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Narender N.Bhatia M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

 

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE
 

SPECIALTY: Obstetrics and Gynecology

BOARD CERTIFICATION: 11/81 American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Recertified 2/06 American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

SUBSPECIALITY: Urogynecology/ Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (1982)


EDUCATION:

1954‑1963 N.B. High School of Punjab University; Amritsar, India. Honors.

1963‑1966 D.A.V. Higher Secondary School of Punjab University; Amritsar, India.

Merit Scholarships ‑ Merit Awards. (A.O.A.)

1966‑1967 D.A.V. College of Punjab University; Amritsar, India. Merit


Scholarships:

  • Merit Awards and Distinctions. (A.O.A.)
  • 1967‑1972 Government Medical College of Punjab University; Amritsar, India.
  • M.D. (M.B.B.S.) Guru Nanak University; Medals for "distinguished honors" in Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine,
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Merit Scholarships 1966‑1972, University Scholarships 1967‑1972. Class Rank: Top Three Best Medical Graduate of the Year. (A.O.A.), "Magna Cum Laude".

POSITIONS:

  • 1/72‑12/72 Flexible Internship ‑ V.J. Hospital, Punjab University, Government
  • Hospital for Women and E.N.T. Hospital; Amritsar, India.
  • 1/73‑6/73 Resident in Internal Medicine ‑ V.J. Hospital, Punjab University; Amritsar, India.
  • 7/73‑2/74 Resident in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine ‑ Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research; Chandigarh, India.
  • 3/74-6/75 Medical Officer‑in‑Charge ‑ Public Service Commission Services; Punjab, India.
  • 7/75-6/76 Straight Surgical Internship - Harlem Hospital Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University; New York, New York.
  • 7/76‑6/79 Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology ‑ Albany Medical Center of Union University; Albany, NY.
  • 7/79-6/81 Fellowship in Gynecologic Urology and Urodynamics – Women’s Hospital, Memorial Hospital Medical Center Long Beach, and California College of Medicine, University of California at Irvine; Orange, California.
  • 7/80-6/81 Research Fellowship in Neurovisceral Diseases, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center; Long Beach, California, University of California of Irvine, Orange, California.
  • 7/80-6/82 Consultant in Gynecology, Department of Surgery, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center,
  • Long Beach, California.
  • 7/81-6/82 Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Urology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center; Orange, California.
  • 7/82-6/93 Director of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars‑Sinai Medical Center; Los Angeles, California.
  • 1991-1992 Chief of Gynecology (Acting). Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor‑UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California.
  • 1998-2001 Co-director of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. Fellowship Program. UCLA-Medical Center (Westwood), and its affiliates. UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2001-2004 Chief, Section of Gynecology
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA.
  • David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2001-2004 Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA.
  • David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 7/82-present Chief of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery,
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine: Los Angeles, California.
  • 7/82-present Director of Fellowship Program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.

 UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS:

  • 7/76-6/79 Assistant Instructor - Albany Medical Center of Union University; Albany, New York.
  • 7/79-6/81 Clinical Instructor - California College of Medicine, University of California at Irvine; Orange, California.
  • 7/81-6/82 Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology California College of Medicine, University of California at Irvine; Orange, California.
  • 7/82‑6/89 Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, University of California; Los Angeles, California.
  • 7/89‑6/95 Associate Professor-in-Residence, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, University of California; Los Angeles, California.
  • 7/95‑present Professor-in-Residence, Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, California.

 PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • Fellow of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Los Angeles Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
  • American Uro‑Gynecologic Society (AUGS)
  • International Continence Society (ICS)
  • The International Uro‑Gynaecological Association (IUGA)
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • International Society for the Study of Vulvar Disease
  • Urodynamics Society
  • Sampsons Obstetrical & Gynecologic Society
  • Long Beach Obstetric and Gynecological Society
  • LA Biomed. Institute, Los Angeles.

 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

  • Section Chairman of Jr. Fellows, A.C.O.G. District IX 1981‑1982
  • Section Representative of Jr. Fellows, A.C.O.G. District IX, 1982‑1983
  • Vice Chair, LA BioMed, IRB Human Subjects Committee, 2003-present

COMMITTEES:

  • Surgical Case Review Committee
  • Academic Review Committee-UCLA
  • Quality Assurance Committee
  • Medico-legal Committee (ADHOC)
  • Professional Practice Insurance Committee
  • Human Subjects Committee
  • Operating Room Committee
  • Blood Bank Transfusion Committee
  • LA BioMed Human Subjects Committee
  • LA BioMed IRB Human Subjects Committee
  • JCAHO Harbor Accreditation Readiness Committee

HONORS:

  • Prize Paper ‑ "Urodynamic predictability of voiding following incontinence surgery." Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting, 1983.
  • Prize Paper ‑ "Invalidation of the Bonney test in women with stress urinary incontinence." Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting, 1983.
  • Prize Paper ‑ "Modified Burch procedure versus modified Pereyra procedure: urodynamic comparison." Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting, 1984.
  • Prize Paper ‑ "The Q‑tip test: Standardization of the technique and its interpretation in women with urinary incontinence." American Uro‑Gynecologic Society Annual Meeting, 1987.
  • Award for: Ten years of service to Los Angeles County Health Department, Los Angeles.
  • Service Prize Award: Fifteen years of service to Los Angeles County Health Department, Los Angeles.
  • Honors for “Teaching Excellence” University of California Irvine Ob-Gyn Residents 1999.
  • Best Doctor’s 2003-2004
  • J Hoffman Postgraduate Prize Paper: “Transvaginal Repair of Anterior Compartment Defects Using Porcive Dermal Graft Fixation to the Arcus Tendinous Fasive Pelvis” 2005.
  • Karl Storz IRCAD Laparoscopic Video Award (1st Place) on “Laparoscopic Uterine Suspension” 2005.
  • Best Prize Paperon “Minimally Invasive Gynecology on Anterior Compartment Repairs Using Biological Graft Fixation to Arcus Tendinuous Fscia Pelvis” 2006.
  • Best Doctor’s 2005-2006
  • Best Doctor’s 2006-2007
  • Super Doctor’s 2007
  • IUGA Research Award, International Urogynecological Association, 2007. (CO-PI)
  • Allyson Fellowship Award, June Allyson Foundation of the American Urogynecologic Society, 2007.(CO-PI)
  • Astellas-Award, AUGS-Astellas Foundation of the American Urogynecologic Society, 2007. (CO-PI)
  • Service Award 25 years of Service Los Angeles County
  • Super Doctor’s 2008
  • Best Doctor’s 2007-2008
  • IUGA Award of Excellence for Best Oral Poster Presentation, International Urogynecolgical Association Meeting, 2008. (CO-PI)
  • Dennis W. Jahigen Scholars Award, American Geriatrics Society, 2008. (CO-PI)
  • America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologist 2008
  • Presidential who is who 2009-2010
  • Presidential who is who 2010-2011
  • Best Doctors 2008-2009
  • Super Doctors 2009
  • America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologist 2010
  • Best Doctors 2010-2011
  • Super Doctors 2010
  • America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologist 2011
  • Super Doctors 2011
  • Super Doctors 2012

GRANTS: (P.I., CO-P.I., Consultant, Investigator)

  1. #TS4419 Principal Investigator 1983 ‑1985. "The comparative prophylactic efficacy of two anti-infective agents when administered at varying intervals before and after instrumentation of the urinary tract."
  2. #TSM5156 Principal Investigator 1985-1988. “Mezlocillin vs Gentamicin and Clindamycin for the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease.”
  3. #TS5141 Principal Investigator l985‑l987. "A multicentric randomized study to compare the safety and efficacy of Oflaxacin (ORF 1848g9) vs Doxycycline Hyclate in the treatment of mucopurulent cervicitis."
  4. #TS5581 Principal Investigator 1987-1988. “A multicentric comparative trial of BMY 28100 versus Cefaclor in the treatment of acute and uncomplicated urinary tract infections."
  5. #PQ1402-02B Principal Investigator 1989-92. "A randomized, controlled, comparative clinical trial of thiamphenicol qlycinate/ thiamphenicol versus cefoxitin/doxycycline in the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease."
  6. #35614-87 Principal Investigator 1989‑1991. "A randomized open‑label, comparative, multicenter, safety, tolerance and efficacy study of parenteral piperacillin/tazobactam (CL 298,741) versus clindamycin plus gentamicin in the treatment of hospitalized patients with gynecologic infections."
  7. #MDS401-US Principal Investigator 1990-1993. "Micturin vs. placebo in urge incontinence in females."
  8. #8068-01 Principal Investigator 1994-1998. Abnormal Spinal Curvature and its relation to Genital organ Prolapse. Harbor-UCLA Research Foundation Grant.
  9. #8147-01 Principal Investigator: 1997-1998. Walking Cystometry for the Diagnosis of Detrussor Instability, Research and Education Institute
  10. #8458-00 Principal Investigator 1995‑1998. Modified Pereyra Urethropexy Using Bone Anchoring Versus Abdominal Burch Urethropexy, A Prospective Radomized Study. Mitek, Inc., A Division of Johnson and Johnson.
  11. #8458-01 Principal Investigator 1996-1998. Lind LR, Bhatia NN, Choe J. Laparoscopic Burch Urethropexy Using Mesh and Staples for Genuine Stress Incontinence: Objective Results. Ethicon Endosurgery, A Division of Johnson & Johnson, Sponsor.
  12. #8542 Principal Investigator: 1996-98. Multicenter study - Clinafloxacin versus Cefotan, Parke-Davis.
  13. #8883 Principal Investigator: 1997-98 Incisionless sacrospinous vaginal vault suspension, Laurus Medical Corporation.
  14. #0000 Principal Investigator: 1997-99. Instrumentation for vaginal approach to Burch Procedure, Boston Scientific Corporation.
  15. #6590 Principal Investigator: 1998-1999. Tolterodine and Estring in urinary urgency, Pharmacia Upjohn.
  16. #09882-00 Principal Investigator 1999-2000. Quality of life (QOL) in patients treated with Tolterodine with overactive bladder, Pharmacia and Upjohn.
  17. #09880-01 Principal Investigator 1999-2000. Pelvic organ prolapse quantification in nullipares post menopausal women.
  18. #09881-03 Principal Investigator 1999-2000. A randomized comparison of suprapubic catheter to transurethral catheter following bladder suspension surgery.
  19. #11702-01 Role of Nitric Oxide and Androgen in the Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Urinary Incontinence: PI: Matthew H. Ho, MD, PhD, Narender N. Bhatia, MD 2004-present.
  20. “Regeneration of the Pelvic and Urethral Supports by muscle Derived Stem Cells” Source: NIH-SCORE/SC2 grant. From: 07/01/2008 to 06/30/2010. Amount: $200,000 (direct cost).
  21. “Regeneration of Skeletal and Smooth Muscles by Muscle-Derived Stem Cells for the Treatment of Aging Female Pelvic Floor Disorders” Source: Jahnigen Career Development Scholars, American Geriatrics Society. From 07/01/2008 to 06/30/2010. Amount: $200, 000.
  22. “Testosterone Dose Response in Surgically Menopausal Women” Source: NIH-NICHD (as RO1 Grant and part of the NIH-sponsored Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center at Minority Institutions entitled “Biological Effects of Androgens in Men and Women” From 07/01/2004-06/30/2009. Awarded amount: $1,250,000 (direct cost).
  23. “Testosterone Replacement for Postmenopausal Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence” Source: NIH-NICHD (part of NIH-sponsored Cooperative Reproductive Science Research Center at Minority Institutions entitled “Biological Effects of Androgens in Men and Women” From 11/01/05-06/31/09. Awarded amount: total $200,000 (direct cost); sub-contract $75,000.
  24. “Adipose Derived Stem Cell Therapy for Lower Urinary Tract and Pelvic Floor Disorders” Source: International Urogynecolgical Association Research Grant. From 08/15-07-08/15/08. Awarded amount: $20,000 (direct cost)
  25. “Tissue Engineering with Muscle Derived Stem Cells for Pelvic Reconstruction” Source: Allyson Fellowship Award, June Allyson Foundation of the American Urogynecologic Society. From 07/01/07-06/30/08. Awarded amount: $24,000 (direct cost).
  26. “Reversion of Levator Ani Atrophy by Muscle-Derived Stem Cells in Stress Urinary Incontinence” Source: Astellas Scholar Award, Astellas-AUGS Foundation of the American Urogynecologic Society. From 07/01/07-06/30/08. Awarded amount: $30,000 (direct cost).
  27. “Reversion of Levator Ani Atrophy by Muscle-Derived Stem Cells in a Rat Model of Stress Urinary Incontinence” Source: Faculty Developmental Grant, Division of Urogynecology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center From 01/03/07-08/02/08. Awarded amount: $100,000 (direct cost). Ho MH, Bhatia NN. Introduction of newer surgical prostheses and procedures in pelvic reconstruction: a challenge for pelvic surgeons. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 19(5):461-463, 2007.

