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Dr. Romy Nitsch MD, MHSc
Dr. Romy  Nitsch
Assistant Professor
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Current Appointments:

Undergraduate Pre-Clerkship Director, Undergraduate Term 4A Course Director, Queen’s University School of Medicine

Undergraduate Lead - Bioethics,  Queen’s University School of Medicine

Program Medical Director - Perioperative Services, Kingston Health Sciences Centre


Research Interests:

Surgical education, outcomes and improvements in minimally invasive surgery

Bioethics, Chronic Pain, Quality Improvment


Selected Publications

Pham AT, Kives S, Merovitz L, Nitsch R, Tessler K, Yudin MH. Screening for bacterial vaginosis at the time of intrauterine contraceptive device insertion: is there a role? J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2012 Feb;34(2):179-85.

McKay DR, Fawzy HF, McKay KM, Nitsch R, Mahoney JL. Are chest compressions safe for the patient reconstructed with sternal plates? Evaluating the safety of cardiopulmonary resuscitation using a human cadaveric model. J Cardiothorac Surg 2010;Aug 18;5:64.

Svystonyuk S, Nitsch R, Wong H, Matthews J, Liu G, Niles J. Comparative cost analysis of total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2008 Nov;15(6),Suppl. 4S-5S.

Lausman AY, Al-Yaseen E, Sam D, Nitsch R, Barrett JF, Chan WS. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in women with a multiple pregnancy: an analysis of risks and pregnancy outcomes. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2008 Nov;30(11):1008-13.

Nitsch R. Disseminated leiomyomatosis and diffuse endometriosis following laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomies. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2005 Oct;12(5),Suppl. 106.

Jung BP, Zhang G, Nitsch R, Trogadis J, Nag S, Eubanks JH. Differential expression of methyl CpG-binding domain containing factor MBD3 in the developing and adult rat brain. J Neurobiol 2003 May;55(2):220-32.

All Departmental Publications