Paul D. Pettit, M.D.

  1. Gynecologist
  2. Urogynecologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Paul Pettit, M.D., is a gynecologic surgeon at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida who specializes in bowel and bladder fistula, fecal incontinence unrelated to diarrhea, urinary incontinence, and genital and rectal prolapse. He performs procedures such as: hysterectomy and prolapse reconstruction, sling and non-sling for urinary incontinence, laparoscopic and robotic surgeries, and artificial urinary and bowel sphincters, among others.

He received his medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, followed by obstetrics and gynecology residencies at Creighton University and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, respectively.

Dr. Pettit is a longstanding member of the American Urogynecologic Society and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, has been the medical editor of the Mayo Clinic Book on Incontinence, and was the founder of the International Society of Pelvic Neuromodulation. He is certified in obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and has been recognized as one of Jacksonville's Best Doctors by Jacksonville Magazine.

  1. Artificial urinary sphincter implantation
  2. Biofeedback
  3. Laparoscopic surgery
  4. Robotic surgery
  5. Vaginal hysterectomy
  6. Vaginal repair
  • Surgical management of anogenital prolapse
  • Incontinence Urinary and fecal
  • Urinary and bowel fistula
  • Congenital absence of the vagina
  1. 1981
    Resident - OB/GYNMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1977
    Resident - OB/GYN (PG1)Creighton University School of Medicine
  3. 1977
    MDCreighton University School of Medicine
  4. 1973
    BA - ChemistryCreighton University

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive SurgeryAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  2. 1983
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Jacksonville Best DoctorsJacksonville Magazine
  2. 1999
    Licensed Invention Certificate for the invention of "Know-How Related to Incontinence." Licensed to Neotonus, IncMayo Clinic

Professional memberships

  1. 2004 - present
    Medical EditorMayo Clinic Book on Incontinence, Office of Intellectual Property (formerly Mayo Medical Ventures)
  2. 2001 - present
    FounderInternational Society of Pelvic Neuromodulation
  3. 2001 - present
    Secretary/TreasurerInternational Society of Pelvic Neuromodulation
  4. 2000
    MemberSociety of Gynecologic Surgeons
  5. 1999
    MemberAmerican Urogynecologic Society
  6. 1996 - present
    Hospital ChairDivision of Medical and Surgical Gynecology, Department of Medical & Surgical Gynecology
  7. 1993 - present
    DirectorGYN Continence Program, Division of Medical and Surgical Gynecology, Department of Medical & Surgical Gynecology
  8. 1993 - present
    Clinical DirectorUrogynecology, Division of Medical and Surgical Gynecology, Department of Medical & Surgical Gynecology
  9. 1990
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  10. 1990
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  11. 1990
    MemberJacksonville Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
  12. 1988 - 1995
    Section HeadSection of Gynecologic Surgery, Division of Medical and Surgical Gynecology, Department of Medical & Surgical Gynecology
  13. 1988
    MemberDuval County Medical Society
  14. 1988
    MemberAmerican Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
  15. 1988 - present
    Medical Education CoordinatorDivision of Medical and Surgical Gynecology, Department of Medical & Surgical Gynecology
  16. 1988 - present
    MemberNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  17. 1987 - 1988
    MemberCoordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  18. 1985
    SecretaryBlack Hawk County Medical Society
  19. 1985
    FellowAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  20. 1985
    MemberAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  21. 1982 - 1986
    MemberBlack Hawk County Medical Society
  22. 1981
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

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