Mark Dassel, MD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Obstetrics/Gynecology - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: General OB/GYN

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Academic Office Information

  • 801-213-2995
  • School of Medicine
    University of Utah Dept of Ob/Gyn
    30 N 1900 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Mark W. Dassel, M.D. is an Assistant Professor. During his fellowship at the University of Louisville, he was awarded the prestigious IRCAD award for best educational submission to the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists International Congress, AAGL fellow laparoscopic suturing awards, and the University of Louisville OB/GYN outstanding fellow educator award. He has a strong interest in both research and resident/ medical student education and will be actively involved in the development and implementation of the Minimally Invasive Surgical curriculum in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Education History

Type School Degree
Post Graduate Training University of Louisville
Clinical Investigative Sciences
Fellowship University of Louisville
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Residency Phoenix Integrated Residency in OB/GYN
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Internship Phoenix Integrated Residency Program
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professional Medical University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Undergraduate University of Kentucky
Agricultural Biotechnology
Undergraduate University of Kentucky
Biological Sciences

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. News Scope, 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, 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.
  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, Pasic R (2012). Resective Neocystostomy and Repair of Bladder Endometriosis [Video] [Video]. Las Vegas, NV: 41st Annual AAGL International Congress.


  1. Dassel M, Desai N, Hibner M (2011). Predictive Value of Single versus Multiple Peritoneal Biopsies for the Diagnosis of Endometriosis in a Benign Appearing Pelvis on Laparoscopy in the Setting of Chronic Pelvic Pain. Poster session presented at 40th Annual AAGL International Congress, Hollywood, FL.
  2. Dassel M, Blumrick R (2011). External Cephalic Version in a Term Laboring Patient. Poster session presented at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Academic Research Day, Phoenix, AZ.
  3. Dassel M, Desai N, Hibner M (2010). Correlation of Microscopic Endometriosis at Specific Biopsy Sites in Patients with Pelvic Pain with Benign-Appearing Pelvis on Laparoscopy. Poster session presented at Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, Tucson, AZ.
  4. Dassel M, Hynds DL, Snow D (2003). Effect of Rho GTPases on Neuronal Growth Cones. Poster session presented at Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury and Research Trust, Louisville, KY.