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Tommaso Falcone, M.D.


Present Appointment:

  • Professor and Chair Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health Institute
  • Vice Chair, Office of Professional Staff Affairs, Cleveland Clinic Foundation


  • 1981       M.D.--McGill University
  • 1982-87  Intern and resident in Ob/Gyn--McGill University
  • 1987-89  Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology--McGill University

Professional Certifications:

  • Diplomate of The American Board (Subspecialty) in Reproductive Endocrinology, 1992, recertification to 2010
  • Diplomate of The American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology, 1990, recertified to 2010
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (Ob/Gyn), 1987

Books Published:

  • Congenital Anomalies of the Female Genital Tract: Diagnosis and Management. Edited by Gita Gidwani and Tommaso Falcone. Lippincott Williams Wilkins 1999.
  • Atlas of Endoscopic Techniques in Gynecology. Edited & Co-authored by Goldberg J, Falcone T. W.B.Saunders, London 2000.
  • Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Edited by Tommaso Falcone and William H. Hurd 2007 Mosby ( Elsevier)
  • Office Hysteroscopy and the Evaluation of the Uterine Cavity Edited by Linda Bradley and Tommaso Falcone Mosby (Elsevier) 2008
  • Basic, Advanced and Robotic Gynecologic Surgery, Edited by Tommaso Falcone and J M Goldberg. Elsevier 2010 (in press)

Invited Editor:

  • Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. Guest Editor. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009;52

Books for the general public:

  • The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Infertility by Tommaso Falcone and Tanya R Falcone, MD with Davis Young. Cleveland Clinic Press (2006); second edition 2009

Officer of Societies:

  • Society for Reproductive Surgery 2003-
  • President of the Society for Reproductive Surgeons-2007-2008
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)- Board of Directors 2007-2008

Editorial Responsibilities: Journals:

  • Editorial Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009-
  • Member of the Editorial board for Fertility & Sterility- (Elsevier) 2002-2009
  • Section Editor Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery for "UpToDate" (www.uptodate.com) 2006-present
  • Associate Editor Journal of Robotic Surgery (Springer) 2006-present
  • Editorial Advisory Board The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecolgy 2009-


  • Total original articles, book chapters and abstracts to date: approx 400
  • 6 most significant peer-reviewed publications:
  • Falcone T, Paraiso MF*, Mascha E. Prospective Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1999; 180:955-62.
  • Falcone T, Goldberg JM, Margossian H, Stevens L. Robotically assisted laparoscopic microsurgical tubal anastomosis: a human pilot study. Fertil Steril 2000; 73:1040-2.
  • Jeremias E*, Bedaiwy MA*, Gurunluoglu R, Biscotti CV, Siemionow, Falcone T. Heterotopic autotransplantation and vascular anastomosis: a novel surgical technique. Fert Steril 2002;77:1278-82.
  • Bedaiwy MA*, Jeremias E*, Gurunluoglu R, Hussein M, Biscotti C, Siemionow M, Falcone T. Transplantation of Intact Frozen-Thawed Mammalian Ovary with Vascular anastomosis. Fertil Steril 2003;79:594-602.
  • Grazul-Bilska A, Banerjee J, Yazici I, Borowczyk E, Bilski J, Sharma R, Siemionov M, Falcone T: Morphology and function of cryopreserved whole ovine ovaries after heterotopic autotransplantation. Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2008; 6:16-32
  • Shakiba K.*, Bena JF. McGill KM. Minger J. Falcone T. Surgical treatment of endometriosis: a 7-year follow-up on the requirement for further surgery. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 111(6):1285-92, 2008

Bibliography                Books Edited

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