Roger Dmochowsk

Roger Dmochowsk

Roger Roman Dmochowsk

Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Professor of Urology
  • Director, Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction Fellowship
  • Department of Urology
  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Associate Surgeon in Chief
  • Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences, Faculty Affairs and Professionalism
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Associate Chief of Staff Vanderbilt University Hospital

EDUCATION:

  • 7/1976-6/1979, Trinity University
    San Antonio, Texas
    Bachelor of Arts (6/79)
    (Summa Cum Laude)
  • 7/1979-6/1983, The University of Texas Medical Branch
    Galveston, Texas
    M.D. (6/83)
    (Summa Cum Laude)

HONORS AWARDS AND OTHER RECOGNITION:

  • 1976-1979                                National Merit Scholarship
  • 1976-1979                                Trustee Scholarship, Trinity University
  • 1976-1979                                Welch Foundation Scholar
  • 1977-1979                                President’s Scholarship Trinity University
  • 1979                                         Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1980                                         Anne Lassiter Award, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 1981                                         Golden Cane Award, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 1982                                         Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 1983                                         Alpha Omega Alpha Scholarship Award
  • 1999                                         Zimskind Award (Urodynamics Society)
  • 2004                                         Pfizer Visiting Professor Scholarship (Tulane University)
  • 2005 – 2014                              America’s Best Doctor’s
  • 2006                                         Honorary Member Thai Urologic Association
  • 2005 – 2014                              Who’s Who in American Medicine
  • 2007                                         HMDP Visiting Expert, Singapore
  • 2007                                         American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons
  • 2007                                         J Urology, Best reviewer, Urodynamics/Female Urology/Incontinence
  • 2008                                         European Urology, Reviewer of the Month
  • 2008                                         Presidential Citation, American Urologic Association
  • 2009                                         NAFC, Rodney Appell Continence Care Champion
  • 2009                                         Frank Boehme Teaching Award, VUMC
  • 2009                                         Honorary member Colombian Urologic Society
  • 2011                                         Urology, Best reviewer, Urodynamics/Female Urology/Incontinence
  • 2011                                         America’s Top Surgeons
  • 2011                                         Society of Pelvic Surgeons
  • 2013                                         Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons
  • 2013                                         Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • 2013                                         Royal College of Surgeons –Thailand (Hon)
  • 2014                                         J Urology, Best reviewer, Urodynamics/Female Urology/Incontinence
  • 2013-2016                                Best Doctors
  • 2014-2016                                Castle ConnollyTop Doctors
  • 2015-2016                                Vitals Patients’ Choice Award
  • 2016                                         Lifetime acheivement Award, Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology
  • 2016                                         Distinguished Service Award, American Urologic Association

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:

Internship

  • 7/1983-6/1984
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas Surgery

Residency

  • 7/1984-6/1985
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston Houston, Texas Surgery
  • 7/1985-6/1989
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston and M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute Houston, Texas Urology

Subspecialty Training

  • 2009 Patient Safety Officer Training
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge MA

FELLOWSHIP (1993-1994):

  • Female Urology, Urodynamics, Prosthetics
  • Department of Urology, Kaiser Permanente
  • Los Angeles, California

MASTERS (2011 – 2012):

  • Masters of Management in Health Care (MMHC)
  • Owen Graduate School of Business
  • Vanderbilt University

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • American Board of Urology
  • February 1991 (#9995): Recertification 2/1999 (exp. 2/2011), Recertification 3/2008 (exp. 2/2021)
  • Sub-specialty certification: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction 8/2013

CERTIFICATION:

  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) 1/2014

LICENSURE:

  • State of Texas (G4986)
  • State of California (A 51199) (inactive)
  • State of Tennessee (025467)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

  • 1989-1993 Staff Urologist, Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia
  • 1990-1993 Director of Resident Education (Research)
    Clinical Assistant Professor (Urology)
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1990-1991 Clinical Instructor in Surgery
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1991-Present Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1994 – 1995 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Urology
    University of Tennessee
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1996 – 1998 Associate Professor
    Departments of Urology/Gynecology
    Director, Division of Neurourology
    University of Tennessee
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1998-2001 Medical Director, North Texas Center for Urinary Control
  • 2002-Present Professor Dept. of Urology
    Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Urology Fellowship
    Director, Section of Female Urology and Pelvic Medicine
    Physician Executive for Patient Safety, Vanderbilt Adult Hospital
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • 2010-2011 Assistant Chief of Staff, Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • 2011- 2015 Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences, Quality and Safety
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Associate Chief of Staff
    Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • 2011-2017 Executive Medical Director for For Peroperative Services (Surgery)
    Medical Director of Risk Management
  • 2015- Present Associate Surgeon in Chief
    Vice Chair, Section of Surgical Sciences, Faculty Affairs and Professionalism
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Associate Chief of Staff
    Medical Director of Risk Management
    Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • 2014- 2017 Vanderbilt Systems Safety Officer