Marco A. Pelosi, III, MD, FACOG, FACS, FICS, FAACS
Pelosi Medical Center, Bayonne, NJ
Marco Antonio Pelosi, III, MD, is an American board-certified Gynecologist and a postgraduate-trained Cosmetic Surgeon with a strong interest in surgical technologies and techniques. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, the American College of Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons, and both Fellow and Trustee of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Over a decade ago, he, along with Marco Antonio Pelosi, II, MD, coined the term cosmetogynecology reflecting the unique, evolving nature of their expanding cosmetic surgical practice including elements of aesthetic body contouring standards such as liposuction, abdominoplasty, and breast surgery, as well as the new wave of cosmetic vaginal surgery (vaginal rejuvenation, vaginoplasty, perineoplasty, labiaplasty, mons pubis cosmetics, etc.). Well-known for their innovative work in gynecologic surgery, they found intense interest in cosmetogynecology while networking at professional meetings within their large following of colleagues nationally and worldwide. They launched the International Society of Cosmetogynecology (ISCG) in 2004, to foster education, training, collaboration and excellence. This marked the birth of the field of cosmetic gynecology which has been growing ever since. Dr. Pelosi III has published over one hundred scientific articles and delivered over nine hundred presentations throughout the United States, Europe, South America and the Pacific related to surgical technologies and techniques in gynecology and in cosmetic surgery. A key opinion leader (KOL) in female aesthetics & therapeutics with a large global network, he is consulted frequently by major specialty societies, surgical technology development teams and the media for his insights and experience.
Take Home Message
Vaginoplasty is managed efficiently using a strategy that eliminates the variables most commonly responsible prolonged operations. The strategy divides vaginoplasty into anatomical zones and dictates specific work and specific retraction techniques for each zone to achieve maximum efficiency. Experience with this strategy is explained and demonstrated.