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Gary Ventolini, MD

Gary Ventolini, M.D., is the Regional Dean and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin. He received a Doctorate of Medicine & Surgery from the University of Padova in Padova, Italy. Joined the faculty of Libre University in Cali, Colombia and was the Chief of Medical Education.  Had post-graduate training in Family Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA and joined the faculty of the University of Cincinnati school of Medicine. Following an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, he joined the faculty at Wright State. He served as the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.

His scholarly work includes authoring over 220 publications on peer reviewed journals, book chapters, and abstracts.  He is a reviewer for 21 peer review journals and he is an Editorial Board Member for 5 including Texas Medicine.  He is a board certified and Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Recently he was honored as University Distinguished Professor and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.