians: Dr. Lisa M. Roberts, Dr. Kristina Bajzak and Dr. Elizabeth Roede Barbee. Dr. Roberts is a board-certified gynecologist and graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her OB/GYN residency at Wake Forest University Medical Center, followed by two fellowships in advanced gynecologic endoscopic surgery, one under the direction of Dr. Harry Reich, a pioneer in the field, and another under Dr. Joseph Sanfilippo at Allegheny General Hospital and Magee Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. Dr. Bajzak was trained and certified in obstetrics and gynecology in Canada, where she completed medical school, residency training and a Master of Science degree in epidemiology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Bajzak also completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Laparoscopy at the Center for Women’s Care in Atlanta, Ga. under Dr. Thomas Lyons, one of the most highly skilled laparoscopic surgeons of our time. Dr. Barbee, who attended medical school at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, where she also received a master’s degree in public health. She completed her OB/GYN residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell in New York City. Dr. Barbee has fellowship training in Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at the University of North Carolina under the guidance of Dr. Ellen Wells and Dr. Tony Visco, two of the premiere urogynecologists in the Southeast. For more information on the practice, visit the Web site at www.glsi.info.

Patty Briguglio
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