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Donald I. Galen, M.D., FACOG - Curriculum Vitae

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Born: Phoenix, Arizona

Undergraduate Education: UCLA - B.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, 1961-1964

Medical School: USC School of Medicine, 1964-68; Graduated with Honors (AOA)

Internship: LAC/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1968-69

OB/GYN Residency: UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1969-73

Military Service:

  • Major, U.S. Army, Ft. Eustis, VA., 1973-74. Chief Dept. of OB/GYN
  • Major, U.S. Army, Ft. Riley, KS., 1974-75. Chief Dept. of OB/GYN

Practice Chronology:

  • 1975-1976 Dept OB/Gyn, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
  • 1976-1977 Dept Ob/Gyn, Kaiser Permanente, Hayward, CA
  • 1978-1990 Private practice in Walnut Creek, CA (Bay Area Fertility & Gynecology Medical Group)
  • 1990-2011 Surgical & Research Director for the Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area, San Ramon, CA.

Practice: Physician partner and Surgical & Research Director of the Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area, San Ramon, CA

Surgical Experience: Over 46 years and 60,000 hours experience in Operative Laparoscopy and Advanced Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic Minimally-invasive & non-incisional Surgery

Clinical Investigator: Dr. Galen has been a Principal Clinical Investigator in numerous clinical trials in the United States since 1985 (see C.V.). He has pioneered in the development and use of numerous minimally-invasive technologies in laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, and robotic surgery.

Appointments:

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Reproductive Medicine, Univ of Calif., Davis 1997–2010
  • UC San Diego, 1975-77, Assistant Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Reproductive Medicine
  • UC Davis, 1978-80, Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Practice

Professional Societies:

  • Fellow, American College of OB/GYN (FACOG)
  • Diplomate, American Board of OB/GYN (ACOG)
  • Fellow, Society of Reproductive Surgeons (SRS)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society (AOA)
  • Member, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
  • Former President and Member of the East Bay Gynecologic Society
  • Certified by the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy, Inc (AAGL) in both Advanced Operative Hysteroscopy and Laparoscopy

Attending Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers:

  • San Ramon Regional Medical Center (SRRMC), San Ramon, CA.
  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA

Administrative Positions Held:

  • President, East Bay Gynecologic Society
  • Chairman, Dept. of OB/GYN, Mt. Diablo Hospital Medical Center (MDHMC)
  • Chairman, Dept. of Medical Education, MDHMC
  • Chairman, Credentials Committee, SRRMC
  • Chairman, Interdisciplinary Practice Committee, SRRMC
  • Member, Operating Room Committee, SRRMC
  • Executive Board Member and Credentials Committee, WCASC
  • Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, SRRMC
  • Member, Bioethics Committee, SRRMC
  • Chairman, Physician's Well-Being Committee, SRRMC
  • Member, Valleycare Health System Institutional Review Board
  • Surgical & Research Director at the Reproductive Science Center of the Bay Area

Subspecialty Interests:

  • In Vitro Fertilization –Co-Founder of IVF program in 1983-present
  • Hysteroscopic tubal occlusion for hydrosalpinx prior to IVF (off-label studies)
  • Advanced Operative Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Endometrial Ablation and Hysteroscopic Resection of fibroids, polyps, septa
  • Acessa Radio-Frequency Ablation of Uterine Fibroids
  • Prevention of Surgical Complications and Reduction in Medico-legal Liability courses
  • Research Director - new medical device development, new pharmaceutical products
  • Licensed Fluoroscopic Operator & Supervisor Permit, California, In-office HSG procedures
  • CME Course Director and Lecturer in the United States, Canada and European Union

Current Positions:

  • Medical Director, Halt Medical, Inc.
  • Galen Consulting, CEO
  • Surgical Preceptor and Instructor in Advanced Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Gynecologic Surgery
  • Clinical Investigator and consultant for new product development
  • Medical-Legal consultant regarding standard-of-care, and clinical case reviews

Consulting:

Dr. Galen provides expert consulting & research services to medical product manufacturers and has been a Principal Clinical Investigator for many FDA-approved
studies including:

