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Alan Garely

  • ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
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Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

  • MD, St. George's University

  • Residency, OB/GYN
    St. Vincent's Hosp. Med. Ctr. of NY

  • Fellowship, Urogynecology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Urogynecology
    Louisiana State University

Biography

    Dr Alan Garely is the Division Director of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.  His practice is limited to female pelvic floor disorders.   This includes problems such as uterine and vaginal prolapse, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, complication from previous surgery and pelvis fistulas. Dr Garely is a pioneer in minimally invasive pelvic surgical procedures and has developed the mini-lap approach.    He has lectured and operated around the world.  After study in Sweden, he was among the first surgeons to perform and teach the TVT sting.

    Dr Garely has served on the Board of Directors for the American Urogynecologic Society and remains on the Finance Committee.   He has been active in fellowship programs in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at both the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans and her at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

    Dr Garely and his team work closely with Colo-rectal Surgeons, Urologists, and Plastic Surgeons to bring state of the art care to our patients.

Awards

  • - 2007
    Association of Professor of Gynecology & Obstrectics (APGO)
    Excellence in Training

  • - 2007
    ACS- AUGS Health Policy Scholar
    American College of Surgeons - American Urogynecologic Society

  • - 1998
    Berlex Foundation Scholar
    Berlex Foundation

  • - 2005
    Winthrop University - Dept of OBGYN
    Outstanding Attending of the Year

Research

Comparison of abdominal and vaginal approaches to pelvic reconstructive surgery

Dr Garely utilized MRI Imaging to compare surgical outcomes from vaginal and abdominal approaches.

Outcome of the mini-laperotomy in sacralcolpopexy

This study evaluated operative time, blood loss, time to discharge, and complication rates of the mini-lap approach to pelvic surgery.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Garely during 2013 and/or 2014. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Astellas Pharma Inc.; Medtronic, Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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