Dr. Marlene Corton, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named Chair-Elect of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reproductive Surgery for a three-year term.
Dr. Corton, also an ex-officio member of the organization’s board of directors, specializes in female pelvic organ disorders. She has a special interest in minimally invasive approaches to reconstructive surgical procedures, including laparoscopic procedures either with or without da Vinci robot assistance. She sees patients through the Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine Program, is board certified, and is a member of the American Urogynecologic Society and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.
Born in Cuba, Dr. Corton came to the United States when she was 16. She majored in biochemistry at Rutgers University before attending the institution’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her obstetrics and gynecology internship and residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital.
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, an independent organization that certifies U.S. obstetricians and gynecologists, is one of 24 specialty boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.