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Steve Minaglia

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Jamie Tout, Mark Spratt, Edie Markovich, Lauren Grous, Dr. Steven Minaglia, and Dan Worden huddle up during the 3-day, 3-stage swim 'Au I Na Mokupuni Ekolu Endurance Challenge Invitational where they swam the 14.9-km Kalohi Channel between Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi on 27 August 2021, the 14.1 km Auau Channel between Maui and Lānaʻi on 28 August 2021, and the 13.5 km Pailolo Channel between Maui and Molokaʻi on 29 August 2021 in the state of Hawaii
Dr. Steven Minaglia before his 2014 successful Strait of Gibraltar crossing
Steven Minaglia after his October 2014 Catalina Channel crossing

Dr. Steven Minaglia is a 46-year-old American channel swimmer who lives in Kaneohe, Hawaii. He competes in marathon swims nationally and internationally and is a member of the University of Hawaii Masters Swim Club.

Professional Career

He is an Associate Professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii and is a double board-certified specialist in both Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society.

Channel Swimming Career

See 'List of Channel Crossings' below for Oceans Seven progress

Hawaiian channel crossings

List of open water races (distance 5000m or more):

List of channel crossings

Professional Career

Steven Minaglia, MD, MBA, FACS, FACOG, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health of the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii. He is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society. His regular series Journal Club and Podcasts appear monthly among the journal’s many online collections. Locally, he serves as the Director of Robotic Surgery at the Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Dr. Minaglia holds both the AB and MD degrees from the University of Chicago, where his undergraduate major was in the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine. He completed a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and a 3-year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Southern California. He is double board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology in General Obstetrics & Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. More recently, he received the MBA degree from the University of Hawaii.

Dr. Minaglia specializes in vaginal and laparoscopic surgical approaches to treat uterine and vaginal prolapse, as well as advanced care for urinary and fecal incontinence. He is an internationally recognized speaker on the topic of pelvic floor disorders in women and has addressed such diverse audiences as medical societies, hospital administrations, and patient advocacy groups all over the world. His writing and research appears in several publications including Obstetrics and Gynecology, The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, The International Urogynecology Journal, and the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.

Video by Blair Norris

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