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?Journal of Pelvic 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 AuthorsInvestigative 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 WomenJournal of Pelvic Surgery.  22:346-354. 2016
2016 Combined Tolterodine and Vaginal Estradiol Cream for Overactive Bladder Symptoms after Randomized Single-Therapy TreatmentJournal of Pelvic 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 surgery 2015
2015 The effect of age on stress and urgency urinary incontinence outcomes in women undergoing primary midurethral sling 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 women 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