Roger R. Dmochowski, M.D.

Faculty Appointments
Professor of Urology Professor of Obstetrics and GynecologyProfessor of Surgery
M.Mgt., Health Care Management, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TexasB.A., Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
Office Address
A-1302 MCN
KY 2765
Dmochowski RR, FitzGerald MP, Wyndaele JJ. Measuring urgency in clinical practice. World J Urol [print-electronic]. 2009 Dec; 27(6): 739-45. PMID: 19711086, DOI: 10.1007/s00345-009-0467-0, ISSN: 1433-8726.

Wolter CE, Starkman JS, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Removal of transobturator midurethral sling for refractory thigh pain. Urology [print-electronic]. 2008 Aug; 72(2): 461.e1-3. PMID: 18314169, PII: S0090-4295(07)02621-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2007.12.052, ISSN: 1527-9995.

Kaufman MR, Scarpero H, Dmochowski RR. Diagnosis and management of outlet obstruction in the female. Curr Opin Urol. 2008 Jul; 18(4): 365-9. PMID: 18520756, PII: 00042307-200807000-00006, DOI: 10.1097/MOU.0b013e3283036cd5, ISSN: 1473-6586.

Starkman JS, Martinez-Ferrer M, Iturregui JM, Uwamariya C, Dmochowski RR, Bhowmick NA. Nicotinic signaling ameliorates acute bladder inflammation induced by protamine sulfate or cyclophosphamide. J. Urol [print-electronic]. 2008 Jun; 179(6): 2440-6. PMID: 18433785, PII: S0022-5347(08)00229-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2008.01.082, ISSN: 1527-3792.

Dmochowski RR, Sand PK, Zinner NR, Staskin DR. Trospium 60 mg once daily (QD) for overactive bladder syndrome: results from a placebo-controlled interventional study. Urology. 2008 Mar; 71(3): 449-54. PMID: 18342185, PII: S0090-4295(07)02356-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2007.11.008, ISSN: 1527-9995.

Starkman JS, Duffy JW, Wolter CE, Kaufman MR, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. The evolution of obstruction induced overactive bladder symptoms following urethrolysis for female bladder outlet obstruction. J. Urol [print-electronic]. 2008 Mar; 179(3): 1018-23. PMID: 18206925, PII: S0022-5347(07)02826-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2007.10.051, ISSN: 1527-3792.

Starkman JS, Duffy JW, Wolter CE, Kaufman MR, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Refractory overactive bladder after urethrolysis for bladder outlet obstruction: management with sacral neuromodulation. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct [print-electronic]. 2008 Feb; 19(2): 277-82. PMID: 17671752, DOI: 10.1007/s00192-007-0433-6.

Martinez-Ferrer M, Iturregui JM, Uwamariya C, Starkman J, Sharif-Afshar AR, Suzuki K, Visedsindh W, Matusik RJ, Dmochowski RR, Bhowmick NA. Role of nicotinic and estrogen signaling during experimental acute and chronic bladder inflammation. Am. J. Pathol [print-electronic]. 2008 Jan; 172(1): 59-67. PMID: 18079438, PMCID: PMC2189612, PII: S0002-9440(10)61462-9, DOI: 10.2353/ajpath.2008.070529, ISSN: 0002-9440.

Starkman JS, Dmochowski RR. Urgency assessment in the evaluation of overactive bladder (OAB). Neurourol. Urodyn. 2008; 27(1): 13-21. PMID: 17671973, DOI: 10.1002/nau.20472, ISSN: 0733-2467.

Dmochowski RR. Overactive bladder pharmacotherapy: what does the future hold?. BJU Int. 2007 Jun; 99 Suppl 3: 13-6. PMID: 17488368, PII: BJU6697, DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2007.06697.x, ISSN: 1464-4096.

Cookson MS, Aus G, Burnett AL, Canby-Hagino ED, D'Amico AV, Dmochowski RR, Eton DT, Forman JD, Goldenberg SL, Hernandez J, Higano CS, Kraus SR, Moul JW, Tangen C, Thrasher JB, Thompson I. Variation in the definition of biochemical recurrence in patients treated for localized prostate cancer: the American Urological Association Prostate Guidelines for Localized Prostate Cancer Update Panel report and recommendations for a standard in the reporting of surgical outcomes. J. Urol. 2007 Feb; 177(2): 540-5. PMID: 17222629, PII: S0022-5347(06)02857-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2006.10.097, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Dmochowski RR, Newman DK. Impact of overactive bladder on women in the United States: results of a national survey. Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 Jan; 23(1): 65-76. PMID: 17257467, DOI: 10.1185/030079907X159533, ISSN: 1473-4877.

Starkman JS, Wolter CE, Scarpero HM, Milam DF, Dmochowski RR. Management of refractory urinary urge incontinence following urogynecological surgery with sacral neuromodulation. Neurourol. Urodyn. 2007; 26(1): 29-35; discussion 36. PMID: 17083097, DOI: 10.1002/nau.20360, ISSN: 0733-2467.

Starkman JS, Meints L, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Vesicovaginal fistula following a transobturator midurethral sling procedure. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct [print-electronic]. 2007 Jan; 18(1): 113-5. PMID: 16628372, DOI: 10.1007/s00192-006-0084-z.

Dmochowski RR. The puzzle of overactive bladder: controversies, inconsistencies, and insights. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct [print-electronic]. 2006 Nov; 17(6): 650-8. PMID: 16362142, DOI: 10.1007/s00192-005-0032-3.

Dmochowski RR, Starkman JS, Davila GW. Transdermal drug delivery treatment for overactive bladder. Int Braz J Urol. 2006 Sep; 32(5): 513-20. PMID: 17081319, PII: IBJUv32n5a2, ISSN: 1677-5538.

Starkman JS, Scarpero H, Dmochowski RR. Emerging periurethral bulking agents for female stress urinary incontinence: is new necessarily better?. Curr Urol Rep. 2006 Sep; 7(5): 405-13. PMID: 16959180, ISSN: 1527-2737.

Starkman JS, Scarpero H, Dmochowski RR. Methods and results of urethrolysis. Curr Urol Rep. 2006 Sep; 7(5): 384-94. PMID: 16959178, ISSN: 1527-2737.

Appell RA, Dmochowski RR, Herschorn S. Urethral injections for female stress incontinence. BJU Int. 2006 Sep; 98 Suppl 1: 27-30; discussion 31. PMID: 16911598, PII: BJU6305, DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2006.06305.x, ISSN: 1464-4096.

Starkman JS, Wolter C, Gomelsky A, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Voiding dysfunction following removal of eroded synthetic mid urethral slings. J. Urol. 2006 Sep; 176(3): 1040-4. PMID: 16890687, PII: S0022-5347(06)01163-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2006.04.103, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Cole EE, Kaufman MR, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. The effects of isolated posterior compartment defects on lower urinary tract symptoms and urodynamic findings. BJU Int. 2006 May; 97(5): 1024-6. PMID: 16643484, PII: BJU6130, DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2006.06130.x, ISSN: 1464-4096.

Cole EE, Leu PB, Gomelsky A, Revelo P, Shappell H, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Histopathological evaluation of the uterosacral ligament: is this a dependable structure for pelvic reconstruction?. BJU Int. 2006 Feb; 97(2): 345-8. PMID: 16430644, PII: BJU5903, DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05903.x, ISSN: 1464-4096.

Dmochowski RR. Urinary incontinence: proper assessment and available treatment options. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2005 Dec; 14(10): 906-16. PMID: 16372892, DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2005.14.906, ISSN: 1540-9996.

Dmochowski RR, Sanders SW, Appell RA, Nitti VW, Davila GW. Bladder-health diaries: an assessment of 3-day vs 7-day entries. BJU Int. 2005 Nov; 96(7): 1049-54. PMID: 16225527, PII: BJU5785, DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05785.x, ISSN: 1464-4096.

Dmochowski RR, Nitti V, Staskin D, Luber K, Appell R, Davila GW. Transdermal oxybutynin in the treatment of adults with overactive bladder: combined results of two randomized clinical trials. World J Urol [print-electronic]. 2005 Sep; 23(4): 263-70. PMID: 16151816, DOI: 10.1007/s00345-005-0012-8, ISSN: 0724-4983.

Cole EE, Dmochowski RR. Office urodynamics. Urol. Clin. North Am. 2005 Aug; 32(3): 353-70, vii. PMID: 16036147, PII: S0094-0143(05)00062-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.ucl.2005.04.007, ISSN: 0094-0143.

Dmochowski RR. Bladder outlet obstruction: etiology and evaluation. Rev Urol. 2005; 7 Suppl 6: S3-S13. PMID: 16986027, PMCID: PMC1477620, ISSN: 1523-6161.

