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Dr. Rosenfield CV

Executive Medical Director
Pearl Women's Center
Pearl Surgicenter
Portland, OR USA


  • 1992 - Bachelors in Science, University of Illinois
  • 1996 - Medical Degree, University of Cincinnati

Internship/Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • 1996-1998 - University of New Mexico; PGY1-2, Ob/Gyn
  • 1998-2000 - Stanford University; PGY 3-4, Ob/Gyn


  • July 2000 - (active): Oregon, Physician and Surgeon



  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetrician Gynecologists
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Training, Stanford University

Current Appointments

  • Medical Director, Pearl SurgiCenter
  • Chief Medical Officer, Co-Founder; SURGiVIEW LLC, www.surgiview.com


  • Faculty Preceptor; Legacy Health Systems/AAGL
    Minimally Invasive Gynecology Fellowship

Employment History

  • 2000-2004 - Northwest Permanente, Portland, Oregon

Technology Committee


  • Perinatal High-Risk Obstetrics Team, St. Vincent's Hospital


  • Founder, Medical Director, Chief of Gynecology; Pearl Women's
    Center, Portland, Oregon
  • Founder, Medical Director; Pearl SurgiCenter, Portland, Oregon AAAHC, Medicare Certified Ambulatory Surgery Facility


  • SURGiVIEW LLC, Co-Founder, Chief Medical Officer
    Media Assisted Surgery Online Archive and Portal for Surgeons, www.SURGiVIEW.com


  • Member, Oregon Medical Association
  • Member, AAGL (International Society of Minimally Invasive Gynecology)
  • 2007, 2010 - Video Committee
  • 2006-2008 - CME Committee
  • 2008 - Poster Committee
    Scientific Paper Committee
    Special Interest Group- Robotic Surgery
  • 2010-present - Ad Hoc Editorial Review, Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  • 2008-2009 - Member, Portland Society of Obstetrician Gynecologists, President
  • 2006-2009 - Member, Pearl District Business Association, Board of Directors
  • 2008-present - Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Oregon, Medical Advisory Committee


  • 2005 - Consultant, Medical Informatics Patient Educational
    Videos, Wired
    MD, Portland, Oregon
    Consultant and Physician Trainer;
    Gynecare/Ethicon Endosurgery (intermittently)
  • 2004-present - Conceptus Inc (intermittently)
  • 2005-present - Consultant, Physician Trainer, Advanced Laparoscopy, Olympus/Gyrus/ACMI
    Physician Surgical Proctor, Intuitive Surgical, Robotic Surgery

Awards and Honors

  • University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
    Dean's List, all semesters
    Liberal Arts Student Council
    Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Treasurer
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Co-Chairman of Honors Council, Student Conduct and Ethics
    Admissions Committee, student member
    Stanford University College of Medicine
  • 1999-2000 - Resident Achievement Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • 2012-present Contemporary ObGyn, Emerging Expert, Part of a panel of surgical experts in leading surgical technology for peer review journal

Publications - Peer Review

  • 1. Journal of Hypertension, 1996; Myatt, Rosenfield, et al, "Nitrotyrosine Residues in Placenta- Evidence of Peroxynitrate Formation and Action"
  • 2. Fertility and Sterility, 2005; Rosenfield, Hesla, et al, "Use of Nonincisional Microinsert for Pretreatment of Hydrosalpinx prior to IVF-ET" - first documented case internationally of a successful IVF pregnancy after Essure procedure for pre-treatment of hydrosalpinx

Publications - Abstracts

  • 1. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 2004. "Use of Essure Microinsert to Achieve Proximal tubal occlusion for hydrosalpinx."
  • 2. AAGL International Meeting in Conjunction with SEGI, 2007. Italian Laparoscopic Society, Selected Paper, "The Completely Outpatient Hysterectomy; A Surgicenter Experience," Palermo, IT
  • 3. AAGL, 2007, 36th Annual Global Congress, Washington, DC, "Outpatient Hysterectomy; A Surgicenter Experience"
  • 4. SAGES, 2007. "The Completely Outpatient Hysterectomy; A SurgiCenter Experience and Case Series"
  • 5. The Female Patient, Implementing an Outpatient Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Program, Volume 35, page 37, Feb 2010

