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Endo Doc List

The following list is a copy of the list previously located at This website has gotten express permission to duplicate the list from the owner. In the future, the appearance of the list my change as more fields for endometriosis associated doctors are added. Please read the following disclaimers. If you do not understand the disclaimer please e-mail me at

This site last updated in 01/05.

10/16/05 - New, large update is currently underway!!!

Finding A Doctor Who Really Can Treat Endometriosis...

...Seems like an exercise in futility. But they do exist! See Also: for an article that can help a little with some tips on how to effectively choose, and work with, a physician to treat and manage your Endometriosis. For a free pain journal, see

Before reading the "List," please read the "Rules:"

Note that I do not personally phone up each and every single doctor listed herein to confirm their status, nor will I begin doing so at any point in the future. They are listed here because at least one of their patients wanted them to be. It is not my place to debate with a woman whether or not her doctor is "good" or to undertake personal screening of those herein.

This is not an Endometriosis Research Center-provided or endorsed list. They are not even remotely involved in the compilation or maintenance of this list. Please do not ask me to contact the ERC to comment on, remove or update any listings.

This is not an Endometriosis Association-provided or endorsed list. They are not even remotely involved in the compilation or maintenance of this list. Please do not ask me to contact the EA to comment on, remove or update any listings.

This is not an AOL Health/WebMD provided or endorsed list. They are not even remotely involved in the compilation or maintenance of this list. Please do not ask me to contact AOL Health/WebMD to comment on, remove or update any listings.

Doctors listed on this page are absolutely NOT being touted as excision specialists or as physicians who do not engage in GnRH usage. They are listed here by their patients because those patients had good experiences with them. Nothing more, nothing less. I have NOTHING to do with the contents of the list. It is FOR patients, BY patients.

Every effort is made to note details when applicable, but owner neither expresses nor implies any responsibility for any experience with any doctor listed herein. I absolutely cannot, do not, and will not process any screening or confirmation of details associated with listings herein beyond what a patient provides me with.

Implemented in 1996 and revised countless times since then, this list provides several referrals that have been shared over time throughout the Endometriosis community. However, it is by no means an exhaustive or complete listing of all doctors who treat Endo, and inclusion herein absolutely does not imply endorsement of any practitioners by owner.

ONLY patients can add physicians to this list. Doctors cannot add themselves to the listing under any circumstances. Unlike some sources that accept "donations" in exchange for referrals, this list is publicly available and free to access for all, and I do not accept one cent from any source for anything related to the upkeep of the list.

In the interest of patient privacy, you will not be provided, under any circumstances, with the contact information for the patient(s) who made a good or bad referral for any physician listed. Don't ask.

When complaints are received about a doctor, the physician(s) is/are marked accordingly. You will see that some physicians are marked as "removed." This is done because it is just as important to stay away from the "bad" docs, as it is to find one of the good ones.

The list is patient compiled and maintained. Details are listed exactly as they are provided, spelling errors and all.

In simple terms:
Use This List at Your Own Risk.
*This list is for information and convenience purposes ONLY*


• Go to AMA home page and click on "Physician Select" at

• You may also obtain referrals (off-list) from members of the Endometriosis Research Center EndoAngelTM or GirlTalkTM Listservs, which is the Internet's largest electronic Endo support group. The ERC Listserv has thousands of members from all over the world, where all topics related to Endo are discussed daily. To join (free, of course), please visit EndoAngelTM or GirlTalkTM. Note that you will need to give permission to be emailed privately to the Listserv members, as physician referrals are not permitted on the list. The ERC also has a NEW ListServ specifically designed for doctor referrals and discussions. To join FREE, please visit EndoDocsTM.

• Also consider joining the terrific ladies over at WebMD's Endo Board, by visiting

• You should also be sure to check out the Women's Surgery Group, which consists of pelvic surgery experts from all over the world. Their site is constantly being updated at

• You can also find a listing of practitioners who are participants in the International Pelvic Pain Society at

• And finally, be sure to check out the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons at

Note: for those who do not wish to undergo GnRH therapy, you should be advised that the following physicians are openly pro-GnRH and/or sit on various GnRH manufacturer advisory boards: Joseph Gambone, MD; Brian Mittman, MD; Malcolm Munro, MD; Anthony Scialli, MD; Craig Winkel, MD; David Olive, MD; Glenn Schattman, MD; Eric Surrey, MD. Coincidentally enough, most if not all of these same physicians also openly advocate pre-diagnostic GnRH usage, a practice which is viewed as controversial at best and unethical at worst. For more information, be sure to read

