This fellowship enables the fellow to become proficient in the evaluation and management of male and female incontinence, urethral strictures and trauma, as well as all morbidities suffered by patients who have undergone treatment for urologic and pelvic malignancies. This includes both medical and surgical treatments for:
- Male and female incontinence
- Bladder dysfunction
- Infertility issues
- Sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease
Fellowship duration: One year, 1 July to 30 June
Additionally, the fellow will gain expertise in prosthetic urology, not only in virgin implantations, but in the evaluation and management of complex prosthetic complications.
The fellow will gain experience in construction and revision of urinary diversion performed for various indications, including cancer reconstruction, incontinence, and neurologic bladder dysfunction. This approach is a unique experience that combines reconstruction with training in the management of the complex cancer survivor who needs a major abdominal reconstructive procedures. The urodynamic aspect of the fellowship includes the conduct and interpretation of video urodynamics and the care of its attendant population.
Note: Currently there are separate Reconstructive Urology and Genitourinary Cancer Survivorship fellowships. In 2016, this fellowships will combine to encompass reconstructive urology, genitourinary cancer survivorship, and urodynamics.