Mostafa Borahay, M.B.B.Ch., M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., M.Sc.

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  • Director, Division of General Gynecology & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Languages: English, Arabic, Spanish


Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Research Interests

Complex Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0400
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Suite 225
Nottingham, MD 21236 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0400
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 443-997-0400


Dr. Borahay is the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He specializes in robotic and laparoscopic surgeries for complex conditions, including uterine fibroids and advanced endometriosis. Dr. Borahay performs single-site gynecologic surgery and same-day hysterectomy.

Dr. Borahay's book Fibroids and Reproduction presents recent updates on fibroid treatment for clinicians.

Dr. Borahay is a referral expert. He has received the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology designation. Notably, Dr. Borahay received the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award from the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine.

Dr. Borahay is the Principal Investigator of a multi-institutional NIH-funded study of uterine fibroid that includes a clinical trial. His research focuses on developing innovative fibroid treatments. 

Dr. Borahay has authored more than 50 scientific publications. His accomplishments have been recognized at national and international conferences through more than 100 presentations. more


  • Director, Division of General Gynecology & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Zagazig University Faculty of Medicine (1998)


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology; University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine (2010)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology; Zagazig University Hospitals (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Focused Practice in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery) (2021)
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics And Gynecology) (2011)

Research & Publications


Dr. Borahay's research focuses on the development of novel therapeutics for uterine fibroids and endometriosis and understanding the biological processes that lead to the development of uterine fibroids. Learn more about the Borahay Lab for Uterine Fibroid Research.

Lab Website: Borahay Lab for Uterine Fibroid Research

Clinical Trial Keywords

Fibroid, Leiomyoma

Clinical Trials

Effect of Simvastatin on Uterline Fibroid Size

Selected Publications

Fibroids and Reproduction Book. 1st edition. Botros Rizk, Yacoub Khalaf, Mostafa Borahay. CRC Press, 2020

Borahay MA, Vincent KL, Motamedi M, Tekedereli I, Salama SA, Ozpolat B, Kilic GS. Liposomal 2-Methoxyestradiol Nanoparticles for Treatment of Uterine Leiomyoma in a Patient-Derived Xenograft Mouse Model. Reprod Sci. 2020 Jul 6

Nowakowski S, Levy-Meeks ME, Dawson DB, Meers JM, Stout-Aguilar JS, Kilic GS, Borahay MA. Association of preoperative sleep pattern with post-hysterectomy pain: a pilot study. J Clin Sleep Med. 2020

AlAshqar A, Goktepe ME, Kilic GS, Borahay MA. Predictors of the Cost of Hysterectomy for Benign Indications. J Gynecol Obstet Hum Reprod. 2020

Afrin S, Islam MS, Patzkowsky K, Malik M, Catherino WH, Segars JH, Borahay MA. Simvastatin ameliorates altered mechanotransduction in uterine leiomyoma cells. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020

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