Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellows

Current Fellows

Elisabeth Sappenfield

Elisabeth Sappenfield, MD (PGY-7)

Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL
Residency: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Thesis: The effect of vaginal probiotics on the vaginal microenvironment in patients using vaginal pessaries: a randomized controlled trial.
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Rui Wang

Rui Wang, MD (PGY-6)

Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center In Boston, MA
Thesis: TBD
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Amanda O'Meara

Amanda O'Meara, MD (PGY-5)

Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
Residency: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Thesis: TBD
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Incoming Fellows

Adrienne Werth

Adrienne Werth

Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Residency: ChristianaCare, Newark, DE
Thesis: TBD


Graduated Fellows

ELISABETH SAPPENFIELD, MD

Graduated: 2021
Thesis: The effect of vaginal probiotics on the vaginal microenvironment in patients using vaginal pessaries: a randomized controlled trial.
Employment: Hartford HealthCare, Hartford, CT
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APARNA RAMASESHAN, MD

Graduated: 2020
Thesis: Inflammatory response in women with vaginal epithelial abnormalities after pessary use
Employment: Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD
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SARAH S. BOYD, MD

Graduated: 2019
Thesis: Catheter management after pelvic reconstructive and incontinence surgery: a randomized controlled trial
Employment: Academic practice, Pennsylvania State University; Hershey, PA
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KATIE PROPST, MD

Graduated: 2017
Thesis
: Propst K, Tunitsky-Bitton E, O’Sullivan DM, Steinberg AC, LaSala C.  Phenazopyridine for evaluation of ureteral patency: a randomized controlled trial.  Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug; 128(2):348-55
Employment: Academic practice, The Cleveland Clinic; Cleveland, OH
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KRISTA REAGAN, MD

Graduated: 2016
Thesis
: Reagan KML, O’Sullivan DM, Gannon R, et al.  Decreasing postoperative narcotics in reconstructive pelvic surgery: a randomized controlled trial.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017; 217:325.e-10.
Employment: Private practice, WA
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HEMA BRAZELL, MD

Graduated: 2014
Thesis
: Brazell HD, O’Sullivan DM, Forrest A, Greene JF, Effect of a decision aid on decision making for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.  Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug; 21(4): 231-5.
Employment: Assistant Professor and Clerkship Director Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
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BRENT SUOZZI, MD

Graduated: 2013
Thesis
: Histologic analysis of the aging murine bladder
Employment: Private Practice; Indianapolis, IN
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SARAH COLLINS, MD

Graduated: 2011
Thesis
: Collins SA, Tulikangas PK, O’Sullivan DM.  Effect of surgical approach on physical activity and pain control after sacral colpopexy.  AJOG.  2012 May; 206(5): 438.
Employment: Academic practice, Northwestern University; Chicago, IL
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MINITA PATEL, MD

Graduated: 2010
Thesis
: Patel M, Schimpf MO, O’Sullivan DM, LaSala CA.  The use of senna with docusate for postoperative constipation after pelvic reconstructive surgery: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.  Am J Obstet Gynecol.  2010 May; 202(5): 479.e1-5.
Employment: Kaiser Permanente; Sacramento, CA
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MEGHAN SCHIMPF, DO

Graduated: 2008
Thesis: Schimpf MO et al.  Characteristics of nulliparous women who would consider cesarean delivery on maternal request.  Conn Med 2011 Jan; 75 (1). 
Employment: Academic practice, University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI
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