Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urogynecology/FPMRS
Director of Robotic Surgery, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
University of Hawaii; Honolulu, HI, USA
Steven M. Minaglia, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS, FPMRS is Director of Urogynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Queen's University Medical Group in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Minaglia also holds an academic appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu.
Dr. Minaglia is board certified in Urogynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS). He holds both B. A. and M. D. degrees from the University of Chicago, where his undergraduate major was in the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine. He received special honors for his bachelor’s thesis entitled, “Articulating a professional ethic for the treatment of patients with contagious diseases”. He completed both a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a 3-year accredited fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Southern California where he received the Daniel R. Mishell, Jr., MD resident teaching award. More recently, he received the Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii.
Dr. Minaglia specializes in vaginal and laparoscopic surgical approaches to treat uterine and vaginal prolapse, as well as treatments for urinary and fecal incontinence and those that restore sexual health. He has a passion for teaching and lectures internationally on clinical advancements in urogynecology and trains physicians worldwide in techniques and procedures of minimally invasive reconstructive pelvic surgery, including advanced training programs beyond residency in Europe, South America, China, mainland US and Hawaii. He is currently an Associate Editor of Urogynecology, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society, The European Urogynaecological Association, The Mediterranean Incontience and Pelvic Floor Society, and the Italian Association of Urogynecology. He has served on the editorial staff for the journal since 2010.
Dr. Minaglia enjoys long distance swimming, competes internationally and holds several local swimming records.