Dr. Croak was accepted into the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons and will be inducted Spring of 2014 at the Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The application process involves a year long review of Dr. Croak's surgical logs, presentation of a surgical topic or research, and recommendation by peers on the national level. Dr. Croak is the only current member of SGS in the Northwest Ohio area.
The Society of Gynecologic Surgeons is recognized as a select member group of over 250 physicians representing both private practice and academic faculty--all involved in teaching and the practice of advanced gynecologic surgery. Scientific Meetings are held annually with presentations and discussions of papers based on research in anatomy, physiology, pathology, surgical technique, or clinical results of gynecologic surgery by members and invited guests. A portion of the papers presented at the annual meetings are selected to be published in The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The mission of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons is to promote excellence in gynecologic surgery through acquisition of knowledge and improvement of skills, advancement of basic and clinical research, and professional and public education.