Alejandro Gomez-Viso, MD

Alejandro Gomez-Viso, MD
Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery


Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

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Why did you choose Duke for your fellowship training?

I chose Duke because of the outstanding and world renown clinical training as well as the supportive atmosphere and all the opportunities for growth in the field of research.

What excites you about the fellowship program at Duke Obstetrics and Gynecology?

The Division of URPS at Duke offers trainees the opportunity to work closely with world-class experts in all areas of urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic medicine. I am looking forward to receiving the comprehensive training that will equip me to succeed in my future career as a clinician and academician.

What are your career goals?

I hope to become an academic URPS provider. I hope to practice at a large academic center that will allow me to continue working with trainees as well as treating an underserved population.

What are your hobbies?

I spend my downtime with friends and family. I love traveling and exploring new restaurants. 

Education & Training

University of Miami, 2013

Medical School
New York University Grossman School of Medicine, 2017

New York University Langone Health, 2021


 Awards & Honors


Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

AUGS 2020 Recognition of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology

AAGL 2020 Certificate of Commendation

Department of Ambulatory Care 2018 Pediatric Narrative Award

New York University 2015 Josiah Macy Foundation Scholarship

National Medical Fellowships 2015 Artex Scholarship

New York University 2014 Z. G. Kafarowski Scholarship

New York University 2014 New School of Medicine Scholarship

New York University 2013 University of Miami, Summa Cum Laude

Honors in Biology 2013 General Honors Recipient

University of Miami General Honors Program 2013 Outstanding Graduating Senior

University of Miami Dpt. of Biochemistry 2013 David G. Anderson Prize

University of Miami Dpt. of Biochemistry 2013 Listed in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities 2013 President’s Honor Roll, University of Miami 2009 to 2013


Publications & Presentations


Escobar C, Winkel A, Gomez-Viso A, Agrawal S, Rosenblum N, Connolly A, Brucker B, Pape D. Milestones on the ground: How do attending Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) physicians use competency-based assessment in practice? Moderated poster presentation at: SUFU Meeting, Virtual (02/2021)

Gomez-Viso A, Escobar C, Rosenblum N, Brucker B, Malacarne D. Rate of postoperative overactive bladder after urethral diverticulectomy at a single urban academic institution. Poster presentation at: NYU Langone Health’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Honors Day New York, NY, USA (06/2020). a. Currently working on manuscript for submission

Escobar C, Gomez-Viso A, Agrawal S, Rosenblum N, Brucker B, Smilen S, Pape D. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in vaginal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse: Predictors of high risk in a low risk population. Neurourol Urodyn. 2020 Oct 14. doi: 10.1002/nau.24529. PubMed PMID: 33053237. a. Oral presentation at: AUGS/IUGA Joint Scientific Meeting Nashville, TN, USA (10/2019); moderated poster presentation at: SUFU Meeting Scottsdale, AZ, USA (02/2020)

Rabbani PS, Ellison T, Waqas B, Sultan D, Abdou S, David JA, Cohen JM, Gomez-Viso A, Lam G, Kim C, Thomson J, Ceradini DJ. Targeted Nrf2 activation therapy with RTA 408 enhances regenerative capacity of diabetic wounds. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2018 May;139:11-23. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.02.021. Epub 2018 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 29476889

Gomez-Viso A, Guttman A, Leung G, Odedosu T. (May 2016) Immune complex-mediated rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in HIV. Poster presented at: Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Annual Meeting; Hollywood, FL, USA

Kadle R, Cohen J, Hambley W, Gomez-Viso A, Rifkin W, Allen R, Karp N, Saadeh P, Ceradini D, Levine J, Avraham T. A 35-Year Evolution of Free Flap-Based Breast Reconstruction at a Large Urban Academic Center. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Feb;32(2):147-52. PubMed PMID: 26382872.

Research Interests

Pathways for perioperative optimization. - Surgical outcomes. - Medical simulation.