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~*~*~PLEASE NOTE~*~*~

This list is NOT a list of Endometriosis Specialists or Excision Surgeons. This is simply a list of patient-recommended doctors to help other women find compassionate, knowledgable doctors. I have had many people e-mailing me to tell me some of the doctors listed are not specialists. If you read the information above, it STATES that these doctors are NOT all specialists. Most of them are great doctors with a general knowledge of the disease. All doctors should be considered 'Doctors with a general knowledge of the disease' unless otherwise noted next to their name, in bright red, that they are specialists.

    |Alabama| |Alaska| |Arizona| |Arkansas| |California| |Colorado| |Connecticut| |Delaware|
    |District of Columbia| |Florida| |Georgia| |Hawaii| |Idaho| |Illinois| |Indiana| |Iowa| |Kansas| |Kentucky| |Louisiana| |Maine| |Maryland| |Massachusetts| |Michigan| |Minnesota| |Mississippi| |Missouri| |Montana| |Nebraska| |Nevada| |New Hampshire| |New Jersey| |New Mexico| |New York|
    |North Carolina| |North Dakota| |Ohio| |Oklahoma| |Oregon| |Pennsylvania| |Rhode Island|
    |South Carolina| |South Dakota| |Tennessee| |Texas| |Utah| |Vermont| |Virginia| |Washington|
    |West Virginia| |Wisconsin|

    |Australia| |Canada| |Iran|


Richard E. Blackwell, PhD, MD
The Kirklin Clinic at University of Alabama in Birmingham
2000 Sixth Avenue
South Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 801-8225

Dr. C. Paul Perry [widely recognized as an Endometriosis/pelvic pain expert]
C. Paul Perry Chronic Pelvic Pain Clinic
Brookwood Medical Center
Birmingham, AL



Dr. Mike Orzechowski REMOVED

Alaska Regional Hospital
2801 DeBarr Road
Anchorage, AK 99508
Physician Referral Service: 800-265-8624



Dr. Steven Linnerson
2204 S Dobson
Suite 202
Mesa, AZ

John Couvaras, MD REMOVED

Dr. Sujatha Gunnala
3125 N 32nd St
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Dr. Ernesto Gomez
1039 North Country Club Drive
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 834-3784
6644 East Baywood Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 985-8151
NOTE: "this office is better; the staff is nicer."

Dr. Gordon Davis [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
300 West Clarendon Avenue, #100
Phoenix, Arizona 85013



Michael M. Miller, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology
Director of Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
University of Arkansas Medical School
(501) 296-1800



Dr. Deborah Metzger [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Helena Women's Health Specialty Center
780 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 833-7900

Dr. Andrew Cook [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Vitalcare Institute of Health
Los Gatos, CA

Dr. Mark Wayne Surrey, FACOG, FACS
9675 Brighton Way, #402
Beverly Hills, CA
tel: (310) 277-2393
fax: (310) 274-5112
NOTE: I recieved a complain about Dr. Surrey. A patient went to him in hopes of getting a second opinion which would be helpful. He reviewed her records and kept pushing for her to get pregnant. She explained to him that she did not want to get pregnant at the time and was only interested in taking care of the endometriosis. Dr. Surrey ordered a test that was to check for infertility, knowing that her insurance did not cover this. She had to shell out the cost of the test because Dr. Surrey refused to write a letter to the insurance company that the test was for endometriosis. She is now deemed as an infertile patient on insurance records and can not have any procedure that has to do with infertility covered, even though she is not infertile at all.

Dr. Randy Harris
9201 Sunset Blvd., Suite 805
Los Angeles CA
(310) 247-8870

Reproductive Endocrine Associates of San Diego
Dr. Stephen Brody
Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist/GYN
6719 Alvarado Road
Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92120
(619) 265-1800

Dr. G. David Adamson [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
540 University Avenue, Suite 200
Palo Alto, California 94301
(650) 322- 1900
2516 Samaritan Drive, Suite A
San Jose, California 95124
(408) 358-2500

Dr. Paul Zhang, CA, OMD (acupuncturist)
576 Cambridge Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94306

William Parker, M.D.
1450 Tenth Street, Suite 404
Santa Monica, California 90401
ph: (310) 451-8144

