Ali Ghomi, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Buffalo’s Leading Gynecologist and Urogynecologist Specializing in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Urogynecology

Biography

Dr. Ghomi has been at the forefront of minimally invasive surgery and has pioneered a number of procedures including total laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic pelvic reconstruction, laparoscopic cerclage, and transobturator vaginal sling.

He is the first surgeon in New York to perform robotic gynecologic surgery for benign indications including supracervical hysterectomy, myomectomy, and sacrocolpopexy. Dr. Ghomi developed Robotic Surgical Programs at Sisters of Charity and St Joseph Hospitals in 2010 and 2013 respectively. He also developed the Robotic Gynecologic Program at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo in 2009. Dr. Ghomi is among the first group of surgeons in the country who received board certification in pelvic surgery in 2013. He also specializes in robotic surgery for the treatment of advanced endometriosis, pelvic pain, and infertility.

Dr. Ghomi performed the first:

  • Robotic Tubal Ligation Reversal in WNY in 2011.
  • Robotic Abdominal Cerclage in WNY in 2013.
  • Single-Site Robotic hysterectomy in WNY in 2014.
  • Total pelvic mesh removal for trans-obturator (TOT) sling-related pain through extensive groin dissection in WNY in May, 2015.
  • Robotic Essure Coils Removal in WNY in 2015. Thus far he has removed the Essure coils in a number of patients who showed immediate complete resolution of their pain after surgery.

Dr. Ghomi is currently the Chief of Robotic Surgery and Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Catholic Health, Buffalo, NY.

He founded and was the Director of AAGL/SRS Fellowship in Advanced Gynecologic Endoscopy at The Department of Gynecology-Obstetrics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

Training


Dr. Ghomi graduated from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1999. He completed a post-graduate residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University at Buffalo in 2003. He went on to complete a nationally-accredited fellowship (AAGL/SRS) in advanced laparoscopic surgery in Houston, TX. He received Board Certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2004 and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (formerly known as Urogynecology) in 2013.

Professional Appointments


Prior to assuming his current position at Sisters Hospital, Dr. Ghomi served as Division Director of General Gynecology-Obstetrics, Department of Gynecology-Obstetrics, University at Buffalo, and Clinical Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at both Buffalo General Hospital and Erie County Medical Center.

Presentations


Dr. Ghomi is a frequent speaker and presenter at national meetings. He continues to educate medical residents, fellows and trains other surgeons in advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques and robotic surgery.

Robotic Disclosure Podcast – Interview with Dr. Ali Ghomi – Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, NY

Publications


Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. Vol. 32, No. 6Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Myomectomy: A Comparison of Techniques

The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Volume 18, Issue 2Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy vs Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy for Treatment of Nonprolapsed Uterus

Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 11(2)Assessing the Learning Curve for Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy

Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Apr-Jun 2011Prolapsed Epiploica of the Sigmoid Colon After Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Female Pelvic Med Reconstructive Surgery. 2015 Mar-AprBilateral Obturator Neuropathy After Transobturator Vaginal

The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Volume 11, No. 2Renal Aneurysm In Pregnancy: A case of a renal aneurysm rupture with fetal demise

Sponsored Publications

D.A. Surgical. April 2012Robotics in practice: New angles on safer positioning

Buffalo Healthy Living. December 28, 2014Natural, Non-Hormonal Therapy for Menopause-Related Hot Flashes

Outpatient Surgery Magazine. March 201612 Tips for Safe Trendelenburg Positioning

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