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Uduak U. Andy, MD

Uduak U. Andy, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Ibibio

Dr. Andy is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Uduak U. Andy

Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Urogynecology

Programs & Centers:

  • Women’s Accidental Bowel Leakage (ABL) Program

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Ob Gyn - Fel Pelv Med Recon Surg
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bladder Prolapse (Cystocele)
  • Enterocele Repair
  • Genital Prolapse Surgery
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology Laceration Repair
  • Hysterectomy (Uterus Surgery)
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pubo-Vaginal Sling
  • Rectocele Repair
  • Repair of Bladder Prolapse (Cystocele)
  • Retropubic Suspension Surgery
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Prolapse Repair
  • Vaginal Wall Sling
  • Voiding Dysfunction

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pelvic organ prolapse
Urinary incontinence
Fecal incontinence
Pelvic floor disorders

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, National American Urogynecologic Society, National International Urogynecological Association, International Pelvic Floor Disorders' Network, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Andy is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Fecal Incontinence
Pelvic floor disorders in Older Women

Selected Publications:

Harvie HS, Lee DD, Andy UU, Shea JA, Arya LA.: Validity of utility measures for women with pelvic organ prolapse. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 218 (1): 119.e1-119.,2018.

Komesu YM, Amundsen CL, Richter HE, Erickson SW, Ackenbom MF, Andy UU, Sung VW, Albo M, Gregory WT, Paraiso MF, Wallace D; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.: Refractory urgency urinary incontinence treatment in women: impact of age on outcomes and complications. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 218 (1): 111.e1-111.e9,2018.

Pahwa AK, Khanijow KD, Harvie HS, Arya LA, Andy UU.: Comparison of Patient Impact and Clinical Characteristics Between Urgency and Passive Fecal Incontinence Phenotypes. Female Pelvic Med Reconstructive Surgery : 2018.

Priyanka K Kadam-Halani, MD, Avita K Pahwa, MD, Nathanael C Koelper, MPH, Lily A Arya, MD, MS, Mary D Sammel, ScD, Uduak U Andy, MD: Comparison of anorectal manometry testing in left lateral and lithotomy positions Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery : 2018.

Khanijow KD, Pahwa AK, Newman DK, Arya LA, Andy UU.: Barriers to Exercise Among Women With Urgency Urinary Incontinence: Patient and Provider Perspectives. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery : 2017.

Kadam-Halani PK, Arya LA, Andy UU: Clinical Anatomy of fecal incontinence in women. Clinical Anatomy : 2017.

Nancy Ejike, Rosemary Frasso, Alayne Markland, Lily Arya, Uduak Andy: Diet Modifications in older Women: A Qualitative Study American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo : 2017.

P. K. Kadam-Halani, U.U. Andy, R. Bhavsar, L. A. Arya.: REGIONS OF THE BRAIN ACTIVATED IN BLADDER FILLING AND RECTAL DISTENTION IN HEALTHYADULTS: A META-ANALYSIS OF NEUROIMAGING STUDIES AUGS Scientific Meeting : 2017.

G. C. Dunivan, A. L. Sussman, J. E. Jelovsek, V. W. Sung, U. U.Andy, A. Ballard, S. Jakus-Waldman, C. L.Amundsen, C. Chermansky, C. Bann, R. G. Rogers.: THE PATIENT PERSPECTIVE ON PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERS SURGICAL ADVERSE EVENTS AUGS Scientific Meeting : 2017.

P. K.Kadam-Halani, A. K. Pahwa, N. C. Koelper, L. A. Arya, H. S. Harvie, U. U. Andy: COMPARISON OF ANORECTAL MANOMETRY TESTING IN LEFT LATERAL AND DORSAL LITHOTOMY POSITIONS AUGS Scientific Meeting : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

PENN Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 1000 Courtyard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)