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Dr. Lisa Roberts Serves on Conceptus’ Physician’s Advisory Panel

Raleigh, NC, March 13, 2008 --( Gynecology and Laparoscopic Surgeons, PC ( has announced that Dr. Lisa Roberts will serve on a physician’s advisory panel for Conceptus, innovator of medical devices for women’s health, on Saturday, April 5. Conceptus is the maker of Essure®, a permanent birth control procedure in which micro-inserts are placed into the fallopian tubes to impede pregnancy, which Dr. Roberts provides in office. Dr. Roberts and other participating physicians on the panel will provide feedback for Conceptus’ medical devices to assist the company in planning for future products.

“I am pleased to sit on the advisory panel for Conceptus,” said Dr. Lisa Roberts. “Participating on a panel for such an innovative and revolutionary company is a great honor.”

About Gynecology and Laparoscopic Surgeons, PC:
Gynecology and Laparoscopic Surgeons, PC, 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. Tammy Hilbert 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. Hilbert earned her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she was recognized with the prestigious Cincinnati Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Award. She completed her residency at St. Vincent Hospitals and Health Services in Indianapolis, Ind. 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

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