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Farah Alvi

Farah Alvi, M.D.

Gynecology

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Board Certification(s)

Obstetrics and Gynecology



Other Organization(s)

WomanCare P.C.


Medical School

The University of Toledo College of Medicine


Residency

Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Chicago


Fellowship

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Location 1

216 S. Arlington Heights Road
Suite 101
Arlington Heights IL 60005
Phone: 847-221-4400
Fax: 847-221-4996
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Primary Specialty

Gynecology


Clinical Interests

Achievements

Publications


Milad, MP, Alvi FA, Breen MT, Brincat C, Frederick PJ, Gaupp C, Lewis M, Rone B, Swan K, Wollschlaeger K.Evaluation of an immersive inanimate major vascular injury simulation by gynecologic educators.

Glaser LM, Alvi FA, Milad MP. Trends in Gynecologic Surgery Malpractice Claims Involving Major Patient Injury, 2005-2014. Accepted for Publication on May 16, 2017. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Alvi FA, Glaser LM, Chaudhari A, Tsai S, Milad MP. New Paradigms in the Conservative Surgical and Interventional Management of Adenomyosis. Accepted for Publication on May 15, 2017. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Mueller JJ, Zhou Q, Iasonos A, O’Cearbhaill R, Alvi FA, El Haraki A, Eriksson AG, Gardner GJ, Sonoda Y, Levine DA, Aghajanian C, Chi DS, Abu-Rustum NA, Zivanovic O. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy and primary debulking surgery utilization for advanced stage ovarian cancer at a comprehensive cancer center. Gynecol Oncol. 2016, Mar; 140(3): 436-442.

Presentations


Alvi FA, Glaser LM, Kim A, Tolentino J, Tsai S. Risk Factors for Malignancy at Hysterectomy or Myomectomy for Benign Indications. Oral presentation at AAGL Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, Nov 2017.

Alvi FA, Glaser LM, Tolentino J, Chaudhari A, Milad MP, Tsai S. Do Fibroids Reduce the Likelihood of Unanticipated Malignancy? Oral presentation at AAGL Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, Nov 2017.

Wong JM, Alvi FA, Milad MP. Single-Site Robotic-Assisted Tubal Anastomosis. Video presentation at AAGL Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, Nov 2017.

Hall E, Djordjevic M, Alvi FA, Milad M. A Novel, Safe, Low Cost Approach to Bilateral Salpingectomy at Cesarean Section. Video presentation at ACOG Annual Meeting San Diego, CA, May 2017.

Alvi FA, Strohl A, Kanis M, Shahabi S. The influence of political party on gynecologic cancer research funding in the United States. Featured poster session at SGO Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, March 2017.

Matthews L, Alvi FA, Milad MP. Trends in Gynecologic Surgery Malpractice Claims Involving Major Patient Injury, 2010-2014. Oral presentation at ASRM Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct 2016. Oral presentation at AAGL Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov 2016.

Alvi FA, Matthews L, Milad MP. Laparoscopic Repair of Cesarean Scar Defect Utilizing Hysteroscopic Guidance: A Case Series and Review of Surgical Technique. Video presentation at AAGL Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov 2016.

Alvi FA, Matthews L, Tsai S, Chaudhari, A. New Generation Mini-Laparoscopic Instruments in Common Gynecologic Procedures: A Demonstration of Feasibility in a Cadaveric Model. Video poster at AAGL Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov 2016.

Matthews L, Alvi FA, Milad MP. Reproductive Surgery Malpractice Patterns. Oral presentation at ASRM Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Oct 2016.

Alvi F, Zubair M, Diakos B. Single-Site Robotic Excision of Bladder Endometriosis Utilizing Fluorescence Imaging and CO2 Laser Technology. Video presentation at AAGL Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Nov 2015, and ACOG Annual Meeting Washington, DC, May 2016.

Alvi FA, Zubair M, Diakos B. Bladder Endometriosis: A Missed and Often Undertreated Diagnosis. Poster Presentation. 2nd Place Winner. 2015 Institutional Research Day Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL, May 2015.

Mueller JJ, Alvi FA, El Haraki AS, et al. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) selection for advanced stage ovarian cancer (AOC) at a comprehensive cancer center. Online Poster Presentation. 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2015.

Alvi FA, Diakos B. Preliminary quality of life outcomes following robotic single-incision hysterectomy using a novel cuff closure technique. Poster Presentation. 2013 Society of Robotic Surgery Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 2013.

Alvi FA, Diakos B. A Novel Approach to Robotic-Assisted Single-Incision Hysterectomy: Initial Report and Surgical Technique. Poster Presentation. 2013 Institutional Research Day Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL, May 2013.

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Could your menstrual pain be a sign of endometriosis?

When are painful periods a sign of something more than typical menstrual pain and discomfort? Farah Alvi, M.D. of WomanCare, a Board-Certified Gynecologist and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon, discusses endometriosis and why it’s important to see a specialist if you experience endometriosis symptoms.

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