Menstrual and Reproductive Health
Speaker: Dr. Sukhbir (Sony) Singh MD, FRSC, FACOG, professor at University of Ottawa, Minimally Invasive Gynecology at The Ottawa Hospital and E. Jolly Research Chair in Gynecologic Surgery at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Join us for a conversation about menstrual and reproductive health!
Heavy menstrual bleeding, severe abdominal pain, and irregular periods plague many Canadian women – and it is not always normal. Supporting patients starts with a better conversation in the doctor’s office, an understanding of associated conditions, and current information about treatment options. Dr. Sony Singh is a leading gynecologist in Canada and will share his experience in dealing with endometriosis, uterine fibroids and other conditions that are affecting women’s menstrual and reproductive health. He will provide insights for clinical practices and current information on minimally-invasive surgical treatment options.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Women who want to learn about menstrual and reproductive health and how to be a better self-advocate.
- People who care about women and want to better understand the challenges of coping with menstrual health issues.
- Healthcare professionals interested in understanding the patient journey and options for care.
- Community stakeholders that want to drive new conversations for better health outcomes.
- $20 non-members
- Free – WHC Members
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Dr. Sukhbir 'Sony' Singh MD, FRSC, FACOG
Dr. Sony Singh is a Professor within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ottawa Hospital/University of Ottawa. He is the inaugural Dr. Elaine Jolly Research Chair in Gynecologic Surgery at The University of Ottawa/Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
His clinical leadership roles include Surgical Director of The Ottawa Hospital’s Shirley E. Greenberg Women’s Health Centre and Lead in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. At the University of Ottawa, Dr. Singh is Director of the AAGL Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
Upon completion of his medical training at the University of Western Ontario (MD 2000, FRCSC 2005), he completed fellowships in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at the University of Toronto (2005-2006) and the University of Sydney (2006-2007). He has developed a nationally recognized tertiary level clinical practice in surgical gynecology.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Singh is a Board Member for the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Gynecologic Excellence (CanSAGE) and a past Board Member of the Association of Professors of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Singh has taken an active role in supporting gynecology education and clinical care at the national level. Currently he focuses his practice in the area of surgical excision of deep infiltrative endometriosis. At a local level, he has developed a specialty clinic for a multi-disciplinary approach to managing complex benign gynecologic conditions.