  • Laparoscopic Radio Frequency Thermal Ablation of uterine fibroids (HaltMedical, Inc)
  • Off-label use of Essure Microinsert for Hydrosalpinx prior to IVF/FET cycles
  • Adiana system off-label use for Hydrosalpinx prior to IVF/FET cycles
  • Neurocrine Elagolix Petal Study in Endometriosis (Neurocrine, Inc)
  • Nova Sure System for Global Endometrial Ablation, (Novacept, Inc)
  • LaparoLift System for Gasless Laparoscopy, (Origin Medical Systems)
  • Radiofrequency Treatment for Urinary Stress Incontinence, (SURx, Inc)
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy using the KOH Colpotomizer, (Cooper Surgical, Inc)
  • Essure STOP Study: Hysteroscopic Permanent Contraception, (Conceptus, Inc)
  • Adiana Study: Hysteroscopic Permanent Contraception (Hologic, Inc.)
  • Radially Dilatating Cannulas (STEP) for Laparoscopic Access, (InnerDyne, Inc)
  • Phase III 12 month Extension Study for Uterine Leiomyomata (Tap Pharmaceuticals, Inc)
  • Phase II Multicenter open-label study to evaluate Ovarian Activity (Duramed, Inc)
  • Laparoscopic Adhesion Prevention Study, (Cohesion, Inc/Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc)
  • Argon Beam Coagulation Laparoscopic Studies, (Birtcher Medical, Inc)
  • Siemens Ultrasound, USA, Medical Advisory Board Member
  • Minerva Surgical, Inc. –Medical Advisory Board Member
  • Hologic, Inc. Speaker's Bureau and Medical Advisory Board Member

Editorial Duties:

  • Ad Hoc member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (AAGL) - current
  • Ad Hoc medical reviewer for Fertility/Sterility -current
  • Member of the Board of Editors, Medical Video Production's Video Journal of OB/GYN (VJOG), St. Louis, MO

Advanced Operative Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Surgical Courses:
Instructor and Surgeon

  • Reproductive Science Center of the San Francisco Bay Area, San Ramon, California
  • Masters Course in Advanced Operative Laparoscopy, St. Croix, VI
  • San Ramon Regional Medical Center, San Ramon, CA., advanced operative laparoscopy instruction for visiting gynecologists from Russia, Ukraine, UK, Australia,Europe, Japan, India and throughout the USA
  • Instructor for Reversal of Female Sterilization using Microsurgical Techniques
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, San Francisco, CA, Milwaukee, WI, Nashville, TN

For a detailed list of over 100 publications & presentations, please go to Dr. Galen's website at "drgalen.com"


Publications & References:

