Shireen Madani Sims, M.D.
Chief, Division of Gynecology, Gynecologic Surgery, and Obstetrics
Student Clerkship Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida
Dr. Madani attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Florida. After graduation from medical school in 2001, she completed residency training at the University of Florida in 2005, and subsequently joined the faculty.
Dr. Madani’s professional interests include medical education as well as medical and surgical gynecology. In addition to providing clinical services, Dr. Madani is the Clerkship Director for Third Year medical students and is active in the College of Medicine on the Medical Student Selection Committee and the Curriculum Committee. She considers the opportunity to teach and mentor residents and medical students to be one of the most rewarding aspects of her job.
Dr. Madani’s clinical practice includes general obstetrics and medical and surgical gynecology. She has a special interest and postgraduate training in minimally invasive surgery, urogynecology, robotic surgery, and advanced laparoscopy. She has been a certified da Vinci robotic surgeon since 2008.
Dr. Madani has been recognized as an outstanding educator throughout her career. As a resident, she was twice awarded the Hugh Hill Teaching Award, which recognizes the most outstanding resident teacher in the College of Medicine, as voted by the senior medical class. In 2008 she won the J. Lee Dockery, M.D. Teaching Award, awarded to the most outstanding teacher in the OB/GYN department. She was awarded the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) National Faculty Award. She is a 2011 graduate of the prestigious APGO Scholars and Leaders program. Dr. Madani, won the William Herbert Promising Educator Award, a national award presented by APGO in 2013. In 2013 she was inducted into UF College of Medicine’s Society of Teaching Scholars.
Dr. Madani has lectured nationally on issues in medical education and has published on topics including vulvar disorders, abnormal uterine bleeding, and sexually transmitted diseases.
She is a Board Certified Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an active member of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SAAOG), and the International Society for Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD).