Renee M. Ward, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
M.D., University of California, San Francisco, CaliforniaB.A., Pomona College, Claremont, California
Office Address
1161 21st Ave South
B-1100 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232-2519
Clinical Research Keywords
Urogynecology, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder
Gowda M, Danford JM, Hu Y, Slaughter JC, Zimmerman CW, Ward RM. Clinical findings associated with bladder trabeculations in women. Int Urogynecol J [print-electronic]. 2013 Jul; 24(7): 1167-71. PMID: 23160872, DOI: 10.1007/s00192-012-1989-3, ISSN: 1433-3023.

Wu JM, Ward RM, Allen-Brady KL, Edwards TL, Norton PA, Hartmann KE, Hauser ER, Velez Edwards DR. Phenotyping clinical disorders: lessons learned from pelvic organ prolapse. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol [print-electronic]. 2013 May; 208(5): 360-5. PMID: 23200709, PMCID: PMC3597745, PII: S0002-9378(12)02085-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.11.030, ISSN: 1097-6868.

Morrill MY, Schimpf MO, Abed H, Carberry C, Margulies RU, White AB, Lowenstein L, Ward RM, Balk EM, Uhlig K, Sung VW, . Antibiotic prophylaxis for selected gynecologic surgeries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet [print-electronic]. 2013 Jan; 120(1): 10-5. PMID: 23040720, PII: S0020-7292(12)00468-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.06.023, ISSN: 1879-3479.

Gold KP, Ward RM, Zimmerman CW, Biller DH, McGuinn S, Slaughter JC, Dmochowski RR. Factors associated with exposure of transvaginally placed polypropylene mesh for pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J [print-electronic]. 2012 Oct; 23(10): 1461-6. PMID: 22447037, DOI: 10.1007/s00192-012-1706-2, ISSN: 1433-3023.

Schimpf MO, Morrill MY, Margulies RU, Ward RM, Carberry CL, Sung VW. Surgeon practice patterns for antibiotic prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep; 18(5): 281-5. PMID: 22983271, PII: 01436319-201209000-00005, DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0b013e31826446ba, ISSN: 2151-8378.

Hartmann KE, McPheeters ML, Biller DH, Ward RM, McKoy JN, Jerome RN, Micucci SR, Meints L, Fisher JA, Scott TA, Slaughter JC, Blume JD. Treatment of overactive bladder in women. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep). 2009 Aug; (187): 1-120, v. PMID: 19947666, ISSN: 1530-4396.

Rardin CR, Erekson EA, Sung VW, Ward RM, Myers DL. Uterosacral colpopexy at the time of vaginal hysterectomy: comparison of laparoscopic and vaginal approaches. J Reprod Med. 2009 May; 54(5): 273-80. PMID: 19517690, PMCID: PMC2922954, ISSN: 0024-7758.

Rardin CR, Moore R, Ward RM, Myers DL. Recurrent thigh abscess with necrotizing fasciitis from a retained transobturator sling segment. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2009 Jan; 16(1): 84-7. PMID: 19110187, PII: S1553-4650(08)01008-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmig.2008.09.613, ISSN: 1553-4650.

Hampton BS, Ward RM, Abdoulaye I. Attitudes and expectations of women undergoing obstetric fistula repair in Niger. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. 2009; 15((6)): 441-7.

Ward RM, Hampton BS, Blume JD, Sung VW, Rardin CR, Myers DL. The impact of multichannel urodynamics upon treatment recommendations for female urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct [print-electronic]. 2008 Sep; 19(9): 1235-41. PMID: 18425401, DOI: 10.1007/s00192-008-0610-2.

Ward RM, Sung VW. Management of stress urinary incontinence. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2008 Jun; 60(2): 105-12. PMID: 18500225, ISSN: 0393-2249.

Sung VW, Ward RM. Midurethral Sling Procedures: Review and Update. The Female Patient. 2008; 3((8)).

Ward RM, Sung VW, Clemons JL, Myers DL. Vaginal paravaginal repair with an AlloDerm graft: Long-term outcomes. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 2007 Dec; 197(6): 670.e1-5. PMID: 18060976, PII: S0002-9378(07)01063-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2007.08.067, ISSN: 1097-6868.

Sung VW, Schleinitz MD, Rardin CR, Ward RM, Myers DL. Comparison of retropubic vs transobturator approach to midurethral slings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 2007 Jul; 197(1): 3-11. PMID: 17618742, PMCID: PMC2034345, PII: S0002-9378(06)01222-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2006.09.025, ISSN: 1097-6868.