  1. Early detection of normal vs. abnormal pregnancies with vaginal sector ultrasound. Galen, D., Jacobson, A., 16th Ann. AAGL Mtg., San Francisco, CA (Nov. 1987).
  2. A successful in vitro fertilization program, 747 consecutive cases. Galen D., Jacobson A., Pacific Coast Fertil. Soc. Mtg., Palm Springs, CA (1986).
  3. Microsurgical tubal reanastomosis, a successful private program. Galen D., Jacobson A., Reprod. Med., 31:595-97 (July 1986).
  4. Acute puerperal uterine inversion. Galen D., 21st Annual So. Cal. Permanente Med. Group Mtg., Monterey, CA (1982).
  5. Fatal air embolism in pregnancy. Galen D., 11th Annual AAGL Meeting, Monterey, CA (1982).
  6. The heterogeneous nature of HMG (Pergonal) in an IVF program. Jacobson, A., Galen, D., Pacific Coast Fertil. Mtg., Las Vegas, NV (1985).
  7. A novel superovulation regimen: Three-day gonadotropin releasing agonist with overlapping gonadotropins. Jacobson A., Galen D., American Fertil. Soc. 46th Ann. Mtg. (Oct. 1990).
  8. A successful outpatient microsurgical tubal reanastomosis program. Galen, D., Jacobson, A., Pacific Coast Fertil. Soc. Mtg. (April 1991).
  9. Poikilocytosis in cancer patients. Galen, D., Kern, W., Calif. Med, 106:447-449 (June 1967).
  10. A modified technique for aspiration of oocytes from human ovarian follicles. Galen, D., Jacobson, A: Fertil Steril, 44:No 3, 429 (1985).
  11. Heterotopic Pregnancies and in vitro fertilization. Jacobson, A., Galen, D: Fertil. Steril, 54:No 1, 179 (July 1990).
  12. Reproductive roulette-Prognosis for ovarian failure. Jacobson, A., Galen, D., Weckstein, L: Fertil Steril, 55:No 2, 446-447 (Feb 1991).
  13. The adverse effect of paraovarian adhesions on follicular growth. Galen D., Jacobson A., ACOG District 9 Meeting, Reno, NV (Oct 1985).
  14. A successful term pregnancy in a 49 year-old woman using donated oocytes.Jacobson, A., Galen, D: Fertil Steril, 54: No 3, 546 (Sept 1990).
  15. Pharmacology and infertility. Galen, D: Contra Costa Pharmacy Assn. Serono Symposia Conf., Concord, CA (Nov 1990).
  16. A novel superovulation regimen: 3-day gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist with overlapping gonadotropins. Jacobson A., Galen D., et al., Fertil Steril, 56:No 6, 1169:1172 (Dec 1991).
  17. The role of cryopreservation in gamete intrafallopian transfer and zygote intrafallopian transfer. Weckstein, L., Jacobson, A., Galen, D: Assisted Reproductive Reviews (William Wilkins) Vol 2 No. 1 (March 1992).
  18. Excellent pregnancy rates with elevated mid-cycle serum progesterone levels in an egg donor with in vitro fertilization embryo transfer cycles. Jacobson, A., Weckstein L., Galen D., Abstract submitted to the American Fertility Society 48th Annual Meeting (Nov 1992).
  19. Sexual intercourse prior to ovulation improves pregnancy rates in cycles of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and intrauterine insemination. Weckstein L., Galen D., 41st Annual Meeting Pacific Coast Fertil Society (April 1993).
  20. Outpatient microsurgery tubal reanastomosis. Galen D., Jacobson A., Weckstein L., Video Journal of Obstetrics/Gynecology (VJOG) Vol 5, No. 2 (March 1992).
  21. Laparoscopic hysterectomy. Galen D., Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Video Presentation at the ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (April 1992).
  22. The treatment of the infertile couple in my Ob/Gyn practice: Is it feasible? Galen D., Serono Symposia, San Francisco, Meeting Chairman & Speaker (June 1992).
  23. Medical advisor and contributor for The Infertility Book. Harkness C., Celestial Arts Press, Berkeley, CA (1992).
  24. Out-patient laparoscopic hysterectomy. Galen D., Symposium on advanced surgical techniques, Napa, CA (Jan 16, 1993).
  25. Outpatient laparoscopic hysterectomy. Galen D., Video J of Ob/Gyn (VJOG), Vol. 6, No. 3 (May 1993).
  26. Motivational factors in potential oocyte donors. Logan H., Hampton K., McAleese A., Jacobson A., Galen D., Weckstein L., 41st Annual Meeting Pacific Coast Fertility Society (April 1993).
  27. Screening and selection of 100 consecutive potential oocyte donors. Jacobson A., Weckstein L., Galen D., Hampton K., Logan H., 41st Annual Meeting Pacific Coast Fertility Society (April 1993).
