Brian J. Linder, M.D.

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Brian Linder, M.D., M.S., completed his Urology residency and then a 3-year Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He provides care for women with pelvic floor disorders and is jointly appointed in the Department of Urology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. His clinic expertise includes:

  • Management of pelvic organ prolapse including vaginal, robotic, and abdominal surgeries
  • Treatments for stress urinary incontinence including urethral slings (synthetic and autologous) and urethral bulking injections
  • Overactive bladder treatment including the use of third-line therapies such as sacral neuromodulation and bladder injections
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Repair of genitourinary fistula
  • Management of urethral diverticulum

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Linder is active in research and education, training residents and fellows. He is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Urology and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, having authored over 75 peer review publications, book chapters, etc. For his research on pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence he has received several grants and other awards.

  1. Botox injection
  2. Hysterectomy
  3. Pelvic floor reconstruction
  4. Robotic surgery
  5. Sacral nerve stimulation
  6. Urethral bulking
  7. Urinary sling procedure
  8. Vaginal hysterectomy
  • Management of pelvic organ prolapse including vaginal, robotic, and abdominal surgeries
  • Treatments for stress urinary incontinence including urethral slings (synthetic and autologous) and urethral bulking injections
  • Overactive bladder treatment including the use of third-line therapies such as sacral neuromodulation and bladder injections
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Repair of genitourinary fistula
  • Management of urethral diverticulum
  1. 2018
    FellowFemale Pelvic Medicine & Recon, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2015
    Residency - UrologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2010
    MDGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
  4. 2006
    BS - BiologyGeorge Washington University
  5.  
    Fellow - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive SurgeryDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6.  
    MSCenter for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS) Postdoctoral Master's Degree Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Reviewer of the Year, 2018Neurourology and Urodynamics
  2. 2017
    Mayo Clinic Values Council Research Committee grant recipientMayo Clinic Values Council Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  3. 2017
    Raymond A. Lee Travel AwardDivision of UroGynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  4. 2016
    Axel Ingelman-Sunberg Best Paper Award WinnerInternational Urogynecologic Association
  5. 2016
    Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Foundation GrantAmerican Urogynecologic Society
  6. 2015
    Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident AwardSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  7. 2015
    Traveling Fellowship Award North Central Section American Urological Association
  8. 2013
    1st Place, Panayotis P. Kelalis Research Essay CompetitionMinnesota Urologic Society
  9. 2013
    Overall Best Abstract- ReconstructionEuropean Association of Urology Annual Meeting
  10. 2012
    Robert J. Filberg-Vancouver Foundation Fellowship AwardRobert J. Filberg-Vancouver Foundation
  11. 2010
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor's SocietyGeorge Washington University School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Knowledge Content BoardAskMayoExpert
  2. 2018 - present
    Associate MemberSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberUrology Clinical Practices Committee
  4. 2017 - present
    ChairQuality Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee, Department of Urology
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Urogynecologic Association
  7. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Urogynecologic Society
  8. 2011 - present
    MemberMinnesota Urologic Society
  9. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Urological Association

Publications