Megan N. Wasson, D.O.

  1. Gynecologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Megan N. Wasson, D.O., FACOG is an AAGL fellowship-trained Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon with an additional American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology focused-practice designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery (MIGS). She attended medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, completed residency at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, DE, and completed MIGS fellowship training at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ. She is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

Her clinical interests include:

  • Minimally invasive procedures for treatment of extra-pelvic and advanced endometriosis, including obliterated cul de sac, large and small intestine, urinary tract, diaphragm/thoracic cavity
  • Uterine/ovarian preservation and fertility optimization for patients with benign gynecologic conditions, including endometriosis, fibroids, and adnexal masses
  • Minimally invasive surgery for large benign ovarian cysts, pelvic masses, fibroids, and uterine anomalies
  • Laparoscopic, robotic, and vaginal surgery in patients with complex surgical history
  • Improving quality of life for patients suffering from pelvic pain and menstrual disorders through multidisciplinary care and shared-decision making with patients to determine their treatment plan

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Wasson is actively engaged in academic research and education. She provides career mentorship and clinical instruction to medical students, residents, and fellows. Dr. Wasson continues to publish clinically relevant, high-impact scientific manuscripts with a special interest in pelvic pain and endometriosis.

  1. Diagnostic hysteroscopy
  2. Diagnostic laparoscopy
  3. Endometrial ablation
  4. Endometriosis surgery
  5. Gynecological surgery
  6. Hysterectomy
  7. Hysteroscopy
  8. Laparoscopic surgery
  9. Minimally invasive surgery
  10. Myomectomy
  11. Polypectomy
  12. Radiofrequency endometrial ablation
  13. Robotic surgery
  14. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgical treatment of benign gynecologic pathology-uterine fibroids, adenomyosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis
  • Excision of Endometriosis
  • Excision of Advanced Endometriosis
  • Excision of Extrapelvic Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Pelvic pain
  1. 2016
    FellowMinimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2014
    Residency - Obstetrics and GynecologyChristiana Care Health System
  3. 2010
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  4. 2006
    BS - PremedicinePennsylvania State University

