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William H. Parker Laparoscopic Myomectomy Telesurgery

Dear William,

On Thursday, April 7, 2011, the AAGL will be streaming a live laparoscopic myomectomy on our web site at This event is being offered in conjunction with the Turkish Society of Gynecological Endoscopy, who is hosting the Vth AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology in Istanbul, Turkey this week.

The telesurgery will feature a laparoscopic myomectomy by Dr. William Parker from St. John’s Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA. You can view the surgery live by navigating to and clicking on the WATCH LIVE NOW link on right-hand side of the web site.

The times for the event are as follows:

Event Time:
Istanbul 6:00pm – 7:00pm
New York 11:00am – 12 noon
Los Angeles 8:00am – 9:00am

We look forward to having you join us for this exciting event on Thursday!

Linda Michels,
Executive DIrector – AAGL

About Dr. William Parker

Clinical Professor, UCLA School of Medicine

Dr. William H. Parker is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecologists and is an elected Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has a successful private practice and a very impressive academic medical career. Dr. Parker is a Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine and is in private practice in Santa Monica, California.

Dr. Parker is chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint John’s Hospital and Health Center and the former Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Parker was President of the AAGL in 2000, an international association of over 5,000 gynecologists from 76 countries, after serving on its Board of Trustees for many years.

About this Event

This live telesurgey event is being produced through a partnership among the AAGL, the TSGE, and St. John’s Medical Center of Santa Monica, CA. Click on the links below to learn more about these organizations:

AAGL – Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide

TSGE – Turkish Society of Gynecological Endoscopy

St. John’s Medical Center
Santa Monica, CA

Responses to this Event

“Everyone thought you had a very hard case that you made look easy.”
Charles Miller, MD
Telesurgery Moderator, 5th AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology in Istanbul, Turkey

“Thank you very much for doing the live surgery transmission today. It was a hard case and you pointed out multiple educational points that the conference attendees appreciated very much.”
Ceana Nezhat, MD
Program Chair, 5th AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology in Istanbul, Turkey

“I felt that the event was a complete success and well received by the audience in Turkey as well as the online viewing audience.”
Craig Cocca and

Responses to this Event


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Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in San Diego, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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