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Phillip P. Smith, M.D.

Academic Title
Associate Professor of Surgery

Clinical Affiliations
UConn Health Center, John Dempsey Hospital

Education
Kenyon College (B.A. Chemistry), University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (M.D.)

Residency
University of Cincinnati Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fellowship
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine
Voiding Dysfunction and Female Urology, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine

Areas of Research Interest
Clinical urodynamics and voiding dysfunction
Biomechanics and neurophysiology of lower urinary tract function
Impact of aging on lower urinary tract function
Recurrence and complications of vaginal prolapse surgery

Selected Publications

Smith PP, Appell RA, Pelvic organ prolapse and the lower urinary tract: the relationship of vaginal prolapse to stress urinary incontinence.  Curr Urol Rep. 2005 Sep;6(5):340-7.

McCrery RJ, Smith PP, Appell, RA, The emergence of new drugs for overactive bladder.  Expert Opin Emerg Drugs. 2006 Mar;11(1):125-36

Smith PP, Lai HH, Appell RA, Darifenacin: Selective M3 Muscarinic Receptor Antagonist for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder.  Therapy 2006; 3: 723-732. 

Smith PP, McCrery RJ, Appell RA, Current Trends in Evaluation and Management of Female Urinary Incontinence, CMAJ 2006 Nov 7;175(10):1233-40

Smith PP, Smith CP, Boone TB, Somogyi GT.  Is abdominal wall contraction important for normal voiding in the female rat?  BMC Urology 2007 7:5

Smith PP, Appell RA.  Does uroflow predict ISD?  Neurourol Urodyn. 2007 [Epub ahead of print]

Smith PP, Hurtado EA, Smith CP, Boone TB, Somogyi GT.  Comparison of cystometric methods in female rats.  Neurourol Urodyn 2007 [Epub ahead of print]

Languages Spoken
English, limited German

Contact Information
Phillip P. Smith M.D.
Division of Urology
Telephone 860-679-4100 
FAX 860-679-3385
ppsmith@uchc.edu 

  
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