Certifications

  1. 2018
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    2021 Mayo Clinic Top Performing Provider Patient Experience AwardOffice of Mayo Clinic Experience, Mayo Clinic Arizona
  2. 2021
    Top Editorial Board MemberJournal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  3. 2020
    Outstanding Emerging Educator Award - ArizonaMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2020
    2020 Top Performing Provider in ExperienceOffice of Mayo Clinic Experience, Mayo Clinic Arizona
  5. 2020
    Jerome J. Hoffman Award for the Best Paper by a Resident or FellowAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  6. 2019
    SGS Fellow/Resident First Prize PaperSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons
  7. 2019
    2019 Mayo Clinic Patient Experience AwardOffice of Mayo Clinic Experience, Mayo Clinic Arizona
  8. 2018
    Top Five Editorial Board Members AwardJournal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  9. 2017
    2017 Award for the Top 20 Ad Hoc ReviewersJournal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  10. 2015
    41st Annual Scientific Meeting Fellow ScholarSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons
  11. 2015
    Best Abstract on Urogynecology/Pelvic Floor Disorders/Vaginal SurgeryAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  12. 2014
    43rd Global Congress of MIG Robotic Olympics Bronze MedalAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  13. 2014
    MIS 14 Robotic Olympics Bronze MedalSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  14. 2014
    Special Resident in Minimally Invasive GynecologyAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  15. 2014
    Resident Achievement AwardSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  16. 2014
    Robotic Simulation WinnerChristiana Care Health System
  17. 2013
    Jerome J. Hoffman Award for the Best Paper by a Resident or FellowAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  18. 2013
    Kurt Semm Award for the Best Abstract on Laparoscopic Hysterectomy SurgeriesAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  19. 2013
    MIS 13 Best Scientific PaperSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  20. 2013
    Award for Excellence in FPMRSAmerican Urogynecologic Society
  21. 2013
    MIS 13 ScholarshipSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  22. 2013
    Resident of the MonthChristiana Care Health System
  23. 2011
    OB/GYN Excellence in TeachingJefferson Medical College
  24. 2010
    GPA 3.91, Rank 3/146Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  25. 2010
    Academic Achievement AwardLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  26. 2009
    Welch Scholars GrantAmerican Osteopathic Foundation
  27. 2008
    Academic Excellence ScholarshipLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  28. 2008
    A. Archie Feinstein, D.O., ScholarshipPennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
  29. 2008
    Horizon Medical Staff ScholarshipUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  30. 2003
    The President's Freshman AwardPennsylvania State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021
    Member2021 Education Awards Selection Committee, 2021 Distinguished Educator and Outstanding Emerging Educator Awards, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2021
    MemberScientific Program Video Review Committee, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  3. 2021
    MemberAbstract and Video Review Committee, Annual Meeting, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  4. 2021 - present
    MemberWomen's Health Executive Subcommittee (WHES), Clinical Practice Committee, Executive Operations Team
  5. 2020
    MemberStrategic Planning Task Force, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  6. 2020
    MemberNomination Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  7. 2020
    Past ChairYoung Alumni Network Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  8. 2020
    MemberCourse Planning Committee, SGS Annual Course in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  9. 2019
    MemberEI-10 Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  10. 2019 - 2020
    DirectorObstetrics/Gynecology Clerkship, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 2019 - 2021
    Board of Directors MemberFellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  12. 2019 - 2020
    MemberVideo Review Committee, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  13. 2019 - present
    MemberEvidence Based Medicine Education Team, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  14. 2019 - present
    Faculty AdvisorMedical Students for Choice, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  15. 2019 - present
    MemberBusiness Development Committee, Essentials in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (EMIG), American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  16. 2018 - 2020
    MemberTri-Site Clerkship Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  17. 2018 - 2019
    MemberRobotic Cost Reduction Task Force, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  18. 2018 - 2019
    MemberERAS Task Force, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  19. 2018
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, FIGO Rio 2018, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)
  20. 2018
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  21. 2018 - present
    MemberTransgender Medicine Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2018 - present
    Faculty AdvisorObstetrics and Gynecology Interest Group, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  23. 2018 - present
    MemberMinimal Access Surgery Committee, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)
  24. 2017 - 2020
    Site DirectorObstetrics/Gynecology Clerkship, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  25. 2017
    MemberEI-10 Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  26. 2017 - 2020
    MemberFaculty Leadership Group, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  27. 2017 - 2020
    MemberArizona Clerkship Directors Group, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  28. 2017 - 2019
    Board MemberVaginal Surgery Special Interest Group, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  29. 2017 - 2019
    ChairYoung Alumni Network Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  30. 2017 - 2019
    MemberBoard of Directors, Social Media, SurgeryU
  31. 2017 - 2018
    MemberCase Review Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  32. 2017 - 2018
    MemberDevelopment Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  33. 2017 - 2018
    MemberEducation Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  34. 2017
    FounderYoung Alumni Network Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  35. 2017 - present
    MemberMinimally Invasive Surgery Special Interest Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  36. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Ob/Gyn Clinical and Surgical Updates: Staying Current and Ahead of the Curve, Conference Planning Committee, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  37. 2017 - present
    Co-Director of CurriculumEssentials in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (EMIG), American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  38. 2017 - present
    DirectorSocial Media, SurgeryU
  39. 2016 - 2021
    MemberCurriculum Standardization-Video Committee, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS)
  40. 2016 - present
    Director, Medical GynecologySurgical & Medical Gynecology, Department of Gynecology
  41. 2016 - present
    Co-DirectorSocial Media, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  42. 2016 - present
    CME Content ReviewerGlobal Congress, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  43. 2015 - 2017
    MemberFellows' Pelvic Floor Research Network, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
  44. 2015 - 2017
    MemberPlummer Project Provider Content Design, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  45. 2015 - present
    MemberSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons
  46. 2015 - present
    MemberAbstract Video/Grading Committee, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  47. 2014 - present
    MemberVaginal Surgery Special Interest Group Committee, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  48. 2014 - present
    MemberRobotic Surgery Special Interest Group Committee, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  49. 2013 - 2014
    MemberGynecology Surgical Committee, Christiana Care Health Systems
  50. 2013
    AuthorCOMBANK Medical
  51. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  52. 2012 - 2013
    MemberResident Counsel, Christiana Care Health Systems
  53. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  54. 2010 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  55. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Publications