Dr. Diana Schwarzbein
Endocrinology Institute
2428 Castillo, Ste. E
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Dr. Jerald J Thanos (Dr. Jerry to Patients)
The Center for Women's Healthcare
2262 North State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: (714)990-2900
Fax: (714)990-3133
1514 S. Valley Vista Drive
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Phone: (909)860-7794
Fax: (714)990-3133



James Gilham, Ob/Gyn
816 S. 5th Street
Montrose, CO 81401
(970) 249-6737

Dr. Eric Surrey
(I have been informed by patients that if you don't want Lupron or GnRH agonist treatment, this doctor may not be for you)
43 Charlou Circle
Englewood, CO 80111



Dr. Anthony Luciano
Medical Director, Reproductive Endocrinology
New Britain General Hospital

Dr. Frederick Rau
Gynecology & Obstetrics
100 Retreat Avenue
Suite 201
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 246-8568




District of Columbia

Drs. Giere and Hurson
3301 New Mexico Ave. NW
Suite 216
Washington, DC 20016

Dr. Michael Udwin
District of Columbia
Georgetown University Hospital
NOTE: I have been informed that Dr. Udwin does not do excision surgery and does push Lupron.



D. Ashley Hill, MD
Associate Director Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Florida Hospital Family Practice Residency
500 East Rollins Avenue
Suite 201
Orlando, Florida 32803

Michael D. Fox, M.D., Gyn, RE Urogynecology
North Florida Gynecologic Specialists
3627 University Blvd. South
Suite 615
Jacksonville, FL 32216

Dr. Sam Tarantino
(813) 971-0008

Samuel Herring, MD
(561) 218-2722

Samuel Abramovitz, MD
Boca Raton, FL
(561) 477-7500

Leonard Ostreich, MD
Boca Raton, FL
(516) 338-5255

Mark Denker, MD
Palm Beach Fertility Center
Boca Raton, FL
(561) 477-7728

Mick Abať, MD
Director, The Center for Advanced Reproductive Endocrinology
6738 West Sunrise Blvd
Suite 106
Plantation, FL 33313
(954) 584-2273

Steven H. Lewis, MD
Director, Florida Women's Center and Anatomic Pathology Services
Palm Bay and Vero Beach, Fla
(561) 567-7088

Drs. Ronald Ackerman & Steven Pliskow
603 Village Blvd., # 201
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
ph. 561-478-3177



Robert B. Albee, Jr., MD, FACOG [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Tom Lyons, MD, FACOG [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Dr. Ken Sinervo, MD, MSc, FRCSC [Trained under Drs. Albee and Lyons - Performs Excision Surgery]
Donna Laux, MA
The Center for Endometriosis Care
5780 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30342
toll free (866)733-5540

John A. Rock, MD
Emory University School of Med.
Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology
69 Butler Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Carla Roberts, MD, PhD
Emory University
1365 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Appointment Phone: (404) 778-3401

E. Daniel Biggerstaff, III, M.D.
Candler Professional Building
5354 Reynolds Street
Suite 518
Savannah, GA 31403-2788

Atlanta Reproductive Health Centre
Dr. Mark Perloe [widely recognized IVF/infertility expert; please note that I have been informed he only takes Endo patients that suffer from infertility, not just "general Endo" patients]
285 Boulevard NE, Suite 320
Atlanta, GA 30312



Bruce Kessel
1301 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI 96813





Professor Serdar E. Bulun, MD [widely recognized as an expert Endometriosis researcher; may not be taking new patients at this time-call Asst. for direct info]
Director of Reproductive Biology Research
Northwestern University / Feinberg School of Medicine
333 E. Superior St., Suite 484
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel of Assistant, Ruth Grigson: 312-926-6634

The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Endometriosis
Paul Dmowski, MD [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
2425 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Dr Amos E. Madanes, MD
Midwest Fertility Center
4333 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Joel S. Heller, MD
Lakeshore Physicians for Women (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 1428
Chicago, IL 60611

Dr. Charles Miller [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Chicago, IL
Naperville, IL



Dr. David McLaughlin
Reproductive Surgery & Medicine, P.C.,
8040 Clearvista Parkway, Suite 280
Indianapolis, IND 46256

Dr. James E. Jarrett
8091 Township Line Road
Suite 206
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Phone: (317)872-1415



Sanford M. Markham, M.D.
Associate Professor Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Iowa College of Medicine
200 Hawkins Drive, E412-2 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
NOTE: A patient e-mailed me asking to remove Dr. Markham from the list. I will keep him on the list, but I do want her story to be heard. She said that she went to him for a lap and he did not remove the endo and was pushing for Lupron.



