A highly regarded practitioner, educator, and researcher, Dr. Lamvu serves as Medical Director of the Gynecology Unit for Florida Hospital. In this key role, she continues in her dual roles as clinician and teacher, focusing on her two main areas of interest – chronic pelvic pain and advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Board-certified, Dr. Lamvu’s experience in training other physicians, as well as her knowledge of clinical trial methodologies, women’s health research and advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques, has earned her a well deserved reputation as a leader in her field, especially in the area of caring for women with chronic pelvic pain disorders.2415 North Orange Avenue, Suite 300Orlando, Florida 32804P: (407) 303-2780F: (407) 303-2763www.GynSpecialistsOrlando.com
- Medical Director, Gynecologic Unit, Florida Hospital
- Program Director, Gynecology Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program, Florida Hospital
- Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Services, Florida State University College of Medicine
- Assistant Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Florida Hospital Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopy and Pelvic Pain, University of North Carolina (UNC); Epidemiology, University of North Carolina
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina (UNC)
Medical School: Duke University, North Carolina
Undergraduate: Duke University, North Carolina
Diplomate, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Pelvic pain
- Vulvar disorders
- Minimally invasive gynecological surgery
- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- American Pain Society
- International Pelvic Pain Society
Dr. Lamvu has authored and coauthored numerous peer-reviewed articles for publication as well as contributing to the textbook, Modern Management of Endometriosis. Following are just a few of her published works:
Peer Reviewed Articles
Zolnoun D, Lamvu G, Steege J. Patient perceptions of vulvar vibration therapy for refractory vulvar pain. Sexual and Relationship Therapy. 2008; 23(4): 345-53.
Zolnoun DA, Rohl J, Moore CG, Perinetti-Liebert C, Lamvu GM, Maixner W. Overlap between orofacial pain and vulvar vestibulitis syndrome. Clin J Pain. 2008; 24(3): 187-91.
Lamvu G, Steege JF. The anatomy and neurophysiology of pelvic pain. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 2006; 13(6): 516-522.
Leserman J, Zolnoun D, Meltzer-Brody S, Lamvu G, Steege JF. Identification of diagnostic subtypes of chronic pelvic pain and how subtypes differ in health status and trauma history. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006;195(2):554-560.
Lamvu G, Williams RE, Zolnoun D, Wechter ME, Shortliffe A, Fulton G, Steege JF. Long-term outcomes after surgical and non-surgical management of chronic pelvic pain: 1 year after evaluation in a pelvic pain specialty clinic. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006;195(2):598-600.
Zolnoun D, Hartmann KE, Lamvu G, As-Sanie S, Maixner W, Steege JF. A conceptual model for the pathophysiology of vulvar vestibulitis syndrome. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 2006 Jun;61(6):395-401.
Lamvu G, Robinson B, Zolnoun D, Steege JF. Vaginal apex resection: A treatment option for vaginal apex pain. Obstetrics and Gynecology,2004; 104(6) 1340-1346.
Hartmann KE, Ma C, Lamvu G, Langenberg P, Steege JF, Kjerulff KH. The influence of pre-operative pain and depression on quality of life and sexual function after hysterectomy. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004; 104: 701-709.
Lamvu G, Tu F, As-Sanie S, Zolnoun D, Steege JF. The role of laparoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions associated with chronic pelvic pain. Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America, 2004; 31(3): 619-630.
Lamvu G, Zolnoun D, Boggess J, Steege JF. Obesity: physiologic changes and challenges during laparoscopy. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004; 191(2): 669-674.
Colimon L, Hill DA, Lamvu G. Multidisciplinary management of chronic pelvic pain without obvious pathology. In Vercellini P, eds. Chronic Pelvic Pain. Wiley-Blackwell: In press.
Steege JF, Lamvu G, Zolnoun D. Treatment of pain associated with endometriosis. In Sutton C, Gones K and Adamson GD, eds. Modern Management of Endometriosis. Oxford: Taylor and Francis, 2005: 273-287.