Scott G. Chudnoff, MD, MS, FACOG

Co-Director – Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Womens Health
Montefiore Medical Center – Moses Division
Bronx, New York
USA

 

Biography

Dr. Scott Chudnoff is a board certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist holding the faculty rank of Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Womens Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, is the director of gynecology at Montefiore Medical Center and the Co-Director of the Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Montefiore. In addition, he is an AASECT Certified Sexuality Counselor. Dr. Chudnoff has many peer-reviewed publications in the areas of Womens Health / Gynecology, surgery, medical technology and medical education. He regularly speaks internationally on a variety of medical topics.

Research Interest

His research interests include: Minimally invasive surgery, Fibroids, Hysteroscopy, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Medical Education, and emerging medical technologies.

Scientific Activities

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

• (2006-Present) Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• (2000-2006) Junior Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• (2003-Present) American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
• (2004-Present) American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists
• (2005-Present) Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
• (2005-Present) American Society for Reproductive Medicine
• (2005-Present) Society of Reproductive Surgeons

AWARDS AND HONORS

• (2014) Rising Stars Super Doctors Listing NY Times Magazine
• (2013) Rising Stars Super Doctors Listing NY Times Magazine
• (2007) Commendation for Medical Student Teaching Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2005) Berlex Foundation Faculty Development Award Amelia Island, Florida
• (2005) CREOG-APGO – 2nd Prize for Oral Presentation Salt Lake City, Utah
• (2004) Schulman Award for Medical Research Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2004) Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures American Association of Gynecological Endoscopists
• (2004) Medical Student Teaching Award Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2003) Medical Student Teaching Award Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2002) Honoree Yeshiva Ohr Yerushalayim Annual Dinner

HOSPITAL / MEDICAL SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

• (2006-Present) Committee Member
Medical Student Educational Committee, Department of OB/GYN
• (2007-Present) Committee Member
Computer Based Education Committee, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2009-Present) Committee Member
GCRC Protocol Review Committee
• (2009-Present) Committee Member
Montefiore Council, Moses Division, Montefiore
• (2009-2010) Committee Member
Clinical Committee, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2009-Present) Committee Member
Electronic Medical Record – Physician Steering Committee, Montefiore
• (2009-Present) Committee Member
Committee for Committees, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2009-Present) Committee Member
Resident Training Committee, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
• (2010-Present) Committee Member
Promotions Committee, Department of OB/GYN
• (2010-Present) Committee Member Faculty Advisory Board
• (2010-Present) Committee Member Evaluation Subcommittee
• (2010-2013) Senator Einstein Senate

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

• (2012-Present) Committee Member AAGL COEMIG Review Committee
• (2010-Present) Editorial Board Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (JMIG)
• (2010-Present) Committee Member ACOG District II Committee on Female Sexual Dysfunction
• (2010-Present) Journal Reviewer European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
• (2010-Present) Journal Reviewer Fertility and Sterility
• (2010-Present) Journal Reviewer Maturitas
• (2009) Chair AAGL Scientific Poster Committee
• (2009) Committee Member AAGL Abstract Review Committee
• (2009) Moderator Video Session 12, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 38th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Orlando, Florida, November 15-19, 2009
• (2009-Present) Journal Reviewer Computers in Biology and Medicine
• (2008-Present) Committee Member Montefiore Medical Center – Physician EMR Steering Committee
• (2007-2009) Editorial Advisory Board Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (JMIG)
• (2007-2009) Committee Member AAGL Web Design Committee
• (2007-Present) Committee Member AAGL Residents and Fellow Committee
• (2007) Co-Moderator Open Communications 10, Hysteroscopy, Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 36th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Washington, DC, November 13-17, 2007
• (2006-Present) Journal Reviewer Obstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
• (2006) Co-Moderator Plenary Session 11, Pelvic Pain, Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 35th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 6-9, 2006
• (2006-2008) Committee Member AASECT Sex Counselor Certification Committee
• (2005-Present)CME coordinator and lecturer Hatzolah Volunteer Ambulance Corp
• (2005-Present) Journal Reviewer Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (JMIG)
• (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008) Committee Member AAGL Global Conference Scientific Committee
• (2005) Co-Moderator Resident & Fellow Session, Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 34th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Chicago, IL, November 10, 2005
• (2005) Co-Moderator Plenary Session 8, Gynecologic Oncology, Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 34th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Chicago, IL, November 10, 2005
• (2004-Present) Journal Reviewer for Gen Med Gen Journal
• (2002-Present) Member New York City Department of Health Emergency Medical Volunteers Corp