Daniel Stewart, MD REMOVED
Patient comment: "I went to him as a last resort and he made me feel the most helpless I have felt since I have been dealing with endo. He was not professional, he didn't ask me one question concerning my health, nor did he even examine me! I was in there for maybe five minutes and he wrote up a prescription for Danazol - which I have been told not to take. I do not recommend anyone with endo to see him."

Dr. James Mirabile
Overland Park, Kansas City Area
ph. 913-541-9495





Joseph Bellina, MD REMOVED

Robert Kelly, MD
Omega Institute of Health
Metarie, LA



State Street OB/GYN Center



Dr. James Swanbeck
607-S.Union Ave.
Havre de Grace, MD 21078



Marc R. Laufer, MD
Boston, MA
[I have been informed that this physician, though touted as a pediatric/adolescent Endo expert, uses Lupron frequently in his patients of all ages.]

Ralph G. Angus
137 Main St.
Wareham, MA 02571
258 Main St.
Buzzard's Bay, MA 02532

Bayside Women's Health
Peter C. Brown
Beverley Savage
Michelle Marware
225 Water St.

The Birthplace Jordan Hospital
275 Sandwich St.
Plymouth, MA 02360

Drs. Bradford G. Cabe & Elizabeth Murray
137 Main St.
Wareham, MA 02571
1000 Plain St.
Marshfield, MA 02048

Caritas Ob-Gyn Group at Quincy
700 Congress St.
Quincy, MA 02169

Dr. Gregory Chu
105 Main St.
Wareham, MA 02571

Drs. Sanford Leslie & Tadeusz Stefanski
147 Court St.
Plymouth, MA 02360
NOTE: I have been informed that this doctor is a "big time lupron user and does not perscribe safely." This patient was put on Lupron indefinately without bone density scans.

Drs. Paul Demeo & Elizabeth Murray
137 Main St.
Wareham, MA 02571
258 Main St.
Buzzard's Bay, MA 02532

Falmouth Ob-Gyn Associates Inc.
137 Main St.
Wareham, MA 02571

Dr. Raymond Gagnon
137 Main St.
Wareham, MA 02571
258 Main St.
Buzzard's Bay, MA 02532

Dr. William Griever
430 Plymouth St.
Halifax, MA 02338

Jordan Health & Wellness Center
Drs. William Griever & Beverly Savage
403 Plymouth St.
Halifax, MA 02338

Drs. Edward Kelley & Denise Leonard
700 Congress St.
Quincy, MA 02169

Dr. Robert L. Barbieri
Boston, MA

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Midwife Practice
Drs. Sidney Nirenberg, Juliann Corsini & Karen Toujouse
110 Long Pond Rd.
Plymouth, MA
441 Rt. 130
Sandwich, MA 02563

South Shore/ Hanover OBGYN
Drs. Albert Marcus, Gerald Pouliot, Paul Keough,
Brian Sullivan, Brigid McCue & Hohanne Pulin
21 School St.
Quincy, MA 02169
135 Webster St.
Hanover, MA 02339

South Shore Women's Health
Drs. Richard Smith, Susan Lincoln, Darlyne Johnson,
Keri Cloherty, Martha Ehrmann & Erin Salvador
56 The New Driftway
Scituate, MA 02066
851 Main St.
Weymouth, MA
42 Tremont St.
Duxbury, MA 02331
44 Fogg Rd.
Weymouth, MA

Wareham Women's health Inc.
106 Main St.
Wareham, MA 02571

Women's Healthcare Associates
Drs. Michael Iannessa, Cheryl Cragwell & Jennifer Boyle
62 Derby St.
Hingham, MA 02043
659 Washington St.
Braintree, MA 02184

Dr. Robert Howe
281 Maple St.
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01028
ph. 413-525-5160

Drs. Baumbaugh and Benz
118 Long Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: (508)830-3190



Dr. Stephen Dalm
1945 Boston SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan



Donna Block, MD
(612) 927-4021

Dr. James B. Presthus REMOVED

Aimee Song, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialists, PA
6545 France Ave.
South Edina, Minnesota 55435
(952) 920-2200
305 Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 435-4190



