Managing Adult Urological Issues
April 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
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Gary Lemack, MD
Dr. Gary Lemack graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1991 and completed a residency at The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center from 1991-1997. Dr. Lemack completed a fellowship in Incontinence, Urodynamics, and Neurourology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center from 1997-1999. Dr. Lemack is Professor of Urology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He has a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurology. He has board certification in Urology and Female Pelvic Medicine/Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). He is the Program Director for the Urology Residency at UT Southwestern, a position he has held since 2004, and was Director of the Fellowship in FPMRS from 2014-2019. He is Past President of the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). He is currently a Trustee of the American Board of Urology and the Chair of the Certification Examination Committee for the Board. He has authored over 160 peer reviewed articles and over 25 book chapters. He has authored urinary incontinence guidelines for The American Urological Association and the European Association of Urology. He is also a co-author on the Neurogenic Bladder guidelines currently in development by The American Urological Association. He is a member of The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons.
Dr. Lemack’s clinical interests include caring for women with incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and other pelvic disorders. He also has had a strong interest in caring for patients with bladder dysfunction in the setting of neurological disease and has authored numerous articles and chapters on this topic. His research has focused on improving the care for patients with neurogenic bladder disorders, and he is a frequent national and international lecturer on this topic..
Cristina Sadowsky, MD
Born in Romania, Dr. Sadowsky attended the Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Meridia Huron Hospital/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. From there, she began a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Immediately following the completion of her second residency, she began a fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine. At the same time, she became a clinical instructor in the school’s Department of Neurology and later assumed an assistant professorship in neurology in the Division of Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Unit. In October 2004, she moved to Baltimore, joining the Kennedy Krieger Institute as director of the paralysis restoration clinic in the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury. In March 2005, she became an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
She frequently serves as an invited clinical scientific peer reviewer for the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, Translational Research. She also serves as a section editor for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports.
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