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Paul D. Hanissian, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Professor of Medical Education

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Education

Medical School
1991 UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School M.D.
1987 Colgate University A.B. Physics

Contact Information:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Phone: 603 650-8563
Fax: 603 650-7795

Courses Taught:

1997 – present Teaching of residents for inpatient care of obstetrics and gynecology, including operating room supervision
1997 – present Preceptor of resident continuity clinics for outpatient obstetrics and gynecology
1997 – present Didactic lectures to residents on leiomyoma, energy systems in operative laparoscopy, abortion, and laparoscopy basics
1997 - 2002 Instructor in yearly animal lab where residents learn operative laparoscopy techniques on pigs

Selected Publications:


  • Burchard KW. Rowland PA. Berman NB. Hanissian PD. Carney PA Clerkship enhancement of interpersonal skills. American Journal of Surgery

  • Whiteside JL, Viazmenski A, Strohbehn K, Hanissian PD. The effect of pelvic organ prolapse on abdominal leak point pressure. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

  • Whiteside JL, Grimes C, Strohbehn K, Hanissian PD. Do abdominal leak point pressures correlate with subjective incontinence severity? Society of Gynecologic Surgeons