Thursday, July 14, 2016

1 of America's Top OB/Gyn at Cole

(COUDERSPORT, Pa – July, 15, 2016) – For the second year, Mazen Fouany, MD, FACOG, a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) at Cole Memorial’s Women’s Health Center, was named America’s Top OB GYN of 2016 from the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
Consumers’ Research Council of America compiled the list of top Obstetricians and Gynecologists throughout the United States by utilizing a point value system. This method uses a point value for criteria that is deemed valuable in determining the top health care professionals.
The criteria used assessed a point value as follows:
·  Experience - Each year the Obstetrician/Gynecologist has been in practice
· Training - Education and Continuing Education
·  Professional Associations - Membership in Obstetric/Gynecologic Associations
·  Board Certification - Completing an approved residency program and passing a rigid examination on that specialty
“I am committed to providing state-of-the-art care in rural Pennsylvania, and increasing the amount of medical services for women,” said Dr. Fouany. “I am passionate about providing personalized care.”
Dr. Fouany has authored several research publications and medical presentations including:
1-Leppert Phyllis, Fouany Mazen, Segars James. Understanding Uterine Fibroids. Chapter Review in Advances in Gynecology (2012);
2-Fouany MR, Muasher SJ. Is there a role for laparoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility in the 21st century Middle East Fertil Soc J, Volume 15, Issue 3, July 2010;
3- “Prevention of Ovarian Hyper stimulation Syndrome” George Washington University OB/GYN Department Grand Rounds, December 2009 and “Updates in Preeclampsia” INOVA FAIRFAX OB/GYN Nursing CME Conference, June 2010.
4- Mazen R Fouany· Fady I Sharara. Is there a role for DHEA supplementation in women with diminished ovarian reserve? Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics 06/2013; 30(9)
5- Fady I. Sharara, Mazen R. Fouany, Yasmeen F. Sharara, Galal Abdo. Racial Differences in Art Outcome between White and South Asian Women. Middle East Fertility Society Journal 06/2012; 17(2).
6- Mazen R Fouany· Fady I Sharara.  The role of anti-Mullerian hormone in assisted reproductive medicine. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, Volume 16, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages 103-106
He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Lock Haven University’s Physician Assistant program and the Director of Obstetrics/Pediatrics CME courses that take place once a month. Dr. Fouany has presented multiple topics in high-risk pregnancies. He’s also currently working on reviewing the effects of Vitamin D deficiency on infertility.
A graduate of the University of Balamand School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon in 2007, Dr. Fouany completed an internship and OB/GYN residency at the George Washington University Medical Center (GWUMC) in Washington, DC. Additionally, he was a resident of the general surgery program at the St. Georges University Hospital.
Prior to joining Cole Memorial in 2012, he worked at GWUMC in downtown Washington and the Inova Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia.
“All of my accomplishments were driven by my patients’ needs and my focus on delivering the best women’s health care possible,” said Dr. Fouany.
Consumers' Research Council of America, a Washington, D.C. based research organization, provides consumers' information guides for professional services throughout America. It is our purpose to help educate and assist consumers in obtaining the finest professional services.
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