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Michael F Fialkow, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Director, Residency Surgical Skills Training
ISIS Faculty

 
Joined UW Medicine:

7/1/01

Clinical Focus:

Urogynecology:
• Complications from pelvic reconstructive surgery
• Pelvic organ prolapse
• Urinary incontinence
• Fecal incontinence

Licensure:

Washington, 1999

Certification:

• Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2005
• Urogynecology, 2013

Education:

• MD Degree
   (University of Washington, 1997)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (University of Washington, 2001)
• Fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
   (University of Washington, 2004)
• MPH in Epidemiology
   (University of Washington School of Public Health, 2006)
• Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Scholar,
   Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
   (University of Washington, July 2004–July 2007)

Research Interests:

• Pelvic organ prolapse
• Epidemiology of pelvic floor disorders
• Simulation and medical education

Memberships:

• American Urogynecologic Society
• International Continence Society

Selected Publications:

Hoppe K, Fialkow M, Dighe M, Cheng E. Intrauterine air embolism associated with a rectovaginal fistula in a pregnant woman. Obstet Gynecol 2011 Aug;118(2 Pt 2):481–4. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31821fcdb2.

Fialkow M, Benedetti T, Kim S (2011). Shoulder Dystocia. MedPortal

Fialkow MF, Goff BA. Training the next generation of minimally invasive surgeons. J Minim Invasvive Gynecol Mar-Apr 2009;16(2):136-41.

Fialkow MF, Newton K, Lentz G, Weiss N. Incidence of recurrent pelvic organ prolapse 10 years following primary surgical management: a cohort study. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct Nov 2008;19(11):1483-7.

Fialkow MF, Gaston Symons R, Flum DR. Reoperation for urinary incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol Nov 2008;199(5):546.e1-8.

Fialkow MF, Newton KM, Lentz GM, Weiss NS. Lifetime risk of surgical management for pelvic organ prolapse or urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct Mar 2008;19(3):437-40. Epub 2007 Sep 26.

Fialkow MF, Lentz GM, Miller EA, Miller JL. Complications from transvaginal pubovaginal slings using bone anchor fixation. Urology Dec 2004;64(6):1127-32.

Melville J, Miller EA, Fialkow MF, Lentz GM, Miller J, Fenner DE. Relationship between patient report and physician assessment of urinary incontinence severity. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2003;189(1):76–80.

Fialkow MF, Melville J, Lentz GM, Miller EA, Miller J, Fenner DE. The functional and psychosocial impact of fecal incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2003;189(1):127–9.

Fialkow MF, Gardella C, Melville J, Lentz GM, Fenner DE. Posterior vaginal wall defects and their relation to measures of pelvic floor neuromuscular function and posterior compartment symptoms. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;187(6):1443–8.

Rubin SM, Strull WM, Fialkow MF, Weiss SJ, Lo B. Increasing the completion of the durable power of attorney for health care. A randomized, controlled trial. JAMA 1994;271:209–12.

Books: Lentz GL, Fialkow MF. Lower Urinary Tract Disorders. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Clinical Updates in Women's Health Care. Vol 7, (4) Oct 2008.

Appointments & Practice Locations

Urogynecology and Female Urology Clinic
at UW Medical Center

Surgery Pavilion, 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

 

Colorectal Services
at UW Medical Center

Surgery Pavilion, 3rd Floor
1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195

Appointments:   206.598.4477