Alan Garely, MD Email Alan Garely
- CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
- Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN)
- Female Pelvic Medicine
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Alan Garely, MD, is the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Division Director of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.at Mount Sinai South Nassau. He is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His practice focuses on female pelvic floor disorders. This includes conditions such as uterine and vaginal prolapse, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, complications from previous surgery, and pelvic fistulas. Dr. Garely is a nationally renowned surgeon for transvaginal mesh complications. He is a pioneer in minimally invasive pelvic surgical procedures and has developed the mini-lap abdominal surgery approach. After studying in Sweden, Dr. Garely was among the first surgeons to perform and teach the use of the TVT sling for incontinence. He has lectured and operated around the world.
Dr Garely has served on the Board of Directors for the American Urogynecologic Society. He is the Chair of the Gynecology and Obstetrics Advisory Council for the American College of Surgeons. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Garely is double board certified and is an oral board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both general obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. He has published numerous papers and textbook chapters and is the author of vesicovaginal fistula's in UpToDate, the evidence-based clinical resource. Dr. Garely is active in teaching fellows, residents, and medical students and has received the APGO-CREOG national teaching award. He has been named a Castle-Connolly/New York Magazine Top Doctor and a New York Times Magazine Super Doctor. Dr. Garely is one of the few physicians in the country to receive best-in-class accreditation from the Surgical Review Corporation. He leads the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery at Mount Sinai South Nassau.
Dr Garely and his team work closely with colorectal surgeons, urologists, radiologists, and plastic surgeons to bring state of the art care to our patients.
- Incontinence Surgery
- Interstitial Cystitis
- Laceration Repair
- Neurogenic Bladder
- Rectovaginal Fistula
- Urethral Syndrome
- Urinary Incontinence-Female
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Uterine Prolapse
- Vaginal Prolapse
- Vaginal Tears
MD, St. George's University
St. Vincent's Hosp. Med. Ctr. of NY
Mount Sinai Hospital
Louisiana State University
ACS- AUGS Health Policy Scholar
American College of Surgeons - American Urogynecologic Society
Awarded for the advanced study of health policy and management at Brandies University.
Berlex Foundation Scholar
To learn statistics and research study design
Association of Professor of Gynecology & Obstrectics (APGO)
Excellence in Training
Winthrop University - Dept of OBGYN
Outstanding Attending of the Year
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.
Comparison of abdominal and vaginal approaches to pelvic reconstructive surgery
Dr Garely utilized MRI Imaging to compare surgical outcomes from vaginal and abdominal approaches.
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