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Mary N. Towner, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-0101

Administrative: (585) 341-0101

Office: (585) 341-0101

Fax: (585) 341-0161

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Towner was born and raised in New Mexico. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of the Arts in French. She earned her medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester, where she was recognized with several awards for teaching, clinical excellence, and research.

Dr. Towner enjoys all aspects of obstetric and gynecologic care, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings. She has a particular interest in gynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic (daVinci) surgery. She also has an interest in the education and training of future obstetricians and gynecologists and has given international presentations regarding her research in gynecologic surgical simulation.

Credentials

Education

2014
MD | University of South Alabama Medical Center

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/16/2014 - 06/30/2015
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2018
Recognition of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Sponsor: American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

2018
Top Score, Chief Resident Class
Sponsor: Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Exam

2017
Obstetrical Perinatology Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2017
Resident Award for Excellence in Obstetrics
Sponsor: Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

2017
Gynecologic Oncology Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2016
Dr. Richard E. Fullerton Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2016
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2015
Dr. William Clay Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2006 - 2010
Dean's List
Sponsor: University of New Mexico

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Publications

Journal Articles

2019
Towner M. "Disparities in gynecologic cancer outcomes" . periFACTS® Academy Obstetrics and fetal monitoring course. 2019; .

2017
Nwabuobi C, Towner M, Towner J, Seligman N. "Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) associated with tuberous sclerosis complex in pregnancy". Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2017; 62(4): 437-440.

2017
Towner M and Glantz C. "History and trends of Cesarean sections" . periFACTS® Academy obstetrics and fetal monitoring course. 2017; .

Books & Chapters

2019
Chapter Title: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Book Title: Visual Dx
Author List: Towner M and Linder M
Edited By: Goldsmith LA
Published By: Visual Dx 2019 in Rochester, NY

2019
Chapter Title: Endometrial Carcinoma
Book Title: Visual Dx
Author List: Towner M and Linder M
Edited By: Goldsmith LA
Published By: Visual Dx 2019 in Rochester, NY

2019
Chapter Title: Endometrial hyperplasia
Book Title: Visual Dx
Author List: Towner M and Linder M
Edited By: Goldsmith LA
Published By: Visual Dx 2019 in Rochester, NY

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