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Mark Dassel

Mark Dassel, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Adjunct -

Divisions: General OB/GYN

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Mark W. Dassel, M.D. is an Assistant Professor and women's health provider, with a special interest in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Dr. Dassel received two B.S. degrees and an M.D. degree from the University of Kentucky. He completed an Obstetrics & Gynecology residency program at the Phoenix Integrated Residency in OB/GYN and a 2 year fellowship program at University of Louisville in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.

Dr. Dassel works as a minimally invasive gynecologic surgery consultant and obstetrician for the institution. Dr. Dassel’s clinical interests include chronic pelvic pain evaluation and treatment, and both the medical and surgical management of endometriosis. He has a strong background in minimally invasive hysterectomy and the management of fibroids and severe adhesive disease. He provides both gynecological and obstetrical care in both the ambulatory clinic and inpatient care settings.

Education History

Fellowship University of Louisville
University of Louisville
Residency Phoenix Integrated Residency in OB/GYN
Phoenix Integrated Residency Program
Professional Medical University of Kentucky College of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Undergraduate University of Kentucky

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Darren L Stirland, Joseph W Nichols, Elke Jarboe, Marisa Adelman, Mark Dassel, Margit-Maria Jant-Amsbury, You Han Bae (9/28/2015). Uterine perfusion model for analyzing barriers to transport in fibroids. J Control Release, 214(Sept 28), 85-93.
  2. Adelman MR, Dassel MW, Sharp HT (9/2014). Management of Complications Encountered With Essure Hysteroscopic Sterilization: A Systematic Review. J Minim Invasive Gynecol, 21(5), 733-743.
  3. Dassel M (10/2013). Make Me a MIG Surgeon Session Provides Roadmap to Fellowship. 28(1), 9.

Book Chapter

  1. Dassel MW, Adelman M, Sharp HT (Published). Recognition and Management of Urologic Injuries with Laparoscopic Hysterectomy. In Mark Dodson (Ed.), Controversies and Complictions in Gynecology.


  1. Lang T, M Dassel, and R Pasic (2013). A Systematic Approach: Laparoscopic Myomectomy [Video]. Las Vegas, NV: AAGL International COngress.
  2. Dassel M, Pasic R (2012). Resective Neocystostomy and Repair of Bladder Endometriosis [Video] [Video]. Las Vegas, NV: 41st Annual AAGL International Congress.
  3. Dassel M, Pasic R (2012). Anatomy of the Ureter: A Primer on Avoiding Ureteral Injury [Video] [Video]. Las Vegas, NV: 41st Annual AAGL International Congress.
  4. Dassel M, Hudgens J, Pasic R (2012). Strategies for the Resection of Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis Involving the Ureters, Urinary Bladder, and Rectovaginal Septum [Video] [Video]. Paris, France: 21st Annual Congress of the European Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy.