Electives - Urogynecology

Course Number: OBG411
Offered by: James Lukban, MD
824 Fairfax Ave
Hofheimer Hall, Suite 310
Norfolk, VA 23507
(757) 446-7900

Location: EVMS
Periods Offered: Continuously
Duration: 4 weeks
Number of Students: 1
Student Level: 4th year
Night Call: No

Report First Day: Hofheimer Hall, 8:00 a.m.

Course Description: Experience in Urogynecology in an office and hospital setting with hands-on experience in the operating room in a supervised setting. Management of outpatient urodynamic testing and other evaluations pertinent to the patient with urinary incontinence.

Distribution of Student’s Effort: Patient Contact: 30% inpatient, 70% outpatient; 30-40 hours/week faculty contact; 12 hours/week surgery.


  1. Basic knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of female incontinence and related issues.
  2. Basic knowledge in operative techniques including cystoscopy.
  3. Improve ability to perform pelvic exams in an office setting.
  4. Basic knowledge of urodynamic testing.

Evaluation: 35% oral exam/case presentation; 65% clinical observation.