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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

Walter, PJ, Dieter, AA, Siddiqui, NY, Weidner, AC, and Wu, JM. "Perioperative anticholinergic medications and risk of catheterization after urogynecologic surgery." Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 20, no. 3 (May 2014): 163-167.

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Sung, VW, Rogers, RG, Bann, CM, Arya, L, Barber, MD, Lowder, J, Lukacz, ES, Markland, A, Siddiqui, N, Wilmot, A, Meikle, SF, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "Symptom outcomes important to women with anal incontinence: a conceptual framework." Obstetrics and gynecology 123, no. 5 (May 2014): 1023-1030.

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Edenfield, AL, Levin, PJ, Dieter, AA, Wu, JM, and Siddiqui, NY. "Is postoperative bowel function related to posterior compartment prolapse repair?." Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 20, no. 2 (March 2014): 90-94.

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Zimmern, P, Litman, H, Nager, C, Sirls, L, Kraus, SR, Kenton, K, Wilson, T, Sutkin, G, Siddiqui, N, Vasavada, S, Norton, P, and Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network, . "Pre-operative urodynamics in women with stress urinary incontinence increases physician confidence, but does not improve outcomes." Neurourology and urodynamics 33, no. 3 (March 2014): 302-306.

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Jelovsek, JE, Chagin, K, Brubaker, L, Rogers, RG, Richter, HE, Arya, L, Barber, MD, Shepherd, JP, Nolen, TL, Norton, P, Sung, V, Menefee, S, Siddiqui, N, Meikle, SF, Kattan, MW, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "A model for predicting the risk of de novo stress urinary incontinence in women undergoing pelvic organ prolapse surgery." Obstetrics and gynecology 123, no. 2 Pt 1 (February 2014): 279-287.

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Siddiqui, NY, and Edenfield, AL. "Clinical challenges in the management of vaginal prolapse." International Journal of Women'S Health 6 (January 16, 2014): 83-94. (Review)

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Siddiqui, NY. "Commentary on 'Sex after surgery-what should we tell our patients?'." BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 121, no. 1 (January 1, 2014): 101-.

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Dieter, AA, Edenfield, AL, Weidner, AC, Levin, PJ, and Siddiqui, NY. "Does concomitant anterior/apical repair during midurethral sling improve the overactive bladder component of mixed incontinence?." International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 25, no. 9 (January 1, 2014): 1269-1275.

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Dieter, AA, Amundsen, CL, Edenfield, AL, Kawasaki, A, Levin, PJ, Visco, AG, and Siddiqui, NY. "Oral antibiotics to prevent postoperative urinary tract infection: a randomized controlled trial." Obstetrics and gynecology 123, no. 1 (January 2014): 96-103.

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Siddiqui, NY, Levin, PJ, Phadtare, A, Pietrobon, R, and Ammarell, N. "Perceptions about female urinary incontinence: A systematic review." International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 25, no. 7 (January 1, 2014): 863-871. (Review)

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