Education, Training, and Certifications
Gary S. Berger, M.D.
When you come to Chapel Hill for your tubal reversal, you will be under the care of a highly trained and respected specialist who is recognized for the improvements he has brought to the field of tubal reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Berger's education and training
Dr. Berger graduated college with honors from Harvard University and from the University of Rochester Medical School. Following medical internship at Duke University Medical Center, he began his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He served in the US Public Health Service at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer in the Family Planning Evaluation Program.
Dr. Berger completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology and simultaneously obtained a Master's degree in Maternal and Child Health at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health at Chapel Hill. During his appointment as Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine, Dr. Berger trained abroad in tubal microsurgery techniques and initiated the tubal microsurgery program at the UNC Medical Center. Dr. Berger then entered private practice specializing in tubal reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Berger's appointments and publications
Dr. Berger has served as a Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Adjunct Associate Professor of Maternal and Child Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has published over 150 scientific articles in medical journals and 10 medical books dealing with reproductive medicine and surgery. One of these, "The Couples Guide to Fertility" , was written specifically for patients.
Dr. Berger's certifications
Dr. Berger is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine, and epidemiology. He is a charter member of the Society of Reproductive Surgeons, a society restricted to physicians with special training and expertise in reconstructive surgery of the reproductive organs.
Dr. Berger's experience
Dr. Berger developed the outpatient technique for tubal ligation reversal. He has performed more than 5000 of these procedures and has acquired the greatest experience with this operation of any reproductive surgeon worldwide. Dr. Berger's techniques optimize the outcome and reduce recovery time and cost of tubal reversal surgery. His staff maintains an electronic patient database that provides accurate and up to date statistics about pregnancy rates after tubal reversal for his patients.
Here is a list of other pages on our web site that contain information on Dr. Berger's education, training, and certifications.
Dr. Berger is the author of 11 books, including "The Couples Guide to Fertility" more than 150 journal articles and book chapters.
Gary S. Berger, M.D.
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Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center
109 Conner Drive, Suite 2200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Telephone: (919) 968-4656
Fax: (919) 967-8637
Website: Tubal Reversal Center