Roger R. Dmochowski MD, MMHC, FACSProfessor, Department of Urologic Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Professor of Gynecology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee; Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
Dr. Roger R. Dmochowski is Professor in the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He also is a Professor of Gynecology and A Professor of Surgery at that institution. He is the immediate past Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Supervisor of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine at Vanderbilt. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Dmochowski is Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Executive Director of Risk Prevention for Vanderbilt Health System; Associate Chief of Staff and Medical Director of Risk Management at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
Dr. Dmochowski received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed an internship and residencies in surgery and urology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and at the MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Texas. In addition, Dr. Dmochowski is subspecialty fellowship trained in female urology, neurourology, urodynamics, and reconstructive urology. He is board certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstruction. He received a Masters in Medical Management from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt.
Dr. Dmochowski has published more than 375 articles, 110 book chapters, and 470 abstracts; he has given over 260 presentations at various national and international meetings. He serves on the editorial board for the World Journal of Urology, and as a reviewer for The Journal of Urology and Urology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Neurourology and Urodynamics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association and International Continence Society. He is a trustee of the American Board of Urology. Dr. Dmochowski has been granted the Zimskind and Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Urodynamics Society for his accomplishment in clinical treatment for incontinence.
His current research interests are outcomes of incontinence therapies, with a particular emphasis on quality-of-life issues. He also is active in bio materials evaluation. .
Professor at the Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; Immediate past Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine, Supervisor of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN; Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Associate Chief of Staff; Medical Director of Risk Management at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
MD: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
Residency (surgery): University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Residency (urology): University of Texas Medical School at Houston and MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, Texas
Fellowship (female urology, urodynamics, prosthetics): Department of
Urology, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, California
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Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- 2020 Top Stories in Urology: Mortality and Pulmonary Complications in Patients Undergoing Surgery With Perioperative SARS-CoV-2 Infection
- Malpractice Litigation in Iatrogenic Ureteral Injury:
- Intraoperative Environmental, Behavioral, and Performance Considerations in Urologic Surgery
- Factors Associated With Persistent Stress Urinary Incontinence Among Primigravid Pregnant Women
- Risk Factors for Polypropylene Midurethral Sling Extrusion
- Mortality and Pulmonary Complications in Patients Undergoing Surgery With Perioperative SARS-Cov-2 Infection
- Midurethral Slings for the Treatment of Urodynamic Stress Incontinence in Overweight and Obese Women
- Surgical Mortality, Complications, and Failure to Rescue Trends in Medicare Beneficiaries
- Benefits and Downsides of Overlapping Surgery
- Risk Factors for Returning to the Operating Room After Midurethral Sling for Stress Urinary Incontinence