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Instructional Course

064IC - Complications of Incontinence & Prolapse Surgery: Evaluation, Intervention & Resolution--A Review from Both Specialties

Monday, May 21
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: MCC WEST, 2009

This course will summarize both common and uncommon complications associated with standard and new technologies used for pelvic reconstruction and urinary incontinence therapy in women. The intent of this course will be to present both the approach to evaluation and management of these complications from both the urological and urogynecological perspective of the combined faculty. The emphasis of this course will be on newer technologies and complications, both acute and chronic, that are associated with these various surgeries.

Learning Objectives:

Roger R. Dmochowski

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Roger R. Dmochowski is Professor at the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He is Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and supervisor of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine. He is also Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Associate Director of Quality and Safety, Vanderbilt Health System, Executive Director of Risk Prevention for Vanderbilt Health System, Executive Medical Director for Patient Safety and Quality (Surgery),Associate Chief of Staff, and Medical Director of Risk Management at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed an internship and residency in surgery and urology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and at M.D. Anderson Hospital. Dr. Dmochowski is subspecialty fellowship trained in female urology, neurourology, urodynamics and reconstructive urology. He is board certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstruction. He received a Masters in Medical Management from Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt.
He has published more than 300 articles and 100 book chapters, and 400 abstracts, and has given over 250 presentations at various national and international meetings. Dr. Dmochowski is on the editorial board for the World Journal of Urology, and he is a reviewer for the Journal of Urology, and Urology. He is the Editor in Chief of Neurourology and Urodynamics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association and International Continence Society. He is a trustee of the American Board of Urology. He has been granted the Zimskind and Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Urodynamics Society for his accomplishment in clinical treatment for incontinence. His current research interests are outcomes of incontinence therapies with a particular emphasis on quality of life issues.


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Alexander Gomelsky

LSU Health - Shreveport

Dr. Alex Gomelsky is the B.E. Trichel Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at LSU Health - Shreveport, Louisiana. He is the Director of the Section of Female Urology, Neurourology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery and the Urology Residency Program Director. Dr. Gomelsky was recognized by SUFU in 2012 with the annual Paul Zimskind Award given for excellence and leadership in the field of female urology. He served as a Southeastern Section Representative to the AUA Leadership Program from 2008 to 2010.


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Mickey M. Karram

University of Cincinnati

Dr. Mickey Karram is Director of Urogynecology at The Christ Hospital and Volunteer Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. He is the Honorary Editor-In-Chief of the “International Urogynecology Journal”, and the consumer publication “Women’s Health Today”. He is co-founder and President of the “Foundation for Female Health Awareness”, and past Chairman of the Board of the “American Urogynecology Society Foundation”, as well as past President of the “American Urogynecology Society”. He has published more than 190 scientific articles and book chapters and has co-authored textbooks entitled “Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery” (published by Mosby) and “Atlas of Pelvic Anatomy and Gynecologic Surgery” (published by Saunders) and is the series editor for the eight book series entitled “ Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series” published by Elsevier. Dr. Karram has directed numerous postgraduate teaching courses throughout the U.S. and abroad and has been invited to lecture and perform live surgery throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia.


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William Stuart Reynolds

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

W. Stuart Reynolds, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Urologic Surgery at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, with clinical interests in treating complex lower urinary tract disorders and pelvic reconstruction and research interests in health services and translational research related to Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. He completed his urology residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, followed by fellowship training in FPMRS at Vanderbilt. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2011 and received his MPH from Vanderbilt in 2012. He received FPMRS certification in 2014.


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