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Amie Kawasaki

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology
3192, Durham, NC 27710
5324 McFarland Drive, Suite 310, Durham, NC 27707

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Fecal Incontinence - Wake Med OBGYN Grand Rounds · July 2022 Lecture Wake Med, Raleigh, NC
Common Urogynecologic Problems in Primary Care - Grand Rounds · November 2020 Invited Talk Duke Primary Care, Durham, NC
Urogynecology: Ultrasound imaging of the Pelvic Floor - Grand Rounds · November 2020 Invited Talk Wake Med Department of OBGYN, Raleigh, NC
Urogynecology: Procedures and the evidence - OBGYN Grand Rounds · November 2017 Invited Talk Wake Med Department of OBGYN, Raleigh, NC
Vulvar pathology - AUGS Allied Health Diagnosis of Vulvar Disorders for the Allied Health Professional: A Multidisciplinary Model. · October 2017 National Scientific Meeting PFD Week 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting American Urogynecologic Society, Providence, RI
Fecal Incontinence - Wake Med OBGYN Grand Rounds · July 2022 Lecture Wake Med, Raleigh, NC
Common Urogynecologic Problems in Primary Care - Grand Rounds · November 2020 Invited Talk Duke Primary Care, Durham, NC
Urogynecology: Ultrasound imaging of the Pelvic Floor - Grand Rounds · November 2020 Invited Talk Wake Med Department of OBGYN, Raleigh, NC
Urogynecology: Procedures and the evidence - OBGYN Grand Rounds · November 2017 Invited Talk Wake Med Department of OBGYN, Raleigh, NC
Vulvar pathology - AUGS Allied Health Diagnosis of Vulvar Disorders for the Allied Health Professional: A Multidisciplinary Model. · October 2017 National Scientific Meeting PFD Week 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting American Urogynecologic Society, Providence, RI
Urinary tract injury in benign gynecology - OBGYN Grand Rounds · July 2016 Invited Talk Wake Med Department of OBGYN, Raleigh, NC
Operative urogynecology for the Physical Therapist - NC Pelvic Health Physical Therapists Grand Rounds · February 2016 Invited Talk NC Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Association, Durham, NC
Fecal incontinence - OBGYN Grand Rounds · May 2015 Invited Talk Duke University Dept OBGYN, Durham, NC
When "Gotta Go" is an understatement: The overactive bladder. - Stronger Together Conference · April 2015 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Duke Health, Raleigh, NC
Urogynecology: Common procedures and the evidence - OBGYN Grand Rounds · June 2014 Invited Talk Wake Med Department of OBGYN, Raleigh, NC
Vaginal mesh mayhem - OBGYN Grand Rounds · May 2014 Invited Talk Alamance Regional Hospital, Dept OBGYN, Alamance, NC
Anal incontinence - 23rd, 24th, 26th Annual Review in Obstetrics & Gynecology · 2014 - 2017 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Perinatal Resources, Orlando, Florida; Columbus, Ohio
Intravesical Botox · January 2014 Broadcast Appearance ABC 11, Raleigh, NC
Surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse - 23rd, 24th, 26th Annual Review in Obstetrics & Gynecology · 2014 - 2017 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Perinatal Resources, Orlando, Florida; Columbus, Ohio
Surgical treatment of urinary incontinence - 23rd, 24th, 26th Annual Review in Obstetrics & Gynecology · 2014 - 2017 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Perinatal Resources, Orlando, Florida; Columbus, Ohio

Annual OBGYN board review and CME course.

Pelvic floor disorders - Written Press · November 2013 Interview News & Observer,
Pelvic organ prolapse - (Radio) · November 2013 Interview North Carolina News Network, Durham, NC
Surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence - AUGS Allied Health Management of Incontinence and Prolapse for the Allied Health Professional: A Multidisciplinary Model. · October 2013 National Scientific Meeting 34th Annual Scientific Meeting American Urogynecologic Society, Las Vegas, NV
Pelvic floor disorders - Written Press · September 2013 Interview Midtown Magazine, Raleigh, NC
Urogynecology for the colorectal surgeon - Colorectal Educational Series · March 2013 Invited Talk Cleveland Clinic Florida Dept Colorectal Surgery, Weston, FL
Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) - 13th Annual Female Pelvic Floor Disorders Conference · March 2013 Lecture Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Pelvic organ prolapse · January 2013 Broadcast Appearance CNN en Espanol - NotiMujer, Miami, FL
Pelvic anatomy cadaveric laboratory course - 1st Annual Collaborative Symposium in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery · January 2013 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Cleveland Clinic Florida, Coral Gables, FL
Robotic surgery for pelvic organ prolapse - Staying Healthy · January 2013 Broadcast Appearance NBC,
Urodynamics: Fetal heart monitor is to obstetrics as urodynamics is to urogynecology. - F. Bayard Carter Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists 2012 Annual Clinical Meeting · October 2012 Invited Talk San Antonio, TX
Urodynamics: Urogynecology :: Fetal Heart Monitor : MFM - OBGYN Grand Rounds · May 2012 Invited Talk Duke University Dept OBGYN, Durham, NC
Robotic sacrocolpopexy - World Robotic Gynecology Congress IV · March 2012 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Orlando, FL

Surgical assistant and contributor to live cadaveric robotic sacrocolpopexy demonstration

Robotic sacrocolpopexy - 13th Annual Female Pelvic Floor Disorders Conference · March 2012 Instructional Course, Workshop, or Symposium Cleveland Clinic Florida, Coral Gables, FL
Urodynamics 101 - Grand Rounds · June 2010 Invited Talk Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Dept OBGYN, Fayetteville, NC
Clinical evaluation of pelvic organ prolapse - Grand Rounds · June 2009 Invited Talk Emory University Department of OBGYN, Atlanta, GA

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Organizer, Presenter - Bladder Health Week: Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFDs) · 2013 - 2015 Community Outreach Duke Raleigh Hospital , Raleigh, NC flag United States of America Annual event

Service to the Profession


Member - Membership Committee · 2023 Committee Service American Urogynecology Society,
Liason - Terminology Committee · 2017 - 2018 Committee Service American Urogynecologic Society,
Member - Public Engagement Committee · 2016 - 2018 Committee Service American Urogynecologic Society,

Service to Duke


OBGYN Maestro Leadership Team (Department) · 2017 Committee Service
OBGYN Quality Committee (Department) · 2017 Committee Service Duke OBGYN,
Participant . CLER (Clinical Learning Environment Review · 2016 Event Attendance
OBGYN Education Committee (Department) · 2010 - 2012 Committee Service

Fellow representative

Academic & Administrative Activities


  • Duke Urogynecology Fellowship Program Director, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of OBGYN, 2016 to present
  • Medical Director, Duke Urogynecology Patterson Place, 2019 - present
  • Medical Director, Duke Women's Specialties Navaho Drive, 2019 - present
  • Chairman of OBGYN Maestro Leadership Committee, 2017-present
  • Member, OBGYN Quality & Safety Committee, 2018-present
  • Member, OBGYN Department ERAS Task Force, 2020-present
  • Member, OBGYN Department Wake County Development Task Force, 2020-2021
  • Participant, Clinical Learning Environmental Review (CLER), 2016-17; 2018-19

Clinical Activities


Urogynecology / Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
Office consultation at Patterson Place Urogynecology and Duke Women's Health Specialists at Navaho
Office-based procedures at Patterson Place Urogynecology and Duke Women's Health Specialists at Navaho
Surgery at Duke North Hospital, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center, Duke Raleigh Hospital