 Funding: AUGS Foundation Grant

 TRAINING PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR:

  • 1982‑present 1. Preceptorships in Urogynecology and Urodynamics
  • 1982‑present 2. Fellowship in Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
  • 1998-present 3. Fellowship in Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, UCLA Medical Center/ Santa Monica Hospital.
  • 1992‑present 4. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Designated training center for preceptorship in urogynecology and urodynamics.
  • 1986-present 5. Preceptorship center for training in implantation of artificial urinary
    • sphincters in women - American Medical Systems.
  • 1993‑present 6. Preceptorship center for contigen implant training.
  • 1999-present 7. Preceptorship center for transvaginal capio-cl device applications.
  • 2001-present 8. Preceptorship center for TVT devices, grafts during pelvic reconstructive surgery.
  • 2002-present 9. Preceptorship center for Endometrial ablation techniques.
  • 2004-present 10. Preceptorship center for TOT suburethral slings.
  • 2004-present 11. Preceptorship center for grafts during reconstructive surgery.
  • 2004-present 12. Preceptorship center for advanced pelvic reconstructive procedures

JOURNAL REVIEWER:

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology ‑ 1983 to present.
  • International Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions Journal ‑ 1988 to present.
  • American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology ‑ 1990 to present.
  • Investigative Urology.
  • Journal of Gynecologic Techniques 1998 to 2004.
  • Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation.
  • Journal of Urology.

EDITORIAL SERVICES:

  • Associate Editor: International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic floor dysfunctions, 1992 to 2004.
  • Editor: Urogynecology section, Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1998.
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Gynecologic techniques, 1998 to 2002.
  • Editor: Urogynecology section, Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2000.
  • Editor: Urogynecology section, Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003.
  • Member-Editorial Board: Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003-present.
  • Section Editor-Urogynecology. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004-2005.
  • Section Editor-Urogynecology. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005-2006.
  • Section Editor-Urogynecology. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2006-2007
  • Section Editor-Urogynecology: Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2007-2008
  • Section Editor-Urogynecology: Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008-2009
  • Section Editor- Urogynecology. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2009-2010
  • Section Editor-Urogynecology. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010-2011

 PRESENTATIONS ‑ LECTURES ‑ POSTGRADUATE COURSES:

