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Sarah L. Rassier, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Gynecologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Sarah L. (Cohen) Rassier, M.D., M.P.H., is a Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon and Director of the Fibroid Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Her clinical focus includes:

  • Coordinating care for women with uterine fibroids, including access to all available medical, radiologic or surgical treatments
  • Surgical treatments, with a focus on minimally invasive approaches to myomectomy, hysterectomy or fibroid ablation
  • Expertise in management of gynecologic conditions that can cause abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Rassier is active in clinical research, with a particular interest in research on hysterectomy outcomes, tissue extraction techniques and disparities in surgical treatments within women's health.

Dr. Rassier is also passionate about medical education and serves as a mentor for medical students, residents and fellows.

  1. Endometriosis surgery
  2. Hysterectomy
  3. Hysteroscopy
  4. Laparoscopic surgery
  5. Minimally invasive hysterectomy
  6. Minimally invasive surgery
  7. Myomectomy
  8. Oophorectomy
  9. Radiofrequency ablation
  10. Tubal ligation
  1. 2012
    Fellow - Minimally Invasive Gynecologic SurgeryBrigham and Women's Hospital
  2. 2012
    MPH - Quantitative MethodsHarvard University
  3. 2010
    Resident - Gynecology and ObstetricsThe Johns Hopkins University
  4. 2006
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Virginia
  5. 2002
    BS - BiologyWashington and Lee University
    Ph.D. - GynecologyLeiden University Medical Center


  1. 2012
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Teacher of the Year award Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2020
    Top Doc AwardBoston Magazine
  3. 2019
    Jerome J. Hoffman AwardAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  4. 2019
    Exceptional Women in Medicine AwardCastle and Connelly
  5. 2018
    Exceptional Women in Medicine AwardCastle and Connelly
  6. 2018
    Top Doc AwardBoston Magazine
  7. 2017
    Top Doc AwardBoston Magazine
  8. 2016
    Medical Student Teaching AwardHarvard Medical School
  9. 2012
    Best Video on Reproductive IssuesAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  10. 2011
    Kurt Semm Excellence in Pelviscopy American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  11. 2011
    Golden Laparoscope AwardAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Assistant Program DirectorMayo Clinic
  2. 2022 - present
    Research DirectorMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic
  4. 2020 - present
    Subject Matter ExpertMayo Clinic
  5. 2020 - present
    Member, Scientific Program CommitteeAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  6. 2020 - present
    Nominations Committee MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  7. 2019 - present
    Member, Endometriosis Coding Task ForceAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  8. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  9. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Obstetrics and Gynecology