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Dr. Mona Orady, MD

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

(415) 379-2900

Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco

2250 Hayes St Ste 302 San Francisco , CA 94117

Get to Know Dr. Orady

Accepting Patients
Yes

Languages
English
Arabic

Gender
Female

Experience
16 Years

Care Philosophy

Philosophy of Care:  Accurate Diagnosis Minimal intervention = Maximimum Impact

My philosophy of care has everything to do with doing the least necessary to solve the problem and allow women to return to their normal lives as soon as possible.  The key to this is accurate diagnosis of the problem, NOT the disease.  Every person is different, and the same disease process affects each patient individually in different ways.   Therefore, listening to the patient carefully with some guided diagnostic tools allows me to accurately diagnose the cause of the problem and then I am able to individualize the treatment of the patient according to her individual needs. This accurate diagnosis helps us work together to develop a treatment plan that will quickly and safely return her to normal function. There is often a range of options and I discuss all the risks and benefits of each with the patient in detail. As a minimally invasive surgeon, this often means choosing the smallest intervention possible that will effectively solve the particular problem that the patient has.  This can be as simple as an office procedure or a small outpatient procedure under local anesthesia, or can move into larger surgeries. But even larger surgeries such as hysterectomy or myomectomy can be approached in different ways such as vaginally, using Mini-Laparoscopy, Traditional Laparoscopy, or Robotic (daVinci) Assisted Laparoscopy. The approach taken is dependent on the needs of the patient and thus the pain and recovery of surgery can be minimized while accomplishing exactly what is needed to solve the problem and return her to her normal Life, only better. 

Education

University Of Western Ontario / Faculty Of Medicine 2001

Ohio State University Medical Center

Ohio State University Medical Center

Dr. Orady's Experience

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Gynecology

Robotic Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

In My Own Words

Dr. Mona Orady is currently the Director of Robotic Surgery Services at Dignity Health Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco. She was previously the Chief of Quality and Education and Site Director for the OB/GYN residency in the division of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at Tawam Hospital in affiliation with John Hopkins Medicine in Alain, UAE. Prior to that, she was the Director of Robotic Surgery Education at the Cleveland Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology & Women's Health Institute. There she developed and oversaw the minimally invasive surgery curriculum for the Gynecology residents at the Cleveland Clinic. She is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents and advancing MIS education. She was trained in Robotic Surgery in 2009 completing almost 900 complex cases to date. Her research focus is benign hysterectomy and robotic surgery applications.

Follow link for Resume:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2ptj1dZ1tpTWGRJd0cwSnMzOUE/view?usp=sharing 

Community Involvement:

Travel to teach Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques around to World.

Part of the SLS (Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons) World Team

Work as a mentor to young students and Medical students to help them follow their dreams and empower young women to encourage their leadership abilities. 

 

 

Personal Interests and Hobbies:

Cooking and eating cuisines from around the world. Ice skating, kayaking, horseback riding, skiing. Art and photography to capture the beauty of the world.

 

Awards:

Patient Care award, Third Quarter, Tawam Hospital (2016)

Honorable Mention, Best Gynecology Video, SLS Minimally Invasive Surgery Week, Las Vegas, NV (2014)

Honorable Mention, Carl Levinson Award for Best Surgical Video, SLS Minially Invasive Surgery Week, Las Vegas, NV (2014)

Cleveland Clinic MVP Award for Teamwork (2013)

Gold medal - Robotic Olympics Contest. World Robotic Gynecology Congress, Chicago, IL (2013)  

Dr. Orady's Locations

Accepting New Patients

Offices

Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco

2250 Hayes St Ste 302, San Francisco, CA 94117

(415) 379-2900 Fax: (415) 666-3144

Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco

1199 Bush St Ste 650, San Francisco, CA 94109

(415) 379-2980 Fax: (415) 346-6025

Affiliated Hospitals

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital

900 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109

St. Mary's Medical Center

450 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117

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