  • 10/13/79 Grand Rounds ‑ Memorial Hospital Medical Center of Long Beach "Dysfunctional Urinary Bladder"
  • 10/24/79 Nursing Education Conference-Memorial Hospital Medical Center of Long Beach “Noscomial Infections in Obstetrics and Gynecology”
  • 12/06/79 Basic and Advanced Gyn urology. Theory and Practice ‑ Memorial Hospital Medical Center of Long Beach "Cystometry and Urethral Closure Pressure Profiles in Normal and Incontinent Women," "Urethroscopy ‑ Clinical Gynecologic Urology" and "Invalidation of Marchetti Test"
  • 01/79 Basic and Advanced Gyn urology: Theory and Practice - Memorial Hospital Medical Center of Long Beach and University of California, Irvine "Definitions in Gynecologic Urology" and "Distal Urethral Stenosis and Urethral Diverticulum"
  • 04/27/80 Annual A.C.O.G. Meeting - Las Vegas, Nevada "Urodynamic Effects of Retropubic Urethropexy in G.S.I." Scientific Exhibit on "Urodynamics in Incontinence"
  • 05/03/80 Annual A.C.O.G. Meeting - New Orleans, Louisiana “Urodynamics in Genuine Stress Incontinence.”
  • 09/12/80 Grand Rounds - Memorial Hospital Medical Center of Long Beach "Urethral Pressure Profiles in Genuine Stress Incontinence"
  • 10/10/80 Joint meeting of International Continence Society and Urodynamic Society - Los Angeles, California“ Urethral Pressure Profiles in Women with Urethral Diverticula”
  • 10/14/80 Gynecologic Urology Society Meeting -New Orleans, Louisiana "Urodynamics in Urinary Stress Incontinence"
  • 10/26/80 District VIII A.C.O.G. Meeting -Colorado Springs, Colorado "Ultrasonography in Genuine Stress Incontinence and Bladder Instability"
  • 12/04/80 Grand Rounds - Kaiser Permanente Hospital; Bellflower, California "Triage of Patients in Gynecologic Urology"
  • 01/22/81 Guest Speaker - University of Arkansas: Little Rock, Arkansas “Urodynamics in Urinary Stress Incontinence”
  • 05/01/81 A Postgraduate Course in Office Evaluation of the Incontinent Patient: Practical Aspects ‑ University of California, Irvine "The Neurological Exam, and its Interpretation" and "Distal Urethral Stenosis"
  • 09/03/81 International Continence Society - Lund, Sweden "Continuous Urodynamic Monitoring"
  • 03/82 A Postgraduate Course in Gynecologic Urology Participant "Urodynamic Procedures," "The Urethral Syndrome" and “Pharmacology of the Lower Urinary Tract”
  • 04/21/82 Grand Rounds - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California “Updated Gynecologic Urology”
  • 04/24/82 Annual A.C.O.G. Meeting - Dallas, Texas. A Postgraduate Course in Gynecologic Urology "Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology," "Uroflowmetry and Cystometry, Surgery Failed ‑ Now What" and "Detrusor Instability”
  • 09/82 Genitourinary Diseases - Nurse Practitioners lecture series.
  • 10/21/82 Xth World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics; San Francisco, California "Continuous Urodynamic Monitoring"
  • 10/26/82 Gynecologic Urology Society Meeting; Santa Barbara, California "Continuous Ambulatory Monitoring”
  • 11/01/82 Grand Rounds - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California "Catheter Management and Morbidity with Incontinence Surgery"
  • 01/12/83 Grand Rounds - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California “Triage of Patients in Gynecological Urology" 02/09/83 "Choice of Surgery for Urinary Incontinence"
  • 05/09/83 Annual A.C.O.G. meeting - Atlanta, Georgia “Artificial Urinary Sphincter" Office Evaluation of Incontinent Patient
  • 08/27/83 International Urogynecologic Association Annual Meeting; Mains, Germany "Voiding Dysfunctions in Women," and "The Pessary Test in Urinary Incontinence"
  • 09/02/83 International Continence Society Annual Meeting; Aachan, Germany "Urodynamic Predictability of Voiding Following Incontinence Surgery"
  • 09/26/83 International Society for the Study of Vulvar Disease; Orlando, Florida "Cryotherapy for Treatment of Condylomatous Disease During Pregnancy" and "Advanced Suppurative Hidradenitis"
  • 08/27/83 District A.C.O.G. Meeting; Monterey, California “The Pessary Test" and "Voiding Dysfunctions"
  • 11/04/83 Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana "Invalidation of the Bonney Test" and "Postoperative Voiding Difficulties"
  • 11/05/83 Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana Panal discussant on "Urodynamics in Gynecologic Urology"
  • 04/18/84 Grand Rounds - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California “Voiding Difficulties Following Surgery for Urinary Incontinence”
  • 9/2006 Preplyx PPP Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2007 New Approaches to Vaginal Vault Suspension, Arise, Boston
  • 2007 Advances in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Institute of Medicine, Chicago
  • 2008 Advanced Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Procedures Workshop, Sacramento
  • 2009 Advanced Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Baltimore
  • 2009 Advanced Minimally Invasive Pelvic Reconstructive Procedures, Irvine Institute
  • 2009 Pelvic Reconstructive Procedures, Chicago
  • 05/08/84 Annual A.C.O.G. Meeting - San Francisco, California "The Pessary Test in USI" and "Surgery for Incontinence" Invited speaker for Gynecologic Urology Society
  • 06/07/84 Grand Rounds - Kaiser Permanente; Los Angeles, California "Triage of Patients in Gynecologic Urology"
  • 05/25/84 Grand Rounds - UCLA Medical Center; Los Angeles, California "A New Look at Urinary Incontinence"
  • 08/08/84 Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California "Lecture Series in Gynecologic Urology"
  • 05/07/85 Grand Rounds - Bellflower Kaiser Hospital “Pereyra Versus Burch Procedures: Clinical and Urodynamic Comparison"
  • 06/20/85 Guest Speaker: Ob-Gyn Specialty Update. Lifetime (ABC)
  • 09/03/85 International Continence Society, 15th Annual Meeting; London, England "Urodynamic Appraisal of Vaginal Pressure, n "Antibiotic Prophylaxis Following Urinary Tract Instrumentation" and "Detrusor Contractility Following Incontinence Surgery"
  • 09/15/85 Xith World Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Berlin, Germany. "Role of Altered Urethral Resistance in Postoperative Voiding Difficulties" and "Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence"
  • 10/08/85 District VIII-IX ACOG Annual Meeting, Reno Nevada "Effects of Incontinence Surgery Upon Urethral Resistance"
  • 10/15/85 Grand Rounds - Long Beach Hospital; Long Beach, California "Updated Gynecologic Urology"
  • 11/06/85 Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting; San Diego, California “Urodynamics: Urethral Tract Infection,” Antibiotic Prophylaxis Following Instrumentation and “Effect of Estrogens Upon Urethral Cytology and Function”
  • 11/28/85 Guest Speaker: Albany Medical Center of Union University;
  • 01/15/86 Grand Rounds - Kaiser medical Center; Fontana, California “Triage of Patients in Gynecologic Urology”
  • 01/23/86 Grand Rounds - Kaiser Medical Center: Orange, California "Updated Gynecologic Urology"
  • 01/25/86 Ninth Annual University of California, Irvine, Evoked Potential and Electrodiagnostic Course. "Diagnostic Electrophysiology in Neurovisceral Disease"
  • 03/20/86 Gynecologic Urology: New Perspectives 1986- course participant
  • 04/11/86 Grand Rounds - UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California "Neurology of Micturition: Clinical Relevance"
  • 05/01/86 Daniel Morton Society - Invited Speaker “Pharmacology of Drugs Affecting Urinary Bladder. Avoiding Pitfalls"
  • 04/25/86 Grand Rounds - Martin Luther King Drew Medical Center; Los Angeles, California “Neurology of Lower Urinary Tract”
  • 05/05/86 Annual ACOG Meeting; New Orleans, Louisiana - course participant “Office Evaluation of Incontinent Patient” and "Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence"
  • 05/19/86 Grand Rounds - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California "Neurological Basis of Micturition"
  • 06/04/86 Grand Rounds - White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, California "Is Stress Incontinence a Neurologic Disease?"
  • 10/01/86 Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting; Montreal, Canada "Neurology of Micturition in Women: Normal Versus Stress Incontinent," "The Female Urethral Syndrome" and "Changes in Urethral Resistance Following Incontinence Surgery"
  • 05/26/87 Annual ACOG Meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada “The Q‑tip Test," "Surgery for Urinary Incontinence" and "Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence"
  • 08/17/87 Guest Speaker: Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia "Management of Unstable Bladder and Stress Urinary Incontinence: Recent Advances"
  • 08/28/87 International Society for the Study of Vulvar Disease; Brisbane, Australia "Detection of Human Papilloma Virus DNA From Vulvar Dystrophies"
  • 09/11/87 American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting San Francisco, California "The Q‑tip Test: Standardization of the Technique and Its Interpretation," "Patch Procedure for SUI" and "Consensus: The Urethral Pressure"
  • 09/11/87 Post-Graduate Course in Gynecologic Urology Program participant
  • 09/23/87 Grand Rounds - Cedars Sinai Medical Center; Los Angeles, California "Coexistent ‑ Stress and Urge Incontinence: Diagnosis and Management"
  • 03/07/88 Grand Rounds - St. Joseph’s Hospital; Orange, California "Urinary Incontinence"
  • 03/14/88 Grand Rounds - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Torrance, California "Recurrent Urinary Incontinence and Artificial Urinary Sphincter"
  • 05/02/88 Annual ACOG Meeting; Boston, Massachussetts “Effficacy of Meslocillin vs. Genta‑Clindamycin in the Treatment of acute PID," "Incidence of HPV DNA in Chronic Epithelial Changes of the Vulva," "Experience in the Management of Coexistent Stress and Urge Urinary Incontinence" and "Office Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence"
  • 10/03/88 American Urogynecologic Society Annual Meeting; Charleston, South Carolina "Artificial Urinary Sphincters. Management of Severe Urinary Incontinence in Women: Urogynecological Perspective," "The Modified Pereyra Procedure: A Clinical Urodynamic Review" and "Management of Coexistent Stress and Urge Urinary Incontinence."
  • 10/03/88 Grand Rounds - Hoag Memorial Hospital; Newport Beach, California "Artificial Urinary Sphincter"
  • 11/18/88 Grand Rounds - UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California "Recurrent Urinary Incontinence"
  • 1/23/89 Grand Rounds - Martin Luther King Medical Center; Los Angeles, California "Urinary Tract Infections"
  • 04/03/89 Grand Rounds - Memorial Medical Center of Long Beach, Long Beach, California "Artificial Urinary Sphincter."
  • 05/24/89 Annual ACOG Meeting; Atlanta, Georgia “Office Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence" and "Surgical Choices in Urinary Incontinence"
  • 09/10/89 Grand Rounds - USC Women’s Hospital; Los Angeles, California “Management of Recurrent urinary Incontinence”
  • 01/10/90 Resident’s Conference - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California. “Detrusor Instability”
  • 05/7/90 Annual ACOG Meeting; San Francisco, California “Office Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence" and "Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence"
  • 08/10/90 Grand Rounds - Daniel Freeman Hospital; Inglewood, California. “Update On Urinary Tract Infections."
  • 05/06/91 Annual ACOG Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. “Surgical Choices for Urinary Incontinence, Detrusor Instability."
  • 10/20/91 American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, Newport Beach, California. "Urinary Incontinence in Women with Severe Urogenital Prolapse."
  • 10/24/91 University of Colorado Health Services Center Postgraduate course in Urogynecology, Neurology, and Urodynamics.
  • 02/13/92 Grand Rounds - Santa Clara Valley Medical Center; San Jose, California. “Recurrent Stress Incontinence.” Urodynamics Ultrasound in Urogynecology
  • 03/03/92 Grand Rounds - Sepulveda Veterans Hospital; Sepulveda, California. “Effects of Estrogen on Urodynamics in the Elderly Female.”
  • 08/19/92 Resident’s Conference - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Torrance, California. Urodynamics
  • 08/26/92 Grand Rounds - Harlem Hospital Medical Center, New York. Urodynamics in Urinary Incontinence.
  • 09/02-03/1992 Annual International Continence Society Meeting; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. "Physiologic Study of Periurethral Blood Using Color Flow Doppler."
  • 10/24/92 Annual Symposium - The Northern California Obstetrical and Gynecological Society; Sacramento, California. "Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology."
  • 11/14/92 Resident’s Conference - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Torrance, California. Pelvic Anatomy
  • 03/15-18/1993 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicines 37th Annual Convention; Honolulu, Hawaii “Transperineal Ultrasound of Female Urethral Diverticula.” “Color Doppler Sonography of Periurethral Vasculature in Women with Urinary Symptoms.”
  • 05/03-06/1993 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. "Prevalence of urinary incontinence in women with genital prolapse and the effect of reducing devices."
  • 07/24-28/93 Seventh Annual Symposium on the Long Term Effects of Estrogen Deprivation, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Menopause: Urogenital Impact.
  • 09/18/93 Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Advanced Surgical Training laboratory. Laparoscopic Burch, urethropexy, Ureteral Repair and Reimplantation procedures.
  • 10/16/93 Contigen Implant Training Program. Atlanta, Georgia
  • 10/26-29/1993 Ethicon Endo Surgery Workshop, Cincinnati, Ohio. Laparoscopic approach to urinary stress incontinence.
  • 11/19-20/1993 Education Designs - Advanced laparoscopy Course, Marietta, Georgia. Advanced Laparoscopy, Laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy.
  • 12/05-07 1993 Urogynecology Retreat. The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, Texas.
  • 04/22-27/1994 The Society for Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence and Prolapse Among Caucasian and Hispanic Women.
  • 06/22/94 Resident’s Conference Detrusor Instability. Harbor-UCLA.
  • 07/06-09/1994 University of California, Irvine. Controversies in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hawaii.
  • 09/17/94 Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, John Gunning Society Meeting. Update on pelvic floor dysfunctions.
  • 09/21-29/1994 The American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  • 11/08-12/1994 UCLA Ob-Gyn Review Course Evaluation and Treatment of incontinence problems.
  • 11/23/94 Subspecialty Conference - Evaluation of urinary incontinence. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
  • 08/02-05/1995 University of California Irvine Controversies in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Hapuna Beach, Hawaii.
  • 09/09/95 Urinary incontinence: Keeping abreast of the changing issues. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Santa Monica, California
  • 09/11/95 Subspecialty Conference Incontinence surgery Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • 10/12-15/1995 The American Urogynecologic Society prevalence of urinary incontinence in women with genital prolapse. Fellowship director’s retreat. Seattle, WA
  • 10/23/95 Incontinence surgery. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine.
  • 10/24-29/1995 Second Annual UCLA Ob-Gyn Review Course, UCLA School of Medicine
  • 11/9-12/95 American Pain Society Symposium on chronic pelvic pain of urologic etiology. Los Angeles, California. Neuro-urology of pelvic pain.
  • 07/04-07/1996 Fourteenth Annual AAPI Meeting Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA.
  • 07/20-07/1996 Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Surgery, Cruise to Alaska University of California, Irvine, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
  • 09/09/1996 Grand Rounds - Harbor UCLA Medical Center. Surgical choices for urinary incontinence.
  • 10/03-07/1996 The American Urogynecologic Society. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • 10/21-26/1996 Nineteenth Annual Review course in clinical obstetrics and gynecology. University of California Irvine, Costa Mesa, California.
  • 12/03/96 Grand Rounds. Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Bellflower. Burch versus Mmk procedure for urinary incontinence.
  • 09/25-28/1997 The American Urogynecologic Society. Tucson, AZ, The use of stainless steel thimbles to reduce needle stick injuries.
  • 09/25-28/1997 The American Urogynecologic Society. Tucson, AZ. Full thickness permanent suture passes in pelvic support surgery.
  • 01/25/1998 Urinary incontinence distinguished visiting faculty series. Center for biomedical communications. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 02/26-28/1998 Advancing to the new millenium. Update on urogynecology and pelvic organ prolapse. University of Texas Houston, TX. Houston Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.
  • 03/15/98 Grand Rounds. White memorial medical Center. Surgical options in urinary incontinence.
  • 07/27-98 Controversies in obstetrics and gynecology, University of California Irvine, Hapuna, Hawaii.
  • 08/4-99 Controversies in obstetrics and gynecology. University of California, Irvine. Mauna Kea Big Island, Hawaii.
  • 09/17-99 Urodynamics of voiding mechanisms: Continent and Incontinent Women. The American Gynecologic and Obstetrical Society-Meeting. La Costa, California.
  • 10/06-99 Annual review course in clinical obstetrics and gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Costa Mesa, California.
  • 01/10-12/2000 Urogynecology and pelvic surgery with special emphasis on intropitheleal neoplasia, urogynecologic and gynecologic surgical techniques. Grand Cayman, British West Indies.
  • 01/14-15/2000 Urogynecology and gynecologic surgical techniques. Cayman Brac, British West Indies.
  • 02/13/2000 Urogynecology practicum and urodynamics laboratory. Los Angeles Ob-Gyn annual assembly meeting. Los Angeles, California.
  • 03/03-04/2000 Advances in urogynecology and pelvic organ prolapse symposium. The university of Texas-Houston Health Sciences Center, Houston Texas.
  • 03/04-2000 Work shop in cadaver dissection and urodynamic and cystoscopy lab. The University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston Texas.
  • 03/11-2000 Pelvic floor technology evaluation. Microvasive, Boston Scientific. Dallas, Texas.
  • 05/02-2000 Board Review in urogynecology. Residents Conference. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.
  • 05/24-2000 Urogenital injuries, resident conference. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California.
  • 07/10-2000 Pelvic anatomy and urogenital injuries. Residents review course. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
  • 10/2001 Review course in Obstetrics and Gynecology. University of California, Irvine, California.
  • 04/2001 Pelvic Floor technology evaluation and anatomy laboratory. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • 05/2001 Board Reviewer in Urogynecology. Resident Conference, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
  • 11/2001 Grand Round Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Surgery for SUI.
  • 06/2002 Pelvic Floor Advisory Conference, North Carolina.
  • 8/2002 Pelvic floor course, anatomy laboratory, San Francisco, California.
  • 06/2002 Pelvic floor technology evaluation, Miami, Florida.
  • 03/2002 Urogynecology Update-Grand Round, Olive View Medical Center, California.
  • 05/2002 Board review in Urogynecology, Resident Conference, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
  • 09/2002 Review course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, California.
  • 6/2003 Annual Laparoscopic Society meeting, Las Vegas, Transvaginal Advantage System.
  • 6/2003 Annual Laparoscopic Society. Symposium on Surgical management of Urinary Incontinence. Las Vegas.
  • 5/3003 New trends in management of Urinary Incontinence, Seattle, Washington.
  • 10/2003 Annual Review Course in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Costa Mesa, California.
  • 6/2004 Essentials of Primary Care in Women. Kona, Hawaii.
  • 8/2004 American Urogynecologic Society and SGS Meeting, San Diego, California.
  • 10/13/04 Management of Detrusor Overactivity, Bakersfield, California.
  • 10/14/04 Pharmacologic Management of OAB, Fresno, California.
  • 10/26/04 Overactive Bladder. Beverly Hills, California.
  • 10/27/04 Management of Overactive Bladder, Solana Beach, California.
  • 10/2004 Annual IRB Conference. Primar and Arena, San Diego, California.
  • 11/2004 CEF Continence Education faculty Meeting, Dallas, Texas.
  • 3/2005 Pelvic Floor Training Workshop, Boston Scientific Annual Meeting, Dana Point, California.
  • 4/2005 Women Health Advisory Meeting, Newer Approaches to Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Devices and Procedures, Naples, Florida.
  • 5/2005 New Trends in Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence, UCLA/Harbor OB/GYN Alumni Collegium, 35th Annual Scientific Session, UCLA, Westwood, California.
  • 6/2005 Prephyx PPS St. Louis Lab, Washington University-Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery., St. Louis, Misssouri.
  • Vaginal Vault Suspensions, Grand Rounds, Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • 2009 Advances in Urogynecology, LA OB/GYN Society Forum
  • 2009 Advanced Pelvic Reconstructive Procedures, Bakersfield, CA
  • 2010 National Advanced Reconstructive Surgery Lab, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010 BSC Cadaver Lab, Faculty, Irvine, CA
  • 2010 Pelvic Floor Procedures, St. Francis Medical Center, CA
  • 2010 Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgical Procedures, Henderson, Nevada
  • 2010 Vaginal Uphold Pelvic Reconstructive, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, CA
  • 2011 Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Irvine, CA
  • 2011 Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Cadaver Lab, Denver, CO
  • 2011 Advanced Pelvic Surgery, St. Mary Medical Center, Apple Valley, CA
  • 2011 Pelvic Floor Institute, Advanced Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Seattle

