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Result of the Third International Elite Gynecologic Surgery Competition (2022 Masters of Gynecologic Surgery)

Published: 2023-01-11

It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the Third International Elite Gynecologic Surgery Competition. The competition was jointly hosted by AME Publishing Company and the West China Second University Hospital of Sichuan University on an international background. All the videos for the competition were judged on the basis of how effective the videos are in promoting gynecologic surgery’s techniques. Specifically, video clips were assessed based on the following 5 important criteria.

  1. Operative Difficulty (20%)
  2. The standardization and the fluency of the operation (20%)
  3. Originality (20%)
  4. Quality of the video (20%)
  5. Educational values of video demonstration (20%)

The competition here comes to a conclusion with the final scoring from a panel of judges. All prized videos will have the priority to be published in Gynecology and Pelvic Medicine (GPM; gpm.amegroups.com) later.

The winners are:

  • First Prize
  • Fabio Barra (IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy)
    Dingxian Gu (Chengdu Women’s and Children’s Central Hospital, China)
  • Second Prize
  • Dan Feng (Chengdu Women’s and Children’s Central Hospital, China)
    Yan Wei (Chengdu Women’s and Children’s Central Hospital, China)
    Yan Li (Chengdu Women’s and Children’s Central Hospital, China)

  • Third Prize
  • Xue Peng (Deyang People’s Hospital, China)
    Cong Xie (Chengdu Women’s and Children’s Central Hospital, China)
    Ning Xu (Chengdu First People’s Hospital, China)
    Juan Zhou (The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, China)
    Guobin Wei (Guang’an Prople’s Hospital, China)


The winners of the competition will be invited to attend the awards ceremony in Sichuan in tentatively April of 2023, and will be sponsored for a one-week study tour of the West China Second University Hospital of Sichuan University. 

Panel of Judges:

1. Olivia H. Chang, MD, MPH, FACOG

Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA 


2. Simone Ferrero, MD, PhD

Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genova, Italy


3. Neville F. Hacker, AM, MD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, FACOG, FACS, CGO

University of New South Wales; Gynecologic Cancer Center, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, Australia


4. Liliana Mereu, MD, PhD

Santa Chiara Hospital, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Trento, Italy


5. Anna Myriam Perrone, MD, PhD

Oncologic Gynaecology Unit, Department Medical and Surgical Sciences (DIMEC), S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy


6. Aleksander Popov, MD

Endoscopic Surgery Department, Moscow Regional Scientific Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Moscow, Russian


7. Eleftherios Pierre Samartzis

Division of Gynecologic Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


8. Ahmad Sayasneh

Department of Gynecological Oncology, Surgical Oncology Directorate, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, School of Life Course Sciences, King’s College London, London, UK


9. Omer Lutfi Tapisiz, MD, PhD

Department of Urogynecology, University of Health Sciences, Etlik Zubeyde Hanim Women’s Health Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey


10. Andrea Tinelli, MD, PhD

Veris delli Ponti Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Scorrano, Lecce, Italy


11. Péter Török, MD, PhD

University of Debrecen, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Debrecen, Hungary


12. Diama Bhadra Vale, MD, PhD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rua Alexander Flemming, Campinas, Brazil


13. Xiaoyu Niu, MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China


Congratulations to all the winners! We would also take this opportunity to thank all the participants and judges for your great support and efforts devoted to the competition. We look forward to having your participance in the next year’s competition!