Lauri Romanzi is a world-renowned reconstructive pelvic surgeon and urogynecologist. She is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College. She serves on the fistula subcommittee of the International Urogynecology Association, is a charter member of the New York-based Society International Humanitarian Surgeons, reviews submissions for several respected medical journals and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Gender Specific Medicine.
Dr. Romanzi is the pioneer of a scar-free, uteruspreserving (no hysterectomy) technique of uterine prolapse repair and was the first surgeon in Manhattan to perform minimally invasive sling procedure for urinary incontinence.
Her charitable works include volunteer fistula repair surgery with the International Organization for Women and Development in Niger, serving as visiting professor at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Tanzania, and performing reconstructive surgery and fistula repair at Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo through Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's program to relieve human suffering in war and disaster.
Dr. Romanzi has two children in college and lives and works in Manhattan.