Andrew Sokol, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Washington, DC, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

AndrewSokolMD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Washington, DC

Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

Professor, Ob/Gyn and Urology, Georgetown University School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Andrew Sokol is a Professor of OB/GYN and Urology at Georgetown University Medical School, in Washington, DC and a board-certified Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. As an internationally recognized expert in vaginal and laparoscopic pelvic floor surgery, Dr. Sokol holds numerous leadership positions and has served on the Board of Directors for AAGL. He has also held numerous leadership positions in the prestigious Society of Gynecologic Surgeons as well as the American Urogynecologic Society. Dr. Sokol graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from the University of Michigan and then earned his medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit in 1998. After completing an OB/GYN residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL in 2002, he completed a combined fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2005. Dr. Sokol is the Editor of a gynecology textbook entitled The Requisites in Obstetrics and Gynecology: General Gynecology (Elsevier, 2007)and has authored over 45 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. Additionally, hehas produced a number of award-winning surgical videos and won numerous awards for his teaching and research.Dr. Sokol’s research interests include surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, biomaterials (e.g., mesh) and pelvic reconstructive surgery. He is actively involved in clinical research trials that focus on surgical therapy for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, as well as minimally invasive surgical teams.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2002 - 2005
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1998 - 2002
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineClass of 1998
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganBA, Anthropology, With High Distinction, 1990 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2005 - 2021
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2002 - 2006
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2000 - 2002
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • President’s Award for Outstanding Research in Gynecologic Surgery Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, 2013
  • Best Doctors in America Washington Post Magazine, 2013
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Transvaginal versus transabdominal placement of synthetic mesh at the time of sacrocolpopexy
    Nosti PA, Carter CM, Sokol AI, Park AJ, Iglesia CB, Gutman RE, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons 39th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 3/1/2014
  • Foley catheter guide use during mid-urethral slings: does it make a difference?
    Miranne J, Dominguez A, Sokol AI, Iglesia C, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons 39th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 3/1/2014
  • Urethral diverticulum: diverticulectomy and urinary incontinence
    Ezzell A, Sokol AI, Gutman RE, Iglesia C, Park, A, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons 39th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 3/1/2014
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Lectures

  • Back to the future: native tissue repairs for apical prolapse 
    2/10/2014
  • The anterior and apical compartment: approach to prolapse 
    10/9/2013
  • Structural and functional support in the female pelvis 
    3/22/2013
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