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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

Polin, M. R., N. Y. Siddiqui, C. Brown, H. Hesham, B. A. Comstock, T. S. Lendvay, and M. A. Martino. “Crowdsourcing: A Valid Alternative to Expert Evaluation of Robotic Surgery Skills..” J Minim Invasive Gynecol 22, no. 6S (November 2015): S19–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2015.08.062.

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Eric Jelovsek, J., Alayne D. Markland, William E. Whitehead, Matthew D. Barber, Diane K. Newman, Rebecca G. Rogers, Keisha Dyer, et al. “Controlling anal incontinence in women by performing anal exercises with biofeedback or loperamide (CAPABLe) trial: Design and methods..” Contemp Clin Trials 44 (September 2015): 164–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2015.08.009.

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Edenfield, Autumn L., Cindy L. Amundsen, Jennifer M. Wu, Pamela J. Levin, and Nazema Y. Siddiqui. “Posterior tibial nerve stimulation for the treatment of fecal incontinence: a systematic evidence review..” Obstet Gynecol Surv 70, no. 5 (May 2015): 329–41. https://doi.org/10.1097/OGX.0000000000000171.

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Siddiqui, N. Y., C. L. Grimes, E. R. Casiano, H. T. Abed, P. C. Jeppson, C. K. Olivera, T. V. Sanses, et al. “Mesh sacrocolpopexy compared with native tissue vaginal repair: A systematic review and Meta-analysis.” Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 70, no. 4 (April 22, 2015): 250–51. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ogx.0000464936.04266.34.

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Willis-Gray, Marcella G., Juan S. Sandoval, Jean Maynor, Hayden B. Bosworth, and Nazema Y. Siddiqui. “Barriers to urinary incontinence care seeking in White, Black, and Latina women..” Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 21, no. 2 (March 2015): 83–86. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000100.

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Koch, Marianne, Rufus Cartwright, Kari A. O. Tikkinen, Nazema Y. Siddiqui, Bruna M. Couri, William Gibson, Paula Igualada-Martinez, and Christopher R. Chapple. “What was hot at the ICS meeting 2014?.” Neurourol Urodyn 34, no. 3 (March 2015): 206–12. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.22734.

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Edenfield, Autumn L., Pamela J. Levin, Alexis A. Dieter, Cindy L. Amundsen, and Nazema Y. Siddiqui. “Sexual activity and vaginal topography in women with symptomatic pelvic floor disorders..” J Sex Med 12, no. 2 (February 2015): 416–23. https://doi.org/10.1111/jsm.12716.

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Siddiqui, Nazema Y., Cara L. Grimes, Elizabeth R. Casiano, Husam T. Abed, Peter C. Jeppson, Cedric K. Olivera, Tatiana V. Sanses, et al. “Mesh sacrocolpopexy compared with native tissue vaginal repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis..” Obstet Gynecol 125, no. 1 (January 2015): 44–55. https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000000570.

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Siddiqui, Nazema Y., Laura G. DuBois, Lisa St John-Williams, Thompson J. Will, Carole Grenier, Emily Burke, Matthew O. Fraser, Cindy L. Amundsen, and Susan K. Murphy. “Optimizing Urine Processing Protocols for Protein and Metabolite Detection..” J Proteomics Bioinform 2015, no. Suppl 14 (2015).

Scholars@Duke

Jelovsek, John Eric, Zhen Chen, Alayne D. Markland, Linda Brubaker, Keisha Y. Dyer, Susie Meikle, David D. Rahn, Nazeema Y. Siddiqui, Ashok Tuteja, and Matthew D. Barber. “Minimum important differences for scales assessing symptom severity and quality of life in patients with fecal incontinence..” Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 20, no. 6 (November 2014): 342–48. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000078.

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