Christopher K. Payne, MD

Professor of Urology at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus

Professional Education

Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1987) PA

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1992) PA

Board Certification: Urology, American Board of Urology (1995)

Fellowship: UCLA School of Medicine (1993) CA

Medical Education: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1986) TN

Honors & Awards

America's Top Doctors, Castle-Connolly, Ltd. (2001 to 2012)

Randomized multicenter feasibility trial of myofascial physical therapy for the treatment of urological chronic pelvic pain syndromes.
FitzGerald, M. P., Anderson, R. U., Potts, J., Payne, C. K., Peters, K. M., & Nyberg, L. M. (2013). Randomized multicenter feasibility trial of myofascial physical therapy for the treatment of urological chronic pelvic pain syndromes. journal of urology, 189(1), S75-85.

Cyclosporine A for Refractory Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome: Experience of 3 Tertiary Centers
Forrest, J. B., Payne, C. K., & Erickson, D. R. (2012). Cyclosporine A for Refractory Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome: Experience of 3 Tertiary Centers. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 188(4), 1186-1191.

Interstitial cystitis and the overlap with overactive bladder.
Elliott, C. S., & Payne, C. K. (2012). Interstitial cystitis and the overlap with overactive bladder. Current urology reports, 13(5), 319-326.

Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial of Myofascial Physical Therapy in Women With Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome and Pelvic Floor Tenderness
FitzGerald, M. P., Payne, C. K., Lukacz, E. S., Yang, C. C., Peters, K. M., & Nyberg, L. M. (2012). Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial of Myofascial Physical Therapy in Women With Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome and Pelvic Floor Tenderness. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 187(6), 2113-2118.

Urologic chronic pelvic pain
Potts, J. M., & Payne, C. K. (2012). Urologic chronic pelvic pain. PAIN, 153(4), 755-758.

Robot-Assisted Versus Open Sacrocolpopexy: A Cost-Minimization Analysis
Elliott, C. S., Hsieh, M. H., Sokol, E. R., Comiter, C. V., Payne, C. K., & Chen, B. (2012). Robot-Assisted Versus Open Sacrocolpopexy: A Cost-Minimization Analysis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 187(2), 638-643.

AUA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome
Hanno, P. M., Burks, D. A., Clemens, J. Q., Dmochowski, R. R., Erickson, D., & Faraday, M. M. (2011). AUA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 185(6), 2162-2170.

Treatment choice, duration, and cost in patients with interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome
Anger, J. T., Zabihi, N., Clemens, J. Q., Payne, C. K., Saigal, C. S., & Rodriguez, L. V. (2011). Treatment choice, duration, and cost in patients with interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 22(4), 395-400.

Early Termination of a Trial of Mycophenolate Mofetil for Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome: Lessons Learned
Yang, C. C., Burks, D. A., Propert, K. J., Mayer, R. D., Peters, K. M., & Nyberg, L. M. (2011). Early Termination of a Trial of Mycophenolate Mofetil for Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome: Lessons Learned. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 185(3), 901-906.

Urodynamics for the Evaluation of Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis
Payne, C., & Blaivas, J. G. (2010). Urodynamics for the Evaluation of Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 184(1), 15-17.

Mechanisms of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function and the Effect on the Urethra during a Cough
Jones, R. Cl., Peng, Q., Stokes, M., Humphrey, V. F., Payne, C., & Constantinou, C. E. (2010). Mechanisms of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function and the Effect on the Urethra during a Cough. EUROPEAN UROLOGY, 57(6), 1101-1110.

Effect of Amitriptyline on Symptoms in Treatment Naive Patients With Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
Foster, H. E., Hanno, P. M., Nickel, J. C., Payne, C. K., Mayer, R. D., & Nyberg, L. M. (2010). Effect of Amitriptyline on Symptoms in Treatment Naive Patients With Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 183(5), 1853-1858.

Fourth International Consultation on Incontinence Recommendations of the International Scientific Committee: Evaluation and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, and Fecal Incontinence
Abrams, P., Andersson, K. E., Birder, L., Brubaker, L., Cardozo, L., & Wyndaele, J. J. (2010). Fourth International Consultation on Incontinence Recommendations of the International Scientific Committee: Evaluation and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, and Fecal Incontinence. NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, 29(1), 213-240.

Laparoscopic Management of Ureteral Endometriosis: The Stanford University Hospital Experience With 96 Consecutive Cases
Bosev, D., Nicoll, L. M., Bhagan, L., Lemyre, M., Payne, C. K., & Nezhat, C. (2009). Laparoscopic Management of Ureteral Endometriosis: The Stanford University Hospital Experience With 96 Consecutive Cases. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 182(6), 2748-2752.

Randomized Controlled Multisite Trial of Injected Bulking Agents for Women With Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency: Mid-urethral Injection of Zuidex Via the Implacer Versus Proximal Urethral Injection of Contigen Cystoscopically
Lightner, D., Rovner, E., Corcos, J., Payne, C., Brubaker, L., & Steinhoff, G. (2009). Randomized Controlled Multisite Trial of Injected Bulking Agents for Women With Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency: Mid-urethral Injection of Zuidex Via the Implacer Versus Proximal Urethral Injection of Contigen Cystoscopically. UROLOGY, 74(4), 771-775.

