Dr. Paulami Guha

DR. PAULAMI GUHA

Dr. Paulami Guha is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the American Association of Laparoscopic Gynecologists (AAGL). She is multilingual in English (Primary), Bengali and Hindi.

Dr. Guha did her Fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery from Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Jacksonville, Florida. She completed her residency at Riverside Health System, Virginia, United States.

She is an expert in managing complex gynecologic cases including pelvic pain, abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, endometriosis, vulvar disorders and sexual medicine. She specializes in minimally invasive surgeries including Laparoscopy, Robotics, Mini-Laparotomy and Hysteroscopy.
She also does general gynecology including well women exams, menopause, hormone replacement, contraception, abnormal pap, adolescent gynecology and transgender care.
She runs the Fibroid Care Clinic with her partner.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

• Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology

• Fellowship
Minimally invasive Gynecologic surgery – Laparoscopic and Robotic Fellowship
Department of Medical and Gynecologic surgery
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida.

• Residency
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Riverside Health System, Newport News, Virginia

• Past OBGYN Residency
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta, India.

• Medical School
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)
Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta, India.

AWARDS

• AAGL excellence award by Residency program
June, 2016.

• ACOG William C Andrews Award for the best annual research presentation in Virginia.
September, 2015.

• Annual Resident Research Day Award for Best Oral presentation.
June, 2015

• Winner of ‘Challenge the professors’
October, 2014
Ethical case presentation at ACOG tri-district meeting at Baltimore, MD.

• Best Medical students Teacher Award
June, 2013
Award presented to the resident who the medical students of VCU and VCOM considered to be the Best Teacher in 2013

Medical School Honors / Awards:

• Distinctions in ENT, Pediatrics and General Surgery .

• Sir Frank Corner Memorial Prize in Surgery

• Dr. R. Ganguly Memorial Award (Highest marks in Surgery)

• Dr. Shanti Indra Award (Highest marks in pediatrics)

• Dr. M K Memorial Fellowship Award

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Baptist Downtown Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida.

LANGUAGES

Primary: English
Also fluent in Hindi and Bengali,
understands Urdu.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Medical Association (AMA)

  • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ACOG)

  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)

  • Society of Gynecologic Surgery (SGS)

  • Florida Medical Association

  • Florida Obstetric and Gynecologic Society

  • Duval County Medical Society

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

2019

Faculty for postgraduate course at ACOG, 2019: Removal of large volume specimens laparoscopically.

2018

Faculty for postgraduate course at ACOG, 2018: Removal of large volume specimens laparoscopically.

2017
Book chapter on “Postoperative Complications and Postoperative Emergencies After Open, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Procedures.’ for the new edition of Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies, Wolters Kluwer, 5th edition.

IUD insertion and Bartholin abscess drainage simulation for Internal medicine and Family medicine residents.

Faculty for postgraduate course at ACOG, 2017: Removal of large volume specimens laparoscopically.
Couse Director: Tri Dinh, MD.

Preceptor for Doctorate of Medical Science for Physician Assistant Program.
Lynchburg University, VA.

RESEARCH

2018

Complications of prophylactic ureteral localization stent placement for gynecologic surgery cases.
Oral presentation, AAGL, 2018.

Choosing the route of morcellation for minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries
Poster presentation, AAGL, 2018.

Video presentations at AAGL, 2018

Robotic Rectopexy.

Robotic surgical management of infected midurethral sling mesh erosion.

Adnexal mass evaluation and contained extraction of large suspicious complex ovarian cysts.

Prophylactic placement of ureteral catheter- tips and tricks

Dehiscence of a Low-Transverse Cesarean Scar by a Submucous
Fibroid in a Non-Gravid Uterus.
-Article published in Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology

‘Intuitive Surgical Inc. payments to OBGYNs compared to other specialties: Analysis from 2014 Open Payments Database’ – Poster presentation at ACOG, 2018

Robotic assisted removal of a chronically infected mersilene pubovaginal sling complicated by a chronic sinus formation.
Video presented at SGS Conference, 2018

2017

Use of Administrative Inpatient and Outpatient Databases to Determine Routes of Hysterectomy: The Different Stories They Tell in Florida.
Oral presentation at plenary session at AAGL, 2017.
Co-author

Establishing validity for the Limbs and Things laparoscopic hysterectomy trainer: IRCAD award winning paper at AAGL, 2017.
Co-author.

Quality Improvement project
Improving Discharge Readiness following Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy – Team Lead

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

2017

Does Patient Satisfaction Correlate with the Presence or Absence of Chronic Pelvic Pain?
Oral presentation at AAGL, 2017

Initial Experiences with the Storz TROPHYSCOPE[reg] versus Cooper Surgical Endosee[reg] for Office Diagnostic Hysteroscopy.
Oral presentation at AAGL, 2017

Robotic Placement of the FENIX Continence Restoration System in a Patient with Previous Radiation to the Pelvis: A Case Report
Co-author
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology

Prevalence of abnormal Pap smear in Liver transplant population.
Dept of Gynecologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Florida.
Poster presentation at ACOG Annual Conference, 2017.

2016

Continuation of Progesterone Implants: Effects of age, race, parity, BMI and use of hormones for irregular bleeding
(Poster presentation at ACOG Annual Conference, May, 2016)

2015

The use of Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging for visualization of pre-sacral vasculature during Robotic Sacrocolpopexy
Oral presentation for UROGYN plenary CME session at AAGL conference, Nov 2015)

Effect of age, race and parity on discontinuation rates of Progesterone Implants among adolescents and adult population.
(Poster presentation at ACOG tri-district meeting, October, 2015)

Case presentation at ‘Stump the professors’ at ACOG tri-district meeting, Oct, 2015.

2014

ACOG Junior Fellow project (published on ACOG website)
An Initiative to Educate Primary Care Providers: the importance of HPV vaccination and the need to ensure vaccination among eligible men and women.

Amniotic Fluid embolism. Poster presented at: ACOG district conference.

Oral presentation at ‘Challenge the professors’ at ACOG tri-district meeting in Baltimore, MD 2014.

Phukan JP, Sengupta S, Guha P. Mullerian adenosarcoma of uterus with sarcomatous overgrowth and heterologous component associated with stromal deposit in omentum: a case report and review of the literature. Case Rep Med. 2012; 2012:820378.

Guha P. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy following Induced Second Trimester Abortion. ISRN Obstet Gynecol. 2011;2011:591760

Sinha A, Sardar R, Guha P. Clinicopathological analysis of ovarian tumors in perimenopausal women: A study in a rural teaching hospital of eastern India. BJMS 2013

Guha ,P. (2007, January). A Clinical Study of Programmed Labor and its Outcome. Oral Presentation presented at: All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Calcutta, India.

Guha, P., Goswami, S.. (2007, January). An unusual case of Secondary Abdominal Pregnancy. Poster presented at: All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Calcutta, India.

Guha ,P. (2006, November). Mannual Vaccum aspiration in first trimester of pregnancy. Oral Presentation presented at: MVA workshop at Bengal Obstetrics and gynecologic Society, Calcutta, India.

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