John Lavelle MDClinical Associate Professor of Urology(affiliated), Stanford Department of Urology, Stanford, CA
Dr. John P. Lavelle is a clinical associate professor of urology(affiliated) at the Stanford Department of Urology. He works primarily at the Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System. His clinical practice specializes in neurourology at the SCI unit of the VAPAHCS. Dr. Lavelle research interests include patient outcomes, neurogenic bladder, overactive bladder, incontinence and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Originally from Ireland, Dr. Lavelle studied Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland graduating in 1984. He earned a postgraduate degree in Medical Science from the National University of Ireland in 1986, primarily in Anatomy. He completed his Fellowship in General Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1989. In 1990, Dr. Lavelle moved to the United States. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Iowa from 1990-1993. He completed his Urology residency at the University of Pittsburgh in 1998 followed by an AFUD scholarship, and a Neurourology & Urodynamics fellowship with Dr. Michael Chancellor.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Patient Reported Bladder-Related Symptoms and Quality of Life After Spinal Cord Injury With Different Bladder Management Strategies
- Bladder Management Experiences Among People Living With Neurologic Disease
- OnabotulinumtoxinA Injection for Urethral Sphincter Hyperactivity
- Efficacy and Safety of Mirabegron for the Treatment of Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity