Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, FACS

Dr. Roger R. Dmochowski is a Professor of Urology, Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine, and Program Director of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine at Vanderbilt University. He has received numerous professional awards for his accomplishments in the treatment of incontinence and other urological disorders and has presented and published extensively on these topics. He injects botulinum neurotoxins for the management of urological conditions.

Dr. Roger R. Dmochowski is Professor in the Department of Urology, Professor of Surgery, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He has been Director of the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Program Director of the Fellowship in Pelvic Medicine at Vanderbilt for the past 18 years and has trained thirty pelvic reconstructive fellows (Urology and Gynecology).

He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He is Associate
Surgeon-in-Chief and Vice Chair in the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Executive Medical Director for Perioperative Services (Surgery), and Associate Chief of Staff and Medical Director of Risk Management at Vanderbilt University Health System. He recently completed a one-year tenure as Interim Vice President of Surgical Services. He also currently serves as Surgical Director for Perioperative Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Dmochowski received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed an internship and residency in surgery and urology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and at the M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Texas. In addition, Dr. Dmochowski has completed subspecialty fellowship training in female urology, neurourology, urodynamics, and reconstructive urology. He is board certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstruction. He received a master’s in medical management from Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt in 2012.

Dr. abstracts and published more than 405 articles, 120 book chapters, and 485 abstracts, and has given over 291 presentations at various national and international meetings. He is on the editorial board for the World Journal of Urology, and he is a reviewer for the Journal of Urology and Urology. He recently completed a six-year term as the Editor-in-Chief of Neurourology and Urodynamics.

Dr. Dmochowski is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association and the International Continence Society.

Dr. Dmochowski is the recipient of the Ziskind Distinguished Service Award and Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction for his accomplishments in clinical treatment of incontinence. He has also received a Presidential Citation, Distinguished Service Award, and Politano Award for service to the American Urological Association and is past Chair of the Practice Parameters, Standards and Guidelines Committee of that organization.

His current research interests are outcomes of incontinence therapies with a particular emphasis on quality-of-life issues, patient literacy, and informed consent related to pelvic floor interventions. He is also active in biomaterials evaluation. He was a trustee of the American Board of Urology (2014-2021) and just completed his term as President of the Board. He is Vice Chair of the Urology Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

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