  28. Improvement in pregnancy rates with oocyte donation in older recipients with the addition of progesterone vaginal suppositories. Weckstein, L., Jacobson, A., Galen, D., Hampton, K., Ivani, K., Andres, J: 41st Annual Meeting Pacific Coast Fertility Society, (April 1993).
  29. Motivational factors for choosing anonymous and nonanonymous donors in an oocyte donor program. Hampton, K., Weckstein, L., Jacobson, A., Galen, D: 41st Annual Meeting Pacific Coast Fertility Society (April 1993).
  30. Argon beam coagulation "rescue" for correction of hemorrhage during pelviscopy. Galen, D., Weckstein, L., Jacobson, A: First International Gynecologic Endoscopic Film festival, San Diego, CA (Aug. 1 993).
  31. Outpatient laparoscopic hysterectomy-a review of 50 patients. Galen, D., Jacobson, A., Weckstein, L: World Congress of Gyn Endoscopy, AAGL 22nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Nov 1993).
  32. Argon beam coagulation "rescue" for correction of hemorrhage during pelviscopy. Galen, D., Jacobson, A., Weckstein, L: World Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy, AAGL 22nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Nov 1993).
  33. Gasless laparoscopy roundtable chair and participant. Galen, D: AAGL 22nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Nov 1993).
  34. Argon beam coagulation rescue to correct bleeding during pelviscopy. Galen,D., Jacobson, A., Weckstein, L: J of the American Assn. Gyn. Laparoscopists, Vol. 1 No. 2, 146-49 (Feb 1994).
  35. Endometrial thickness and pregnancy outcome in oocyte donation cycles. Weckstein, L., Jacobson, A., Galen, D., et al: Presented at the 41st Annual Meeting Pacific Coast Fertility Society, Indian Wells, CA. (April 1994).
  36. Excellent ongoing pregnancy rates in an oocyte donor program utilizing both fresh and frozen transfers of cleaved embryos. Jacobson, A., Weckstein, L., Galen, D., et al, Pacific Coast Society Meeting, Indian Wells, CA. (April 1994).
  37. Gasless laparoscopy. Galen, D., Video Journal of Ob/Gyn (VJOG), Vol. VII, No. 2 (March 1994).
  38. Outpatient laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy. Galen, D., et al., J. Am. Assoc. Gyn. Laparoscopists. 1(3): 241-45 (May 1994).
  39. Argon beam coagulation for treatment of ovarian cysts and endometriomas. Galen, D., Jacobson, A., Weckstein, L., Int'l Congress of Gyn Endoscopy, AAGL 23rd Ann. Mtg., New York (Oct. 1994).
  40. A difficult LAVH/BSO case with dense pelvic and abdominal adhesions present. Galen, D., Jacobson, A., Weckstein, L., Int'l Congress of Gyn Endoscopy, AAGL 23rdAnn. Mtg., New York (Oct. 1994).
  41. Gasless laparoscopy technique using the Laparolift System. Galen, D., Jacobson, A.,Weckstein, L., Int'l Congress of Gyn Endoscopy, AAGL 23rd Ann. Mtg., New York (Oct. 1994).
  42. Influence of the number of oocyte donor cycles on cycle outcome. Hampton K., Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Galen D., Cain E., Pacific Coast Fertil. Soc. Mtg., Indian Wells, CA (April 1994).
  43. Gynecologic endoscopy masters course. Daniell J., Galen D., Levine R., Miller C., Clarke C., St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (Jan. 1995).
  44. You make the call: Endoscopic treatment of laparoscopic complications. Galen D., III Video Journal of Ob/Gyn (VJOG) Nos. 1-6 (1995).
  45. Low dose aspirin for oocyte donation recipients with a thin endometrium: A prospective randomized study. Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Galen D. et al, Pacific Coast Fertil. Soc. Mtg., San Diego, CA (April 1995).
  46. Timing of cryopreserved embryo transfer in relation to LH surge. Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Galen D. et al, Pacific Coast Fertil. Soc. Mtg., San Diego, CA (April 1995).
  47. Primary coping mechanisms utilized by couples undergoing advanced reproductive procedures. Logan H., Cancel K., Galen D., et al, Pacific Coast Fertil. Soc. Mtg., SanDiego, CA (April 1995).
  48. Open-label, multicenter study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Metrodin XP administered by the subcutaneous route during pituitary down-regulation, for multiple follicle development in 60 women undergoing in vitro fertilization & embryo transfer. Awadalla SG, Grainger D., Jacobson A., Katayama P., Kenigsberg GD, Miller C., Galen D., et al, Presented and the Int'l IVF Conf., Vienna (April 1995).
