Lakeland, FL – The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology has granted a Focused Practice Designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery to Watson Clinic Gynecologic Oncologist Richard J. Cardosi, MD and Gynecologist and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgeon Tarek G. Garas, MD. Drs. Cardosi and Garas are among the first group of specialists in the entire country to receive this designation.
The Focused Practice Designation recognizes board-certified specialists who have achieved the highest standards in minimally invasive surgical techniques, and have devoted a significant percentage of their practice to the employment of these techniques. Both Dr. Cardosi and Dr. Garas have been on the frontline of minimally invasive surgical techniques and technologies for many years.
Dr. Cardosi is a Gynecologic Oncologist who provides comprehensive care for women with gynecologic malignancies and complex benign gynecologic conditions from Watson Clinic Bella Vista Building at 1755 N. Florida Avenue in Lakeland. He performs a host of services and procedures including robotic minimally invasive surgery, radical pelvic surgery, colorectal and genitourinary surgery, placement of mediports, and chemotherapy administration, as well as the management of side effects and potential complications from these treatments. More information on Dr. Cardosi’s extensive qualifications can be found at WatsonClinic.com/Cardosi. Appointments with Dr. Cardosi may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7578.
Dr. Tarek Garas offers his services at two convenient Watson Clinic locations: the Watson Clinic Bella Vista Building at 1755 N. Florida Ave in Lakeland, and the Watson Clinic Bartow Obstetrics & Gynecology facility at 2000 Osprey Blvd., Suite 201 in Bartow. Dr. Garas specializes in comprehensive gynecologic services for all stages of life, as well as minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, advanced robotic surgery, and the latest treatment options for pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, painful bladder syndrome and other common pelvic floor disorders. For more information on Dr. Garas, visit WatsonClinic.com/Garas. Appointments with Dr. Garas may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7312.
About Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 220 board-certified physicians representing more than 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic is proud to deliver quality healthcare to every generation from our Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at multiple convenient locations throughout Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com.