Robert A. Sasso, M.D.

Robert A. Sasso, M.D. portrait
  • Director , Simulation
  • Professor, OB/GYN
    • Primary Address
    • Office
    • CMU Medical Education Partners
    • 1632 Stone Street
    • Saginaw, MI, United States 48602



Dr. Sasso graduated valedictorian from Seton Hall University and is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. He did his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah Medical Center and completed a one-year fellowship in reproductive surgery and infertility in Miami Beach, Florida at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Dr. Sasso dedicated the last 15 years of his clinical career to advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery and infertility, producing both video and journal publications on new techniques in laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Sasso previously served as a Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Clinical Medicine, as well as Director of Medical Simulation, at Ross University School of Medicine. He provided faculty development in the history of simulation, debriefing techniques, and adult learning theory. Dr. Sasso lectured at Ross in obstetrics, gynecology, and infertility and was engaged in ongoing qualitative research involving student and facilitator changing perceptions in a problem-based learning platform. In January 2017, Dr. Sasso became the Director of Medical Simulation at Central Michigan University College of Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He now engages in simulation medical education and research at the undergraduate and graduate level, simulation education for health care professionals, and supervises clinically at the OBGYN resident outpatient clinics.


  • Fellowship 1992, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency 1986, University of Utah
  • Internship 1983, University of Utah
  • M.D. 1982, School of Medicine, Duke University
  • B.S. 1977, Seton Hall University


  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics and Gynecology). Certified.
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Controlled Substance, State of Michigan
  • Medical License, State of Maine
  • Medical License, State of Massachusetts
  • Medical License, State of Michigan