Medical Society Hosts an Update on the Approach of Fibroid Treatment: What Surgeons Need to Know

MISWeek’16 To Include Key Medical Leader in the Debate on The Common Surgery

Fibroid Care:  An Update from a Veteran Surgeon

In the field of minimally invasive surgery, technologies have changed, approaches to surgery have changed and, in many cases, the methodologies have transformed as well. The goal of operating to solve a problem in the least invasive way has not altered, however. Looking at its history, Dr. Herbert Goldfarb, past chairman of New York Downtown Hospital, will show how we are evolving diagnosis, moving from a reactionary approach to a fuller treatment program that produces better results in fibroid treatment.

WHO: Dr. Herbert Goldfarb, former chairman of New York Downtown Hospital and

WHAT: MISWeek’s “Best of” UPDATES focuses on one of the most talked about author, surgeries for women: fibroid treatment.

Attendees will learn:

  • Why removing fibroids may not be enough
  • How less reactionary approaches are better for the patient
  • Why we need to consider an auto-immune approach

WHEN: During SLS’ 26th MISWeek, Thursday, Sept. 1st – 7:40am-8:30am

WHERE: The Westin Copley Place, Boston

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE: pre-SLS, on site or post-event

Please R.S.V.P. to: Sarah Sherwood, (650) 380-9102 or


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