Joel Laufer is an obstetrician and gynecologist currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Pereira Rossell Hospital, University of Uruguay. He received his medical education, residency and postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology in Uruguay. He later carry out a formative stay with Professor Lorenzo Balagueró, at Bellvitge Hospital Barcelona, Spain, Pelvic Floor dysfunction Unit Subsequently performed a Fellowship Training and Research in Gynecologic Oncology at the department of Gynecologic Oncology of the National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy. June 2012 - May 2013. Milan, Italy.
Dr Laufer developed his special interests in medical education, gynecology oncology , pelvic floor dysfunction and endoscopic surgery. He is involved in research in different gynecological conditions autologous mesh for urinary incontinence, sentinel node in endometrial cancer, incorporation of Fagotti Score and laparoscopy to predict citorreduction surgery in advanced ovarian cancer, new technologies in medical education, and general aspects of gynecology.