Gary VentoliniMD, FACOG, FAAFP
Gary Ventolini, M.D., is the Regional Dean and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin. He came to TTUHSC School of Medicine from the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine where he served as the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology for six years. He received a Doctorate of Medicine & Surgery from the University of Padova in Padova, Italy. His academic career took him to Cali, Colombia where he joined the faculty of Libre University and was the Chief of Medical Education. He came to the United States and had post-graduate training in Family Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina, before joining the faculty of the University of Cincinnati school of Medicine. Following an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, he joined the faculty at Wright State. He is board certified in both Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Ventolini has an abundance of scholarly work which includes authoring over 200 publications of peer reviewed journals, book chapters, and abstracts. He is a reviewer for 21 peer review journals and he is an Editorial Board Member for 5 including Journal of Gynecologic Surgery and Texas Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Recently he was honored as University Distinguished Professor and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.