Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Do Women Who Self-report More Exercise Have Increased Rates of Symptomatic Stress Urinary Incontinence After Midurethral Slings?Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  27:e202-e207. 2021
2020 Risk Factors for Surgical Failure and Worsening Pelvic Floor Symptoms Within 5 Years After Vaginal Prolapse RepairObstetrics and Gynecology.  136:933-941. 2020
2020 Reply by AuthorsThe Journal of Urology.  203:977. 2020
2019 Female Pelvic Floor Immersive Simulation: A Randomized Trial to Test the Effectiveness of a Virtual Reality Anatomic Model on Resident Knowledge of Female Pelvic AnatomyJournal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.  26:897-901. 2019
2017 Comparison of Vaginal Hysterectomy Techniques and Interventions for Benign Indications: A Systematic ReviewObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  72:533-534. 2017
2017 Preemptive analgesia for postoperative hysterectomy pain control: systematic review and clinical practice guidelinesAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  217:303-313.e6. 2017
2017 Surgical Treatment and Outcomes for the Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Older WomanCurrent Geriatrics Reports.  6:90-97. 2017
2017 Comparison of vaginal hysterectomy techniques and interventions for benign indications: A systematic reviewObstetrics and Gynecology.  129:877-886. 2017
2017 Modified beef tongue model for fourth-degree laceration repair simulationObstetrics and Gynecology.  129:491-496. 2017
2016 Prevalence, Awareness, and Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Adolescent and Young WomenFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:346-354. 2016
2016 Combined Tolterodine and Vaginal Estradiol Cream for Overactive Bladder Symptoms after Randomized Single-Therapy TreatmentFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:254-260. 2016
2016 Synthetic Graft Augmentation in Vaginal Prolapse Surgery: Long-Term Objective and Subjective OutcomesJournal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.  23:614-621. 2016
2015 Outcomes of Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Older WomanClinics in Geriatric Medicine.  31:487-505. 2015
2015 Postoperative bowel function, symptoms, and habits in women after vaginal reconstructive surgeryInternational Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction.  26:817-821. 2015
2015 The effect of age on stress and urgency urinary incontinence outcomes in women undergoing primary midurethral slingInternational Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction.  26:831-835. 2015
2013 Indications, contraindications, and complications of mesh in surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapseClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  56:276-288. 2013
2013 The effect of obesity on fecal incontinence symptom distress, quality of life, and diagnostic testing measures in womenInternational Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction.  24:1733-1738. 2013
2013 The role of vaginal mesh procedures in pelvic organ prolapse surgery in view of complication risk.Obstetrics and Gynecology International.  2013:356960. 2013


Year Title Altmetric
2016 Special evidence-based considerations in geriatric gynecologic care: Pelvic floor disorders.  137-158. 2016
2015 Outcomes of Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Older Woman.  487-505. 2015

Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of South Florida 2007
  • Full Name

  • David Ellington