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Administration, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West is one of New York City’s largest. We have a 45-member clinical faculty, including general obstetrician-gynecologists and subspecialists in seven major divisions. Annually, we perform over 6,500 deliveries, 3,000 gynecologic surgeries, 46,000 fetal evaluations, and 26,000 clinic visits. Our 4-year, 24-member residency program is ACGME certified and includes clinical rotations throughout the subspecialties.

The department is headed by Chairman Peter G. McGovern, MD; Residency Program Director Lois E. Brustman, MD, and the Clinical Division Directors.

Peter McGovern, MD, Chairman, is also a professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine.  He is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility with a long and distinguished career. Before becoming Chair at Mount Sinia St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West, he was Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health, Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and REI Fellowship Program Director at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-New Jersey Medical School. Among many notable accomplishments during his distinguished career, Dr. McGovern was a steering-committee member of the NIH-funded National Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network from 2000-2007. From 2001-2005, Dr. McGovern served as UMDNJ site co-investigator for the NIH-funded Women’s Health Initiative, which answered many questions about the role of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women. In addition, he is an oral examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in general obstetrics and gynecology and in the reproductive endocrinology and infertility subspecialty.

Lois E. Brustman, MD, Residency Program Director, has held that role for more than 10 years, and is dedicated to providing an all-encompassing curriculum to the department’s 24 residents, including their involvement in ongoing clinical research projects across the subspecialty areas of the discipline. In addition, she is a faculty subspecialist in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division.

Barak Rosenn, MD, is Director of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and supervises all activities of the Labor and Delivery Suite, Birthing Center, and Fetal Evaluation Unit, as well as high-risk pregnancy care and the MFM Fellowship Program.

Anne Hardart, MD, is Director of the Gynecology Division, which includes all of the department’s general obstetrician-gynecologist faculty. Please see the organizational chart for a detailed overview of the department’s structure and its leaders in administration, clinical practice, research, and teaching. Additional information about each of the directors and faculty members can be found on their biographical pages on this site.


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