Dr. Malcolm G. Munro MD,FRCSC,FACOG
Los Angeles CA
Dr. Munro is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of Gynecologic Services at Kaiser Permanente's Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Munro's clinical and research interests are oriented to minimally invasive approaches to gynecological disorders with particular interests in surgical education and training as well as the problem of abnormal uterine bleeding including investigation, medical and procedural interventions, and the development of nomenclature and classification systems to facilitate the design and interpretation of related clinical trials. He is the study chair of STOP-DUB, a US federally funded multicenter randomized clinical trial comparing hysterectomy to endometrial ablation that, to date is the largest of its kind. He has published more than 90 papers, 26 chapters, and four books including Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, recently released by Cambridge University Press in January of 2010. Dr Munro is also a contributing editor for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, an Associate Editor for Human Reproduction, and a reviewer for numerous other peer-reviewed specialty journals. He has served the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) as a member of the Board of Trustees (2000-2002) and is the inaugural chair of the AAGL Practice Committee, charged with the development of evidence based practice guidelines related to minimally invasive approaches to gynecology. He lives in Tarzana, a Los Angeles suburb, with his wife and three children.