  49. Gasless Laparoscopy. Galen D., IV Video Journal of General Surgery 2 (June 1995).
  50. Extraperitoneal laparoscopic burch complication. Galen D., Hannah S., Jacobson A., Weckstein L., Presented at the AAGL 24th Ann. Mtg., Orlando, FL (Nov. 1995).
  51. LAVH: Matching surgical technique to physician ability and cost containment. Galen D., Jacobson A., Weckstein L., Presented at the AAGL 24th Ann. Mtg., Orlando, FL (Nov. 1995).
  52. Gasless laparoscopy for gynecology: A review of 80 cases. Galen D., Hall P., Clark D., Presented at the AAGL 24th Ann. Mtg., Orlando, FL (Nov. 1995).
  53. Nonsurgical tubal sterilization in women: Prototypes tested in rabbits. Thurmond A., Galen D., Presented at the 4th Congress of the European Soc. For Gyn. Endoscopy, Brussels, Belgium (Dec. 1995).
  54. Laparoscopic complications, Special Edition. Hunt R., Galen D., Reich H., Nezhat F., Video Journal of Ob/Gyn (VJOG) (Nov. 1995).
  55. Argon beam coagulator: Laparoscopic coagulation of endometriosis, luna and presacral neurectomy. Galen D., IX Video Journal of Ob/Gyn (VJOG) 1 (Jan. 1996).
  56. Surgery vs. IVF. Galen D., INCIID Conf. on Infertil. and Pregnancy Loss, Orlando, FL (March 1996).
  57. Radially expandable laparoscopic access device: A controlled comparison of complication rate, effectiveness and cost. Galen D., Jacobson A., Weckstein L., Rasor J., et al, Presented at the AAGL 24th Ann. Mtg., Orlando, FL (Nov. 1995).
  58. Extraperitoneal laparoscopic burch trocar complication. Galen D., Hannah S., Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Presented at the 3rd Int'l Gyn. Endoscopic Film Festival, Phoenix, AZ (May 1996).
  59. Laparoscopic hysterectomy, the last piece of the puzzle. Galen, D., Presented at the Endoscopic Advances in Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy Conf., St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, WI (April 1996).
  60. RUMI and KOH Colpotomizer for laparoscopic hysterectomy, lecture and surgical demonstration. Galen D., Endoscopic Advances in Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy Conf., St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, WI (April 1996).
  61. Gasless laparoscopy: A review of 180 cases. Galen D., et al, Presented at the Int'l Soc. for Gyn. Endoscopy Ann. Mtg., Chicago, IL (April 1996).
  62. Radially expandable access device cuts bleeding. Galen D., Ob/Gyn News (June 1, 1996).
  63. Intravenous immunoglobin for in vitro fertilization failure in patients with autoimmune abnormalities. Kiprov D., Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Galen D., Weaver C., Presented at the Amer. Soc. for Rep. Immunology, Knoxville, TN (June 1996).
  64. New and evolving technologies. Galen D., The Video Encyclopedia of Endoscopic Surgery for the Gynecologist, Bk. 8 Supplement, Medical Video Productions, St. Louis, MO (1996).
  65. The feasibility of a new transcervical fallopian tubal sterilization device in hysterectomy patients. Cooper J., Parsons A., Love B., Galen D., Thurmond A., Confino E., et al., Presented at the World Congress of Gyn. Endoscopy, Rome, Italy (1997).
  66. Doppler pulsatility index as a predictor of pregnancy in an A.R.T. program. Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Galen D., Hammel J., Hampton K., Presented at the Pacific Coast Fertility Society Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, CA (April 1997).
  67. The use of argon beam coagulation, ultrasonic scalpel, KOH colpotomizer and linear staples for LAH. Galen, D., Presented at the 4th World Symposium on Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, San Francisco, CA (April 1997).
  68. Matching surgical skill to laparoscopy equipment. Galen D., Galen E., Contemp. Ob/Gyn 42:67-78 (April 1997).
  69. Virtual elimination of trocar-related laparoscopic complications using radially dialating cannulas-A review of 476 step cannula placements. Galen D., Jacobson A., Weckstein LN., Kaplan RA., Denevi KL., Presented at the World Congress of Gyn. Endoscopy, Rome, Italy, (1997).
  70. Laparoscopic excisions of a blind right rudimentary uterine horn. Galen DI., DeneviKL., Presented at the World Congress of Gyn. Endoscopy, Rome, Italy (1997).
  71. Total LAH using the KOH colpotomizer and rumi-vaginal balloon. Galen D., Presented at the Int'l. Congress of Gyn. Endoscopy, AAGL 26th Ann. Mtg., Seattle, WA. (Sept 1997).
