Ariana L. Smith

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Assistant Professor of Urology in Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Urologist, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Active Urologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Urologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Core Faculty, Division of Urogynecology Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Department of Obstetrics Gynecology
Director of Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Faculty, Good Shepard Penn Partners Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Residency, University of Pennsylvania Department of Physical Therapy
Director of Urology Residency Education, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Penn Medicine Washington Square
Division of Urology
800 Walnut Street
19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-3409
Fax: 215-829-5855
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY , 1998.
M.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2002.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Overactive Bladder
Interstitial Cystitis
Urinary Incontinence
Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Selected Publications

Smith AL, Wein AJ: Contemporary management of overactive bladder. Postgraduate Medicine 2012 2012.

Greer J, Smith AL, Arya L: Abdominal and pelvic floor muscle defects in women with urge urinary incontinence: a rationale for physiotherapy treatment. International Urogynecology Journal 2012.

Smith AL, Leung J, Kun S, Zhang R, Karagiannides I, Raz S, Lee U, Glovatscka V, Mayer E, Pothoulakis C, Bradesi S, Rodríguez LV: The effects of acute and chronic stress on bladder function in a rodent model. Urology 78(4): 967, Oct. 2011.

Smith AL, Jaffe WI, Wang M, Wein AJ: Detrusor overactivity leak point pressure in women with urgency incontinence. International Urogynecology Journal Oct. 2011.

Anger JT, Nissim HA, Le TX, Smith AL, Lee U, Sarkisian C, Litwin MS, Raz S, Rodriguez LV, Maliski SL: Women's experience with severe overactive bladder symptoms and treatment: Insight revealed from patient focus groups. Neurourology & Urodynamics 30(7): 1295-1299, Sept. 2011.

Smith AL, Ferlise VJ, Wein AJ, Ramchandani P, Rovner ES: Effect of a 7F transurethral catheter on abdominal leak point pressure measurements in men with post prostatectomy incontinence. Urology 77(5): 1188-1193, May 2011.

Smith AL, Nissim HA, Le TX, Khan A, Maliski SL, Litwin MS, Sarkisian CA, Raz S, Rodriguez LV, Anger JT: Misconceptions and miscommunications among aging women with overactive bladder. Urology 77(1): 55-59, Jan 2011.

Smith AL, Raz S. : Current status of robotic surgery for pelvic organ prolapsed. BJU International 105(4): 448-450, Feb. 2010

Smith AL, Wang PC, Anger JT, Mangione C, Trejo L, Rodriguez LV: Correlates of urinary incontinence in community dwelling older Latinos. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 58: 1170-1176, June 2010.

Smith AL, Wang PC, Anger JT, Mangione C, Trejo L, Rodriguez LV: Correlates of urinary incontinence in community dwelling older Latinos. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 58(6): 1170-1176, June 2010.

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