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Lily A Arya, M.D., M.S.

Lily A Arya, M.D., M.S.

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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 1000 Courtyard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 662-2465
Fax: 215 662 7929
M.B.B.S. (B.A. in Medicine & Surgery)
Calcutta University India, 1987.
M.D. (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Res, Chandigarh, India, 1990.
M.S. (Epidemiology)
University of Arizona, 1993.
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Description of Research Expertise

urinary incontinence, graft material, fecal incontinence, urinary tract infections, pelvic organ prolapse

Description of Clinical Expertise

urinary incontinence, graft material, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse

Description of Other Expertise


Selected Publications

Weissbart SJ, Lewis R, Smith AL, Harvie HH, Miller JM, Arya LA: Impact of Dry Mouth on Fluid Intake and Overactive Bladder Symptoms in Women taking Fesoterodine. J Urology 195(5): 1517-22, May 2016.

Pahwa AK, Arya LA, Andy UU: Management of arterial and venous hemorrhage during sacrospinous ligament fixation: cases and review of the literature. Int Urogynecol J 27(3):387-91, Mar 2016.

Greer JA, Xu R, Propert KJ, Arya LA: Urinary incontinence and disability in community-dwelling women: A cross-sectional study. Neurourol Urodyn 34(6):539-43, Aug 2015.

Richter HE, Whitehead N, Arya L, Ridgeway B, Allen-Brady K, Norton P, Sung V, Shepherd JP, Komesu Y, Gaddis N, Fraser MO, Tan-Kim J, Meikle S, Page GP; Pelvic Floor Disorders Network: Genetic contributions to urgency urinary incontinence in women. J Urol 193(6):2020-7, Jun 2015.

Andy UU, Harvie HS, Smith AL, Propert KJ, Bogner HR, Arya LA: Validation of a self-administered instrument to measure adherence to anticholinergic drugs in women with overactive bladder. Neurourol Urodyn 34(5):424-8 , Jun 2015.

Pahwa AK, Siegelman ES, Arya LA: Physical examination of the female internal and external genitalia with and without pelvic organ prolapse: A review. Clin Anat 3: 305-13, Apr 2015.

Greer JA, Harvie HS, Andy UU, Smith AL, Northington GM, Arya LA: Short-term postoperative functional outcomes in older women undergoing prolapse surgery. Obstet Gynecol 125(3):551-8, Mar 2015.

Andy UU, Harvie HS, Ackenbom MF, Arya LA: Single versus Multidose Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery with Mesh. European J Obstet Gyn & Reprod Biology 181:37-40, Oct 2014.

Sung VW, Rogers RG, Bann CM, Arya L, Barber MD, Lowder J, Lukacz ES, Markland A, Siddiqui N, Wilmot A, Meikle SF, Pelvic Floor Disorders Network: Symptom outcomes important to women with anal incontinence: a conceptual framework. Obstet Gynecol 123(5):1023-30, May 2014.

Jelovsek JE, Chagin K, Brubaker L, Rogers RG, Richter HE, Arya L, Barber MD, Shepherd JP, Nolen TL, Norton P, Sung V, Menefee S, Siddiqui N, Meikle SF, Kattan MW, Pelvic Floor Disorders Network: A model for predicting the risk of de novo stress urinary incontinence in women undergoing pelvic organ prolapse surgery. Obstet Gynecol 123(2 Pt. 1): 279-87, Feb 2014.

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