Melissa Kaufman MD, PhD, FACS

Department of Urology
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Urologic Surgery
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.

Active Clinical Trials

Medtronic Registry Study

Medtronic Product Surveillance Registry (PSR).

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PI: Melissa Kaufman, MD

Medtronic ELITE

InterStim Micro Post Market Clinical Follow-up Study (ELITE)

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PI: Melissa Kaufman, MD