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Alison Catherine Weidner, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Campus Mail: 5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3192, Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 401-1000

I am an active clinician/researcher treating women with various forms of pelvic floor dysfunction throughout my career. I maintain a busy clinical practice and particularly enjoy and excel at clinical and surgical training of Iearners at all levels in the medical setting.  

Early in my career I designed and executed innovative clinical research with broad-reaching impact on our knowledge of the mechanism of neuromuscular injury to the pelvic floor and its ultimate contribution to pelvic floor dysfunction.  Currently, my clinical research efforts are dedicated to designing and implementing innovative studies with other investigators within the NICHD-funded Pelvic Floor Disorders Network with direct influence on clinical management of common pelvic disorders.

Education and Training

  • Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Children's Hospital Boston, 1992 - 1996
  • M.D., Duke University, 1992

Research

  • Female pelvic floor dysfunction 
  • Urinary incontinence 
  • Pelvic organ prolapse 
  • Maternal birth trauma
  • Pelvic neuromuscular function

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Vice Chair Discipline: 
Clinical Services

Publications

Cundiff, GW, Weidner, AC, Visco, AG, Addison, WA, and Bump, RC. "An anatomic and functional assessment of the discrete defect rectocele repair." International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 11, no. 4 (2000): 230--.

Scholars@Duke

Visco, AG, Weidner, AC, Cundiff, GW, and Bump, RC. "Observed patient compliance with a structured outpatient bladder retraining program." Am J Obstet Gynecol 181, no. 6 (December 1999): 1392-1394.

Scholars@Duke

Barber, MD, Cundiff, GW, Weidner, AC, Coates, KW, Bump, RC, and Addison, WA. "Accuracy of clinical assessment of paravaginal defects in women with anterior vaginal wall prolapse." Am J Obstet Gynecol 181, no. 1 (July 1999): 87-90.

Scholars@Duke

Cundiff, GW, Weidner, AC, Visco, AG, Addison, WA, and Bump, RC. "An anatomic and functional assessment of the discrete defect rectocele repair." Am J Obstet Gynecol 179, no. 6 Pt 1 (December 1998): 1451-1456.

Scholars@Duke

Weidner, AC, and Low, VH. "Imaging studies of the pelvic floor." Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 25, no. 4 (December 1998): 825-vii. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Cundiff, G, Weidner, AC, and Hammond, CB. "A comprehensive resident training program in operative endoscopy." Obstet Gynecol 92, no. 5 (November 1998): 891-. (Letter)

Scholars@Duke

Cundiff, G, Weidner, AC, Hammond, CB, and Milad, M. "A comprehensive resident training program in operative endoscopy [2] (multiple letters)." Obstetrics and Gynecology 92, no. 5 (1998): 891--.

Scholars@Duke

Cundiff, GW, Weidner, AC, Visco, AG, Addison, WA, Bump, RC, and Ballard, L. "An anatomic and functional assessment of the discrete defect rectocele repair." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 179, no. 6 I (1998): 1451-1457.

Full Text

Weidner, AC, Myers, ER, Visco, AG, Cundiff, GW, and Bump, RC. "Which women with stress urinary incontinence require urodynamic testing prior to surgical management?." MEDICAL DECISION MAKING 18, no. 4 (1998): 456-456.

Scholars@Duke

Weidner, AC, Cundiff, GW, Harris, RL, and Addison, WA. "Sacral osteomyelitis: an unusual complication of abdominal sacral colpopexy." Obstet Gynecol 90, no. 4 Pt 2 (October 1997): 689-691.

Scholars@Duke

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