Mississippi Fertility Institute at Women's Specialty Center



Dr. James Ottolini REMOVED



Billings Clinic
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT 59101



Gene Stohs, MD
Gynecologic Surgeons & Obstetricians
Williamsburg Village
6050 Village Dr.
Lincoln, NE 68516



Nevada Center for Reproductive Medicine


New Hampshire

Dartmouth Medical School Dept. of OBGYN


New Jersey

Dr. Herbert A. Goldfarb [Does do Excision Surgery]
Montclair Reproductive Center
29 The Crescent
Montclair, New Jersey 07042

The Center for Reproductive Medicine
Jose M. Colon, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. [Does do Excision Surgery]
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
Center For Reproductive Medicine
214 Terrace Avenue
Hasbrouck Heights NJ 07604
toll free (888)777-8922
NOTE: I have been informed that this practice only treats infertility problems and not problems from Endometriosis, unless you are trying to get pregnant.

Eric Daiter, MD [widely recognized as an Endometriosis-related Infertility expert]
34-36 Progress Street Suite B-4
Edison, New Jersey 08820
(908) 226-0250
802 West Park Avenue, Suite 212
Ocean Township, New Jersey 07712
(732) 695-9660


New Mexico

William Harrison, MD
(505) 888-0443


New York

Nabil Husami, MD, Medical Director [widely recognized as an Endometriosis & infertility expert]
Center for Endometriosis Research & Treatment / Columbia Medical Center
622 W. 168th Street - PH 16
NYC, NY 10032
(212) 305-3636
Note: Many patients recommended Dr. Husami to this listing; however, in fairness - one patient recently wrote me and stated: "I personally feel that he did nothing for me in the five months that I saw him." UPDATE 07/09/04: Another patient has written to me with a complaint about Dr. Husami. After doing her surgery, he diagnosed her with PID, when she, in fact, had endometriosis.


Gary Goldman, MD [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center

519 East 72nd Street, Suite # 202
New York, NY 10021

C.Y. Liu, M.D. [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons of New York
872 5th Avenue
N.Y., NY 10021
ph. 212-988-1444

Andrea Vidali, MD [Dr. Vidali is male; widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
[Trained by Dr. Harry Reich]
Director, Division of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
St. Vincents Medical Center
550 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10021
Tel 212-750-3330
Fax 212-750-3334

Dr. Rosemary Ruggiero-DeCarlo
705 86th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11228

Drs. Horvath & Gugliano
349 Northern Boulevard
Albany, NY 12204
NOTE: I have had a complaint against this doctor that he did not complete a surgery due to it being 'timely' and was pushing IVF.

Dr. Robert Dropkin
6 Executive Park Drive
Albany, NY 12203

Dr. Jeffrey Altman
66 Hackett Blvd.
Albany, NY 12209

Dr. Cheryl Burack

Dr. Tamer Seckin, MD [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
[Trained by Dr. Harry Reich]
New York Methodist Hospital
8524 10 Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11228
Phone: (718)622-3700
Dr. Seckin speaks English, Spanish, Italian and Turkish

Office #2:
One Hanson Place, Suite 1004
Brooklyn, NY 11243
Phone: (718)833-1020

Office #3:
872 5 Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (212)988-1444

Dr. Maureen Roberts, MD
Women's Care in OBGYN
6 Carpenter Lane
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: (518)583-0020
45 Hudson Avenue
Glens Falls, NY 12801
Phone: (518)793-4477


North Carolina

Dr. John Steege
The University of North Carolina
Ambulatory Care Center
CB# 7710, Mason Farm Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7710


North Dakota



Dr. Richard Moretuzzo

Chad Friedman, MD
University Reproductive Center
4775 Knightsbridge Blvd., Suite 103
Columbus, Ohio 43214

Dr. Stuart Jones Wright, Krantz, Harmon, Jones & Cook
6905 Perimeter Loop
Dublin, Ohio 43016

Thomas Janicki, M.D.
1611 South Green Road
South Euclid (Cleveland), Ohio 44121
Ph: 216-381-2223
Toll-free 800-891-5285

Douglas Schumacher MD, Medical Director
1275 Olentangy River Road, Suite 202
Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: 614-294.3854
[conducts clinical trials for Endo]

