Mark Lachiewicz, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, General Ob/Gyn

Office: Emory Women's Center, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Campus

Phone: 404-778-3401

Biography

Education and Training

Medical Education: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2010
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation/MetroHealth/Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland, OH, 2014
Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Advanced Pelvic Surgery Fellowship, 2015


Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015


Areas of Interest

• Acute and Chronic Pelvic Pain
• Abnormal and Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
• Uterine Fibroids
• Endometriosis
• Adenomyosis
• Precancerous Gynecologic Conditions
• Ovarian Cysts
• Hysterectomy (Abdominal, Laparoscopic, Robotic, and Vaginal)
• Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (Laparoscopic, Robotic, and Vaginal Surgery)
• Quality and Outcome Management
• Patient and Medical Education


Awards and Honors

• Crystal Apple for Excellence in Medical Student Education, Emory University School of Medicine, 2017
• Mom-Approved Doctor, Atlanta Parent Magazine, 2016
• Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation/MetroHealth/Case Western Reserve University, 2014
• American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopic Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation/MetroHealth/Case Western Reserve University, 2014
• Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2013-2014
• Administrative Chief Resident, 2013-2014, Cleveland Clinic Foundation/MetroHealth/Case Western Reserve University
• Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012-2013, Cleveland Clinic Foundation/MetroHealth/Case Western Reserve University
• John B. Graham Research Society, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
• NIDDK Short-Term Research Training Grant, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
• The President's Volunteer Service Award, 2006, AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps
• Congressional Award Medal for Service, 2006, AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps


Society and Professional Memberships

• American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopist
• Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
• Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
• Atlanta Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
• American Medical Assocation

Research

Publications

Moulton LJ, Jelovsek JE, Lachiewicz M, Chagin K, Goje O. A model to predict risk of postpartum infection after Caesarean delivery. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Jun 19:1-22. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1344632. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28629241


Moulton LJ, Munoz JL, Lachiewicz M, Liu X, Goje O. Surgical Site Infection after Cesarean Delivery: Incidence and Risk Factors at a U.S. Academic Institution. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 May 14:1-23. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1330882. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28502188


Moulton LJ, Lachiewicz M, Liu X, Goje O. Endomyometritis after Cesarean Delivery in the Era of Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Incidence and Risk Factors. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Mar 27:1-21. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1312330. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28347198


Moulton LJ, Lachiewicz M, Liu X, Goje O. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) after Term Cesarean Delivery: Incidence and Risk Factors at a Multi-Center Academic Institution. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Jan 23:1-19. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1286316. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28114875


Unger CA, Lachiewicz MP, Ridgeway B. Risk factors for robotic gynecologic procedures requiring conversion to other surgical procedures. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016 Aug. 20. pii: S0020-7292(16)30317-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.06.016. [Epub ahead of print} PMID: 27591050


Lachiewicz MP, Nair N. Simple Technique for Transvaginal Aspiration of a Tubo-Ovarian Abscess. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2016 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26848871


Khanna N, Rauh LA, Lachiewicz MP, Horowitz IR. Margins for cervical and vulvar cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar;113(3):304-9. doi: 10.1002/jso.24108. Epub 2016 Feb 8. Review. PMID: 26852901 


Rauh LA, Lachiewicz MP, Gordon A. Ovarian carcinoma initially presenting as breast cancer two years prior to diagnosis: A case report and review of literature. Gynecologic Oncology Reports. Jan 2016;15:29-30. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2015.12.005. ePub 2016 Dec 30. PMID: 26937485


Lachiewicz MP, Khanna N, Gordon AN, Horowitz IR. Long Term Remission of Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix after Chemoradiation with 109 cycles of Paclitaxel: A Case Report and Literature Review. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. Accepted December 2, 2015. In Press.


Lachiewicz MP, Moulton LJ, Jaiyeoba O. Infection Prevention and Evaluation of Fever after Laparoendoscopic Hysterectomy. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2015 Jul - Sep; 19(3): e2015.00065


Lachiewicz MP, Moulton LJ, Jaiyeoba Ob. Pelvic surgical site infections in gynecologic surgery. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2015; 2015:614950. doi: 10.1155/2015/614950. Epub 2015 Feb 18. PMID: 25788822


Lachiewicz MP, Kravochuck SE, O’Malley MM, Heald B, Church JM, Kalady MF, Drake RD. Prevalence of occult gynecologic malignancy at the time of risk reducing and nonprophylactic surgery in patients with Lynch syndrome. Gynecologic Oncology. Feb 2014. Volume 132, #2, pp434-7.


Lachiewicz A, Dawson D, Spiridigliozzi G, Cuccaro M, Lachiewicz M, McConkie-Rosell A. Indicators of anxiety and depression in women with the fragile X permutation: assessment of a clinical sample. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. July 2010. Volume 54, #7, pp. 597-610.


Heim KA, Lachiewicz MP, Soileau ES, Lachiewicz PF. Beta-blocker prophylaxis for total knee arthroplasty patients: a case series. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. Fall 2010. Volume 19, #3, pp. 162-5.


Lachiewicz MP and Lachiewicz PF. Are the Relative Indications for Total Knee Arthroplasty Changing? Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances. Summer 2009. Volume 18, #2, pp. 74-76.



Poster Presentations and Oral Presentations

Moulton L, Jelovsek JE, Lachiewicz MP, Goje O. A Model to Predict Risk Infection after Cesarean Delivery. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. May 2016. Poster presentation.


Moulton, L; Lachiewicz, MP, et al. Risk Factors for Post-Operative Infections after Cesarean Section. Infectious Diseases Society of America Annual Meeting. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, May 2015. Poster presentation.


Unger, C; Lachiewicz, MP; et al. Indications and risk factors for conversion of robotic gynecologic procedures. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando, Florida, March 2015. 


Moulton, L; Lachiewicz, MP, et al. Risk Factors for Post-Operative Infections after Cesarean Section. Infectious Diseases Society of America Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, October 2014.


Moulton, L; Lachiewicz, MP, et al. Modifiable Risk Factors for Post-Operative Infection After Cesarean Section. Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting. Stowe, Vermont, August 2014. 


Lachiewicz, MP, Moulton, L; et al. Modifiable Risk Factors for Post-Operative Infection After Cesarean Section. Cleveland Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Research Day, Independence, OH, May 2014. 


Lachiewicz, MP. Helpful Tools for the Gynecologist in the Preventation and Early Detection of Gynecologic Malignancy. MetroHealth Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds. October, 2013.  


Lachiewicz MP, et al. Prevalence of Gynecologic Malignancy at the Time of Risk Reducing Surgery in Lynch Syndrome. Society of Gynecologic Oncology Winter Meeting, Avon, CO, February 2013.


Lachiewicz A, Dawson D, Spiridigliozzi G, Cuccarro M, Lachiewicz M, et al. Indicators of Anxiety and Depression in Women with the Fragile X Permutation. Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 2008.


Lachiewicz MP. Beta-blocker Prophylaxis for Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients: A Pilot Study. Annual Meeting of the Southern Orthopaedic Association, Hot Springs, VA, June 2008.


Lachiewicz MP. Are the Indications for Total Knee Arthroplasty Changing? University of North Carolina School of Medicine Student Research Day, Chapel Hill, NC, January 2008