VIDEOTAPES:

  • Gyn Urology Phase, I, II, III
  • Tanagho's Retropubic Urethropexy Procedure
  • Ultrasound in Gyn Urology
  • Urethroplasty for Distal Urethral Stenosis
  • Surgical Techniques for Management of Urethral Diverticulum
  • Laparoscopic Enterocele Repair and Vaginal Suspension.


PUBLICATIONS: 1

  • Journal Articles
  • Urogyneology Journal 5;249, 1994.
  • Lin LL, Haessler AL, Ho MH, Betson LH, Bhatia NN. Dysparunia and Chronic Pelvic Pain after Polypropylene Mesh Augmentation for Transvaginal Repair of Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse. International Journal of Urogynecology and Pelvic Surgery. 18:675-78, 2007.
  • Ho MH, Yip S, Bhatia NN. Lower urinary tract dysfunctions in women with diabetes mellitus. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 19(5):469-73, 2007.
  • Haessler AL, Nguyen JN, Bhatia NN: Impact of urodynamic based incontinence diagnosis on quality of life in women. Neurourol urodynamics. 28(3):183-187, 2008.
  • Yazdany T, Bhatia NN. Uterosacral ligament suspension: Anatomy, Outcome and Surgical Considerations. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 20:484-488, 2008.
  • Ho MH, Heydarkhan S, Vernet D, Kovanecz I, Ferrini MG, Bhatia NN, Gozalez-Cadavid NF. Stimulating Vaginal Repair in Rats through Skeletal Muscle Derived Stem Cells (MDSC) Seeded on Small Intestinal Submucosa Scaffolds. Obstet Gynecol. 114:300-09, 2009.
  • Ho M, Bhatia NN: Stem Cells in the Management of SUI and Prolapse. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2009
  • Patel H, Ostergard DR, Bhatia NN: Universal Cystoscopy: Pro and Cons. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2009
  • Yazdany, T, Yip S, Bhatia NN, Nguyen JN. Suture complications in a teaching institution among patients undergoing uterosacral vaginal vault suspension with permanent suture. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 21(7):813-8, 2010
  • Tate A, Yazdany T, Bhatia NN. The use of infection prevention practices in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. Oct;22(5):408-13, 2010.
  • Wong, M, Rezvan A, Bhatia NN, Yazdany T. Uterosacral ligament suspension using delayed absorbable monofilament suture. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print] 2011.
  • Yazdany T, Bhatia NN, Nguyen J. Determining outcomes, adverse events, and predictors of success after sacral neuromodulation for lower urinary disorders in women.< http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21796469> Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print] 2011.
  • Yazdany T, Nguyen J, Bhatia NN. Urinary retention and voiding dysfunction in women with uterine leiomyoma. J Reprod Med. (in press) 2011.
  • Yazdany T, Wong M, Bhatia NN. Improving Resident Screening and work-up of patients with Incontinence. Fem Pelv Med Recons Surg. 2011 (in press)
  • Yazdany T, Wong K, Bhatia NN. Sacrospinous ligment fixation for pelvic organ prolapsed in the era of vagina mesh kits. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. (in press) 2011.
  • J. Bergman J, Ho MH, Bhatia NN. Familial predisposition to interstitial cystitis in Hispanic population. (In preparation) 2011.
  • Ho MH, Ferrini MC, Bhatia NN, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF: Regeneration of levator ani by muscle derived stem cells. Am J Obstet Gynecol. (In preparation) 2011.
  • Betson L, Bhatia NN: Bladder diverticulum: Diagnosis and management. (In preparation) 2011.
  • Yazdany T, Bhatia NN: Utero-vesical fistula: Diagnosis and management. (In preparation) 2011.
  • Yazdany T, Jakus S, Bhatia NN, Nguyen J. Validation of the Spanish language short-form of the pelvic organ prolapsed incontinence sexual questionnaire. 2011
  • Wong M, Yazdany T, Rezvan A, Bhatia NN, Nguyen N. Intra-operative Assessment of Anterior Vaginal Prolapse at the Time of Vaginal Vault Suspension (in preparation) 2011.
  • Ho MH, Heydarkhan S, Bhatia NN: Differentiation of Muscle Derived Stem Cells on Scaffolds for the Formation of Smooth Muscle. International Urogynecology Journal (in preparation) 2011.
  • Ho MH, Nolazco G, Bhatia NN, Formation of Skeletal Muscle on Scaffolds by Muscle Derived Stem Cells. International Urogynecology Journal (in preparation) 2011.
  • Bhatia NN, Ostergard DR: Urodynamic effects of retropubic urethropexy in genuine stress incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol 140:936‑941, 1981.
  • Bhatia NN, McCarthy TA, Ostergard DR: Urethral pressure profiles in women with urethral diverticula. Obstet Gynecol 58:375‑378, 1981.
  • Bhatia NN, Bradley WE, Haldeman S. Johnson BK: The continuous monitoring of bladder and urethral pressure: New technique. Urology 18:207‑210, 1981.
  • Haldeman S. Bradley WE, Bhatia NN, Johnson BK: Pudendal somatosensory evoked responses. Arch Neurol 38(5): 280‑283, 1982.
  • Bhatia NN, Hashiko M: Uterine osseous metaplasia. Obstet Gynecol 60(2):256‑259, 1982.
  • Bhatia NN, Bradley WE, Haldeman S. Johnson BK: Continuous ambulatory Urodynamic monioring. Br J Urol 54:357‑359, 1982.
  • Glick ME, Meshikinpour H. Haldeman S. Bhatia NN, Bradley WE: Colonic dysfunction in multiple sclerosis. Gastroenterology 83(5):1002‑1007, 1982.
  • Bhatia NN, Ostergaard DR: Urodynamics in women with stress urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 60:552‑559, 1982.
  • Haldeman S. Glick M, Bhatia NN, Bradley WE, Johnson BK: Colonometry, cystometry and evoked potentials in patients with multiple sclerosis. Arch Neurol 39:698‑701, 1982.
  • Haldeman S. Bradley WE, Bhatia NN: Evoked responses in clinical Neurology. Bulletin of Los Angeles Neurological Society 47:76‑90, 1982.
  • Haldeman S. Bradley WE, Bhatia NN: Evoked potentials from the pudendal nerve. J Urol 128:974‑980, 1982.
  • Haldeman S. Bradley E, Bhatia NN, et al: Neurologic evaluation of bladder, bowel, and sexual disturbances in diabetic men. Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam‑Oxford Princeton, 1982.
  • Bhatia NN, Bradley WE, Haldeman S Continuous Urodynamic monitoring. J Urol 128:963‑968, 1982.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urodynamic predictability of voiding following incontinence surgery. Obstet Gynecol 63:85, 1984.
  • Bhatia NN, Ostergard DR: Use of ultrasound in management of stress incontinence. Clinics of diagnostic ultrasound ‑ gynecological ultrasonography 15:73‑85, 1984.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urodynamic appraisal of the Bonney test in women with stress urinary incontinence. Obstet & Gynecol 62:696‑699, 1983.
  • Haldeman S. Bradley WE, Bhatia NN, et al: Cortical evoked potentials on stimulation of pudendal nerve in women. Urology XXI (6):590‑593, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Gunning JE: Urodynamic effects of vaginal pessary in women with stress urinary incontinence. Am J Obstet & Gynecol 147:876‑884, 1983.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: The Pessary test: A simple prognostic test in women with stress urinary incontinence. Urology 24:109, 1984.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN, Hasen J: Urinary urgency and TRH. Am J Obstet Gynecol 148:65, 1984.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN, Hasen J: Effect of TRH on bladder and urethral pressures. Br J Urology 56:397‑400, 1984.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN, Broen EM: Cryotherapy for treatment of genital condylomata during pregnancy. J of Reprod Med 29:432‑435, 1984.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Spontaneous versus instrumented uroflowmetry. Am J Ob Gyn, 150:788, 1984.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Broen EM: Advanced hidradenitis suppurativa of the vulva. J Reprod Med 29:436, 1984.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: The Pessary test in women with urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 65:220‑226, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Uroflowmmetry for predicting postoperative voiding difficulties in women with stress urinary incontinence. Br J Obstet Gynecol 92:835, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Urodynamics: Effect of urinary tract infection upon urethral and bladder functions. Obstet & Gynecol 66:366, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Modified Burch and Pereyra retropubic urethropexy for stress urinary incontinence. Obstet & Gynecol 66:255, 1985
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urodynamic appraisal of vaginal pressure versus rectal pressure recordings as indication of intra abdominal pressure changes. Urology, 27:482, 1986.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Cystometry: Unstable bladder and urinary tract infection. Br J Urology 58: 134‑137, 1986.
  • Scotti R. Bergman A, Bhatia NN, Ostergard DR: Urodynamic changes in ureterovesical function after radical hysterectomy. Obstet & Gynecol 68:111, 1986.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Use of preoperative uroflowmetry and simultaneous urethrocystometry for predicting risk of prolonged postoperative bladder drainage. Urology 28:440, 1986.
  • Bergman A, Matsunaga J. Bhatia NN: Cervical cryotherapy for condylomata acuminate during pregnancy. Obstet & Gynecol 69:47‑S0, 1987.
  • Matsunaga J. Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Genital condylomata acuminate in pregnancy outcome following cryotherapy. Br J of Obstet & Gynecol 94:168‑72, 1987.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Urodynamic appraisal of the Marshall‑Marchetti test in women with stress urinary incontinence. Urology 29:458‑62, 1987.
  • Bhatia NN, Ostergard OR, McQuown DE: Ultrasonography in urinary incontinence. Urology 29:90, 1987.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urinary urgency following TRH administration during simultaneous urethrocystometry. Urology 31:180‑183, 1988.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Changes in detrusor contractility following incontinence surgery. Urology 31:354‑358, 1988.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: The Q‑tip test: Standardization of the technique and its interpretation in women with urinary incontinence. Obstet & Gynecol 71:807‑811, 1988.
  • Bergman A, Karram M, Bhatia NN: Local steroid application for hyperplastic dystrophy of the vulva: Clinical and pathological evaluation. J Reprod Med 33:542‑544, 1988.
  • Karram MM, Tabor B. Smotkin D, Wettstein F. Bhatia NN, Micha JP: Detection of human Papillomavirus DNA from vulvar dystrophies and VIN lesions. Am J Obstet & Gynecol 159:22‑23, 1988.
  • Bergman A, Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Urethral syndrome: A comparison of different treatment modalities. J Reprod Med 34:157‑60, 1988.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Transvaginal needle bladder neck suspension procedures for stress urinary incontinence: A comprehensive review. Obstet Gynecol 73:906‑914, 1989.
  • Bhatia NN, Karram MM: Management of coexistent stress and urge urinary incontinence: Obstet Gynecol 73:4‑7, 1989.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Karram MM: Effects of estrogen on urethral function in women with urinary incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol 160:176‑81, 1989.
  • Karram MM, Yeko TR, Sauer MV, Bhatia NN: Urodynamic changes following hormonal replacement therapy in women with premature ovarian failure. Obstet Gynecol 74:208‑11, 1989.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Karram MM: Changes in urethral resistance following incontinence surgery. Urology 34(4):200‑4, 1989.
  • Bergman A, Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Leomyoma of the female urethra. J Reprod Med 34(12):1081‑2, 1989.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Karram MM: Role of antibiotic prophylaxis in retropubic surgery for stress urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 74:637‑39, 1989.
  • Thomas S. Bhatia NN: New approaches in treatment of urinary tract infections. Obstet Gynecol Clinic of N. Amer 16:897‑909, 1989.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: ‑Patch Procedure: Modified transvaginal fascia late sling for recurrent or severe stress urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 75:461‑63, 1989.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Importance of neurological evaluation in women with lower urinary tract dysfunction. J Reprod Med 35:799‑804, 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN, Nelson AL: Dynamic urethral pressure profilometry pressure transmission ratio: What do the numbers really mean? Obstet Gynecol 77:586‑590, 1991.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN: The use of carbon dioxide laser in female urology. J Gynecol Surg 7:11‑16, 1991.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Soffici AR, Thomas S. Bhatia NN: Urodynamic evaluation of voiding in women with cystocele. J Reprod Med 37:162‑66, 1992.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Hischke D, Thomas S. Bhatia NN: Stress incontinence in women. Psychological status before and after treatment. J Reprod Med 36:835‑38, 1991.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Pushkin S. Blumenfeld D, Bhatia NN: Prevalence of abnormal Urodynamic test results in continent women with severe genitourinary prolapse. Obstet Gynecol 79:539‑42, 1992.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN: Temporal separation of cough induced urethral and bladder pressure spikes in women with urinary incontinence. Urology 39:165‑68, 1992.
  • Ogundipe A, Rosenzweig BA, Karram MM, Bhatia NN, et al: Modified suburethral sling procedure for treatment of recurrent or severe stress urinary incontinence. Surgery, Gynecol & Obstet 175:173‑76, 1992.
  • Bhatia NN, Karram MM, Bergman A, Evans RP: Antibiotic prophylaxis following lower urinary tract instrumentation. Urology 39:583‑85, 1992.
  • Bergman A, Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Changes in Uretheral Cytology Following Estrogen Administration. Gynecol & Obstet Invest.29:211, 1992.
  • Mattox TF, Rutgers J. Yoshimori RN, Bhatia NN: Non fluorescent erythrasma: Obstet Gynecol 81:862‑4, 1992.
  • Karram MM, Angel OH, Kooning J. Bergman A, Bhatia NN: The Modified Pereyre Procedure: A Clinical Urodynamic Review. Brit J Obstet Gynecol 99:665, 1992.
  • Karram MM, Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN: Artificial urinary sphincter for recurrent/severe stress urinary incontinence in women: Urogynecological perspective. J Reprod Med 33:91‑794, 1993.
  • Sinow RM, Mattox TF, Renslo R. Bhatia NN: Color doppler sonography of periurethrel vasculature in women with urinary symptoms. J.Ultrasound Med. 12:559, 1993.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Digital versus Analog Urodynamic Systems. Internatonal
  • Sweet RL, Roy S. Sebastian F. et al: Piperacillin and Tazobactum versus Clindamycin and Gentamycin in the Treatment of Hospitalized Women with Pelvic Infection: Obstet Gynecol 83:280‑6, 1994.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Urodynamic effects of reducing devices in women withgenital prolapse. Int.UroGyn Journal 5 (5)283-286, 1994.
  • Mattox TF, Kelly T. Bhatia NN: Modificatiion of the Miya Hook in Vaginal Colposuspension. J Reproductive Medicine 40:681-3, 1995.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Parevalence of urinary incontinence or prolapse among Caucasian and Hispanic women. Am.J.Obstel Gynecol 174:646-8:1996.
  • Lind L, Choe J, Bhatia NN: An in-line saturing device for simplification of sacrospinous vault suspension. Obstet Gynecol 87:605-609, 1996.
  • Dainer M, Hall C, Choe J, Bhatia NN: Pregnancy following incontinence surgery. Int. UroGyn J 9:385-390, 1998.
  • Hall C, Bhatia NN: Urinary incontinence; Initial evaluation and treatment. Hospital Physician 4(3) 16-21, 1998
  • Dainer M, Hall C, Choe J, Bhatia NN: The Burch procedure: A comprehensive review. Obstet Gynecol Survey 54(1): 49-60, 1998.
  • Nguyen JK, Bhatia NN. Transvaginal repair of paravaginal defects using the Capio suturing device: A preliminary experience. J of Gynecol Tech. 5:51-4, 1999.
  • Bhatia NN. A vaginal approach to Burch’s Retropubic Urethropexy. Current opinion in Obstet Gynecol 11(5):473-76, 1999.
  • Tarnay, CM, Bhatia NN. Suburethral slings: Review and current developments: J Gynecol Tech. 5:125-34, 1999.
  • Nguyen JK, Lind LR, Choe JY, McKindsey F, Sinow R, Bhatia NN. Lumbosacral spine and pelvic inlet changes associated with advanced pelvic organ prolapse. Obstet Gynecol. 95:332-6, 2000.
  • Nguyen JK, Hall CD, Taber E, Bhatia NN. Sonographic diagnosis of paravaginal defects: A standardization of technique. Int J Urogynecol Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 11(6):341-5, 2000.
  • Nguyen JK, Hall CD, Bhatia NN. Scrospinous suspension of the vaginal vault using the Capio device. Journal of Pelv Surg. 6(4):2004-9, 2000.
  • Glowacki CA, Nguyen JK, Bhatia NN. A newer bulking agent in the management of intrinsic sphincter deficiency. J Gynecol Tech. 6(4):55-81, 2000.
  • Nguyen JK, Gunn GC, Hall CD, Bhatia NN. Modified Burch colposuspension: long-term follow-up with the single suture-pair technique. J Pelv Surg. 6(6):314-7 2000.
  • Nguyen JK, Hall CD, Bhatia NN. Transvaginal bladder neck suspension to Cooper’s ligament: a review of the literature. Int J Urogynecol Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 11(6):341-5, 2000.
  • Nguyen JK, Glowacki CA, Bhatia NN. Childbirth and pelvic floor dysfunction: current concepts and future directions. J Gynecol Tech. 6(4):55-8, 2000.
  • Bhatia NN: Dynamics of voiding in women. Current opinion in obstet-gynecol 12(5):383-6, 2000.
  • Bhatia NN: Retropubic colpocystourethropexy: Introduction to new and total transvaginal surgical technique in women with genuine stress incontinence. J. of Gynecol Tech. 6:1-8, 2000.
  • Bhatia NN: Transvaginal approach to Cooper’s ligament during incontinence surgery. Int. Uro Gynecol J. 11(4):201-3, 2001.
  • Nguyen JK, Glowacki CA, Bhatia NN. Survey of voiding dysfunction and urinary retention after anti-incontinence procedures. Obstet Gynecol 96:1011-8, 2001.
  • Nguyen JK, Bhatia NN. Resolution of motor urge incontinence following surgical repair of uterovaginal prolapse. J Urol 166:2263-66, 2001.
  • Nguyen JK, Bhatia NN. Risk of recurrent stress incontinence in women undergoing combined modified Pereyra procedure and transvaginal sacrospinous ligament vault suspension. Urology. 58:947-52, 2001.
  • Nguyen JK, Gunn GC, Bhatia NN. The effect of patient position on leak-point pressure measurements in women with genuine stress incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 13(1):9-14, 2002.
  • Betson L, Siddiqui G, Bhatia NN: Update on diagnosis, testing and managment of female urinary incontinence. PG Obstet Gynecol. 23(8): 1-9, 2003.
  • Huggins M, Otegard D, Bhatia NN: Pharmacologic management of urinary incontinence: Newer modalities. Current Opinion in Obstet Gynecol. 14(5):419-27, 2003.
  • Betson L, Siddiqui G, Bhatia NN: Intrinsic urethral sphincteric deficiency: Critical analysis of various diagnostic modalities. Current Opinion in Obstet Gynecol 15(5): 411-17, 2000.
  • Ho MH, Bhatia NN, and Khorram O. Physiologic role of nitric oxide and nitric oxide synthase in female lower urinary tract. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 16(5):423-429, 2004.
  • Bhatia NN and Ho MH. Stem cell therapy of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor disorders: a novel approach. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 16(5):397-8, 2004.
  • Ho MH, Bhatia NN, and Bhasin S. Anabolic effects of androgens on muscles of female pelvic floor and lower urinary tract. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 16(5):405-409, 2004.
  • Lin LL, Ho MH, Haessler AL, Betson LH, Alinsod RM, Liu CY, Bhatia NN: uterine preservation. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 17(5):541-46, 2005.
  • Ho MH, Lin LL, Haesler AL, Bhatia NN: Intravesical injection of botulinum toxin for the treatment of overactive bladder. Curr. Opin. Obset Gynecol. 17(5):512-8, 2005.
  • J. Bergman J, Ho MH, Bhatia NN. Prevalence of interstitial cystitis in the Hispanic urogynecologic patients. Urology. (In preparation) 2011.

