MIREILLE TRUONG, is Assistant Professor, Program Director of the Cedars-Sinai Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Medical Co-Director of the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Mireille Truong is a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon and educator who completed a Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center and, a research fellowship in Surgical Simulation at the Florida Hospital Nicholson Center. She has also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Truong serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology as the Social Media Editor and Social Media Committee Chair. She is an active member of the Society for Gynecologic Surgeons where she serves as the co-chair for the Social Media Committee and is a member of the Education Committee. She is also an active member of the AAGL.
With her interests in surgical simulation and innovation, she has created multiple online multimedia educational platforms including a gynecologic surgery education website www.learngynsurgery.com and has developed several resident robotic surgical curriculums.
She has also built various simulation models such as the Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery (FRS) robotic psychomotor surgical skills model for training and the development of one of the earliest augmented reality robotic simulation hysterectomy modules. Dr. Truong’s passion for surgical education has led to a number of awards for her teaching videos and many are amongst the top-rated videos published in OBG management.
Dr. Truong is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in surgical education and simulation. She has been an invited speaker as well as faculty for multiple hands-on laparoscopic and robotic surgery workshops nationally and internationally.
Her practice and research is focused on minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, fibroids, endometriosis, robotic surgery, surgical simulation and education, and social media.