Friday, August 27, 2021
10:50am - 11:30am ICT (ICT = UTC+7)
Industry Sponsored Session by BK Medical.
Clinical use of 3D ultrasound in pelvic floor dysfunction.
S. Abbas Shobeiri
S. Abbas Shobeiri, MD, MBA is the Vice-Chair of Gynecologic Subspecialties and Professor of OB/GYN, Medical Education, and Bioengineering at INOVA. Dr. Shobeiri obtained his Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington, Medical Degree from TUFTS University, and completed his residency and fellowship at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. Because of his background and experiences, Dr. Shobeiri was entrusted with establishing a state-of-the-art urogynecology section at the University of Oklahoma in 2002. Dr. Shobeiri is the director of the NAFC designated national center of excellence; continence care at INOVA, ICS, and IUGA research scholar program, a multidisciplinary INOVA-George Mason University Pelvic Floor Investigation Group, "Ultrasound of Pelvic Floor Investigation and Therapeutics" (UPFIT). Dr. Shobeiri has been the recipient of many research and educational awards, including AUGS Best Educational Research award, APGO Excellence in Teaching award, and BJOG best reviewer award. He has received funding from AUGS, ACOG, NICHD, and the industry. Dr. Shobeiri's research interests include new robotic technologies, medical device development, and pelvic floor and ultrasound imaging. He has been a grant reviewer for ACOG, AUGS, and American Federation for Aging Research. He is a manuscript reviewer for multiple journals. He has authored >200 articles in scientific journals and many chapters for textbooks standard to Gynecology, Urogynecology, and medical device development. He is the editor of "Practical Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography" book, now in 2nd edition, and "The Innovation and Evolution of Medical Devices." He has chaired annual workshops at the AUGS, ICS, IUGA, AIUM, and meetings worldwide.