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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

Siddiqui, NY, Tarr, ME, Geller, EJ, Advincula, AP, Galloway, ML, Green, IC, Hur, H-C, Pitter, MC, Burke, EE, and Martino, MA. "Establishing Benchmarks For Minimum Competence With Dry Lab Robotic Surgery Drills." Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 23, no. 4 (May 2016): 633-638.

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Bradley, MS, Willis-Gray, MG, Amundsen, CL, and Siddiqui, NY. "Microhematuria in Postmenopausal Women: Adherence to Guidelines in a Tertiary Care Setting." The Journal of Urology 195, no. 4 Pt 1 (April 2016): 937-941.

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Polin, MR, Siddiqui, NY, Brown, C, Hesham, H, Comstock, BA, Lendvay, TS, and Martino, MA. "Crowdsourcing: A Valid Alternative to Expert Evaluation of Robotic Surgery Skills." Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 22, no. 6S (November 2015): S19-S20.

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Eric Jelovsek, J, Markland, AD, Whitehead, WE, Barber, MD, Newman, DK, Rogers, RG, Dyer, K, Visco, A, Sung, VW, Sutkin, G, Meikle, SF, Gantz, MG, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "Controlling anal incontinence in women by performing anal exercises with biofeedback or loperamide (CAPABLe) trial: Design and methods." Contemporary Clinical Trials 44 (September 2015): 164-174.

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Edenfield, AL, Amundsen, CL, Wu, JM, Levin, PJ, and Siddiqui, NY. "Posterior tibial nerve stimulation for the treatment of fecal incontinence: a systematic evidence review." Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 70, no. 5 (May 2015): 329-341. (Review)

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Siddiqui, NY, Grimes, CL, Casiano, ER, Abed, HT, Jeppson, PC, Olivera, CK, Sanses, TV, Steinberg, AC, South, MM, Balk, EM, and Sung, VW. "Mesh sacrocolpopexy compared with native tissue vaginal repair: A systematic review and Meta-analysis." Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 70, no. 4 (April 22, 2015): 250-251.

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Willis-Gray, MG, Sandoval, JS, Maynor, J, Bosworth, HB, and Siddiqui, NY. "Barriers to urinary incontinence care seeking in White, Black, and Latina women." Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 21, no. 2 (March 2015): 83-86.

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Koch, M, Cartwright, R, Tikkinen, KAO, Siddiqui, NY, Couri, BM, Gibson, W, Igualada-Martinez, P, and Chapple, CR. "What was hot at the ICS meeting 2014?." Neurourology and Urodynamics 34, no. 3 (March 2015): 206-212.

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Edenfield, AL, Levin, PJ, Dieter, AA, Amundsen, CL, and Siddiqui, NY. "Sexual Activity and Vaginal Topography in Women with Symptomatic Pelvic Floor Disorders." Journal of Sexual Medicine 12, no. 2 (February 1, 2015): 416-423.

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Edenfield, AL, Levin, PJ, Dieter, AA, Amundsen, CL, and Siddiqui, NY. "Sexual activity and vaginal topography in women with symptomatic pelvic floor disorders." The Journal of Sexual Medicine 12, no. 2 (February 2015): 416-423.

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