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The Third Annual MMC Urology Program Symposium
Category   Symposium
Topic   Voiding Dysfunction and Pelvic Floor Disorders: Current Diagnosis and Management
Location   Maine Medical Center
Charles A. Dana Conference Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04101
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Start Date   09/06/2013
Start Time   8:00 am EST
End Time   11:30 pm

Keynote address will be a jointly sponsored Grand Rounds by the Department of OB/GYN and Division of Urology. Download the brochure for more information (.pdf)

Conference Objectives

    After attending this conference participants will be able to:
  • Articulate the appropriate utilization of urodynamic studies as well as their role in the treatment of voiding dysfunction
  • Identify patients with voiding dysfunction who may benefit from neuromodulation and understand the application of this treatment
  • Recognize the possible complications of mesh used to treat pelvic prolapse and incontinence
  • Express an understanding of the various treatment modalities available to the patient with symptomatic pelvic prolapse

Who Should Attend?

  • Urologists, Gynecologists, Primary Care Physicians, and Allied Health Professionals

About the keynote speaker:
Andrew Charles Peterson, MD, FACS

Dr. Peterson received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He completed his surgery internship at Madigan Army Medical Center in 1996. He then served for two years as the Brigade Surgeon for the 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division until 1998. He completed his urology desidency at Madigan Army Medical Center in 2002 and subsequently completed a fellowship in Reconstructive Urology, Female Urology and Urodynamics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 2003.

While at Madigan Army Medical Center, Dr. Peterson served as the Chief of Reconstructive Urology and the director of the Urology residency. He also served as the chairman of the institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC), and was on the institutional review board (IRB). Dr. Peterson served on the American Urologic Association guidelines committee as well as the program and essay committee for the Western Section of the American Urologic Association.

Dr. Peterson recently joined the faculty at Duke University where he currently serves as the Vice Chief of Medical Operations and the Urology residency program director. He has published more than 50 publications and abstracts in the peer reviewed literature in addition to eight book chapters. He currently serves on the review panel of multiple peer reviewed journals. He is a member of the American Urologic Association, the Society for Government Service Urologists, the Society for Urology Chairmen and Program Directors, and serves on the board of directors for the Society for Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.

Fee Comment   Free - Registration required
Contact Information   Nicole D'Andrea
Department of Surgery
Maine Medical Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102
Downloads For This Event
Download the brochure for more information (.pdf)

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