PUBLICATIONS: II. Book Chapters

  1. Bhatia NN, McCarthy TA, Ostergard DR: Urethral diverticula: Urethral closure pressure profiles. Female incontinence. Zinner NR, Sterling AM (eds), Alan R Riss, Inc., New York, January 1982.
  2. Bhatia NN, Bradley WE: Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the lower urinary tract. Female incontinence. Raz S (ads). W.B. Saunders, Co., Philadelphia, pp. 12‑32, 1983.
  3. Bhatia NN, Bradley WE: Cystometry: Gas. Controversies in uroneurology. Wein & Barrett (ads), Churchill Livingston, Inc., New York, pp. 1‑8, 1984.
  4. Bhatia NN, Bradley WE: Urethral pressure profile: Gas. Controversies in uroneurology Wein & Barrett (eds.) Churchill Livingston, Inc., New York, pp. 39‑46, 1984.
  5. Bhatia NN: Ambulatory urodynamic monitoring, in Gynecologic Urology and Urodynamics: Theory and Practice. Ostergard DR (ad.). Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore pp. 167‑178, 1985.
  6. Bhatia NN: Ultrasound in Gynecologic urology, in Gynecologic Urology and Urodynamics: Theory and Practice. Ostergard DR (ad.). Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore pp. 219‑229, 1985.
  7. Bhatia NN: Pelvic relaxation and urinary problems. Essentials of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hacker & Moore (ed). W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, pp. 311‑328, 1986.
  8. Bhatia NN, Rosenzweig BA: The urologically oriented neurological examination. In Urogynecology and Urodynamics: Theory and Practice. Ostergard & Bent, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 3rd Edition pp. 102‑107, 1991.
  9. Bhatia NN, Thomas S: Ultrasound in urogynecology. In Urogynecology and Urodynamics: Theory and Practice. Ostergard & Bent, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 3rd Edition 197‑205, 1991.
  10. Bhatia NN: Ambulatory urodynamic monitoring. In Urogynecology and Urodynamics: Theory and Practice. Ostergard & Bent, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 3rd Edition pp. 171‑178, 1991.
  11. Bhatia NN: Neurophysiology of Micturition. In Urogynecology and Urodynamics: Theory and Practice. Ostergard & Bent, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 3rd Edition, pp. 31‑54, 1991,
  12. Bhatia NN: Neurourology and Urodynamics: Sphincter electro myography and electrophysiological testing. In Urogynecology and Urodynamics: Theory and Practice. Ostergard & Bent, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 3rd Edition, pp 143‑163, 1991.
  13. Bhatia NN: Pelvic relaxation and urinary problems. Essentials of obstetrics and gynecology, Hacker & Moore Ed. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, pp. 395‑414 1992
  14. Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of Pelvic Support. Gynecology and Obstetrics: A Longitudianl Approach. Moore T. Reiter RC, Rebar RW, Baker W (eds), Churchill Livingston, New York, pp 725‑740 1993.
  15. Bhatia NN, Rosenzweig BA, Lind LR. The Urologically Oriented ‑ Neurological Examination. Ostergard DR, and Bent AK. Urogynecology and Urodynamics. Fourth Edition pp. 99-108, 1996.
  16. Lind LR, Bhatia NN. Urodynamics. Gynaecology for postgraduates and practitioners EUS, Sengupta, Chattopadhytay, Dutta Eds. BI Churchill Livingstone pp 307-23, 1998.
  17. Lind LR, Bhatia NN. Genitourinary Fistulas. Gynaecology for postraduates and practitioners EUS, Sengupta, Chattopadhytay, Dutta Eds. BI Churchill Livingstone pp 336-46, 1998.
  18. Choe J. Lind LR, Bhatia NN. Gynaecology for postraduates and practitioners EUS, Sengupta, Chattopadhytay, Dutta Eds. BI Churchill Livingstone pp 347-54, 1998.
  19. Bhatia NN: Pelvic relaxation and urinary problems. Essential of obstetrics and gynecology. Hacker & Moore Ed. W.B. Saunders Co. Philadephia pp 455-76, 1998.
  20. Bhatia NN: Urogynecology. Section Editor. Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology. Campbell and DeCherney, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. London 11(5), 1999.
  21. Nguyen JK, Bhatia NN. Urogynecology Handbook, Harbor-UCLA. 1999.
  22. Tarnay CM, Bhatia NN. Urogynecology in current obstetrics and gynecologic diagnosis and treatment. Eds. DeCherney. Appleton and Lang. 2000.
  23. Lind L, Bhatia NN: Screening Neurologic examination with clinical correlations in the evaluation of the incontinent patient: Urogynecoogy and Pelvic floor dysfunction. Eds Bent, Ostegard, Gaudiff & Swift. Fifth Edition Lippin-Winham. pp. 103-114, 2003.
  24. Bhatia NN: Pelvic relaxation defect and urinary incontinence. Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Hod & Moore Ed. Wrs Saunders Co. Philadelphia 2003.
  25. Tarney CM, Bhatia NN: Urogynecology in current obstetrics and gynecology diagnosis and treatment. Eds DeCherney, Appleton & Lang. 2006.
  26. Ho MH, Bhatia, NN. Lower urinary tract disorders in postmenopausal women. In: Lobo R, Treatment of the Postmenopausal Women Elsevier, San Diego, CA, pp. 693-737, 2007.
  27. Ho MH, Bhatia NN. Pelvic organ prolapse in postmenopausal women. In: Lobo R, Treatment of the Postmenopausal Women. Elsevier, San Diego, CA, pp. 739-764, 2007.
  28. Ho MH, Bhatia NN. Non-surgical management of interstitial cystistis. In: Seli E and Arici A, Non-Invasive Management of Gynecologic Disorders. Informa Healthcare Publishing, London, UK, 217-228, 2008.
  29. Ho MH, Bhatia NN. Non-invasive management of pelvic organ prolapse. In: Seli E and Arici A, Non-Invasive Management of Gynecologic Disorders. Informa Healthcare Publishing, London, UK, 229-242, 2008.
  30. Ho MH, Bhatia NN: Urogynecology. In: Lobo R. Obstetrics & Gynecology. Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing, New York, NY, 2009.
  31. Ho MH, Bhatia NN. Urinary Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence and Interstitial Cystitis. In: Lobo R, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing, New York, NY, 2009.

