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Advanced Pelvic Health Institute for Women

Our Team

Dr Azadi, MD, MSc, MBA, FACOG, FPMRS

 

Dr. Azadi is board certified in both OBGYN and FPMRS (Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology).  He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Tennessee, Memphis in 2008.  After finishing residency, he completed a three year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) at University of Louisville under the directorship of Dr. Donald Ostergard.

 

During his training, he had the opportunity to have first-hand training from world-renown experts and pioneers in the field of Urogynecology and Minimally Invasive Gynecology.  Dr. Azadi is proud that he had the unique chance to have training from Dr. Donald R. Ostergard, who is also known as one of the founders of Urogynecology.  Dr. Ostergard started the first fellowship in the country and his fellows are leading the specialty at different institutions around the country.  Dr. Azadi also had the opportunity to have Dr. Resad Pasic as a mentor.  Dr. Pasic is known as a world leader in the field of minimally invasive gynecology and has served as the president of AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy).

 

After completion of his fellowship, Dr. Azadi joined University of Louisville and was involved in teaching residents and fellows.  He also earned a master degree in clinical research from University of Louisville’s School of Public Health.  He has been actively involved in clinical research and has published in several peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Azadi also earned a master’s degree in business administration in healthcare management from University of Louisville.

 

Dr. Azadi offers advanced minimally invasive approach to various pelvic floor problems such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence and conditions such as overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, genitourinary fistulas and pelvic pain.  He has expertise in robotic (da Vinci®) and laparoscopic surgeries as well as minimally invasive vaginal surgery.  Dr. Azadi has performed more than 1,000 successful robotic surgeries including the most advanced single site approach.

 

Due to his experience and contribution to existing literature, he is considered one of the experts in the management of patients with mesh complications.  He has presented many articles and surgical videos at prestigious national and international scientific meetings such as International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and AAGL.  He has helped patients from around the country and has performed hundreds of mesh excision for the candidates who would benefit from this approach.

 

He has won several awards including prestigious CREOG faculty teaching award and “Top Doc” honors.  He has been designated the surgeon for excellence awards such as COEMIG and SOERS (Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic and Minimally Invasive Gynecology).

 

Dr. Azadi is married and has 2 daughters.  When he is not at work, his biggest joy is to spend time with his family.  At his spare time, he enjoys outdoor running.

 

For more information see Dr. Azadi’s CV and list of publications.

 

 

 

Ramona Pavlovici RN BSN, MSNL

StarClinic Director of Operations/Clinical Manager

 

Ramona has more than 20 years experience in the healthcare field. She is focused on excellent patient experience exemplified through compassionate and loving care. Her background is in nursing and nursing leadership and administration.

 

Ramona worked as a nurse in infusion therapy, pain management and peri-operative areas focused on delivering high standards of patient care. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing through University of Phoenix, and later her Masters in Nursing Leadership and Administration through Grand Canyon University.

    

She is passionate about ensuring the entire healthcare team functions in an environment that promotes collaboration and provides holistic care that is healing to the patient.

 

Ramona is also proficient in performing urodynamics, Pelvic nerve treatments and Management of patients with Sacral Neuromodulation (interstim Therapy), Pessary fitting and help patients to receive conservative treatments for pelvic floor disorders.

 

Together with her husband and their two daughters, she has been a resident of the West Valley for 16 years. During this time she worked both as a Registered Nurse and then as a Nursing Leader with great positive impact on patient care.

 

 

 

Janett Geambazu RN, BSN

StarClinic Registered Nurse

 

Janett is a registered nurse with extensive experience delivering high-quality care. She is focused on delivering impeccable patient care. She is hardworking, energetic and a highly skilled, confident professional.

 

Janett obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University and is a true professional, dedicated to patients and their families.

 

With over 22 years experience in healthcare, including orthopedic, oncology, long-term care, manager of assisted living facilities and most recent peri-operative department, Janett is focused on holistic care for the patient.

 

Janett is also proficient in performing urodynamics, Pelvic nerve treatments and Management of patients with Sacral Neuromodulation (interstim Therapy), Pessary fitting and help patients to receive conservative treatments for pelvic floor disorders.

 

She and her family (husband and three children) have lived in the valley for the past 13 years.