Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Dr. Alexis Dieter graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a major in Brain and Cognitive Science. She went on to obtain her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University. Dr. Dieter then moved to North Carolina where she completed both residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. She joined the UNC Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery in September of 2015.
Dr. Dieter’s research experience has encompassed both clinical and basic science research. Her research interests include the causes and treatments of pelvic floor disorders (such as overactive bladder, stress urinary incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse), minimally invasive surgery for prolapse repair, genitourinary fistula management, neuromodulation therapies for bladder dysfunction, and how to optimize perioperative and clinical care for our patients.