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Professor, OBGYN, Urogynecology Interim Division Director, Urogynecology Fellowship Director, Urogynecology

Clinical Profile

Elizabeth Geller, MD – UNC Health Care

Elizabeth Geller, MD is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Fellowship Program Director in the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and currently serving as interim Division Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University, then completed medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and residency in Ob/Gyn at the University of California at Irvine. She completed her Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008.  She has established an expertise in robotic and minimally invasive surgery and is a founding member of UNC’s Computer and Robotic Enhanced Surgery (CARES) Center. She is Ob/Gyn Clerkship Director for the UNC Physician Assistants Training Program. She also directs the Interstim Neuromodulation Program and serves on the UNC Data Safety Monitoring Board. Her national leadership roles include the position of member of the AUGS Board of Directors, membership on the AUGS Program Committee, prior Chair of the Fellowship Directors Committee and prior Programming Chair for the AUGS Fellows Day held during the AUGS annual scientific meeting. During residency at the University of California at Irvine she also served as Chief Administrative Resident, ACOG Section Chair, and Lead Fellow for the AUGS Fellows Task Force.  Her teaching excellence is demonstrated by receiving the Berlex Best Teaching Resident Award at UC-Irvine, the Fellows Teaching Award at UNC and the annual Golden Tar Heel Teaching Award as faculty at UNC. Her research interests include clinical outcomes with robotic pelvic reconstructive surgery, minimally invasive surgery for incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction, neuromodulation, cognitive function with the use of anticholinergics, and predictors of chronic pain after mesh implant.

Areas of Research:
  • Advanced gynecologic surgery
  • Advanced pelvic support
  • Clinical trials
  • Fistula management
  • Gynecologic ultrasound
  • Incontinence
  • International obstetrics and gynecology
  • Medical education
  • Mesh implants
  • Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Organ prolapse
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pelvic support surgery
  • Prolapse surgery
  • Reconstructive pelvic surgery
  • Refractory overactive bladder
  • Robotic assisted surgery
  • Robotic laparoscopy surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Sacral neuromodulation
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urogynecology
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Vaginal surgery
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