  72. Radially expandable laparoscopic access device: A review of 514 placements in 278 patients. Galen D., Jacobson A., Weckstein L., Denevi K., Kaplan R., Presented at the Int'l Congress of Gyn. Endoscopy, AAGL 26th Ann. Mtg., Seattle, WA., (Sept. 1997).
  73. Low-dose aspirin therapy for oocyte donation recipients with a thin endometrium: Prospective randomized study. Weckstein L., Jacobson A., Galen D., Hampton K., Hammel J., J. Fertil. Steril. 68:927-30, (1997).
  74. Reduction of cannula-related laparoscopic complications using a radially expanding access device. Galen D., et al, J. Am. Assoc. Gyn. Laparoscopy 6(1):79-84 (1999).
  75. Thermal Urethroplasty for the Treatment of SUI as a Minimally Invasive Technique to Shrink the Endopelvic Fascia: Two Surgical Approaches. Galen D, Avon M, Kaplan R, presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society, Denver, Colorado, August 1999.
  76. Prospective Investigation of the effect of Laparoscopic Electrothermal Treatment of Female Stress Incontinence. Galen D, presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society, Denver, Aug 1999.
  77. Use of Thermal Urethroplasty as a Minimally Invasive Technique to Shrink the Soft Tissue of the Endopelvic Fascia. Galen D, presented at the 8th Congress of the European Society for Gyn Endoscopy, Stockholm, Sweden, September 1999.
  78. Clinical Outcome from over 25,000 Radially Dilating Step® Cannula placements during Laparoscopic Surgery. Galen D, presented at the Global Congress of GynEndoscopy, AAGL 28th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, November 1999.
  79. Prospective Investigation on the Effect of Laparoscopic Electrothermal Treatment of Endopelvic Fascia for Women with GUSI. Galen D, Jacobson A, Weckstein L, Kaplan R, Avon M, Abbott K. Presented at the Global Congress of Gyn Endoscopy, AAGL 28th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, November 1999.
  80. High Pregnancy Rates with IVF Surrogacy.Jacobson A, Weckstein L, Galen D,Hampton K, Ivani K,Pacific Coast Fertil Society Mtg, April, 1998.
  81. Thermal Urethroplasty: Short and intermediate results of a new treatment for stress urinary incontinence. Galen D, Abbott K, Avon M, Presthus J, Abala D, Obstet Gynecol Vol 95, No 4 (supplement), April, 2000.
  82. Histologic results of a new treatment for stress urinary incontinence without implantable materials. Galen D, Obstet Gynecol Vol 95, No 4 (supplement), April, 2000.
  83. Improved patient outcomes using a radially expandable access device for laparoscopic surgery. Galen D, Obstet Gynecol Vol 95, No 4 (supplement), April, 2000.
  84. Improved blastocyst development by combining media from two different commercial vendors. Weckstein L, Jacobson A, Galen D, Ivani K, Walker D, Fertility Sterility Vol 73, No 4, Supplement 1, April, 2000.
  85. Prognostic Significance of a Biochemical Pregnancy in IVF Cycles. Weckstein L, Jacobson A, Galen D, Smikle C, Willman S, Shen W, Walker D, Ivani K, Fertil Steril vol 75, No 4, Suppl, April 2001.
  86. Radio Frequency Bladder Neck Suspension: Long-Term Results Using a Laparoscopic Approach. Galen D, Abbott K, Albala D, Ou C, Presthus J, Ross J, Obstet Gynecol 97:49S, April 2001.
  87. New Technologies, Clinical Outcomes, and Emerging Liability Issues in Laparoscopic Surgery. Galen D, Galen E, J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 7(3):S72, April 2000.
  88. Retreatment by Conventional Burch Procedure after Radio Frequency Bladder Neck Suspension. Galen D, J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 7(3):S18, April 2000.
  89. Galen D, Garza-Leal J, Laberge P, Scott J, Leyland N, Martyn P. Clinical safety and efficacy of endometrial ablation using the NovaSure System. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2001;8(3), S20.
  90. Abbott K, Albala D, Galen D, Presthus J, Ou C, Ross J. Laparoscopic radiofrequency bladder neck suspension. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2001;8(3), S2.
  91. Galen D. The first robotic-assisted laparoscopic tubal reversal performed in the United States using the DaVinci computer-assisted surgical system. J Am Asso Gynecol Laparosc 2001;8(3), S90.
