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Anthony Gabriele Visco, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Campus Mail: 5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3192, Durham, NC 27617
Phone: (919) 401-1006
Email: anthony.visco@duke.edu

Robotic sacrocolpopexy, robotic hysterectomy, outcomes for surgical and non-surgical treatments of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, robotic surgery, mesh erosion, Botox therapy for urge incontinence.

Education and Training

  • Resident, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester, 1993 - 1997
  • M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1993
Vice Chair Discipline: 
Gynecology

Publications

Visco, AG, Brubaker, L, Richter, HE, Nygaard, I, Paraiso, MFR, Menefee, SA, Schaffer, J, Lowder, J, Khandwala, S, Sirls, L, Spino, C, Nolen, TL, Wallace, D, and Meikle, SF. "Anticholinergic therapy vs. OnabotulinumtoxinA for urgency urinary incontinence." Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 68, no. 2 (2013): 102-104.

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Nygaard, I, Brubaker, L, Zyczynski, HM, Cundiff, G, Richter, H, Gantz, M, Fine, P, Menefee, S, Ridgeway, B, Visco, A, Warren, LK, Zhang, M, and Meikle, S. "Long-term outcomes following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse." JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association 309, no. 19 (2013): 2016-2024.

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Brubaker, L, Richter, HE, Barber, MD, Hsu, Y, Rahn, DD, Menefee, S, Visco, A, Spino, C, Martin, S, and Meikle, SF. "Pelvic floor disorders clinical trials: Participant recruitment and retention." International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 24, no. 1 (2013): 73-79.

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Jonsson Funk, M, Edenfield, AL, Pate, V, Visco, AG, Weidner, AC, and Wu, JM. "Trends in use of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse." Am J Obstet Gynecol 208, no. 1 (January 2013): 79.e1-79.e7.

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Visco, AG, Brubaker, L, Richter, HE, Nygaard, I, Paraiso, MFR, Menefee, SA, Schaffer, J, Lowder, J, Khandwala, S, Sirls, L, Spino, C, Nolen, TL, Wallace, D, Meikle, SF, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "Anticholinergic therapy vs. onabotulinumtoxina for urgency urinary incontinence." N Engl J Med 367, no. 19 (November 8, 2012): 1803-1813.

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Levin, PJ, Visco, AG, Shah, SH, Fulton, RG, and Wu, JM. "Characterizing the phenotype of advanced pelvic organ prolapse." Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18, no. 5 (September 2012): 299-302.

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Wu, JM, Visco, AG, Grass, EA, Craig, DM, Fulton, RG, Haynes, C, Weidner, AC, and Shah, SH. "Matrix metalloproteinase-9 genetic polymorphisms and the risk for advanced pelvic organ prolapse." Obstet Gynecol 120, no. 3 (September 2012): 587-593.

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Wu, JM, Visco, AG, Grass, EA, Craig, DM, Fulton, RG, Haynes, C, Amundsen, CL, and Shah, SH. "Comprehensive analysis of LAMC1 genetic variants in advanced pelvic organ prolapse." Am J Obstet Gynecol 206, no. 5 (May 2012): 447.e1-447.e6.

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Siddiqui, NY, Geller, EJ, and Visco, AG. "Symptomatic and anatomic 1-year outcomes after robotic and abdominal sacrocolpopexy." Am J Obstet Gynecol 206, no. 5 (May 2012): 435.e1-435.e5.

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Dieter, AA, Amundsen, CL, Visco, AG, and Siddiqui, NY. "Treatment for urinary tract infection after midurethral sling: a retrospective study comparing patients who receive short-term postoperative catheterization and patients who pass a void trial on the day of surgery." Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18, no. 3 (May 2012): 175-178.

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