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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

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 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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Kawasaki, A, Judd, JP, Siddiqui, NY, Wu, JM, and Amundsen, CL. "Impact of staged InterStim implantation on the postoperative activities of daily living and pain." Int Urogynecol J 24, no. 7 (July 2013): 1205-1213.

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Kawasaki, A, Corey, EG, Laskey, RA, Weidner, AC, Siddiqui, NY, and Wu, JM. "Obesity as a risk for the recurrence of anterior vaginal wall prolapse after anterior colporrhaphy." J Reprod Med 58, no. 5-6 (May 2013): 195-199.


Kawasaki, A, Edenfield, AL, Visco, AG, Wu, JM, Westreich, D, and Siddiqui, NY. "Comparing the risk of urethrolysis for the treatment of voiding dysfunction between two retropubic mesh slings: a case-control study." Int Urogynecol J 24, no. 4 (April 2013): 589-594.

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Matteson, KA, Rahn, DD, Wheeler, TL, Casiano, E, Siddiqui, NY, Harvie, HS, Mamik, MM, Balk, EM, Sung, VW, and Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic Review Group, . "Nonsurgical management of heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review." Obstetrics and Gynecology 121, no. 3 (March 2013): 632-643. (Review)

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Edenfield, AL, Amundsen, CL, Weidner, AC, Wu, JM, George, A, and Siddiqui, NY. "Vaginal Prolapse Recurrence After Uterosacral Ligament Suspension in Normal-Weight Compared With Overweight and Obese Women." OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 121, no. 3 (March 2013): 554-559.

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Murphy, M, Olivera, C, II, TW, Casiano, E, Siddiqui, N, Gala, R, Gamble, T, Balk, EM, and Sung, VW. "Postoperative management and restrictions for female pelvic surgery: A systematic review." International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 24, no. 2 (2013): 185-193.

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Funk, MJ, Siddiqui, NY, Pate, V, Amundsen, CL, and Wu, JM. "Sling revision/removal for mesh erosion and urinary retention: Long-term risk and predictors." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 208, no. 1 (2013): 73.e1-73.e7.

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Kawasaki, A, Wu, JM, Amundsen, CL, Weidner, AC, Judd, JP, Balk, EM, and Siddiqui, NY. "Do urodynamic parameters predict persistent postoperative stress incontinence after midurethral sling? A systematic review." International Urogynecology Journal 23, no. 7 (July 2012): 813-822. (Review)

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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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Jonsson Funk, M, Siddiqui, NY, Kawasaki, A, and Wu, JM. "Long-term outcomes after stress urinary incontinence surgery." Obstet Gynecol 120, no. 1 (July 2012): 83-90.

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