South Miami Hospital

Nicholas Lambrou, M.D., Named Medical Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery at South Miami Hospital

April 3, 2014

Nicholas Lambrou, M.D., gynecologic oncologist, has been named medical director of minimally invasive gynecological surgery at South Miami Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants. The appointment comes on the heels of the hospital’s recent accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) from the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the leading association promoting minimally invasive gynecologic surgery among surgeons worldwide.

As an expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, Dr. Lambrou is one of the physicians who championed South Miami Hospital’s COEMIG designation efforts. Facilities designated as Centers of Excellence are recognized for having the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and providing less invasive treatments for gynecologic conditions through the integration of clinical practice, research and innovation.

“COEMIG designation and the appointment of Dr. Lambrou as the COEMIG medical director reinforce the Center’s role as a national and international leader in innovative healthcare for women and infants, and validates our dedication to caring for our patients with advanced practices,” said Denise M. Woods, R.N., vice president of South Miami Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants. “We look forward to working with Dr. Lambrou as he leads minimally invasive gynecological surgery at our hospital to new levels.”

Dr. Lambrou is a Board-certified in gynecologic oncology, obstetrics and gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.  He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine, completed an obstetrics/gynecology residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and then a fellowship at The University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Lambrou is published in medical textbooks and scientific journals and lectures internationally about surgical techniques – including the latest advances in robot-assisted surgery – about the treatment of endometrial, cervical and ovarian cancers.  He also has participated in laboratory research on the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer prevention and in clinical research about the treatment of gynecological cancers. Dr. Lambrou is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, the Howard A. Kelly Gynecologic and Obstetric Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

About South Miami Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants
South Miami Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants offers an array of services for women and infants, including specialized maternal-fetal care for high-risk pregnancies and unborn babies; minimally-invasive robotic surgery and fibroid and cancer treatment; pelvic health and incontinence testing and therapy; infertility and reproductive medicine; a Child Development Center to evaluate and treat infants and children as they grow and develop; cosmetic, breast reconstruction and weight-loss surgery; radiation therapy; and diagnostic imaging, including digital mammography and PET/CT scans to detect breast and other cancer, fetal MRI to detect problems in unborn babies, ultrasound, coronary artery imaging and bone density testing.  Each year, more than 4,200 babies are born at South Miami Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants, which also houses one of the area’s largest Level II and III neonatal intensive care units. The Center is specially accredited by the Joint Commission for pre-term labor and prematurity.  For more information, visit or call 786-662-8585.

About Baptist Health South Florida
South Miami Hospital is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization in the region. Baptist Health also includes Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital in Tavernier, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, Baptist Outpatient Services, Baptist Health Medical Group and Baptist Health Enterprises. Baptist Health Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm, supports services at all hospitals and facilities affiliated with Baptist Health. Connect with BaptistHealthSF on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Contact: Tanya Racoobian Walton; 786-662-5015;

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