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Expert in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery/Urology/Urogynecology

Expert ID: 735473 Maryland, USA

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Expert is fellowship trained in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery and provides comprehensive care for patients with urinary incontinence & overactive bladder including management of urinary urgency, urinary frequency, nocturia, and urgency urinary incontinence and stress urinary incontinence. Treatments range from conservative management, pelvic floor physical therapy, medication management, and procedural/surgical interventions. These include peripheral tibial nerve stimulation, sacral neurmodulation, intravesical onabotulinum toxin A injection for urgency urinary incontinence and bulking agent injection and sling procedures with native tissue or synthetic options for stress urinary incontinence. She also has expertise in the management if neurogenic bladder due to diseases such as multiple sclerosis, parkinsons disease, spinal cord injury and diabetic cystopathy. For neurogenic bladder Expert offers treatment for bladder management including intravesical onabotulinum toxin A injections, suprapubic urinary catheter placement, clean intermittent catheterization, urinary diversion such as ileal conduit. She offers robotic urinary diversion surgery as a minimally invasive option for patients. Expert is an expert in pelvic organ prolapse and offers compassionate care for women struggling with symptomatic prolapse from anterior (cystocele/bladder prolapse), apical (enterocele/uterine or small bowel prolapse), and posterior (rectocele or rectal prolapse) prolapse. Treatment ranges from observation, pelvic floor physical therapy, pessary placement to surgical options via a vaginal or abdominal approach. Expert is also an expert in robotic sacrocolpopexy for multi-compartment prolapse. Expert has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles in the biomedical literature and has ongoing research in this expertise area. Expert is a urologist who specializes in benign urologic care for men and women, including reconstructive surgical options such as urethral stricture repair with urethroplasty, artificial urinary sphincter for male urinary incontinence, inflatable penile prosthesis for erectile dysfunction and management of benign prostatic hypertrophy with transurethral resection of the prostate.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2010 Degree: MD Subject: Medical Doctor Institution: New York University School of Medicine
Year: 2006 Degree: BA/BS Subject: Biomedical Sciences/Health & Human Services Institution: State University of New York at Buffalo, N.Y.

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to 2019 Employer: University of Maryland School of Medicine Title: Assistant Professor of Urology, Director of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Department: Surgery, Division of Urology Responsibilities: Patient care: in ambulatory clinic and operating room for urology patients with conditions such as benign prostatic hypertrophy, overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder, pelvic organ prolapse, urethral diverticulum, recurrent urinary tract infections, and interstitial cystitis.
Conducts resident and medical student education for urology including didactic lectures and hands-on education in operating room and procedure clinic.
Conducts research on health literacy, gender disparity and conditions listed above.
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: University of Maryland School of Medicine Title: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellow Department: Urology Responsibilities: Provided care for patients with conditions such as overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder, pelvic organ prolapse, urethral diverticulum, and vesicovaginal fistula. Included outpatient visits, operative care and postoperative inpatient care. Also did specialized training with pelvic floor physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, vulvar dermatologists and colorectal surgeons.
Years: 2010 to 2016 Employer: University of Chicago Medicine Title: Urology Resident Department: Surgery, Section of Urology Responsibilities: Management of urology inpatients, ambulatory clinic care for urology patients, and operative care for patients undergoing urological surgery. Also supervised and taught medical students and junior residents on the urology service.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Conducted case review to offer neuro-urology expertise

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Native Speaker
Punjabi Proficient
Hindi Proficient

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