PUBLICATION: III. Abstracts and Proceedings

  • Bhatia NN: Office evaluation of female patients with lower urinary tract problems. Gynecological Urology Society, Newsletter IX, March, 1980.
  • Bhatia NN, Ostergard DR: Urodynamics in genuine stress incontinence. A.C.O.G. May, 1980.
  • Bhatia NN, Ostergard DR: Urodynamic parameters changed in urinary incontinence. The female patient. August, 1980.
  • Bhatia NN, McCarthy TA, Ostergard DR: Urethral pressure profiles in women with urethral diverticula. Proceedings of International Continence Society and Urodynamics Society. PP. 25‑28, October 9‑12, 1980.
  • Bhatia NN: Urodynamics: Techniques. Gynecologic Urology Society, April, 1980.
  • Bhatia NN, McQuown DE, Ostergard DR: Ultrasonography in the evaluation of urethrovesical dynamics in genuine stress incontinence and detrusor instability. Proceedings of International Continence Society and Urodynamics Society. P 303, October 9‑12, 1980.
  • Bhatia NN, Ostergard DR: Urodynamic effects of retropubic urethropexy in genuine stress incontinence. Proceedings of International Continence Society and Urodynamics Society. p. 303, October 9‑12, 1980.
  • Haldeman S. Bradley WE, Bhatia NN, Johnson BE: The electrodiagnostic evaluation of sacral nerve function. Proceedings of International Society for the study of the lumbar spine. Paris, France, May 16‑31, 1981.
  • Bhatia NN, Bradley WE, Haldeman S. Johnson BE: Continuous urodynamic monitoring. Proceedings of International Continence Society. Lund Sweden, September 3‑5, 1981.
  • Bradley WE, Bhatia NN, Brantly S: Continuous Urodynamic monitoring. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the Urological Association. April 1982.
  • Haldeman S. Bradley WE, Bhatia NN: Pudendal evoked responses. Proceedings of Annual Neurological Society Meeting. July 1982.
  • Glick ME, Meshikinpour H. Haldeman S. Bhatia NN: Colonic dysfunction in multiple sclerosis. Proceedings of Gastroenterology Society Meeting. July 1982.
  • Bhatia NN, Bradley WE, Haldeman S: Continuous Urodynamic monitoring. Proceedings of Xth World Congress Meeting. October 17‑22, 1982.
  • Bhatia NN, Bradley WE: Continuous ambulatory urodynamic monitoring. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society. October 25‑28, 1982.
  • Bhatia NN: Artificial urinary sphincter called "breakthrough" in recalcitrant cases. OB/GYN Topics, Vol. 1, No. 6, June 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: The pessary test: Genuine stress incontinence. Proceedings of 2nd Joint Meeting, Urodynamic Society and International Continence Society. Aachen, pp. 465, 1983.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: TRH and urinary urgency. Proceedings of 2nd Joint Meeting, Urodynamic Society and International Continence Society, Aachen, pp. 583, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Voiding simultaneous urethro‑cystometry for predicting length of post‑incontinence surgery catheterization. Proceedings of 2nd Joint Meeting of the Urodynamic Society and International Continence Society, Aachen, pp. 297, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: The pessary test; Stress urinary incontinence. Proceedings of 7th Annual IUGA Meeting, Mainz, Germany pp. 4, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Predicting length of post‑incontinence surgery catheterization using urodynamics of voiding. Proceedings of 7th Annual IUGA Meeting, Mainz, Germany, pp. 29, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN: Artificial urinary sphincter. Gynecologic Urology Society Newsletter, Sept., 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Broen EM: Cryotherapy for treatment of genital condylomata during pregnancy. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Vulvar Disease, Orlando, 1983.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN, Broen EM: Severe hidradenitis suppurativa of the vulva. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress of the International Society for the study of Vulvar Disease, Orlando, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: The pessary test in urinary incontinence. Annual ACOG Meeting, Districts VIII and IX, Monterey, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Postoperative bladder drainage. Annual ACOG Meeting, Districts VIII and IX, Monterey, 1983.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Cryosurgery for treatment of genital condylomata during pregnancy. Annual ACOG Meeting, Districts VIII and IX, Monterey, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urodynamic predictability of voiding following incontinence surgery. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urodynamic predictability of voiding following incontinence surgery. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana 1983.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: TRH and urinary urgency. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana 1983.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Urodynamic appraisal of Bonney's stress test. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1983.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: The pessary test in urinary incontinence. Proceedings of Annual ACOG Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1984.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Modified Burch's retropubic urethropexy versus modified Pereyra procedure for stress urinary incontinence. Clinical and Urodynamic comparison. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society, Annual Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida, 1984.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urodynamic appraisal of vaginal pressure versus rectal pressure recordings as indication of intraabdominal pressure changes. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida, 1984.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Effects of incontinence surgery upon voiding patterns in women. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urologic Society, Palm Beach, Florida, 1984.
  • Scotti R. Bergman A, Bhatia NN, Ostergard DR: Urinary incontinence following radical hysterectomy. Proceedings of District ACOG Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona 1984.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Altered urethral resistance and detrusor contractility as determinants of postoperative voiding difficulties. Society for Gynecologic Investigation. Phoenix, Arizona, March 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urethral resistance factor and detrusor contractility for postoperative voiding problems. Urodynamic Society Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, may 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: The female urethral syndrome: Subjective and objective comparison of three different methods of treatment. Annual ACOG Meeting, Washington, DC, May, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Benefit‑cost analysis of antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery for stress urinary incontinence. Annual ACOG Meeting, Washington, DC, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Burch vs Pereyra procedure for genuine stress incontinence. Proceedings of International Continence Society Annual Meeting, London, England pp.308, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Urodynamic appraisal of vaginal pressure versus abdominal pressure. Proceedings of International Continence Society 15th Annual Meeting, London' England pp. 86, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Changes in detrusor contractility following incontinence surgery. Proceedings of ICS Annual Meeting, London, England pp. 238, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Role of antibiotic prophylaxis following instrumentation of the lower urinary tract. Proceedings of ICS Meeting, London, England Pp. 215, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Urodynamics during urinary tract infection. ICS 15th Annual Meeting, London, England pp. 301, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Estrogen induced changes in lower urinary tract in postmenopausal women with genuine stress incontinence. Proceedings of International Continence Society Annual Meeting, London, England pp. 304, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Changes in detrusor contractility as determinant of postsurgery voiding difficulties. Proceedings of ICS Annual Meeting. London, England pp. 310, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Female urethral syndrome: Proceedings of International Continence Society, London, England, pp. 306, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Prophylactic antibiotics following urinary incontinence surgery. Proceedings of ICS 15th Annual Meeting, London, England, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Urodynamics: Urethral and bladder dysfunctions during unsuspected urinary tract infection. Proceedings of Annual Gynecologic Urology Society Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Antibiotic prophylaxis following instrumentation of the urinary tract. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society I' Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Effect of estrogens upon urethral cytolo and functions. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Effect of incontinence surgery upon urethral resistance. Proceedings of International Continence Society. London, England, pp. 314, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Role of antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery for stress urinary incontinence. Proceedings of Gynecologic Urology Society Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, 1985.
  • Bergman A, Bhatia NN: Local steroid application for hyperplastic dystrophy of the vulva. Clinical and pathologic comparison. Proceedings of VIII the World Congress of the International Society for the study of vulvar disease. Finland, 1985.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Karram M: Female urethral syndrome: Comparison of different methods of treatment. Gynecologic Urology Society Meeting. Montreal, Canada, October 1986.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A, Karram M: Changes in urethral resistance following incontinence surgery. Gynecologic Urology Society Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October, 1986.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Standardization of the Q‑tip test in incontinent women. Annual Clinical ACOG Meeting, April 1987, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: The Q‑tip test: Standardization of the technique and its interpretation in women with urinary incontinence. Urogynecology Society Meeting, San Francisco, California. September 1987 (Accepted as Prize Paper)
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Patch procedure: Modified~transvaginal fascia late sling for recurrent‑severe stress urinary incontinence. Urogynecology Society Meeting, San Francisco, California, September 1987.
  • Karram MM, Tabor B. Smotkin D, Micha J. Bhatia NN, Wettstein F: Detection of human Papilloma virus DNA from vulvar dystrophies. International Society for the Study of Vulvar Disease, Broadbeach, Australia, August, 1987.
  • Bhatia NN, Bergman A: Cystometry: Unstable bladder and urinary tract infection. Urology Digest Research 6:27, 1987.
  • Bhatia NN: Management of coexisting stress incontinence and unstable bladder. Post‑Graduate Course in Gynecologic Urology, San Francisco, CA 1987.
  • Bhatia NN: Post‑operative urinary retention. Post‑Graduate Course in Gynecologic Urology, San Francisco, CA, 1987.
  • Bhatia NN: Cystoscopy for the Gynecologist. Postgraduate Course in Gynecologic Urology. San Francisco, CA 1987.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN: Experience in the management of coexistent stress and urge urinary incontinence. Annual Clinical ACOG Meeting. Boston, MA, 1988.
  • Karram MM, Bhatia NN, Grauer N. Micha JP, Gunning J: Efficacy of Mezlocillin versus Gentamicin and Clindamycin in the treatment of acute pelvic inflammatory disease. Annual Clinical ACOG Meeting, Boston, MA, 1988.
  • Karram MM, Tabor B. Smotkin D, Micha J. Bhatia NN, Wettstein F: Detection of human papilloma virus DNA from chronic epithelial lesions of the vulva. Annual Clinical ACOG Meeting, Boston, MA, 1988.
  • Karram MM, Bergman A, Tabor B. Koonings P. Bhatia NN: The modified Pereyra procedure: A clinical urodynamic review. Annual AUGS Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, 1988.
  • Karram MM, Yeko T. Sauer M, Bhatia NN: Urodynamic changes in women with premature ovarian failure following hormonal replacement therapy. Annual AUGS Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, 1988.
  • Bhatia NN, Karram MM: Artificial urinary sphincter management of severe urinary incontinence in women: Urogynecological perspective. Annual AUGS Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, 1988.
  • Thomas S. Karram M, Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN: Long‑term experience with the Burch procedure: Effects of menopausal status on outcome. Presented at The Thirty‑eighth Annual Clinical Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians andGynecologists, San Francisco, 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Soffici AR, Thomas S. Bhatia NN: Voiding patterns of patients with cystocele. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Symposium of the Urodynamics Society, May 12, 1990, New Orleans (Abstract Number 42). Neurol Urodyn, 9:230, 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN: The use of carbon dioxide laser in urology. Presented at The Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Gynecologic Laser Society, Chicago, 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN, Hischke D, et al: The psychological profiles of women before and after surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Proceeding of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society, Aarhus, Denmark, 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN: Temporal separation of urethral and bladder pressure spikes during cough in women with stress urinary incontinence, urge incontinence and after incontinence surgery. Proceeding of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the International Conference Society, Aarhus, Denmark, 1990.
