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Dr. Nezhat is the proud founder and sponsor of the Worldwide EndoMarch

Million women march for endometriosis - Nezhat Camran
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DEAR ENDOMARCHERS,

On behalf of the Nezhat Family and Board of Worldwide EndoMarch, I would like to express my immense gratitude for your time and efforts to raise awareness for millions of women and girls suffering from endometriosis.

It has been only a week since the cold, windy day of our Endo March in Washington, DC. However, I am still overwhelmed with pride for how all of you made this a truly momentous international event. According to the park service, over 2000 of you were there to march on the National Mall, despite the weather, demonstrating a united front for change in front of our nation’s Capitol.

For those who could not be there, the presence of your rallying spirit was certainly felt. The commitment everyone has shown to this cause will undoubtedly increase awareness about endometriosis and help us reach our goal of empowering people with knowledge to combat this life-altering disease. This is only the beginning. We will continue to move forward with our mission to bring worldwide attention to endometriosis and meaningful change to women’s health.

Sincerely,
Camran Nezhat, MD

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Minimally Invasive Surgery - Camran Nezhat, MD

Camran Nezhat, MD, FACS, FACOG, is the internationally renowned laparoscopic surgeon, scientist, and innovator at Stanford University Medical Center, in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Camran Nezhat-the pioneer and inventor of Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr. Camran Nezhat is one of the world's most respected endometriosis specialists. Dr. Camran Nezhat is Director of his own private practice at the Center for Special Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery in Palo Alto, California. For his outstanding contributions as the pioneer and leading practitioner in the field of laparoscopic surgery, specializing in laparoscopic treatment of severe endometriosis involving multiple organs, management of infertility, myomas of the uterus, and other pelvic diseases, Dr. Nezhat has received numerous awards from the most prestigious medical societies. Dr. Camran CV

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Minimally Invasive Surgery Center specializes...

Minimally Invasive Surgery Center specializes in the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of female reproductive disorders including:

  • - Endometriosis
  • - Infertility
  • - Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
  • - Ovarian Cysts
  • - Pelvic Pain
  • - Laparoscopic Surgery (MIS)
  • - Robotic-assisted Surgery

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