Nash S Moawad, M.D., M.S.

(352) 265-6200

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Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Center at UF Health Shands Hospital sets itself apart from programs at other institutions. Designed by board-certified gynecologists who are experts in minimally invasive surgery, the center creates an atmosphere of exceptional care.

Dr. Moawad, the division chief of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at UF, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this specialty group. His passion is solving the most complex gynecologic issues using the least invasive techniques for exceptional outcomes, shorter recovery times and happier patients.

Dr. Moawad is fellowship-trained in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He has extensive training in the state-of-the-art management of abnormal bleeding, fibroids, ovarian pathology, chronic pelvic pain, and endometriosis. He utilizes laparoscopic, robotic and hysteroscopic techniques almost exclusively.

Dr. Moawad is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and is an active member of several national & international organizations such as the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) and the Global Congress of Hysteroscopy (GCH).


Masters of Science
University of Pittsburgh

Fellowship - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Magee Women's Hospital

Residency - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Case Medical Center

Residency - Family Medicine
St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center

Bachelor of Medicine
University of Cairo

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors and Awards

Daniel Kott Award Best Video for New Instrumentation & Innovative Technique - Total laparoscopic Hysterectomy under Regional Anesthesia
The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

The “Lee Dockery Excellence in Teaching Cup” Award
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology - University of Florida College of Medicine

Patient's Choice Award

Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Recipient "Customer Service is Key"
UF Health

Designation as an AAGL Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG)
Shands Hospital at the University of Florida

Full Scholarship
Master of Science in Clinical Research - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

The “Wolf Utian” Surgical Excellence Award
Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland - OH