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Nazema Yusuf Siddiqui, MD

Nazema Siddiqui, MD, MHSc
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Campus Mail: 5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3912, Durham, NC 27617
Phone: (919) 401-1000
Email: nazema.siddiqui@duke.edu

Research on pelvic floor disorders. Specific interests include: 1) pathophysiology of overactive bladder with particular emphasis on epigenetic mechanisms; and 2) studying the urinary microbiome with aging and in women with recurrent urinary tract infection. Additional interests include clinical outcomes research after surgery for prolapse and other pelvic floor disorders.

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, 2007 - 2010
  • Residency, Ob/Gyn, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, 2002 - 2006
  • M.H.S.C.R., Duke University School of Medicine, 2010
  • M.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 2001

Research

Research on pelvic floor disorders. Specific interests include the study of overactive bladder/urinary incontinence. Additional interests include studying the pathophysiology of bladder pain syndromes, and clinical outcomes research after surgery for prolapse and other pelvic floor disorders.

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Publications

Meekins, AR, Siddiqui, NY, Amundsen, CL, Kuchibhatla, M, and Dieter, AA. "Improving Postoperative Efficiency: An Algorithm for Expedited Void Trials After Urogynecologic Surgery." Southern medical journal 110, no. 12 (December 2017): 785-790.

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Newcomb, LK, Bradley, MS, Truong, T, Tang, M, Comstock, B, Li, Y-J, Visco, AG, and Siddiqui, NY. "Correlation of Virtual Reality Simulation and Dry Lab Robotic Technical Skills." Journal of minimally invasive gynecology (November 14, 2017).

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Weidner, AC, Barber, MD, Markland, A, Rahn, DD, Hsu, Y, Mueller, ER, Jakus-Waldman, S, Dyer, KY, Warren, LK, Gantz, MG, and Meikle, S. "Perioperative Behavioral Therapy and Pelvic Muscle Strengthening Do Not Enhance Quality of Life After Pelvic Surgery: Secondary Report of a Randomized Controlled Trial." Physical therapy 97, no. 11 (November 2017): 1075-1083.

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Ju, R, Siddiqui, N, Garrett, J, Feng, L, and Heit, M. "A validated translation of a survey for measuring incontinence knowledge in Chinese-speaking American immigrants." International urogynecology journal 28, no. 6 (June 2017): 851-856.

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Polin, MR, Kawasaki, A, Amundsen, CL, Weidner, AC, and Siddiqui, NY. "Do Mixed-Flora Preoperative Urine Cultures Matter?." Southern medical journal 110, no. 6 (June 2017): 426-429.

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Komesu, YM, Richter, HE, Dinwiddie, DL, Siddiqui, NY, Sung, VW, Lukacz, ES, Ridgeway, B, Arya, LA, Zyczynski, HM, Rogers, RG, and Gantz, M. "Methodology for a vaginal and urinary microbiome study in women with mixed urinary incontinence." International urogynecology journal 28, no. 5 (May 2017): 711-720.

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Bradley, MS, Boudreau, M-H, Grenier, C, Huang, Z, Murphy, S, and Siddiqui, NY. "STANDARDIZATION OF RNA PROCESSING FROM URINE SEDIMENT IN A CLINICAL SETTING." February 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Bradley, MS, Burke, E, Grenier, C, Amundsen, CL, Murphy, S, and Siddiqui, NY. "URINARY METHYLATION PATTERNS IN WOMEN WITH INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME." February 2017.

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Edenfield, AL, Siddiqui, NY, Wu, JM, Dieter, AA, Garrett, MA, and Visco, AG. "Polyethylene glycol 3350 and docusate sodium compared with docusate sodium alone after urogynecologic surgery: A randomized controlled trial." Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 71, no. 12 (December 1, 2016): 710-711.

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Dieter, AA, Wu, JM, Siddiqui, NY, Degoski, DJ, Brooks, JM, Dolber, PC, and Fraser, MO. "Characterizing the Bladder's Response to Onabotulinum Toxin Type A Using a Rat Model." Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 22, no. 6 (November 2016): 467-471.

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