Personal HistoryDr. Rickey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Rickey received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and went on to complete a general surgery internship and urology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Following her residency, she chose to specialize in urogynecology and completed a 2 year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She now provides specialized care for women with problems related to the lower urinary tract and the pelvic floor and treats conditions such as urinary leakage and pelvic organ prolapse (feeling a vaginal bulge). In addition to non-surgical treatments, Dr. Rickey also offers minimally invasive surgeries including robotic prolapse repair.
Research InterestsSurgical education and surgical outcomes for female pelvic floor disorders
Clinical SpecialityFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Grants & Contracts:
Co-investigator (5% effort, PI: T. Chai)
Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network (UITN)
Rickey LM, Kenton K: Botulinum toxin: new option for refractory lower urinary tract symptoms. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology; March 2008.
Rickey L: Abdominal Retropubic Approaches for Female Incontinence. Glenn's Urologic Surgery, 7th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Rickey L, Sarkey S, DonCarlos L.: Estrogen-Sensitive Projections From the Medial Preoptic Area to the Dorsal Pontine Tegmentum, Including Barrington's Nucleus, in the Rat. Neurourol Urodyn. 2008; 27(5):440-5.
Rickey L, Graziano S, Lowenstein L, Summers S, Mueller ER, Kenton K.: Clinical Anatomy and Surgical Skills Training (CASST): Assessment of Learners. J Pelvic Medicine. Accepted for publication 3/2009.
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