Publications

ORIGINAL PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

1. Levine DJ, Berman JM, Harris M, Chudnoff SG, Whaley FS, Palmer SL. Sensitivity of myoma imaging using laparoscopic ultrasound compared with magnetic resonance imaging and transvaginal ultrasound. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology. 2013; 20(6): 770-774. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2013.04.015
2. Guido RS, Macer JA, Abbott K, Falls JL, Tilley IB, Chudnoff SG. Radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation of fibroids: a prospective, clinical analysis of two years outcome from the Halt trial. Health and quality of life outcomes. 2013; 11(1): 139. doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-11-139
3. Chudnoff SG, Berman JM, Levine DJ, Harris M, Guido RS, Banks E. Outpatient procedure for the treatment and relief of symptomatic uterine myomas. Obstetrics and gynecology. 2013; 121(5): 1075-1082. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31828b7962
4. Levie M, Ling F, Brill A, Chudnoff S, Rackow B. Best Practices for Femail Sterilation in 2012 and Beyond. OBG Management. 2012; 24(10).
5. Chudnoff S, Glazer S, Levie M. Review of vasopressin use in gynecologic surgery. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology. 2012; 19(4): 422-433. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2012.03.022
6. Levine LD, Chudnoff SG, Taylor K, Baganizi M, Banks E. A 5-day educational program for teaching cervical cancer screening using visual inspection with acetic acid in low-resource settings. International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 2011; 115(2): 171-174. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2011.06.013
7. Levie M, Chudnoff SG. A comparison of novice and experienced physicians performing hysteroscopic sterilization: an analysis of an FDA-mandated trial. Fertility and sterility. 2011; 96(3): 643-648. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.06.047
8. Frimer M, Chudnoff S, Hebert T, Shahabi S. Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia mimicking vulvar cancer in a patient with AIDS. Journal of lower genital tract disease. 2011; 15(1): 66-68. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0b013e3181f0b8f5
9. Levie M, Weiss G, Kaiser B, Daif J, Chudnoff SG. Analysis of pain and satisfaction with office-based hysteroscopic sterilization. Fertility and sterility. 2010; 94(4): 1189-1194.
10. Chudnoff SG, Liu CS, Levie MD, Bernstein P, Banks EH. Efficacy of a novel educational curriculum using a simulation laboratory on resident performance of hysteroscopic sterilization. Fertility and sterility. 2010; 94(4): 1521-1524. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.08.008
11. Chudnoff S, Einstein M, Levie M. Paracervical block efficacy in office hysteroscopic sterilization: a randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics and gynecology. 2010; 115(1): 26-34.doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181c51ace
12. Daif JL, Levie M, Chudnoff S, Kaiser B, Shahabi S. Group a Streptococcus causing necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock syndrome after medical termination of pregnancy. Obstetrics and gynecology. 2009; 113(2(2)): 504-506. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181834626
13. Banks EH, Chudnoff S, Karmin I, Wang C, Pardanani S. Does a surgical simulator improve resident operative performance of laparoscopic tubal ligation?. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2007; 197(5): 541. e1-e5.
14. Banks E, Chudnoff S, Freda MC, Katz NT. An interactive computer program for teaching residents pap smear classification, screening and management guidelines: a pilot study. The Journal of reproductive medicine. 2007; 52(11): 995-1000.
15. Levie MD, Chudnoff SG. Prospective analysis of office-based hysteroscopic sterilization. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology. 2006; 13(2): 98-101. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2005.11.010
16. Hatami M, Del Priore G, Chudnoff SG, Goldberg GL. Preserving fertility in invasive cervical adenocarcinoma by abdominal radical trachelectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy. Archives of Iranian medicine. 2006; 9(4): 413-416.
17. Banks E, Pardanani S, King M, Chudnoff S, Damus K, Freda MC. A surgical skills laboratory improves residents knowledge and performance of episiotomy repair. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2006; 195(5): 1463-1467. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2006.05.041
18. Levie MD, Chudnoff SG. Office hysteroscopic sterilization compared with laparoscopic sterilization: a critical cost analysis. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology. 2005; 12(4): 318-322.doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2005.05.016