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Alex Berger, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Clinical series

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1500 Owens St., Suite 380
San Francisco, CA 94158

Practice Phone:

415-885-7788

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Berger’s research focuses on improving the health of women with pelvic floor disorders. As a clinician scientist with a masters in public health and focus on clinical research and prevention, he has the unique perspective of understanding the clinical and public health implications of basic science, public health, and clinical research. His research interests include value-based care and surgical quality/safety enhancement in FPMRS, enhanced recovery after surgery, and patient experience improvement. He has collaborated and advanced the scientific literature on surgical outcomes and patient care after urogynecologic surgery with publications in Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Urogynecology Journal, and the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. His research has been featured in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Podcast, and he has presented his research findings internationally and domestically.

Education/Training

YEAR INSTITUTION & LOCATION DEGREE FIELD OF STUDY
2020 University of California, San Diego Certificate Clinical Research Enhancement Supplement Training
2020 University of California, San Diego/Kaiser-San Diego, San Diego, CA Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
2017 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Residency Obstetrics and Gynecology
2013 University of North Carolina School of Medicine M.D. Medicine
2013 University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Health MPH Health Care and Prevention
2008 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.A. Distinction in Psychology

Achievements & Recognition

YEAR MAJOR HONORS
2018

Fellow Scholar Award, Society of Gynecologic Surgery (SGS)

2017 Leon Peris Award for Excellence in Patient Care and Documentation, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
2017 Excellence in Scholarship Award, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of OBGYN
2016 CREOG Award, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of OBGYN
2016 Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
2015

Resident Scholar Award, American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)

2015

Resident Reporter Award, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

2013 Medical Student Teaching Award, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of OBGYN
2012 John Gibbons Medical Student Award, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
2012 Graduate Teaching Assistant Chancellors Award, University of North Carolina
2008 Cornelius O. Cathey Chancellors Award. Awarded to the undergraduate who made the greatest contributions to the University of North Carolina., University of North Carolina

Selected Publications

Berger AA, Tan-Kim J, Menefee Comparison of 30-Day Readmission After Same-Day Compared With Next-Day Discharge in Minimally Invasive Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery Obstet Gynecol. [In Press] Principal Investigator

Berger AA, Tan-Kim J, Menefee S. Surgeon Volume and Reoperation Risk after Midurethral Sling. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov;221(5):523.e1-523.e8/> Doi:
10.1016/j.ajog.2019.09.006 Principal Investigator

Berger AA, Tan-Kim J, Menefee S. Long-Term Risk of Reoperation after Synthetic Mesh Midurethral Sling Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence. Obstet Gynecol. 2019;134:1047-
55. Editor s pick/Podcast selection./> Doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003526 Principal Investigator

Berger AA, Abramowitch S, Moalli PA. 3D Vascular Anatomy of the Presacral Space: Impact of Age and Obesity. Int Urogynecol J. 2018 Jan 3: 1-7. Doi:10.1007/s00192-017-3542-x Principal Investigator