GYN MIS Team

To find a women's minimally invasive surgeon who is right for you, call 443-849-GBMC (4262) or follow the link to Find a Doctor.

Francis Grumbine, MD

Chief of Gynecologic Oncology
Chairman of the Department of Gynecology

Medical School:University of Virginia
Residency:Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship:Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Grumbine is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and the subspecialty of gynecologic oncology. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Grumbine specializes in the evaluation and surgical management of women with cancers of the reproductive organs. He also has extensive experience in minimally invasive procedures, specifically robotic surgery.


Amanda Nickles Fader, MD

Director of Gynecologic Robotic Surgery
Associate Director of Gynecologic Oncology
Medical School:Medical College of Virginia
Residency:Magee Women's Hospital - University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship:Cleveland Clinic Hospital

Dr. Fader specializes in the evaluation and surgical management of women with gynecologic cancers. She also has extensive training in advanced conventional laparoscopic, single port laparoscopy and robotic surgery. Her research interests include minimally invasive surgical outcomes, high-risk endometrial cancer, and the role of obesity in carcinogenesis and gynecologic malignancies. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and is invited to lecture regularly on minimally invasive surgical innovations. She is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Carol Ritter, MD

Director of Women's Minimally Invasive Surgery
Medical School:Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency:Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Dr. Ritter received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and completed her residency at GBMC. She has extensive experience in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery and pelvic floor disorders. She created the Minimally Invasive Simulation Center at GBMC which helps train and maintain today's highest levels of laparoscopic surgeons.

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