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

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

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Associate 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

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.

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 April 9 2014 Notes: Epub Ahead of print.

Greer JA, Xu R, Propert KJ, Arya LA.: Urinary incontinence and disability in community-dwelling women: A cross-sectional study. Neurourol Urodyn April 21 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

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.

Harvie HS, Shea JA, Andy UU, Propert K, Schwartz JS, Arya LA.: Validity of utility measures for women with urge, stress, and mixed urinary incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol 210(1): 85.e1-6, Jan 2014.

Greer JA, Segal S, Salva CR, Arya LA.: Development and validation of simulation training for vaginal hysterectomy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol 21(1): 74-82, Jan-Feb 2014.

Greer JA, Northington GM, Harvie HS, Segal S, Johnson JC, Arya LA: Functional status and post-operative morbidity in older women with prolapse. J Urol 190(3): 948-52, Sept 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print Mar 6.

Hess R, Huang A, Richter HE, Ghetti CC, Sung VW, Barrett-Connor E, Gregory T, Pinkerton JV, Bradley CS, Kraus SR, Rogers RG, Subak LL, Johnson KC, Arya LA, Schembri M, Brown JS : Long-term efficacy and safety of questionnaire-based initiation of urgency urinary incontinence treatment. Am J Obstet Gynecol 209(3): 244, Sept 2013.

Arya LA, Harvie HS, Andy UU, Cory L, Propert KJ, Whitmore K: Construct validity of an instrument to measure neuropathic pain in women with bladder pain syndrome. Neurourol Urodyn 32(5): 424-7, June 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print 2012 Sep 12

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