The Greater Cincinnati Institute for Reproductive Health
3805 Edward Rd., Suite 450
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
ph. 513-924-5550

Women's Health Staff @ the Cleveland Clinic



Dr. Schales L. Atkinson
711 Stanton L. Young Blvd., Suite 411
Oklahoma City, OK 73104



St. Charles Medical Center
Endometriosis Treatment Program
Dr. David Redwine [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
2500 NE Neff Road
Bend, Oregon 97701



Harry Reich, MD [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Shavertown, PA
ph. 570-674-2256

Richard Tureck, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
106 Dulles Building 3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
(215) 662-2950
NOTE: I recieved a complaint about Dr. Tureck from a patient saying that if you do not comply with the treatment he offers, or complain too much about your sufferings with endometriosis, that he will ask you to find another physician.

Gill R. Alderfer, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Professional Arts Building
100 East Chester Pike
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Medical Office Pavilion
I 196 W. Sproul Rd., Suite 208
Springfield, PA 19064
Chadds Ford Health Care Center
201 Wilmington-West Chester Pike, Suite 2400
Glen Mills, PA 19342
Telephone number for all locations: (610) 531-4311

Dr. Mary Ann Portman & Dr. Ted Lee
Magee Women's Hospital / University of Pittsburgh Physcians
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 641-4200

Michael D. Birnbaum, M.D., F.A.C.O.G, F.A.C.E
8380 Old York Road, Suite 200
Elkins Park, PA 19027
ph: 215.886.9116


Rhode Island


South Carolina

Michael Hoffman, M.D.
1 Caledon Ct., Ste. A
Greenville, SC 29615


South Dakota



Dr. Daniel C. Martin [Does do Excision Surgery]
University of Tennesee at Memphis
1717 Kirby St., Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38120

Jill Chambers, MD
2201 Murphy Ave, Ste 407
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 301-6430

C.Y. Liu, M.D. [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Chattanooga Women's Laser Center
1604 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
ph. 423-899-6511



Robert Franklin, MD REMOVED
NOTE: Dr. Franklin was removed due to patient complaints. However, on 3/5/03 I received input from another patient of his who did have a “favorable experience” with him.
UPDATE 07/09/04: I have had several women e-mailing me in shock that Dr. Franklin was removed from the list. While I have had those women e-mailing me saying that Dr. Franklin is a wonderful doctor, I have also had women e-mailing me telling me their horrible experiences. I will NOT add Dr. Franklin back to the list. However, as a patient, you must decide for yourself if this doctor will work for you.

Dr. Mangal
7550 Fannin
Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 713-512-7500

James Wheeler, Ob-Gyn
Institute for Reproductive Medicine
Houston, TX 77054
(713) 797-9200

Russell Malinak, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
(713)798 5095

Alan Johns, M.D.
3700 Rufe Snow Drive
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
(817) 284-1152
1325 Pennsylvania, Suite 750
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 810-9224

Kenneth Hancock, M.D.
(Gynecologic Oncology)
918 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
(817) 332-7394

Kevin Gordon
Arlington, TX
ph. 817/468-3255

Dr. Dub Howard REMOVED
NOTE: I have received SEVERAL messages that this doctor AND his Nurse Practitioner ("NP") BOTH have garnered reputations (from many previous patients) for having "awful bedside manners." According to notes received: This physician has "made patients cry" with his "caustic attitude and total lack of compassion;" and in addition, has become "very ill tempered" when patients ask questions or seek further details about their health. Furthermore, his NP feels that "no recovery time is needed from Lap surgery;" and has stated to patients that "women on those [Endo] Support Groups are all whining babies." I have been told that this physician and his NP "should be avoided at all costs." At the other end of the spectrum, I have ALSO received one message in support of their practice, stating that "they are BY FAR the best people I have ever worked with. I was so impressed...that I opted to use them for myself with my own upcoming surrogacy. Their bedside manner is off-kilt...they talk to you like you're old friends instead of trying to impress you and tell you what you want to hear. Sometimes it does sound crass, but they are the best in the field and the're [sic] expertise far offsets their bedside manner faults. I think it is a great injustice to the many women that could use their service to have them removed from your site." As always, you, the patient, should take both sides of the story and make your own educated decision.