  • Irvani A, Bhatia NN, Bradley J., et al: Safety and efficacy of cefforozil vs cofactor in the treatment of acute and uncomplicated urinary tract infections. 30th ICAAC, Atlanta, Georgia, 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN, Hischke D, Thomas S. Nelson AL: The psychological status of women before and after treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Uro‑Gynecologic Society, Tarpon Springs, 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Bhatia NN, Nelson AL: Pressure transmission ratio: What do the numbers really mean? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Uro‑Gynecologic Society, Tarpon Springs. 1990.
  • Rosenzweig BA, Blumenfeld D, Bhatia NN: Incidence of urinary incontinence in asymptomatic women with severe genitourinary prolapse: A rationale for preoperative urodynamic evaluation. Presented at the Thirty‑ninth Annual Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist, May 7, 1991, New Orleans.
  • Bhatia NN, Mattox TF, Karram M, Bergman A, Evans RP: Antibiotic prophlaxis following lower urinary tract instrumentation. Clinical Digest Series, 1992.
  • Sinow R. Renslow R. Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Urethral Diverticulum. Los Angeles Radiological Society, California May 15‑17, 1992.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN, Sinow R: Physiologic study of urethral blood flow using clolor flow doppler. International Continence Society Meeting, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, September 1‑4, 1992.
  • Sinow R. Renslo R. Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Transperineal ultrasound of female urethral diverticula. Presented at the Thirty‑seventh Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicines, March 15‑18, 1993, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Sinow R. Renslo R. Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Color doppler sonography of periurethral vasculative in women with urinary symptoms. Presented at the Thirty‑seventh Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicines, March 15‑18, 1993, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Sinow R. Renslow R. Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Transperineal Ultrasound of Female Urethral Diverticula. Presented at the Thirty‑seventh Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicines, March 15‑18, 1993, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: The Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence in Women with Genital Prolapse and the Effect of Reducing Devices. Presented at The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 3‑6, 1993, Washington, DC.
  • Bhatia NN: Menopause: Urogenital impact. Presented at Seventh Annual Symposium on the long‑term effects of estrogen deprivation, July 24‑28, 1993, Victoria, BC Canada.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence and Prolapse among Caucasian and Hispanic Women. Presented at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, March 22‑27, 1994. Chicago, IL.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: The Prevalence of urinary incontinence and prolapse among Caucasian and Hispanic women. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society, Sept. 21‑24, 1994, Toronto, Canada.
  • Mattox TF, Bhatia NN: Prevalence of urinary incontinence in women with genital prolapse: were previous reports too high? Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society, Oct. 15‑17, 1994. Seattle, WA.
  • Bhatia NN: Neuro-Urology of pelvic pain. Symposium on Chronic pelvic pain of urologic etiology. American Pain Society meeting Nov. 9‑12, 1995, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Bhatia NN: Symposium on OB/GYN issues in women. Surgical management of urinary incontinence. Annual AAPI meeting 7/4, 1996. Boston, MA.
  • Bhatia NN: Recurrent urinary incontinence: Surgical complications. Urodynamics. Urogynecology and pelvic floor surgery. University of California, Irvine. 7/20-27, 1996. Alaska.
  • Bhatia NN: Urogynecology and pelvic floor reconstructive surgery as a subspecialty. The American Urogynecologic Society 10/3/96. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Gunn G, Lind LR, Bhatia NN: Mini Burch Procedure for urinary incontinence, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists 9-8-97, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Lind LR, Bhatia NN: Use of stainless steel thimble to reduce needle stick injuries and to maximize depth of vaginal suture passes when performing the Burch colpo suspension. The AUGS 9-25-97. Tucson, Arizona.
  • Choe JY, Lind LR, Dainer, Bhatia NN: Full thickness permanent suture passes including vaginal mucosa in pelvic support surgery: Complications and Endoscopy. The American Urogynecologic Society 9-25, 1997. Tucson, Arizona.
  • Bhatia NN, Nguyen JK, Hall CD. Urodynamics of Voiding Mechanism: Continent and Incontinent Women. The American Obstetrical & Gynecological Society 9-16-99. La Costa, California.
  • Nguyen JK, Hall Cd, Bhatia NN. Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Paravaginal Defects: A Critical Evaluation. International Continence Society 10-16-99. Denver, Colorado.
  • Hall CD, Gunn GC, Nguyen JK, Bhatia NN. Burch Colposuspension: Comparative Outcomes of Open, Laparoscopic, and Mini-incisional Approaches. Annual International Urogynecology Association meeting: 10-14-99, Denver Colorado.
  • Nguyen JK, Lind LR, Bhatia NN: Lumbosacral spine and pelvic inlet changes associated with pelvic organ prolapse. The American Urogynecologic Society Annual Scientific meeting, 10-16-99. San Diego, California.
  • Nguyen JK, Glowacki CA, Bhatia NN. The effect of patient position on pain pressure point pressure in women with genuine stress incontinence. International continence society 36th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2000.
  • Tarnay CM, Glowacki CA, Rosenman AE, Bhatia NN. Uterosacral ligament vaginal vault suspension during reoperative vaginal surgery. Annual American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2000.
  • Nguyen JK, Glowacki CA, Bhatia NN: Incidence of recurrent stress incontinence in women undergoing modified Pereyra procedure with and without concomitant sacrospinous ligament vault fixation. Annual International Continence Society Scientific Meeting, 2000.
  • Betson L, Bhatia NN: Minimally invasive total transvaginal Burch retropubic urethropexy: description and validation of new surgical technique. American Urogynecologic Society Meeting 2001.
  • Bhatia NN, Betson L: Transvaginal cooper ligament sling procedure: Description and validation of a new surgical approach. Annual American Urogynecolgic Society Meeting 2001.
  • Betson L, Siddiqui G, Bhatia NN: Surgery for stress urinary incontinence: a comprehensive total transvaginal approach. Annual American Urogynecologic Society Meeting 2002.
  • Ho MH, Bergman J, Bhatia NN. Familial Predisposition to Interstitial Cystitis in Hispanic Population. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, Rancho Mirage, California, April 3-April 6, 2005.
  • Ho MH, Bergman J, Bhatia NN. Prevalence of interstitial cystitis in Hispanic patients with urinary frequency and urgency. 35th Annual Meeting of International Continent Society. Montreal, Canada. August 29-September 2, 2005.
  • Ho MH, Bhatia NN: Nitrous Oxide and Urinary tract. International Continence Society. Montreal, Canada. 2005.
  • Lin L, Haessler A, Ho MH, Alinsid R, Bhatia NN: Transvaginal repair of anterior compartment defect using porcine dermal graft. Annual AUGS Meeting. 2005
  • Lin L, Liu CY, Haessler A, Bhatia NN: Enterocele repair and vaginal vault suspension video. Annual AUGS Meeting. 2005.
  • Lin L, Haessler AL, Bhatia NN: Laparoscopic Uterine Suspension. 34th Annual AAGL Meeting. Chicago, Illinois 2005.
  • First Place Karl Storz IRCAD Laparoscopic Video Award.
  • Lin L, Alinsod RM, Haessler AL, Ho MH, Betson LH, Bhatia NN: Transvaginal Repair of Anterior Compartment Defects Using Porcine Dermal Graft Fixation to ATFP. 34th Annual AAGL Meeting. Chicago, Illinois 2005, Third Place Winner of J. Hoffman Postgraduate Paper.
  • Lin L, Haessler AL, Ho MH, Betson LH, Bhatia NN: Transvaginal Repair of Anterior Compartment Defects Using Porcine Dermal Graft Fixations to ATFP. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS) Tustin, Arizona 2006.
  • Lin L, Haessler AL, Ho MH, Betson LH, Bhatia NN: Transvaginal Repair of Anterior Compartment Defect Using Porcine Dermal Graft Fixations to the Arcus Tendinous Fascia Pelvis. Los Angeles, OB/GYN Society Meeting. Los Angeles, CA 2006.
  • Lin L, Alinsod RM, Haessler AL, Ho MH, Betson LH, Bhatia NN, Anterior Compartment Repairs Using Biological Graft Fixation to the Arcus Tendinous Fascia Pelvis. 62nd Annual Meeting of ASRM. New Orleans, Louisiana 2006
  • Haessler AL, Nguyen JN, Bhatia NN: Functional Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Female Urinary Incontinence: Attitudes and Practices of American Urogynecologic Society Members. Los Angeles OB/GYN Assembly Meeting, Los Angeles, CA 2006.
  • Lin L, Alinsod RM, Haessler AL, Ho MH, Betson LH, Bhatia NN: Anterior Compartment Repairs Using Biologic Graft Fixations to the Arcus Tendinous Fascia Pelvis. 35th Annual AAGL Meeting. Los Vegas, Nevada 2006.
  • Haessler AL, Nguyen JN, Bhatia NN: Functional Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Female Urinary Incontinence. International Urogynecologic Association. Athens, Greece 2006.
  • Ho MH, Bergman J, Bhatia NN. Prevalence of Interstitial cystitis in Gynecologic patients. 61st Annual meeting of the Obstetrical in Gynecologic Assembly. Los Angeles, CA 9006.
  • Haessler AL, Nguyen JN, Bhatia NN. Urinary incontinence diagnoses and their impact on quality of life symptom scores in women. American Urogynecolgic Association, Cancun, Mexico 2007.
  • Haessler AL, Nguyen JN, Bhatia NN. Urinary incontinence diagnosis and their impact on quality of life symptom scores in women. American Urogynecologic Society, Hollywood, Florida 2007.
  • Ho MH, Heydarkhan S, Vernet D, Kovanecz I, Ferrini MG, Bhatia NN, Gonzalez-Cadavid NF. Skeletal muscle-derived stem cells seeded on small intestinal submucosal scaffolds stimulate vaginal repair in the rat. American Urological Association 2008 Meet, Orlando, Florida, May 17-22, 2008.
  • Ho MH, Heydarkhan S, Vernet D, Kovanecz I, Ferrini MG, Bhatia NN, Gonzalez-Cadavid N. Regeneration of levator ani by muscle-derived stem cells. American Urogynecologic Society 2008 Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September 4-6, 2008.
  • Ho MH, Heydarkhan S, vernet D, Kovanecz I, Ferrini MG, Bhatia NN, Gonzalez-Cadavid N. Tissue engineering with muscle-derived stem cells for vagina reconstruction in the rat models. International Urogynecolgical Association 2008 Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-17, 2008.
  • Yazdany T, Yip S, Bhatia NN, Nguyen, J: Suture complications among patients undergoing uterosacral ligament fixation. Annual Meeting of Obstetrics and Gynecologic Assembly. Los Angeles, CA 2009.
  • Yazdany T, Nguyen J, Bhatia NN: Urinary retention and voiding dysfunction in women with uterine leiomyoma. 39th International Continence Society Meeting, San Francisco, 2009.
  • Yazdany T, Yip S, Bhatia NN, Nguyen J: Suture Complications in a teaching hospital among patients undergoing uterosacral ligament suspension with permanent braided suture. Annual Urogynecologic Society Meeting. Hollywood, Florida, 2009.
  • Yazdany T, Yip S, Bhatia NN, Nguyen J: Urinary retention and voiding dysfunction in women with leiomyoma. Annual American Urogynecologic Society Meeting. Hollywood, Florida, 2009.
  • Yazdany T, Nguyen J, Bhatia NN: Suture complications in a teaching institution among patients undergoing uterosacral ligament suspension with permanent braided suture. 39th Annual International Continence Society Meeting. San Francisco, CA, 2009.
  • Haessler A, Yazdany T, Bhatia NN. The Sensitivity of Midurethral Air-Charged Catheters to Detect Stress Urinary Incontinence and Valsalva Leak-Point Pressures in Women. American Urogynecologic Society, 2009.
  • Ho MH Heydarkhan S, Vernet D, Kovanecz I Ferini MG, Bhatia NN, Gonzalez-Cadavid N. Muscle-Derived Stem Cells for Reconstruction of Aging Pelvic Floor Disorders. The Jahnigen Scholars Section, American Geriatrics Society 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 30-May 2, 2009.
  • Yazdany T, Jakus S, Bhatia NN, Nguyen J. Validation of the Spanish language short-form of the pelvic organ prolapsed incontinence sexual questionnaire. International Continence Society Meeting, 2010.
  • Yazdany T, Jakus S, Bhatia NN, Nguyen J. Poster presentation AUGS 2010: Validation of the Spanish language short-form of the pelvic organ prolapsed incontinence sexual questionnaire. American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, Long Beach, CA, 2010.
  • Wong M, Bhatia NN, Yazdany T. “Improving Resident Screening and Work-up of Patients with Incontinence” American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, Long Beach, CA, 2010.
  • Yazdany T, Bhatia NN, Nguyen J. “To Determine Predictors of Short and Long-term Response to Sacral Neuromodulation for the Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Disorders” American Urogynecologic Society, Long Beach, CA, 2010.
  • Wong M, Rezvan A, Bhatia NN, Yazdany T. Uterosacral Ligament Suspension Using Delayed Absorbable Monofilament Suture. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, 2011.
  • Wong M, Yazdany T, Rezvan A, Bhatia NN, Nguyen N. Intra-operative Assessment of Anterior Vaginal Prolapse at the Time of Vaginal Vault Suspension: To Fix or Not to Fix. International Continence Society Meeting, 2011.
  • Wong M, Yazdany T, Rezvan A, Bhatia NN, Nguyen N. Intra-operative Assessment of Anterior Vaginal Prolapse at the Time of Vaginal Vault Suspension: To Fix or Not to Fix. American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, Rhode Island, 2011.
  • Ho MH, Bergman J, Bhatia NN. Prevalence of and familial predisposition to interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in Hispanic population. RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities, Nashville, Tennessee, December 6-9

