Michelle Y. Louie, M.D.

  1. Gynecologist

Michelle Louie, M.D., MSCR, FACOG is a fellowship-trained Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon with an American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology focused-practice designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery (MIGS). Her clinical interests include:

  • Minimally invasive, fertility/uterine-sparing procedures for uterine fibroids/leiomyoma, ovarian cysts, pelvic masses, Essure-removal, uterine anomalies, and endometriosis
  • Hysterectomy for transgender men
  • Improving quality of life for patients suffering from painful, heavy or irregular menstrual bleeding and engaging in shared-decision making with patients to determine their treatment plan
  • Improving health-equity and patient advocacy for underserved populations

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Louie is actively engaged in academic research and education. She provides career mentorship and clinical instruction to medical students, residents, and fellows. Dr. Louie continues to publish clinically-relevant, high-impact scientific manuscripts with a special interest in reducing health disparities and improving post-operative outcomes.

  1. Hysterectomy
  2. Hysteroscopy
  3. Laparoscopic surgery
  4. Myomectomy
  5. Oophorectomy
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Hysterectomy for transgender men
  • Endometriosis
  • Ovarian masses
  • Pelvic mass removal
  • Essure-removal
  1. 2017
    Fellowship - Minimally Invasive Gynecologic SurgeryDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  2. 2017
    Master of Science - Clinical Research Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
  3. 2014
    Residency - Obstetrics and GynecologyMagee-Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  4. 2011
    MDGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  5. 2007
    BS - Biology; minor in PsychologyGeorge Washington University

Certifications

  1. 2017
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Opioid Research AwardUMN School of Public Health Alumni Association's Student Public Health
  2. 2020
    Carolina Care Excellence AwardUNC Hospitals and Faculty Physicians
  3. 2018
    Best Video in Pelvic PainAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  4. 2015
    Special Excellence in Endoscopic ProceduresAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  5. 2014
    Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident SurgeonThe Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  6. 2014
    Outstanding Resident TeacherUniversity of Pittsburgh
  7. 2011
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  8. 2011
    Graduation with DistinctionGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  9. 2011
    Summa Cum LaudeGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  10. 2011
    H.F. Kane - A.F.M. King - S.M. Dodck Obstetrical Society AwardGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  11. 2011
    Rachel Morris Dominick OB/GYN AwardGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  12. 2008
    The Gill Research FellowshipGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  13. 2007
    Graduation with Special HonorsGeorge Washington University
  14. 2007
    Summa Cum LaudeGeorge Washington University
  15. 2007
    Outstanding Academic Achievement AwardGeorge Washington University
  16. 2006
    Outstanding Academic Achievement AwardGeorge Washington University
  17. 2005
    Outstanding Academic Achievement AwardGeorge Washington University

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Diversity LeaderDepartment of Medical & Surgical Gynecology
  2. 2022 - present
    Department LiaisonOpioid Stewardship Program
  3. 2020 - present
    Associate EditorSurgery U, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  4. 2019 - present
    DiplomateAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  5. 2019 - present
    Committee ChairFellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS), American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  6. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  7. 2007 - 2019
    MemberAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Publications