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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

Cameron, AP, Smith, AR, Lai, HH, Bradley, CS, Liu, AB, Merion, RM, Gillespie, BW, Amundsen, CL, Cella, D, Griffith, JW, Wiseman, JB, Kreder, KJ, Kenton, KS, Helmuth, ME, Fraser, MO, Clemens, JQ, Kirkali, Z, Kusek, JW, Siddiqui, NY, and LURN Study Group, . "Bowel function, sexual function, and symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse in women with and without urinary incontinence." Neurourology and Urodynamics 37, no. 8 (November 2018): 2586-2596.

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Siddiqui, NY, Wiseman, JB, Cella, D, Bradley, CS, Lai, HH, Helmuth, ME, Smith, AR, Griffith, JW, Amundsen, CL, Kenton, KS, Clemens, JQ, Kreder, KJ, Merion, RM, Kirkali, Z, Kusek, JW, Cameron, AP, and LURN, . "Mental Health, Sleep and Physical Function in Treatment Seeking Women with Urinary Incontinence." The Journal of Urology 200, no. 4 (October 2018): 848-855.

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Vaughan, MH, Kim-Fine, S, Hullfish, KL, Smith, TM, Siddiqui, NY, and Trowbridge, ER. "Validation of the Simulated Vaginal Hysterectomy Trainer." September 2018.

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Siddiqui, NY, Gregory, WT, Handa, VL, DeLancey, JOL, Richter, HE, Moalli, P, Barber, MD, Pulliam, S, Visco, AG, Alperin, M, Medina, C, Fraser, MO, and Bradley, CS. "American Urogynecologic Society Prolapse Consensus Conference Summary Report." Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 24, no. 4 (July 2018): 260-263.

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Komesu, YM, Richter, HE, Carper, B, Dinwiddie, DL, Lukacz, ES, Siddiqui, NY, Sung, VW, Zyczynski, HM, Ridgeway, B, Rogers, RG, Arya, LA, Mazloomdoost, D, Gantz, MG, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "The urinary microbiome in women with mixed urinary incontinence compared to similarly aged controls." International Urogynecology Journal (June 16, 2018).

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Vaughan, MH, Siddiqui, NY, Newcomb, LK, Weidner, AC, Kawasaki, A, Visco, AG, and Bradley, MS. "Surgical Alteration of Genital Hiatus Size and Anatomic Failure After Vaginal Vault Suspension." Obstetrics and Gynecology 131, no. 6 (June 2018): 1137-1144.

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Newcomb, LK, Bradley, MS, Truong, T, Tang, M, Comstock, B, Li, Y-J, Visco, AG, and Siddiqui, NY. "Correlation of Virtual Reality Simulation and Dry Lab Robotic Technical Skills." Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 25, no. 4 (May 2018): 689-696.

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Bradley, MS, Bickhaus, JA, Amundsen, CL, Newcomb, LK, Truong, T, Weidner, AC, and Siddiqui, NY. "Vaginal Uterosacral Ligament Suspension: A Retrospective Cohort of Absorbable and Permanent Suture Groups." Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 24, no. 3 (May 2018): 207-212.

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Bradley, MS, Burke, EE, Grenier, C, Amundsen, CL, Murphy, SK, and Siddiqui, NY. "A genome-scale DNA methylation study in women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome." Neurourology and Urodynamics 37, no. 4 (April 2018): 1485-1493.

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Cameron, AP, Lewicky-Gaupp, C, Smith, AR, Helfand, BT, Gore, JL, Clemens, JQ, Yang, CC, Siddiqui, NY, Lai, HH, Griffith, JW, Andreev, VP, Liu, G, Weinfurt, K, Amundsen, CL, Bradley, CS, Kusek, JW, Kirkali, Z, and Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network Study Group, . "Baseline Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Patients Enrolled in LURN: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study." The Journal of Urology 199, no. 4 (April 2018): 1023-1031.

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