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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

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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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 (April 10, 2018).

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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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Vaughan, MH, Kim-Fine, S, Hullfish, KL, Smith, TM, Siddiqui, NY, and Trowbridge, ER. "Validation of the Simulated Vaginal Hysterectomy Trainer." March 7, 2018.

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Helmuth, ME, Smith, AR, Andreev, VP, Liu, G, LURN Study Group, , Lai, HH, Cameron, AP, and Siddiqui, NY. "Use of Euclidean length to measure urinary incontinence severity based on the lower urinary tract symptoms tool." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 218, no. 3 (March 2018): 357-359. (Letter)

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Kisby, CK, Polin, MR, Visco, AG, and Siddiqui, NY. "Same-Day Discharge After Robotic-Assisted Sacrocolpopexy." Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery (February 27, 2018).

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Arya, LA, Richter, HE, Jelovsek, E, Gantz, M, Cichowski, S, Zyczynski, H, Dyer, K, Siddiqui, N, Carberry, C, Broeckling, C, Morrow, C, Kashyap, P, and Meikle, S. "Metabolites and microbial composition of stool of women with fecal incontinence: Study design and methods." Neurourology and urodynamics 37, no. 2 (February 2018): 634-641.

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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 (January 5, 2018).

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Komesu, YM, Amundsen, CL, Richter, HE, Erickson, SW, Ackenbom, MF, Andy, UU, Sung, VW, Albo, M, Gregory, WT, Paraiso, MF, Wallace, D, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "Refractory urgency urinary incontinence treatment in women: impact of age on outcomes and complications." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 218, no. 1 (January 2018): 111.e1-111.e9.

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