Education: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship: Our Fellows

Our Fellows

Current Fellows

  • Rosa Park, MD

    Fellow
    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Urology Fellowship

    Medical School: Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
    Residency: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Former Fellows

  • Elisabeth Sebesta, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Urology
    Division of Reconstructive Urology and Pelvic Medicine

    Medical School: Columbia University
    Residency: Columbia University
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Clinical Interests: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology, Neurogenic Bladder, Pelvic Organ, Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence, Urinary Tract Fistula

    Dr. Sebesta specializes in bladder dysfunction, urinary incontinence, pelvic floor disorders, genitourinary reconstruction, and female pelvic health, with a certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). Her research interests include how social determinants of health and unmet social needs impact bladder health and urinary conditions.

  • Elizabeth Rourke, DO, MPH

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Urology, Lousiana State University, New Orleans

    Medical School:  University of N Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    Residency: University of Texas at San Antonio
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

  • Siobhan Hartigan, MD

    Director of Reconstructive Urology and Pelvic Health
    Hunterdon Urological Associates in New Jersey

    Medical School:  The George Washington University 
    Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Sophia Goodridge, MD

    Wellstar Hospital

    Medical School: UNC Chapel Hill
    Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Casey Kowalik, MD

    Assistant Professor
    University of Kansas Health System

    Medical School: University of Virginia
    Residency: Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Joshua Cohn, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Urology Einstein Healthcare Network and Moss Rehab

    Medical School:  University of Michigan Medical School
    Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center 
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Elizabeth Brown, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor, Residency Program Director
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine
    Residency: LSU/Oschner Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Stephen Mock, MD

    The Everett Clinic

    Medical School:  Jefferson Medical College
    Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center 
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • David Osborn, MD

    Associate Professor, Chief of Urology Service
    Uniformed Services University and Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, US Army

    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
    Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Jennifer Rothschild, MD, MA, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology
    UC Davis Medical Center

    Medical School:  Boston University School of Medicine
    Residency: Urologic Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Laura Chang Kit, MD

    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology
    Albany Medical Center

    Medical School: University of Ottawa
    Residency: University of British Columbia
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • W. Stuart Reynolds, MD, MPH

    Associate Professor
    Department of Urology
    Fellowship Director
    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    Division of Reconstructive Urology and Pelvic Health

    Medical School: Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey College of Medicine
    Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    Clinical Interests: Urinary Incontinence, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Urinary Fistulas, Neurogenic Urinary Tract Dysfunction, Urogynecology

    Dr. Reynolds is an expert in functional urology and women’s pelvic health, with specialty certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), and the Director of the Vanderbilt FPMRS Fellowship Program. His research focuses on understanding functional bladder disorders, such as overactive bladder and incontinence, to improve the lives of those affected by these conditions.  As a recognized leader in the field, he serves as Member-at-Large on the Executive Committee of the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU).

  • Priya Padmanabhan, MD, MPH

    Professor of Urology
    Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
    Fellowship Director
    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Beaumont, Royal Oak

    Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
    Residency: NYU School of Medicine
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Melissa R. Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS

    Professor
    Department of Urology
    Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Urologic Surgery
    Chief
    Division of Reconstructive Urology and Pelvic Health

    Medical School: University of Arkansas College of Medicine
    Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    Clinical Interests: Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery, Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Urethral Strictures, Urodynamics

    Dr. Kaufman currently serves as the global principal investigator for a pivotal Phase III clinical trial to pioneer the first application of cell therapy for Urologic indications.  She was honored as the 2017 recipient of the Zimskind award from the Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction for outstanding contributions within 10 years of completion of training.

  • Christopher Wolter, MD

    Mayo Clinic Phoenix

    Medical School:  University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Residency: Tulane University 
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Jonathan Starkman, MD

    Pioneer Valley Urology

    Medical School:  Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Residency: Wayne State University Department of Urology
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Emily Cole, MD

    Sharp Rees-Stealy Frost Street North

    Medical School:  University of Maryland 
    Residency: Vanderbilt University Medicine Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Patrick Leu, MD

    University of Nebraska Medicine

    Medical School:  University of Iowa
    Residency: William Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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  • Alex Gomelsky, MD, FACS

    B.E. Trichel Professor and Chairman; Director, Female Urology, Neurourology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery; Urology Residency Program Director
    LSU Health Shreveport

    Medical School:  University of Maryland 
    Residency: NEOUCOM Affiliated Urology Residency 
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

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