Uduak Umoh Andy, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery , Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery , Department of Gynecology, PENN Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Chief of Gynecology Service, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Director, Accidental Bowel Leakage Program, UPHS
Physician Lead, Penn Health for Women at PMUC
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
PENN Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street, 12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.
MD
Boston University, Boston, MA, 2007.
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Description of Research Expertise

Fecal Incontinence
Pelvic floor disorders in Older Women

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pelvic organ prolapse
Urinary incontinence
Fecal incontinence
Pelvic floor disorders

Selected Publications

U. U. Andy, N. Koelper, L. Arya, D. Newman, J. Wyman,H. Klusaritz, W. Walsh, S. Reaves, R. Brown: Impact of approach on the demographics of older women recruited for the MoveOnUp Stud. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 72(S1), April 2024.

Elizabeth Kravitz, Jacqueline J Thompson, Theresa Christiansen, Lily Arya, Uduak Andy, Edward K Kim : Dual Incontinence and Risk of Fall: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Urogynecology (Phila). 2024 Mar 1;30(3):280-285. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000001467. Epub 2024 Mar 11. 2024.

Surbhi Agrawal, Heidi Harvie, Lorraine Flick, Ravi B Parikh, Uduak U Andy#, Lily Arya# (#co-senior author): Patient perspectives on treatment and prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections: a focus group study. Int Urogynecol J. 2024 Feb;35(2):381-389. doi: 10.1007/s00192-023-05682-3. Epub 2023 Nov 18. 2024.

Vivian W Sung, Shawn Menefee, Holly E Richter, Pamela A Moalli, Uduak Andy, Alison Weidner, David D Rahn, Marie F Paraiso, Sarah E Jeney, Donna Mazloomdoost, Jace Gilbert, Ryan Whitworth, Sonia Thomas; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Pelvic Floor Disorders Network: Patient perspectives in adverse event reporting after vaginal apical prolapse surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2024 May 6:S0002-9378(24)00569-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2024.04.043. Online ahead of print. 2024.

Simone Reaves, Lily A Arya, Diane K Newman, Jean Wyman, Heather Klusaritz, Wendy Walsh, Rebecca T Brown, Uduak U Andy : Reducing Falls in Older Women with Urinary Incontinence. Adv Geriatr Med Res. 2023;5(4):e230011. doi: 10.20900/agmr20230011. Epub 2024 Jan 25. 2024.

Jaclyn M Muñoz, Molly Groskreutz, Charlene Compher, Uduak U Andy: Diet Intake After Diet Modification Intervention in Women With Fecal Incontinence. Urogynecology (Phila). 2024 Apr 11. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000001480. Online ahead of print. 2024.

Uduak U Andy, Jeniffer Iriondo-Perez, Benjamin Carper, Holly E Richter, Keisha Y Dyer, Maria Florian-Rodriguez, G Sarah Napoe, Deborah Myers, Michele O'Shea, Donna Mazloomdoost, Marie G Gantz; Pelvic Floor Disorders Network: Dietary Intake and Symptom Severity in Women with Fecal Incontinence. Int Urogynecol J. 2024 May;35(5):1061-1067. doi: 10.1007/s00192-024-05776-6. Epub 2024 Apr 24. 2024.

Luchristt D, Carper B, Balgobin S, Meyer I, Myers D, Mazloomdoost D, Gantz M, Andy UU, Zyczynski HM, Lukacz ES; Pelvic Floor Disorders Network: Characteristics associated with subjective and objective measures of treatment success in women undergoing percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation vs sham for accidental bowel leakage. Int Urogynecol J Jan 2023, Online ahead of print Notes: doi: 10.1007/s00192-022-05431-y.

Fabiana M. Kreines, Lily Arya, Brendan Kelly, Kyle Bittinger, Yelizaveta Borodyanskaya, Uduak Andy : Safety and Feasibility of Fecal Microbial Transplantation for Fecal Incontinence in Women. Urogynecology 29(10S), October 2023.

Elizabeth Kravitz, Theresa Christensen, Uduak Andy, Edward Kim: Association of dual urinary and fecal incontinence with risk of fall in older women. Urogynecology 29(10S), October 2023.

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