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

Contact information
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

Komesu Yuko M, Richter Holly E, Dinwiddie Darrell L, Siddiqui Nazema Y, Sung Vivian W, Lukacz Emily S, Ridgeway Beri, Arya Lily A, Zyczynski Halina M, Rogers Rebecca G, Gantz Marie: Methodology for a vaginal and urinary microbiome study in women with mixed urinary incontinence. International urogynecology journal 28(5): 711-720, May 2017.

Segal Saya, John Gabriella, Sammel Mary, Andy Uduak Umoh, Chu Christina, Arya Lily A, Brown Justin, Schmitz Kathryn: Urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders after radiation therapy in endometrial cancer survivors. Maturitas Mar 2017.

Arya Lily A: Rationale for Investigating Stool Metabolites and Microbiota in Women With Fecal Incontinence. Diseases of the colon and rectum 60(2): 249-252, Feb 2017.

Mazloomdoost Donna, Kanter Gregory, Chan Robert C, Deveaneau Nicolette, Wyman Allison M, Von Bargen Emily C, Chaudhry Zaid, Elshatanoufy Solafa, Miranne Jeannine M, Chu Christine M, Pauls Rachel N, Arya Lily A, Antosh Danielle D: Social networking and Internet use among pelvic floor patients: a multicenter survey. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 215(5): 654.e1-654.e10, Nov 2016.

Amundsen Cindy L, Richter Holly E, Menefee Shawn A, Komesu Yuko M, Arya Lily A, Gregory W Thomas, Myers Deborah L, Zyczynski Halina M, Vasavada Sandip, Nolen Tracy L, Wallace Dennis, Meikle Susan F: OnabotulinumtoxinA vs Sacral Neuromodulation on Refractory Urgency Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 316(13): 1366-1374, Oct 2016.

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.

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