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Fellowship Programs

Current Fellows

Alexandra Garcia, MD

Alexandra Garcia, MD

 Miami, Florida
Undergraduate Education: University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (Miami, FL) 
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami (Miami, FL)
Research interests: Urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, surgical outcomes, pessary care, minority patient perspectives
Hobbies: Dancing (salsa/flamenco); visiting the beach; boating; spending time with her husband, George, and their rescue pup, Lucy; traveling
Thesis Project: Identifying Barriers to Diagnosis and Management in Spanish-speaking Latinas with Pelvic Floor Disorders: Provider and Patient Perspectives
Quality Improvement Project: Guideline Based Management of UTI complaints

Simone Fertel, MD

Simone Fertel, MD

 New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate Education: Yeshiva University, Stern College for Women (New York, NY)
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine (New Orleans, LA)
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital/UMiami (Miami, FL)
Research interests: Stress urinary incontinence, OASIS, vesicovaginal fistula, medical education
Hobbies: Biking, cooking, historical fiction books, and nail art 
Thesis Project: Timing of Active Void Trials after Urogynecologic Procedures 
Quality Improvement Project: Screening Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Postpartum Clinic; Urogynecology Clinic at Genesis Women's Center

Elizabeth Wilkinson, MD

Elizabeth Wilkinson, MD

Orlando, FL
Undergraduate Education: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Medical School: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Residency: University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
Research interests: Urinary incontinence, OASIS, pelvic organ prolapse, surgical outcomes
Hobbies: Knitting/crocheting, horseback riding, running, baking, spending time with family
Thesis Project: TBA
Quality Improvement Project: TBA

Recent Graduates

Araba Jackson, MD

Araba Jackson, MD (2023)

Current Position: Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, VA)
Thesis: Topical Lidocaine for Pain Control for Pessary Removal and Insertion, a randomized clinical trial

Ryan Hidalgo, MD

Ryan Hidalgo, MD (2022)

Current Position: USF Health (Tampa, FL)
Thesis: Anterior mesh length as a predictor of sacrocolpopexy success

Eric Chang, MD

Eric Chang, MD (2021)