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Robotic Surgery Program Team

Charles Rardin, MD
Dr. Rardin is director of the Robotic Surgery Program at Women & Infants, a surgeon in Women & Infants’ Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery and is the director of the hospital’s fellowship in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery. An assistant professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Dr. Rardin received his medical degree from the University of Rochester, completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and completed a fellowship in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital/Harvard Medical School. His area of expertise is minimally-invasive and laparoscopic reconstructive pelvic surgery, and he now performs sacrocolpopexy procedures on the da Vinci® surgical platform.

Beata E. DiZoglio, MD
Dr. DiZoglio is a private practice obstetrician-gynecologist with Broadway OB/GYN in Providence, and a clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She earned her medical degree from Brown and finished a residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in North Carolina.

Gary Frishman, MD
Dr. Frishman is a reproductive endocrinology surgeon specializing in robotic myomectomy and tubal reanastomosis procedures to preserve fertility. He received his medical degree from Columbia University in New York City and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital and a fellowship in rreproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Connecticut in Farmington. His research interests include laparoscopy, post-operative adhesion formation, the effects of various energy delivery sources including lasers and electrocautery, menopause and in fertility.

Carolyn K.T. McCourt, MD
Dr. McCourt is a gynecologic oncologist in the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants and an assistant professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her medical degree from Creighton University. She completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology through Brown and Women & Infants.

Richard Moore, MD, FACOG
Director of Medical Education for the Program in Women’s Oncology at Women & Infants and Director of the Center for Emerging Pathogens and Technologies, Dr. Moore is an associate professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He received his medical degree from the University of Alberta and completed a fellowship at Women & Infants. Dr. Moore’s research interests include development of novel biomarkers for ovarian and endometrial cancers and the use of sentinel node technology in the treatment of patients with vulvar cancer. His research in ovarian cancer biomarkers has led to the development of a novel biomarker (HE4) for risk assessment in the diagnosis of ovarian cancer in women with a pelvic mass.

Gretchen F. Paranya, MD
Dr. Paranya is an obstetrician-gynecologist with Women’s Care Inc. A clinical instructor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, she received her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, where she earned a Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award two years in a row. She has been an attending physician at Women & Infants since 2009. She uses the da Vinci surgical platform to perform hysterectomy for benign conditions, myomectomy, ovarian cystectomy, oophorectomy, and surgery for endometriosis.

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