Dr. Robert B. Albee, Jr.

MD, Facog, ACGE, CEC Founder Emeritus

Robert B. Albee, Jr., MD is internationally renowned as one of the world's foremost pioneers in Laparoscopic Excision of Endometriosis. It is through his vision and mission to leave a lasting legacy in endometriosis care that the CEC came to be. CONNECT WITH DR. ALBEE VIA HIS NEW BLOG! VISIT TOPENDODOC.COM AND FOLLOW ALONG!

An award-winning surgeon, Dr. Albee studied with leaders in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and use of the laser, both on this continent and abroad, and in turn has taught his techniques to countless physicians and surgeons all over the world. In 1991, he founded the Center for Endometriosis Care (formerly the Endometriosis Care Center) to execute his vision and leave an enduring legacy of providing compassionate, gold standard care to all those affected by the disease.

Dr. Albee was awarded Certification in Advanced Operative Laparoscopy by the Accreditation Council for Gynecologic Endoscopy – one of the first 100 surgeons in the country to receive the honor.  he RECENTLY SPENT TIME IN several Provinces throughout CHINA, training many surgeons in advanced Excision of Endometriosis using the C02 Laser.

Dr. Albee remains active in many medical societies, including the Medical Association of Georgia, the GYN Laser Society, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) and the International Pelvic Pain Society. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Albee is also listed in Who's Who in Virginia.  He has received multiple awards THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER for his humble, compassionate care of patients, including as a "Top 10 Doctor" and "Best of." He received his undergraduate degree from Hampden-Sydney College and earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He served his internship at Roanoke Memorial Hospital and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Virginia Hospital. Dr. Albee is licensed in Georgia and has been in private practice since 1976.

While he is no longer accepting new surgical cases, Dr. Albee is delighted to offer his expert opinion and assist any way he can. Dr. Albee is also quite frequently sought after for his expertise by industry, media and the MIGS community, and stands ready to lend his knowledge AND EXPERTISE.

Dr. Albee TAUGHT THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY TO APPROACH endometriosis unflinchingly. under the principles of dr. redwine's 'modern concepts,' dr. albee maintains that all disease CAN be recognized - even in its subtlest manifestations - and, if one is willing to spend the time and refine one's operative skills, it CAN all safely be removed.  Dr. Albee set forth the cec'S culture of compassionate, continuous care, reasoning that our team is involved with an individual's body for only a few hours, but they inhabit it their entire life. we are very aware that what we do in those hours, and how we d it, can have tremendous impact on quality of life. dr. albee has collected outcome data on several thousands of his endometriosis patients, going back to 1991.

Humanitarian Works

a dedication humanitarian, Dr. Albee has made multiple trips to provide medical assistance to the Penan tribes in the Baram River area of Sarawak in East Malaysia. These trips have become a repeated occasion for global outreach. For many of the people he treats there, Dr. Albee is the only physician they see all year.


With satisfied patients from every corner of the globe from England to Singapore, Hong Kong to Israel, Venezuela to Italy and far beyond, Dr. Albee truly is an internationally acclaimed surgeon.  A man who genuinely loves his work and has spent his life improving care for endometriosis, Dr. Albee summarizes his attitude towards his profession this way: "I'm privileged to do what I do. My passion for treating women with endometriosis continues to grow each day.

His leadership by example serves as daily inspiration to the entire CEC staff and is the basis for the CEC's approach to successfully treating endometriosis and compassionately caring for those with the disease.