Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program

Program Director's Welcome

Robert Hunter

Thank you for your interest in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency program at Memorial Healthcare System. Memorial Healthcare System is a large public healthcare system offering a unique blend of urban and community clinical experiences coupled with academic excellence. We are excited for you to get to know us and to learn about our program and the outstanding training opportunity it affords.

Our mission is clear: The Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency program at Memorial Healthcare System exists to train and mentor a highly skilled and equitable workforce of outstanding physicians to provide complex obstetric and gynecologic care to our diverse South Florida community, with a commitment to excellence and health equity.

We look forward to you getting to know our dedicated faculty and residents as you enter the next phase of your medical career.

Wishing you much success,

Robert Hunter, MD
Residency Program Director

About Our OB/GYN Residency Program

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  • Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest county healthcare systems in the United States.
  • The program is based in Broward County at both Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood and Memorial Hospital West, in Pembroke Pines.
  • Fours residents per year.
  • 24/7 OB/GYN Hospitalist coverage at both hospitals. Coverage with multiple providers simultaneously ensures that education is emphasized and that service demands do not take precedence over educational objectives.
  • Large obstetric and gynecology surgery volumes. Over 60% of all babies born in Broward County are delivered at Memorial Healthcare System Hospitals. Approximately 8,000 deliveries are performed annually at Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional combined. Over 680 laparoscopic hysterectomies of all types were performed in 2021.
  • The Placenta Accreta Spectrum program at Memorial Regional Hospital provides the residents with complex obstetrical medical and surgical experience. The program currently averages 1 accreta delivery per week and is growing in volume on a yearly basis.
  • Great patient diversity and an exciting range of pathology which reflects the demographic diversity of South Florida.
  • Residents are trained in the concepts of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and participate in Peer Review, Patient Safety Committees, and Root Cause Analyses. Residents have the opportunity to participate in QI projects during their training.
  • Memorial Regional Hospital’s Mothers in Recovery (MIR) program helps expecting moms struggling with drugs and/or alcohol safely withdraw from substance abuse, and supports them in meeting their recovery goals.
  • Resident Wellness Days and Annual Resident Retreat

Memorial Regional Hospital

About Memorial Regional Hospital

Memorial Regional Hospital, the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, is one of the largest hospitals in Florida, with a reputation for advanced medicine and technology. The 797-bed hospital is one of six Level 1 Trauma Center in the state qualified to treat the most severe, life-threatening injuries. 

  • Level III NICU: Shares campus with Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital/Neonatal Resuscitation offered from 22 weeks gestation
  • Regional Placenta Accreta Spectrum Program
  • Mothers in Recovery program
  • OB/GYN Hospitalists: One OB/GYN Hospitalist, one CNM 24 hours/day, and one OB/GYN Hospitalist 16 hours/day

2021 Statistics

  • 4,556 Births
  • 49 Vaginal Hysterectomies
  • 441 Abdominal Hysterectomies
  • 153 Laparoscopic/Robotic procedures
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Memorial Hospital West

About Memorial Hospital West

Memorial Hospital West opened in May 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 486 beds and a Level II NICU provides high-quality, patient- and family-centered care.

2021 Statistics

  • 3,562 Births
  • 837 Laparoscopic procedures (includes laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomies)
  • OB/GYN Hospitalists: Two OB/GYN Hospitalists 24 hours/day
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Memorial Primary Care - Hollywood

About Memorial Primary Care

  • Continuity clinic
  • Located at South Regional Health Center in Hollywood, FL
  • Staffed by an OB/GYN Hospitalist Team from Memorial Regional Hospital

About Memorial Simulation Center

Memorial Healthcare System maintains a simulation center at the Miramar Training Center in Miramar, FL. This simulation center houses a Lucina doll with capability to simulate complicated deliveries and maternal conditions.

  • Basic principles of surgery
  • Real hospital equipment
  • Simulation and robotic surgery
  • Web based surgical training

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