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Philippe Zimmern MD, FACS, FPMRS

Philippe Zimmern MD, FACS, FPMRS

Professor of Urology; Felecia and John Cain Distinguished Chair in Women's Health, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Philippe Zimmern, MD, is a Professor of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the recipient of the Felecia and John Cain Distinguished Chair for Women’s Health in Urology in honor of Dr. Philippe Zimmern. His expertise covers urinary incontinence, prolapse, and urinary tract infections.

After his Urology training in France, a fellowship at UCLA, and a second Urology training at UCLA, Dr. Zimmern joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in 1995. He is a past President of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU). Dr. Zimmern co-directs a two-year endowed fellowship program in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS). He has been a visiting professor in many countries, co-authored nearly 400 publications, 29 surgical movies, and 67 book chapters, and co-edited four textbooks on FPMRS topics. He is FPMRS certified and a member of FACS. He received the inaugural Leaders in Excellence Award at UT Southwestern (2019).


Dr. Zimmern has no relevant disclosures.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Urinary Incontinence in Women With Type 1 Diabetes