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Anna Gevorgyan, M.D.

Medical Training

Residency:

06/2005 – 06/2009 Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, IL

08/1993-12/1994 General Surgery/Medicine Internship at Erebuni Medical Center, Yerevan

Education

Medical:

09/1987-06/1993 - M.D. - Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia

01/1995 Certificate of General Medical Practice, Armenia 
 
Undergraduate:

09/1976-06/1986 General Education Attestat at Dzerzinsky School, Yerevan 
 

Working and Research Experience

07/2009-present - Private practice – Minimally invasive Gynecology & Robotic surgery, Female Urology, Pelvic floor reconstruction, Hormonal Imbalance Management, Cosmetic Gynecology 06/2005-06/2009

06/2005-06/2009
- Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, IL 02/2005-06/2005

02/2005-06/2005 - Research Fellow on Stem Cell Study at City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA

uPAR/uPA system identification as cancer stem cell model

07/2003-03/2005 - Research Fellows in Minimally Invasive Surgery Program at USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Laparoscopic vs. open appendectomy

Technical approach and outcomes in laparoscopic gastric bypass
 
07/2001-06/2003 - Respiratory Care with observership of Critical Care at Cedars Sinai Medical Center – Glendale Memorial Medical Center, CA
 
Gained importance experience in intensive care managemen
 
01/1995-07/1999 - General Medicine Staff Physician at 2nd Clinical hospital, Yerevan, Armenia Insulin treatment in Subclinical Diabetes Mellitus – a practical approach developed in collaboration with J. Hakopyan, M.D.

08/1993-12/1994 - General Medicine Program at Erebuni Medical Center, Yerevan, Armenia

Completed requirement for general medical practice

Most of the rotations completed at General Surgery Department
 

Postgraduate courses:

09/2009 - present

Fellowship in cosmetic gynecology, liposculpting, minimally invasive abdominoplasty, Postgraduate training in pelvic floor reconstruction and female urology Certified in Robotic Surgery

Professional Affiliation:

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Da Vinci Surgery Online Community

Publications:

  • Gutova M, Najbauer J, Gevorgyan A, Frank RT, Kendall SE, Metz MZ, Guevorkian M, Edmiston M, Zhao D, Glackin CA, Kim SU, Aboody KS - Urokinase plasminogen activator and urokinase plasminogen activator receptor mediate human stem cell tropism to malignant solid tumors. Stem Cells. 2008 Jun; 26(6):1406-13
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  • Gutova M, Najbauer J, Gevorgyan A, Metz MZ, Weng Y, Shih CC, Aboody KS - Identification of uPAR-positive chemoresistant cells in small cell lung cancer. PLoS ONE. 2007 Feb 28; 2(2):e243.
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  • Katkhouda N, Mason RJ, Towfigh S, Gevorgyan A, Essani R, Division of Emergency Non-Trauma Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA - Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: a prospective randomized double-blind study 
     

US Patent:

  • Gutova M, Gevorgyan A, Shih CC, Najbauer J, Aboody KS at Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Department of Hematology/BMT - Identification and Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells and Methods of Use - United States Patent 20070244046, 10/2007.

Language Fluency (Other than English):
Armenian, Russian, Spanish, (full communication with patients), French (basic)

Hobbies & Interests - History, art & physical fitness

 

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