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Dr. Boruta was born and raised on the shore of Lake Michigan. He graduated magna cum laude with both his B.S. in Biology and his M.D. degree from the University of Michigan. As a resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the combined Brigham and Women's/Massachusetts General Hospital Residency Program he was elected Administrative Chief Resident. Following completion of fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, he was a faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. In 2008, he returned to Massachusetts General Hospital and is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His primary clinical and research focus involves development and utilization of minimally invasive surgical techniques in the diagnosis and management of gynecologic cancers.
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One of the most serious health sequelae of obesity in women is the development of endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia (EIN) and later endometrial adenocarcinoma, attributed in part to the excess production of estrogen. In fact, the rising obesity rate accounts for a nearly 30% increase in the incidence and mortality rate of endometrial cancer over the past five years, in contrast to a general downtrend for other common malignancies.
The multidisciplinary Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) Center includes specialized surgeons, fellows and a variety of other specialists. Our surgeons take a collaborative approach to patient care to determine the best procedure for each patient. Meet members of the MIGS team and hear one patient's story in this video by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
David Boruta II, MD, director of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains how and why minimally invasive surgery can often be the best choice for some types of surgical patients.
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