Submitted for Publication

  • 1. SURGiVIEW, 2009; The New Frontier of Media Assisted Surgery
  • 2. Laparoscopic hysterectomy in the ambulatory surgical center setting with same day discharge home; RB Rosenfield MD1, KY Tang MD, MPH1,2, ME Wechter MD, MPH1,3,4


  • 1. Plenary Session, ASRM, 2004. "Use of Nonincisional Microinsert for Pretreatment of Hydrosalpinx prior to IVF-ET" - first documented case internationally of a successful IVF pregnancy after Essure procedure for pre-treatment of hydrosalpinx
  • 2. Plenary Session, AAGL 34th Annual Congress, 2004, "Use of Nonincisional Microinsert for Pretreatment of Hydrosalpinx prior to IVF-ET" - first documented case internationally of a successful IVF pregnancy after Essure procedure for pre-treatment of hydrosalpinx
  • 3. Moderator, Co-Moderator, AAGL 35th Annual Congress, 36th Annual Congress, 38th Annual Congress
  • 4. Video Presentation, AAGL 36th Annual Congress, Introduction to Robotic Surgery in Gynecology
  • 5. AAGL, 37th Annual Global Congress, Las Vegas, NV, "SURGiVIEW: An Innovative Internet Based Video Archive for Surgeons, Industry, and the General Public" 2009-2010
  • 6. Surgical Film Festival, Co-host and Moderator - Seattle, San Diego, Portland, Los Angeles
  • 7. AAGL 38th Annual Global Congress, Las Vegas, NV, 2010
    Solo Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Using Robotic
    Assistance, Video Case Series of 500 Outpatient Hysterectomies, Open Communication Session
  • 8. Taiwan Association of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (TAMIG), Chia Yi Taiwan. 2012,
    Outpatient Gynecologic Surgery with Same Day Discharge
    Moderator for LIVE Surgery
    Video Presentation of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery using SURGiVIEW

Lectures - Postgraduate Courses

  • 1. "Introduction to Essure; a nonincisional, safe alternative to laparoscopic tubal sterilization"
    Northwest Permanente, Portland, Oregon, 2004
    Kaiser Permanente Physicians Group, Los Gatos, CA
    Stanford University Obstetric and Gynecology
    Department Grand Rounds Southwest Washington Hospital Physician Group
    Anchorage, Alaska
    Medford, Oregon
  • 2. "Hysterectomy Options" - LSH procedure and use of the Harmonic Ace
    Ethicon Endosurgery Sponsored Advanced Laparoscopic Workshop, Legacy Holiday Park; teaching faculty, 2005
  • 3. "Technology Update" - Guest Speaker, Portland Society of ObGyn<, 2006/li>
  • 4. ACOG Sectional Meeting, New Technology Moderator,
    Speaker on Robotic Surgery in Gynecology, 2007
  • 5. ACOG Sectional Meeting, Physician Instructor at Gynecology Skills Workshop, 2008
  • 6. LSH/TLH Training at Pearl SurgiCenter-Gyrus/ACMI Sponsored National Course, 2008
  • 7. Guest Faculty, 2008; University of Michigan Medical School
    "Cutting Edge Surgical Symposium" Practical Techniques in Advanced Pelvic Surgery, Telesurgery from Pearl Women's Center "Outpatient Laparoscopic Hysterectomy"
  • 8. ACOG Annual Clinical Meeting, 2009-2012; Advanced Laparoscopy Skills Lab Postgraduate Course Faculty
    Lecture- Improving on LSH and TLH Techniques
    Lecture- Outpatient Hysterectomy - Tips for Implementing a Successful Program
    Lecture- Managing the Obese Laparoscopic Surgical Patient
  • 9. Live Telemedicine, 2010 - broadcast of Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques to 180 surgeons in Nepal, Co-moderator and Course Director with Drs. Lee Swanstrom and Paul Hansen
  • 10. LISEI, 2012 - Legacy Health Systems Advanced Laparoscopy Course, Faculty Member


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