  92. Galen D, Abbott K, Albala C, Ou C, Presthus J, Ross J. Radio frequency bladder neck suspension: Long term results using a laparoscopic approach. Proc 10th Congress Europ Soc for Gynecol Endoscopy 2001, Lisbon, Portugal.
  93. Fulmer B, Sakamoto K, Turk T, Galen D et al: Acute and long-term outcomes of radio frequency bladder neck suspension. J of Urology, 167:141, 2002.
  94. A Randomized, Multicenter Trial of Safety and Efficacy of the NovaSure System in the Treatment of Menorrhagia. Cooper J, Gimpelson, R, Laberge P, Galen D, et al. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 9(4):418-28, 2002
  95. One-Year followup results of a randomized, multi-center clinical study of the NovaSure impedance controlled endometrial ablation system. Galen D. Fertil Steril 78(3), Suppl 1, Sept 2002.
  96. Robotic Laparoscopic Tubal Reversal Using Artifical Intelligence. Galen D. Presented at the Am Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting, Sep 2002.
  97. Vancaille TG, Herbst S, Harris M, Cooper JM, Galen DI, Zimmerman, J. The Adiana Procedure: Early Results of the Ease Clinical Trial. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2003;10(3). S6.
  98. Galen DI, Shephard B. Women's Health Update–2003 CME course in Alaska, July, 2003.
  99. Galen, DI. Outpatient-Based Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy CME course given in conjunction with the ACOG 52nd Annual Clinical Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May, 2004.
  100. Galen, DI. Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic Myomectomy CME course given in conjunction with the ACOG 53rd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 2005.
  101. Galen, D, Shephard, B. Women's Health Update CME course, Alaska, July 2005.
  102. Galen, D. Supracervical Laparoscopic Hysterectomy CME course given in conjunction with the ACOG 24th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2006.
  103. Galen D, McWatters J. Utilization of the Essure Microinsert for the treatment of Hydrosalpinx prior to In Vitro Fertilization. Fertil Steril88(1) 0-42, Sept 2007.
  104. Galen D, McWatters J. Using the Essure Micro-insert for the Treatment of Hydrosalpinx prior to In Vitro Fertilization. J Min Invasive Surg, 14:6, Sup 49, Nov, 2007.
  105. Galen D. Women's Health update CME course, Italy, May 2009
  106. Galen D. Women's Health Update CME course, Mexico, April 2011.
  107. Galen D, Khan N, Richter K. Essure Multicenter Off-Label Treatment for Hydrosalpinx before In Vitro Fertilization. J Min Invasive Gynecology, 18(3), 338-342, May 2011.
  108. Galen D. An Analysis of Phase II and Phase III Procedures of Radiofrequency Volumetric Ablation of Symptomatic Fibroids. This was presented at the 20th SLS Meeting & Endo Exposition in Los Angeles, CA September, 2011. This received the Best Gynecology Paper award for this meeting.
  109. Dr. Galen was the featured Speaker at the Midwest Reproductive Symposium, Chicago, June, 2011.
  110. Lee B, Galen D. Menorrhagia: The Contribution of Intramural Leiomyomata. Presented at the 40th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (AAGL), Hollywood, FL, Nov. 2011.
  111. Galen D, Kemp L, Lee, B. Screening Characteristics of Patients with Fibroids and Moderate-to-Severe Menorrhagia (160-500 ml). British Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy Annual Scientific Meeting, Cardiff, Wales. April, 2012.
  112. Guido R, Levine D, Galen D, Macer J, Falls J, Tilley I, Chudnoff S - Reduction in Uterine and Fibroid Volumes in 135 Consecutive Subjects Following Laparoscopic and Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Fibroids: 12 month Follow-up. J Minim Invasive Gynecology (19)6, Nov 2012.
  113. Galen, D, Isaacson K, Lee B. Does Menstrual Bleeding Decrease After Ablation of Intramural Myomas? A Retrospective Study. J Min Invasive Gynecology 20(6), 830-835, Nov/Dec, 2013.
  114. Galen, D. Laparoscopic Ultrasound-Guided RadioFrequency Volumetric Thermal Ablation (RFVTA) of Deep Intramural Fibroids. J Min Invasive Gynecology, 20(6), Nov/Dec, 2013.
  115. Isaacson K, Galen D, Lee B. Menstrual Blood Loss Reduction in Subjects with Intramural Uterine Fibroids Treated by Radiofrequency Volumetric Thermal Ablation (RFVTA). S35, J Min Invasive Gynecology 20(6), November/December 2013.

 

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