Cole EE, Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Are patient symptoms predictive of the diagnostic and/or therapeutic value of hydrodistention?. Neurourol. Urodyn. 2005; 24(7): 638-42. PMID: 16208660, DOI: 10.1002/nau.20200, ISSN: 0733-2467.

Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Sling failures: what's next?. Curr Urol Rep. 2004 Oct; 5(5): 389-96. PMID: 15461918, ISSN: 1527-2737.

Gomelsky A, Rudy DC, Dmochowski RR. Porcine dermis interposition graft for repair of high grade anterior compartment defects with or without concomitant pelvic organ prolapse procedures. J. Urol. 2004 Apr; 171(4): 1581-4. PMID: 15017225, PII: S0022-5347(05)62347-6, DOI: 10.1097/01.ju.0000115956.25769.0a, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Scarpero HM, Dmochowski RR. Muscarinic receptors: what we know. Curr Urol Rep. 2003 Dec; 4(6): 421-8. PMID: 14622493, ISSN: 1527-2737.

Cole E, Gomelsky A, Dmochowski RR. Encapsulation of a porcine dermis pubovaginal sling. J. Urol. 2003 Nov; 170(5): 1950. PMID: 14532822, PII: S0022-5347(05)62979-5, DOI: 10.1097/01.ju.0000086484.41789.b7, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Dmochowski RR, Miklos JR, Norton PA, Zinner NR, Yalcin I, Bump RC, . Duloxetine versus placebo for the treatment of North American women with stress urinary incontinence. J. Urol. 2003 Oct; 170(4 Pt 1): 1259-63. PMID: 14501737, DOI: 10.1097/, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Gomelsky A, Nitti VW, Dmochowski RR. Management of obstructive voiding dysfunction after incontinence surgery: lessons learned. Urology. 2003 Sep; 62(3): 391-9. PMID: 12946730, PII: S0090429503004886, ISSN: 1527-9995.

Hassan JM, Gomelsky A, Dmochowski RR. Artificial urinary sphincter migration causing obstructive renal failure in a solitary kidney. J. Urol. 2003 Sep; 170(3): 925. PMID: 12913737, PII: S0022-5347(05)63270-3, DOI: 10.1097/, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Dmochowski RR, Sand PK, Zinner NR, Gittelman MC, Davila GW, Sanders SW, . Comparative efficacy and safety of transdermal oxybutynin and oral tolterodine versus placebo in previously treated patients with urge and mixed urinary incontinence. Urology. 2003 Aug; 62(2): 237-42. PMID: 12893326, PII: S009042950300356X, ISSN: 1527-9995.

Gomelsky A, Lemack GE, Weld KJ, Dmochowski RR. Urodynamic patterns following ischemic spinal cord events. J. Urol. 2003 Jul; 170(1): 122-5. PMID: 12796662, PII: S0022-5347(05)63450-7, DOI: 10.1097/01.ju.0000065245.88262.a9, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Gomelsky A, Dmochowski RR. Incisional bladder hernia after rectus fascial sling. J. Urol. 2003 Jun; 169(6): 2299. PMID: 12771778, PII: S0022-5347(05)63592-6, DOI: 10.1097/01.ju.0000056728.52215.d7, ISSN: 0022-5347.

Gomelsky A, Dmochowski RR. Antibiotic prophylaxis in urologic prosthetic surgery. Curr. Pharm. Des. 2003; 9(12): 989-96. PMID: 12678865, ISSN: 1381-6128.

Dmochowski RR, Staskin DR. Advances in drug delivery: improved bioavailability and drug effect. Curr Urol Rep. 2002 Dec; 3(6): 439-44. PMID: 12425864, ISSN: 1527-2737.

Dmochowski RR, Staskin D. Overactive bladder in men: special considerations for evaluation and management. Urology. 2002 Nov; 60(5 Suppl 1): 56-62; discussion 62. PMID: 12493356, PII: S0090429502017971, ISSN: 1527-9995.

Dmochowski RR. (S)-oxybutynin (Sepracor). Curr Opin Investig Drugs. 2002 Oct; 3(10): 1508-11. PMID: 12431028, ISSN: 1472-4472.

Dmochowski RR. Radiofrequency bladder neck suspension for the treatment of genuine stress urinary incontinence. Curr Urol Rep. 2002 Oct; 3(5): 378-81. PMID: 12354346, ISSN: 1527-2737.