Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2015 Change in Overactive Bladder Symptoms after Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in WomenObstetrics and Gynecology.  126:423-430. 2015
2014 Pelvic organ prolapse in a cohort of women treated for stress urinary incontinenceAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  211:550.e1-550.e5. 2014
2014 Bowel preparation before vaginal prolapse surgery a randomized controlled trialObstetrics and Gynecology.  123:232-238. 2014
2013 The pelvic floor complication scale: A new instrument for reconstructive pelvic surgeryAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  208:81.e1-81.e9. 2013
2012 A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgeryNew England Journal of Medicine.  366:1987-1997. 2012
1998 A psychophysical study of discomfort produced by repeated filling of the urinary bladderPAIN.  76:61-69. 1998
1998 Laparoscopic and psychologic evaluation of women with chronic pelvic painInternational Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine.  28:243-253. 1998
1997 The cost-effectiveness of three surgical procedures for genuine stress incontinenceJournal of Pelvic Surgery.  3:246-250. 1997
1996 Sexual function after sacrospinous ligament fixation for vaginal vault prolapseJournal of Reproductive Medicine.  41:355-358. 1996
1995 Recurrent pelvic support defects after sacrospinous ligament fixation for vaginal vault prolapseJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  180:444-448. 1995
1995 Effects of sacrocolposuspension on the lower urinary tractAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  173:1684-1689. 1995
1995 Long-term failure of pelvic floor musculature exercises in treatment of genuine stress incontinenceSouthern Medical Journal.  88:547-549. 1995
1994 Urinary complaints after modified Burch urethropexy: An analysisAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  171:1460-1464. 1994
1991 Ovarian cancer screeningObstetrics and Gynecology.  77:787-792. 1991
1991 Surgery for stress urinary incontinenceSurgical Clinics of North America.  71:1111-1134. 1991
1991 Transvaginal sonography of the endometrium in postmenopausal womenObstetrics and Gynecology.  78:195-199. 1991
1990 Retropubic long-needle suspension procedures for stress urinary incontinenceAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  163:551-557. 1990
1989 Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in the relief of primary dysmenorrheaPhysical Therapy.  69:3-9. 1989
1989 Uterine herpes virus infection with multifocal necrotizing endometritisHuman Pathology.  20:1021-1024. 1989
1988 Electrical conductance at auricular acupuncture points during dysmenorrheaClinical Journal of Pain.  4:183-190. 1988
1988 Pelvic-floor musculature exercises in treatment of anatomical urinary stress incontinencePhysical Therapy.  68:652-655. 1988
1987 Hyperandrogenic state associated with a mucinous cystadenomaObstetrics and Gynecology.  69:507-510. 1987
1987 Immediate and short term effects of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy on bladder function and symptomatologyJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  7:279-284. 1987
1987 Oral contraceptives. A review of risks, benefits, and indications for use.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  24:74-78. 1987
1987 The short-term effect of pelvic irradiation for gynecologic malignancies on bladder functionObstetrics and Gynecology.  70:81-84. 1987
1986 Cefotetan versus cefoxitin as prophylaxis in hysterectomyAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  154:960-963. 1986
1985 Mullerian dysgenesisJournal of Reproductive Medicine.  30:443-450. 1985
1977 Fluorescent Y bodies from endocervical smears for prenatal sex detection.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  14:438. 1977

Education And Training

  • ALABAMA MEDICAL LICENSURE COMMISSION, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Master of Science in Physiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1980
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1983
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1984
  • Full Name

  • Robert Varner