Nazema Siddiqui

Credentials: MD, MHSc

Position title: Duke KURe Program

Dr. Siddiqui obtained her MD at the University of Michigan, followed by residency training in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Metro Health/Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her medical training with a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at Duke University, where she simultaneously obtained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Research (MHSc). She joined the Duke faculty in 2010, where she remains in the Division of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery.

Dr. Siddiqui’s research focuses on pelvic floor disorders, with a primary interest in phenotyping overactive bladder (OAB). As such, her KURe research involved studying animal models of OAB and insulin resistance. In May 2020, she received the Silverstein Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators in the Surgical and Related Medical Specialties, which recognizes emerging investigators whose research is focused on the role of geriatrics expertise in their specialties, and who are committed to careers in aging research. Her research is supported by an R01 (co-I) on statistical modeling, a U01 (co-I) on lower urinary tract dysfunction, and by AAOGF to study urinary lactobacilli. She serves as Specialty Chief Editor for Female Urology.