Dr. Shana Miles.Reviewed by: Shana Miles, MD, PhD, FACOG, Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada
Last updated: September 25, 2023 at 12:05 PM ET

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Shana Miles, MD, PhD, FACOG, is a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has a PhD in emerging infectious diseases from the Uniformed Services University. She is an ACOG fellow.

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Last updated: September 2023

Last reviewed: September 2023

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