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Your specialists in incontinence, bladder disorders, pelvic floor weakness and organ prolapse

Prof. Dr. med. Regula Doggweiler

Specialist in Urology, specialising in Neurourology, SPPAM for Psychosomatic and Psychosocial Medicine, Certified Mind-Body Medicine Professional

  • Urinary incontinence in Women, men and children (over age 5years old)
  • Voiding Dysfunction secondary to neurological problems (Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, stroke, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, brain injury, diabetes) and following pelvic surgery
  • Neurostimulation and neuromodulation
  • Chronic pelvic pain syndrome
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Mind-Body medicine and stress management
  • February 2013 – March 2014 Medical director Integrative Healthcare, University of Tennessee Cancer Institute, Knoxville, TN, USA
  • February 2006 – March 2014 Medical director Neuro-Urology, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA
  • October 1998 – January 2006 Faculty Urologist, University of Tennessee UT, Memphis, TN, USA
  • October 1998 – January 2006 Medical director Neuro-Urology, Spinal Cord Unit, VA-Medical Center, Memphis, TN, USA
  • 1996 – 1998 Fellow in Neuro-Urology, Denver, CO, USA
  • 1993 – 1994 Fellow in Renal Transplantation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • International Continence Society
  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • International Pelvic Pain Society
  • American Society of  Clinical Hypnosis
  • Multinational Interstitial Cystitis Association
  • American Holistic Medical Association
  • Interstitial Cystitis Association
  • 997 Best Poster for Section: Neurologically induced inflammation in the bladder. AUA 92nd Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, April 12-17, 1997.
  • 1997 1 of Top 5 papers: Doggweiler R, Schmidt RA. Botulinum toxin type A causes atrophy of rat prostate. Societa’ Italiana di Urodinamica XXI Congresso Nazionale, Pisa, Italy, October 23-25, 1997.
  • 1998 Best Paper:  Forum Urodynamicum: Zermann DH, Ishigooka M, Doggweiler R, Schmidt RA.  Zentral Autonome Steuerung der Harnblase. 9. Arbeitstreffen des Forum Urodynamicum, Mainz,  Germany,  April 2-4, 1998.
  • 1999 Organizing Chair, 29th Annual ICS-Meeting, Denver, CO
  • 1998-2001 Editor of Newsletter, International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), Special Interest Group in Pain of Urogenital Origin.
  •  2001 Guest Editor, World Journal of Urology. Interstitial Cystitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain. June 2001.
  • 2002 Guest Editor, World Journal of Urology. Complimentary Medicine In Urology. November 2002.
  • 2003 One of 50 Women that make a difference, Memphis, TN
  • 2004 Palmer Brown Memorial Award for Dedication and Service to the Clients with Multiple Sclerosis
  • 2009 Best Reviewer 2009, The Journal of Urology.
  • 2012 Top Doc, Knoxville, TN, City View Magazine.
  • R. Doggweiler, DH. Zermann, M. Ishigooka, RA. Schmidt. Botox induced prostatic involution. The Prostate, 37:44-50, 1998.
  • R. Doggweiler, L. Jasmin, RA. Schmidt. Neurogenically mediated cystitis in rats: an animal model. J. Urol. 160:1551-1556,1998.
  • RA. Schmidt, R. Doggweiler. Neurostimulation and neuromodulation: a guide to selecting the right urologic patient. European Urol 34(suppl 1):23-26,1998.
  • DH Zermann, M Ishigooka, R. Doggweiler, RA Schmidt. Chronic Prostatitis: A myofascial pain syndrome? Infect Urol 1999, 12:84-88.
  • Doggweiler-Wiygul R, J Blankenship, SA MacDiarmid. Review on chronic pelvic pain from a urological point of view, world journal of urology, 2001 June;19(3):160-5.
  • Doggweiler-Wiygul R. “Chronic pelvic pain,” World Journal of Urology. 2001 June;19(3):155-6.
  • Doggweiler-Wiygul R. “Complimentary Medicine In Urology,” World Journal of Urology. 2002 November;20(5):271-72.
  • Doggweiler-Wiygul R, Sellhorn E. “Role of behavioral changes and biofeedback in urology,” World Journal of Urology. 2002 November;20(5):302-5.
  • Doggweiler-Wiygul, Wiygul JP. “Interstitial cystitis, pelvic pain and the relationship to myofascial pain and dysfunction: a report on four patients,” World Journal of Urology. 2002 November;20(5):310-14.
  • Doggweiler-Wiygul R. Urologic myofascial pain syndromes Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2004 Dec;8(6):445-51.
  • Doggweiler Wiygul R. Prostatitis: Epidemiology of Inflammation. Current Prostate Reports 2005, 6:282-289.
  • White WM,Doggweiler R, Dobmeyer-Dittrich, and Klein FA:  Surgical Management of Urinary Retention.  Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica. 2008 Jun;60(2);85-92. Review
  • White WM,Pickens RB, Doggweiler R, and Klein FA:  Short-Term Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin A for the Treatment of Refractory Overactive Bladder in the Elderly Population. Journal of Urology 2008 Dec;180(6):2522-6.
  • White WM, Mobley JD 3rd, Doggweiler R, Dobmeyer-Dittrich C, Klein FA. Sacral nerve stimulation for refractory overactive bladder in the elderly population. J Urol. 2009 Oct;182(4):1449-52.
  • Nickel JC, Tripp DA, Pontari M, Moldwin R, Mayer R, Carr LK, Doggweiler R, Yang CC, Mishra N, Nordling J. Psychosocial Phenotyping in Women With Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome: A Case-Control Study. J Urol. 2010 Jan;183(1):167-72.
  • Doggweiler R. Will Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation Replace Sacral Nerve Root Stimulation in the Salvage Management of Drug Urinary urge Incontience? J Urol. 2010 Nov
  • Doggweiler R. Best Treatment for Overactive Bladder if Behavioral Treatment and Anticholinergics Fail. J Urol. 2011 June;185(6):2023-4.
  • Nickel JC, Gordon A, Pontari M, Shoskes D, Peters K, Doggweiler R, Bararowski A, Tripp D.  Update on Urologic Pelvic Pain Syndromes:  Report from the 2010 International Chronic Pelvic Pain Symposium and Workshop. Rev Urol 2011;13(1):39-49.
  • Doggweiler R, Steward AF. Pelvic Floor Therapies in Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome. Curr Urol. 2011 Aug;12(4):304-11.
  • Integrative medicine in urology. In: Potts JM, ed. Essential Urology: A Guide to Clinical Practice.  2nd ed. New York, NY: Springer; 2012:277-298.
  • R. Doggweiler, K.E. Whitmore, J. M. Meijlink, H. Frawley, J. Nordling, P. Hanno, M.O. Fraser, Y. Homma, G. Garrido, M.J. Gomes, S. Elneil, J.P. van de Merwe, A.T.L. Lin, H. Tomoe, A Standard for Terminology in Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes (CPPS):  A Report from the Ad Hoc Working Group of the International Continence Society Standardisation Steering Committee  (ICS-SSC) on Chronic Pelvic Pain. In review
  • 2002 – present Journal of Urology
  • 2004 – present Neurourology and Urodynamics
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