Paul MacKoul, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Rockville, MD, Holy Cross Hospital


Obstetrics & GynecologyRockville, MD

General Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

Minimally Invasive GYN Surgeon

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  • Dr. Paul MacKoul, MD is an advanced board certified laparoscopic GYN surgeon, co-founder of The Center for Innovative GYN Care. He is also Director of Gynecologic Laparoscopy at Holy Cross Hospital, former Director of GYN Oncology at George Washington University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center as well as former faculty at George Washington University Hospital. Dr. Paul MacKoul MD completed his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of North Carolina, and his residency in OB/GYN at the University of Maryland. He graduated from Medical School at Tufts University after completing a Master’s degree at Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University.

    Paul MacKoul is a specialist in the treatment of gynecological cancers as well as benign conditions such as fibroids, ovarian masses and endometriosis. Dr. MacKoul and Dr. Danilyants at CIGC developed innovative surgical techniques such as LAAM for minimally invasive myomectomy and DualPortGYN for minimally invasive hysterectomy and resection of endometriosis. Women recover in less than 2 weeks after LAAM surgery and in 1 week after DualPortGYN procedures, with less complications and pain.

    As a leader in the field of laparoscopy, Dr. MacKoul has presented at major national meetings and has been published in world-renowned medical journals. He is frequently sought as a medical expert on techniques for minimally invasive removal of non-cancerous, pre-cancerous, and cancerous tumors. He was named a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Designated Surgeon in 2012. He has been named a Top Doctor multiple times by the Washingtonian Magazine as well as Northern Virginia Magazine.

    Women travel from across the country and around the world for CIGC’s exclusive GYN procedures. You can learn about our travel program on our website at To schedule an appointment with Dr. Paul J. MacKoul, call 888-SURGERY or contact CIGC online.

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    University of North Carolina School of MedicineFellowship
  • University of Maryland
    University of MarylandResidency
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
    Tufts University School of MedicineMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2017 - 2020
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1995 - 2021
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 1995 - 2014
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 1995 - 2020
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • COEMIG Designation
  • Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Designated Surgeon
  • Patients' Choice Award
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Publications & Presentations



  • Exploring the Patient Decision-Making Process in Choosing Open Hysterectomy
    R. Baxi, MD, P. MacKoul, MD, N. Danilyants, MD, L. van der Does, PhD, N. Kazi, ACOG
  • Validation Of LAAM: A Hybrid Technique For Minimally Invasive Myomectomy
    R. Baxi, MD, P. MacKoul, MD, N. Danilyants, MD, L. van der Does, PhD, N. Kazi, SGS

Press Mentions

  • The Center for Innovative GYN Care Launches New Patient Advocacy Program to Help Guide Women's Experiences with Complex Female Health SurgeriesDecember 05, 2019
  • If You’re in Pain During Sex, Read This
  • Center for Innovative GYN Care Presents New LAAM Findings at ASRMOctober 16, 2019
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