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Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellows

Tsung Mou, MD

Third Year

Dr. Mou joined the NM FPMRS fellowship after completing his OB/GYN residency training at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell in NYC and received his medical degree from the University Of Illinois College of Medicine. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Molecular and Cell Biology, and a minor in Global Poverty and Practice.

Deepanjana (Dee) Das, MD

Second Year

Dr. Das joined the NM FPMRS fellowship after completing her OB/GYN residency at the Cleveland Clinic and received her medical degree from the University of Virginia. Dr. Das earned her undergraduate degree at Miami University in Oxford, OH, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Neuroscience.

Hoang Hoa Nguyen, MD

First Year

Dr. Nguyen joined the NM FPMRS fellowship after completing her OB/GYN residency at Virginia Tech Cariloin and received her medical degree also from Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

Graduates of Program

Melinda Abernethy, MD, MPH

Dr. Abernethy is the first fellow to graduate from Northwestern’s ACGME accredited FPMRS Fellowship.  She earned her medical degree and her master of public health from the University of North Carolina and completed her residency at the University of Michigan. Dr. Melinda Abernethy is now an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Thesis: Abernethy MG, Rosenfeld A, White JR, Mueller MG, Lewicky-Gaupp C, Kenton K.  Urinary microbiome and cytokine levels in women with interstitial cystitis. Obstet Gynecol 2017 March. PMID: 28178051

Margaret Mueller, MD

Dr. Mueller earned her medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, then completed her residency at the University of Chicago.  Dr. Mueller is now an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology and serves as the assistant fellowship program director at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Thesis: Mueller MG, Lewicky-Gaupp C, Collins C, Abernethy MG, Alverdy A, Kenton D. Activity Restriction Recommendations and Outcomes After Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol 2017 April. PMID:28277355

Bhumy Dave, MD

Dr. Dave earned her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, then completed her residency at Stanford University. Dr. Dave is now an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine 

Thesis: Vaginal Electrical Stimulation for Postpartum Neuromuscular Recovery: A Randomized Controlled Trial 

Alix Leader-Cramer, MD

Dr. Leader-Cramer earned her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, then completed her residency at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University.

Thesis:  The SLIM Study: Sling and Botox: Injection for Mixed Urinary Incontinence. A Randomized Controlled Trial 

Katarzyna Bochenska, MD

Dr. Bochenska earned received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then completed her Obstetrics & Gynecology residency at Magee-Women's Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  

Thesis: Translation and Validation of Polish Versions of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI), Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ).

Julia Geynisman-Tan, MD

Dr. Geynisman-Tan earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, then completed her residency at New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell in New York City. Dr. Geynisman-Tan is now an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Thesis: Pubic Hair Grooming Practices and the Urinary and Vaginal Microbiome

Akira Gillingham, MD

Dr. Gillingham earned his medical degree from Albaby Medical College in Albany, NY and then completed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital in Albington, PA. He earned his undergraduate degree in Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Thesis: The Impact of Achieving Preoperative Goals on Post-Surgical Satisfaction and Regret

Oluwateniola (Teni) Brown, MD

Dr. Brown earned her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York and then completed her residency here at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University. 

Thesis: Implicit Bias and Surgical Counseling