Dr. Mark Pearlman is currently the S. Jan Behrman Professor in Reproductive Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems (UMHS). He also serves as Vice Chair and Service Chief for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He received his medical degree from Michigan State University and served his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan followed by a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Pearlman has held numerous leadership positions across Michigan Medicine. For nearly two decades he was Chief of Staff or Associate Chief of Staff in the Office of Clinical Affairs. He was the Medical Director of Pharmacy for 18 years, overseeing the quality of medication management at Michigan Medicine. He has and continues to serve on the Executive Committee for Clinical Affairs for more than 20 years. He directs the Cancer Genetics/Breast Health fellowship, the only program of its kind in the United States. This advanced clinical training program is a 1 year program which takes one OBGYN physician through a rigorous surgical and clinical training to develop both a clinical expert in Cancer Genetics & Breast Cancer Gyn Health and to enhance the education nationally within OBGYN residency training programs.
Dr. Pearlman is an active clinician, surgeon and teacher with clinical expertise in the gynecologic management of women with breast cancer and BRCA gene mutations and advanced endoscopic surgery. He has extensive experience in both quality improvement and patient safety and served as the National Directory of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG). He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and chairs the Gynecology Document Review Committee for ACOG.