Ernest H. Byers, Jr., Ph.D., MD
Allergy & Environmental Medical Care Clinic
3600 Hulen Street, Suite D-2
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Dr. Kirkland Grant, MD
3500 Interstate 30, Suite 3120
Mesquite, TX 75150
Phone: (972)686-8200



C. Matthew Peterson, M.D.,
Chief Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Utah Center for Reproductive Medicine





Dr. Robert Shwayder
716 Denbigh Blvd.
Newport News, VA
(757)874-2790 NOTE: While I have received a couple of recommendations for this doctor, I feel it only fair to share the following from a former patient: "I had seen him for years before I started to have problems. I always loved him until the Endo diagnosis came about. He performed 2 laps on me in 10 months, didn't give me any information after my surgeries, except the total basics. I found out what actually happened from reading the op reports at the hospital. When I pushed for answers, he seemed to hesitate about what to tell me and my husband. He also wanted to give me estrogen supplements to help with my fertility, knowing that he never excised all the endo, and that it could make things even worse than before my surgeries." Another patient wanted her opposite story told: "I have been a patient of Dr. Robert Shwayder going on 9 years now. I too have endometriosis which was diagnosed 6 years ago. I have had 4 laproscopic [sic] surgery's [sic] performed by him and 3 beautiful children delievered by him. He is a wonderful doctor with an amazing bed side manner. I have done a lot of edometriosis [sic] research and people have to realize it will come back. I feel very lucky to have had 3 children and with my last surgery in May 03' I can still have a chance to have another baby ! I would like for others to know my story and that I commend and Thank Dr. Shwayder for his expertise in treating my endometriosis".

Douglas E. Heritage, MD, FACOG
Woodbridge, VA
Tel: 703-491-7155

Pierre Asmar, MD, FACOG
Medical Director
Annandale Square
4316 Evergreen Lane
Annandale, Virginia 22003

James Toner, MD
Jones Institute

Robin L. Poe-Zeigler, MD
1200 First Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Phone: (757)496-5370


Washington State

Dr. James Kustin REMOVED

Dr. Michael E. Greer REMOVED
Has had disciplinary actions against him and his "record as a far from unblemished."

Barbara Levy, M.D.
34503 Ninth Ave. S., Suite 330
Federal Way, WA 98003
(253) 838-3695


West Virginia

Dr. Douglas L. Curnutte
4501 MacCorkle Avenue SW
South Charleston, West Virginia



Drs. Charles Koh & Grace Janik [widely recognized as Endometriosis experts]
2315 North Lake Drive, Suite 501
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211





Endometriosis Care Centre Australia [widely recognized as Endometriosis experts]
Freemasons Medical Centre
320 Victoria Parade, Suite 119
East Melbourne, 3001
phone: 9415 6855
fax: 9416 4274

Endometriosis Care Centre Australia at Burnside Hospital [widely recognized as Endometriosis experts]
Suite 2, Attunga Medical Centre
97 Hewitt Avenue
Toorak Gardens, 5065
Adelaide South Australia

Professor Ray Garry [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
University Department of Gynaecology
University of Western Australia
King Edward Memorial Hospital
Subiaco, Perth, WA 6008, Australia
Phone: 61 08 9340 1321/1331
Fax: 61 08 9381 3031

Prof. Thierry Vancaillie, MD [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Royal Hospital for Women
Barker Street, Randwick NSW 2031 Australia
Phone: (02) 9382 6573

Dr. Peter Maher, MD
Director of Endosurgery Unit, Mercy Hospital, Melbourne
Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne
Mercy Hospital
126 Clarendon Street
East Melbourne, VIC 3002
Phone: (03)9270-2760

Dr. Geoff Reid
Director of Gynecological Endoscopy, Liverpool Hospital
Lecturer in Gynaecology, University of NSW
He has consulting rooms at Liverpool, Bowral, and Potts Point
Phone: 1-300-367-874



Larry Demco, M.D., F.R.C.S. [widely recognized as an Endometriosis expert]
Associate Clinical Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
271A 1600 90 Ave S.W. Calgary Alberta Canada T2V 5A8
Phone: 403 253 0709
NOTE: I have been informed tha Dr. Demco's daughter has a massage therapy practice and that he likes to push for this treatment. One patient was told that she did not have endometriosis and just need massage therapy on her abdomen. After seeking another doctor, she indeed had endometriosis.



R.O.Samani, M.D. [infertility, Endo & pelvic pain services]
Royan Institute
Tehran, Iran
Tel: +98 21 241 3790
Fax: +98 21 240 9314

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