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Cindy Louise Amundsen, MD

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Roy T. Parker, M.D. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the School of Medicine
Campus Mail: 5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3192, Durham, NC 27617
Phone: (919) 684-4647

- Application of nerve stimulation (Interstim therapy) for control of continence
- Evalaution of botox therapy for urinary urge incontinence
- Evaluation and treatment for nocturnal voiding
- Application of nerve stimulation for control of continence and enable proper voiding in individuals with Spinal cord injuries
- Application of nerve stimulation for urinary retention
- Minimally invasive prolapse surgery using graft material for enhancing pelvic organ prolapse repairs
-Treatment for stress urinary incontinence with minimally invasive techniques

Education and Training

  • Urogynecology Fellowship, Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1995 - 1996
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1991 - 1995
  • M.D., University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1991


  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2013


Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction / Pelvic Floor Disorders

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Levin, PJ, Wu, JM, Siddiqui, NY, and Amundsen, CL. "Does obesity impact the success of an InterStim test phase for the treatment of refractory urge urinary incontinence in female patients?." Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18, no. 4 (July 2012): 243-246.

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Wei, JT, Nygaard, I, Richter, HE, Nager, CW, Barber, MD, Kenton, K, Amundsen, CL, Schaffer, J, Meikle, SF, Spino, C, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "A midurethral sling to reduce incontinence after vaginal prolapse repair." The New England Journal of Medicine 366, no. 25 (June 2012): 2358-2367.

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Nager, CW, Brubaker, L, Litman, HJ, Zyczynski, HM, Varner, RE, Amundsen, C, Sirls, LT, Norton, PA, Arisco, AM, Chai, TC, Zimmern, P, Barber, MD, Dandreo, KJ, Menefee, SA, Kenton, K, Lowder, J, Richter, HE, Khandwala, S, Nygaard, I, Kraus, SR, Johnson, HW, Lemack, GE, Mihova, M, Albo, ME, Mueller, E, Sutkin, G, Wilson, TS, Hsu, Y, Rozanski, TA, Rickey, LM, Rahn, D, Tennstedt, S, Kusek, JW, Gormley, EA, and Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network, . "A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgery." The New England Journal of Medicine 366, no. 21 (May 2, 2012): 1987-1997.

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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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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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Kenton, K, Barber, M, Wang, L, Hsu, Y, Rahn, D, Whitcomb, E, Amundsen, C, Bradley, CS, Zyczynski, H, Richter, HE, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "Pelvic floor symptoms improve similarly after pessary and behavioral treatment for stress incontinence." Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 18, no. 2 (March 2012): 118-121.

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Barber, MD, Weidner, AC, Sokol, AI, Amundsen, CL, Jelovsek, JE, Karram, MM, Ellerkmann, M, Rardin, CR, Iglesia, CB, Toglia, M, and Foundation for Female Health Awareness Research Network, . "Single-incision mini-sling compared with tension-free vaginal tape for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial." Obstetrics and gynecology 119, no. 2 Pt 1 (February 2012): 328-337.

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Preud'homme, XA, Lohri, J, Amundsen, CL, Peterson, A, Webster, GD, and Krystal, AD. "NOCTURIA IN SUBJECTS WITH OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYNDROME (OAB): WHAT WAKES THEM UP?." 2012.


Wu, JM, Fulton, RG, Amundsen, CL, Knight, SK, and Kuppermann, M. "Patient preferences for different severities of and treatments for overactive bladder." Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 17, no. 4 (July 2011): 184-189.

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Siddiqui, NY, Amundsen, CL, Corey, EG, and Wu, JM. "Lead migration after sacral neuromodulation: surgical revision in fascial versus tined anchoring systems." International Urogynecology Journal 22, no. 4 (April 2011): 419-423.

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