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Dr Reich Harry



Birth:   September 29, 1941; Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Married to Elizabeth Fernyhough Reich, Chester, England
Children: Jonathan, born January 1971; Justin, born May 1973; Timothy, born May 1977

Office Address:

1130 Highway 315
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702
Office telephone: 570-4088350
872 5th Ave
NY, NY 10021
877 5277874

Home Address:

3 Crestview Drive
Dallas, PA  18612


Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Wilkes-Barre, Pa
St Vincent’s Medical Center, NY, NY
CMC, Scranton, PA
Lenox Hill, NY


Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, NY. Nov 1,1995-June 1, 2000.
Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology (full-time), Columbia University, NY, NY from Nov 1, 1995 to June 1, 2000
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Western Campus at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1990-92
Director of Gynecologic Surgery, The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  (Honorary). 1992-1993. First case 12/17/91. Last one 8/17/93. Operative laparoscopy courses 7/93-12/93
Dobbs Ferry Hospital with Avrum Cooperman 11/19/93 to 6/94
Chief, Advanced Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery; New Rochelle Hospital, New Rochelle, NY 1994-1995
Clinical Assistant Professor, Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1976-1980
Wilkes-Hahnemann Medical School OB-GYN Program Coordinator, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,1976-1980
Wyoming Valley Family Practice Residency OB-GYN Program Coordinator,  1976-1982
Maternal Health Services of Northeastern Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse-Midwife Program Coordinator, 1976-77
Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, SUNY-Binghamton, New York 1981-1995
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Allied Health, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 1977-1995


International Society of Gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE)
Trustee, 1993-97
Trustee, 2001-2005
President elect 2003
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Advisory board: 1991-present
Vice President: 1992-1993
President: 1994
Trustee: 1995, 1996
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
Trustee: 1991-1993
Technical Bulletin Committee 1993
Credentialing Committee, 1992
National Advisory Committee, 1994-present
The Foundation of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
Vice President, 2002.
Director, 1993-present.
European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy 1998-present.

International Adhesions Society
: Honorary Medical Advisory Board
Kiel School of Gynecological Endoscopy, Univ of Kiel, Germany: Scientific Advisory Board
Clermont Ferrand School of Gynecological Endoscopy, France: Scientific Advisory Board


Gynaecological Endoscopy
1991 - present
American editor: 1993-present
Video Ob/Gyn Times; December, 1994-present
Journal of the Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (JSLS)     Jan, 1997 – present
OB/GYN & Endoscopy News  1995
Surgical Technology International (Universal Medical Press)1997 to present
OBGYN.net Editorial Advisor
Connections (International Adhesions Society)


High School: Wyoming Seminary, Kingston, PA, 1959
B.A.  Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1964
M.D., L.R.C.P.S.I., L.M.S., Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 1970 (ECFMG #1301753)
Intern, Surgery:  Queens Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1970-1971
Resident, General Surgery: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 1971-1972
Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology: Boston Hospital for Women, Boston, Massachusetts, 1972-1975
Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynecology - Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1972-1975
Fellow in Gynecologic Oncology and Instructor. Department of OB-GYN, Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, July-Dec 1975


Private Practice, Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1976-present
Maternal Health Services of Northeastern Pennsylvania; Certified Nurse-Midwife Program Coordinator, 1976-77


Africa Concern, Ivory Coast, Africa, 1969


Diplomate: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1977
Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1977
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, October 15, 1992
Massachusetts Medical License 1973 - 35200
Pennsylvania Medical License 1975 - 16841-E
New York Medical License 1990 - 182836
New Jersey medical license: 64414. July 15,1996
(ACGE) Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy (Founding member and original examiner) 1995


Nesbitt Memorial Hospital, Kingston, Pennsylvania
Clinique Cecil, Lausanne, Switzerland


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Fellow
American College of Surgeons (ACS) Fellow
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
American Society of Reproductive Medicine (American Fertility Society)
Society of Minimally Invasive Therapy, Founding Member
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Founding Member, Advisory Committee 1991
International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy (Founder Member)
International Federation of Gynaecologic Endoscopists 1991
Gynecologic Urologic Society - founding member
Falloppius International Society
Association of Planned Parenthood Professionals
Medical Committee, Planned Parenthood Professionals
North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
International Society for Photoscopy
Maternal and Child Health Task Force, Health Systems Agency of Northeast Pennsylvania, Inc., 1978-1981
Community Cancer Corporation of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 1979-1980
American Society of Abdominal Surgeons
Pennsylvania Oncologic Society
International Society for Advancement of Humanistic Studies in Medicine
Wilkes University Council 1997-1998


Society of Reproductive Surgeons
Baker-Channing Society (Harvard)
Asa Packer Society (Lehigh University)
Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia, 1991
College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Fellow 1992
Chili Fertility Society (Honorary Member)
Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society, Honorary Member
British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy
European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy. December 8, 1997(1st non-european honorary member)
The One-Kilo Club (founding member)
National Association of Gynecologic Endoscopists of Russia (Founder)
Mexican Society of Endoscopic Surgery & Microsurgery 1999


1991 Excel Award for extraordinary contributions to laparoscopy.   Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 1st.
1994-1995 Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
1996-1997 Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
1998-1999 Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
1995 Harry Reich Skills Training Centre opened at the South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
Daniel F. Kott Award for the best new instrumentation. 2nd prize. AAGL. Seattle, WA. 9/26/97

Honorary member. European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy. December 8, 1997(1st non-european honorary member)

Named operation: Laparoscopic Hysterectomy = Harry Reich Hysterectomy by the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy; December 9, 1998

Finalist for TV “BIOGRAPHY” series (only ob-gyn)

Best Doctors in NY. 2000, 2001.

2000. Award of Excellence in Laparoscopic Surgery. The board of the European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy. Paris, France; Oct 20, 2000

Honorary Professor, Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine & Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania. June 2001

2002-2003 Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White

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