Obstetrics and Gynecology
During the four-year program in OBGYN, residents have progressive responsibility
in managing obstetrical patients. Garden City Hospital averages approximately
700 births per year. Residents taking an active role in nearly all deliveries,
as opposed to being limited to a smaller population of patients. Gynecologic
surgery is integrated throughout all years in training.
Continuity clinic is coordinated in established practices under the supervision
of staff physicians, allowing for ample experience across the spectrum
of prenatal, postnatal and gynecologic care. Didactics are scheduled for
Monday and Thursday mornings. In addition, residents attend Education
Days through the Statewide Campus System-Michigan State University College
of Osteopathic Medicine. Call during OGME1 is taken with an attending
or resident providing in-house backup and instruction. A tiered call system
is incorporated for OGME3 through OGME4.
Program duration: 4 years (OGME-1 through OGME-4)
Approved positions: 6
Current filled positions: 5
Current open positions: 0
Positons to be filled for next year: 2
Accreditation: AOA - Received five-years continuing approval, 2008
Applications will be accepted through ERAS. A rotation at GCH is helpful
but not required. Interviews will be scheduled on designated interview
days which include a luncheon with faculty and current residents.
Hamid Sanjaghsaz, DO, FACOOG
Dr. Sanjaghsaz is a graduate of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic
Medicine. He completed residency training in OBGYN at St. John Riverview
and St. John Macomb Hospitals. Dr. Sanjaghsaz is board certified by the
AOBOG and is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians
and Gynecologists. He is a Clinical Examiner for the AOBOG oral examinations
and previously served on the ACOOG Board of Trustees. His experience in
medical education includes directing the residency program at St. John
Riverview Hospital in Detroit and from 2001 through 2006 here at GCH.
He was reappointed as Residency Program Director here at GCH in December 2010.
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