Dr. Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh

Dr. Aarathi Cholkeri-Singh is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is in private practice with Dr. Charles E. Miller at The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute in the metropolitan Chicago area. During her fourth year of residency, she was accepted as a Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgical Fellow through the AAGL, the world’s largest organization dedicated to minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Her training was based on the East Coast at Harvard and Brown Universities’ hospital affiliates. She trained with six different surgeons in the fields of General Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Gynecologic Oncology and Urogynecology.

During Dr. Cholkeri-Singh’s career, she has proven to be an effective leader, educator and contributor to the community and academic societies. She has presented on multiple occasions at national and international meetings, published manuscripts in well-recognized, peer-reviewed medical journals and contributed three book chapters to two different medical textbooks published. Dr. Cholkeri-Singh’s current research concerns are laparoscopic myomectomy, bleeding rates after laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, adhesion prevention at time of laparoscopic surgery, enhancing visualization at laparoscopy, minilaparoscopy, and hysteroscopic sampling for abnormal uterine bleeding.

Dr. Cholkeri-Singh is an active member of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the AAGL, ISGE and SLS. She has served as a faculty member for these societies, their conferences and committees, and continues to be invited annually for active participation. Dr. Cholkeri-Singh is the Associate Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, the Co-Director of the AAGL/SRS fellowship program in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and the Director of Gynecologic Surgical Education at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. She also is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Ob/Gyn at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL and Lecturer for the Department of Ob/GYN at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL. She continues to be an ad hoc reviewer for The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (JMIG), The European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology & Reproductive Biology, Gynecologic & Obstetric Investigation, International Journal of Fertility & Sterility, as well as many others.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

 

Associate Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

 

Co-Director, AAGL/SRS Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

 

Director, Gynecologic Surgical Education

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

 

Experience at a Glance

• Graduated from The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) with a B.S. in Molecular Genetics in 1998

• Graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (Rootstown, OH) with an M.D. in 2002

• Completed a four year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and served as a Chief Resident at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, IL) in 2006

• Completed a one year fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery through the AAGL at Harvard and Brown Universities’ hospital affiliates (Boston, MA and Providence, RI), 2006-2007

• Associate Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital since June 2008 (Park Ridge, IL)

• Co-director of the AAGL/SRS Fellowship Program in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital since 2009 (Park Ridge, IL)

• Director of Gynecologic Surgery Education at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital since October 2011 (Park Ridge, IL)

• Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago (Ob. Gyn. Dept.)  since July 2011 (Chicago, IL)

• Lecturer at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (Ob. Gyn. Dept.) since 2012 (North Chicago, IL)

• Member and active faculty participant of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

• Member and active faculty participant of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

• Published in the journals of Fertility and Sterility and Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, and the textbooks of Modern Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, and Atlas of Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy Techniques, Third Edition

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