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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

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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Roos, A, Thakar, R, Sultan, A, de Leeuw, J, and Paulus, A. "The impact of pelvic floor surgery on female sexual function: a mixed quantitative and qualitative study." Bjog: an International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 121, no. 1 (January 2014): 92-101.

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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." International Urogynecology Journal 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." The Journal of Reproductive Medicine 58, no. 5-6 (May 2013): 195-199.

Scholars@Duke

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." International Urogynecology Journal 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, Wheeler, T, 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 24, no. 2 (February 2013): 185-193. (Review)

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