Master Surgeons Recognized by Surgery Review Corporation

Published: Monday, June 4, 2018

Cabell Huntington Hospital is pleased to announce seven surgeons who have achieved Master Surgeon designation by Surgery Review Corporation (SRC).  CHH is the only hospital in the state of West Virginia to be recognized as a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (COEMIG) by the SRC. In addition to accreditation, SRC recognized Master Surgeons in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery.

Master Surgeons in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery have served as the primary surgeon in more than 150 minimally invasive procedures and have performed at least 30 procedures annually. To attain this designation, the physicians underwent a rigorous review of all aspects of their practice by a panel of independent reviewers.

Physicians recognized as Master Surgeons in Minimally Invasive Gynecology include:

  • Nadim Bou Zgheib, MD, FACOG, chairman of the CHH Robotics Committee and assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
  • Brian Bower, MD, OB/GYN., CHH Women’s Health Merritt’s Creek
  • Yolanda Campbell, MD, FACOG, obstetrician/gynecologist with Marshall Health and assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
  • Brenda Mitchell, MD, FACOG, obstetrician/gynecologist with Marshall Health and professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
  • Amanda Pauley, MD, FACOG, obstetrician/gynecologist with Marshall Health and assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Physicians recognized as Master Surgeons in Robotic Surgery include: 

  • Dr. Bou Zgheib
  • Dr. Bower
  • Paul Bown, MD, FACS, a general surgeon with Marshall Health and assistant professor in the department of surgery at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
  • Dr. Campbell
  • James Jenson, MD, urologic oncologist, interim medical director of the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center and professor in the department of surgery at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
  • Dr. Mitchell

Minimally invasive surgery offers numerous patient benefits including:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Less post-operative pain and faster recovery
  • Less risk of infection
  • Decreased blood loss
  • Less scarring
  • Quicker return to normal activities

 

The goal of the SRC is to improve patient safety and satisfaction, increase access to minimally invasive procedures and provide data-driven results. 

For more information on minimally invasive procedures at Cabell Huntington Hospital, please call 304.781.IMIS (4647).