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Anna C Kirby, MD, MAS

Assistant Professor

 
Joined UW Medicine:

8/1/14

Clinical Focus:

Urogynecology:
• Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
• Urinary incontinence (medical/surgical therapies)
• Da Vinci robotic surgery
• Uterine-sparing surgery for pelvic organ prolapse

Licensure:

• Washington, 2014 to present

Certification:

• Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2012
• Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2017

Education:

• MD Degree
   (University of Washington, 2007)
• Residency in Reproductive Medicine
   (University of California, San Diego & Kaiser Permanente, 2011)
• Fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  (University of California, San Diego & Kaiser Permanente, 2014)
• Master of Advance Studies degree (MAS)
  (University of California, San Diego)

Research Interests:

• Surgical outcomes
• Risk factors for pelvic floor disorders
• Urinary tract physiology
• Innovative technology
• Sacral neuromodulation

Memberships:

• American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
• American Urogynecologic Society
• Seattle Gynecologic Society
• King County Medical Society

Honors:

• Midwife Consultant Award, UCSD 2011
• Resident Research Award, UCSD 2010
• American Urogynecologic Society Resident Scholar Award, 2009
• James W. Haviland Award, UWSOM 2007
• Seattle Met Top Doctor

Selected Publications:

Kirby AC, Tan-Kim J, Nager CW. Introduction to a new technology for measuring urethral pressures: 3D high-resolution manometry. International urogynecology journal. 2014. Epub 2014/11/05. PubMed PMID: 25366302.

Kirby AC, Tan-Kim J, Nager CW. Measurement of Dynamic Urethral Pressures with a High-Resolution Manometry System in Continent and Incontinent Women. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery. 2014. Epub 2014/09/05. PubMed PMID: 25185595.

Cartwright R, Kirby AC, Tikkinen KA, Mangera A, Thiagamoorthy G, Rajan P, et al. Systematic review and metaanalysis of genetic association studies of urinary symptoms and prolapse in women. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2014. Epub 2014/08/12. PubMed PMID: 25111588.

Cartwright R, Mangera A, Tikkinen KA, Rajan P, Pesonen J, Kirby AC, et al. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Candidate Gene Association Studies of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men. European urology. 2014. Epub 2014/02/05.

Kirby AC, Luber KM, Menefee SA. An update on the current and future demand for care of pelvic floor disorders in the United States. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2013. Epub 2013/09/17. PubMed PMID: 24036399.

Kirby AC, Nager CW. Indications, contraindications, and complications of mesh in the surgical treatment of urinary incontinence. Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 2013;56(2):257-75. Epub 2013/04/09. PMID: 23563871.

Kirby AC, Gleason JL, Greer WJ, Norman AJ, Lengmang S, Richter HE. Characterization of colorectal symptoms in women with vesicovaginal fistulas. International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 2012;116(1):64-6. Epub 2011/11/01. PubMed PMID: 22036509.

Kirby AC, Nager CW, Litman HJ, FitzGerald MP, Stephen K, Norton P, Sirls L, Rickey L, Wilson T, Dandreo KJ, Shepherd J, Zimmern P for the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. Perineal surface electromyography does not typically demonstrate expected relaxation during normal voiding. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2011. Nov;30(8):1591-1596. PubMed PMID: 21560157.

Kirby AC, Nager CW, Litman HJ, FitzGerald MP, Stephen K, Norton P, Sirls L, Rickey L, Wilson T, Dandreo KJ, Shepherd J, Zimmern P for the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. "Preoperative voiding detrusor pressures do not predict stress incontinence surgery outcomes." International Urogynecology Journal. 2011. June;22(6):657-663. PubMed PMID: 21153471.

Van Alstyne K, Pelletreau K, Kirby A. "Nutritional preferences override chemical defenses in determining food choice by a generalist herbivore, Littorina sitkana." Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, October 2009. 379:85-91.

Kirby A. "Early Detection of Breast Cancer in Ghana, West Africa." Journal of Investigative Medicine January 2005; 53(1):S80.

Appointments & Practice Locations

Urogynecology and Female Urology Clinic at UW Medical Center
Surgery Pavillion, SP1266, 1st Floor
1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195

Appointments: 206.598.5960

 

Urogynecology Clinic at UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center
1700 - 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

Appointments: 425.646.7777