1. Minnesota


  1. Urology


  1. BA - Cellular and Molecular Biology State University of New York at Buffalo
  2. MD Vanderbilt University
  3. Internship - Surgical Internship New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, CT
  4. Junior Resident - Urology Yale-New Haven Hospital
  5. Senior House Officer - Urologic Unit Meath Hospital
  6. Resident - Urology Yale-New Haven Hospital
  7. Chief Resident - Urology Yale-New Haven Hospital
  8. Fellow - Tumor Immunology University of Minnesota


  1. American Board of Urology - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  2. American Board of Urology

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Urology

Professional Highlights

  • Chair, Judicial and Ethics Committee, American Urological Association, 2009-present
  • Vice-chair, Practice Guidelines Committee, American Urological Association, 2011-2012
  • Chair, New Research Direction in Urinary Incontinence Symposium, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 2009


  • Management of vaginal mesh complications
  • Female urology/incontinence
  • Female pelvic floor medicine and reconstructive surgery
  • Vaginal prolapse
  • Surgical and non-surgical management of female incontinence and voiding problems
  • Bladder prolapse
  • Research on devices, technologies and pharmaceutical trials for the above-mentioned interests
  • Urethral cancers
  • Urethral melanomas


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.