Randomized Multicenter Feasibility Trial of Myofascial Physical Therapy for the Treatment of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes
FitzGerald, M. P., Anderson, R. U., Potts, J., Payne, C. K., Peters, K. M., & Nyberg, L. M. (2009). Randomized Multicenter Feasibility Trial of Myofascial Physical Therapy for the Treatment of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 182(2), 570-580.

The Relationship Among Symptoms, Sleep Disturbances and Quality of Life in Patients With Interstitial Cystitis
Nickel, J. C., Payne, C. K., Forrest, J., Parsons, C. L., Wan, G. J., & Xiao, X. (2009). The Relationship Among Symptoms, Sleep Disturbances and Quality of Life in Patients With Interstitial Cystitis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 181(6), 2555-2561.

Epidural steroid injections in the management of a patient with spinal stenosis and urinary urgency
Mitra, R., Huang, L., & Payne, C. (2009). Epidural steroid injections in the management of a patient with spinal stenosis and urinary urgency. NATURE CLINICAL PRACTICE UROLOGY, 6(2), 113-115.

Goal Achievement Provides New Insights Into Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome Symptoms and Outcomes
Payne, C., & Allee, T. (2009). Goal Achievement Provides New Insights Into Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome Symptoms and Outcomes. NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, 28(1), 13-17.

Office Dilation of the Female Urethra: A Quality of Care Problem in the Field of Urology
Santucci, R. A., Payne, C. K., & Saigal, C. S. (2008). Office Dilation of the Female Urethra: A Quality of Care Problem in the Field of Urology. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 180(5), 2068-2075.

Followup of patients with interstitial cystitis responsive to treatment with intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin or placebo
Propert, K. J., Mayer, R., Nickel, J. C., Payne, C. K., Peters, K. M., & Foster, H. E. (2008). Followup of patients with interstitial cystitis responsive to treatment with intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin or placebo. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 179(2), 552-555.

Prospective evaluation of candidate urine and cell markers in patients with interstitial cystitis enrolled in a randomized clinical trial of Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG)
Keay, S., Reeder, J. E., Koch, K., Zhang, C.-O., Grkovic, D., & Propert, K. J. (2007). Prospective evaluation of candidate urine and cell markers in patients with interstitial cystitis enrolled in a randomized clinical trial of Bacillus Calmette Guerin (BCG). WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 25(5), 499-504.

Did patients with interstitial cystitis who failed to respond to initial treatment with bacillus Calmette-Guerin or placebo in a randomized clinical trial benefit from a second course of open label bacillus Calmette-Guerin?
Propert, K. J., Mayer, R., Nickel, J. C., Payne, C. K., Peters, K. M., & Foster, H. E. (2007). Did patients with interstitial cystitis who failed to respond to initial treatment with bacillus Calmette-Guerin or placebo in a randomized clinical trial benefit from a second course of open label bacillus Calmette-Guerin?. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 178(3), 886-890.

Interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome
Payne, C. K., Joyce, G. F., Wise, M., & Clemens, J. Q. (2007). Interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 177(6), 2042-2049.

Sexual function is a determinant of poor quality of life for women with treatment refractory interstitial cystitis
Nickel, J. C., Tripp, D., Teal, V., Propert, K. J., Burks, D., & Nyberg, L. M. (2007). Sexual function is a determinant of poor quality of life for women with treatment refractory interstitial cystitis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 177(5), 1832-1836.

Redefining response in overactive bladder syndrome
Payne, C. K., & Kelleher, C. (2007). Redefining response in overactive bladder syndrome. BJU INTERNATIONAL, 99(1), 101-106.

Bladder necrosis following hydrodistention in patients with interstitial cystitis
Zabihi, N., Allee, T., Maher, M. G., Mourtzinos, A., Raz, S., & Rodriguez, L. V. (2007). Bladder necrosis following hydrodistention in patients with interstitial cystitis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 177(1), 149-152.

Solifenacin in overactive bladder syndrome
Payne, C. K. (2006). Solifenacin in overactive bladder syndrome. DRUGS, 66(2), 175-190.

Intravesical resiniferatoxin for the treatment of interstitial cystitis: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
Payne, C. K., Mosbaugh, P. G., Forrest, J. B., Evans, R. J., Whitmore, K. E., & Frumkin, R. (2005). Intravesical resiniferatoxin for the treatment of interstitial cystitis: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 173(5), 1590-1594.

A randomized controlled trial of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin for treatment refractory interstitial cystitis
MAYER, R., Propert, K. J., Peters, K. M., Payne, C. K., Zhang, Y. W., & Foster, H. E. (2005). A randomized controlled trial of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin for treatment refractory interstitial cystitis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 173(4), 1186-1191.

Correlation between 2 interstitial cystitis symptom instruments
Sirinian, E., Azevedo, K., & Payne, C. K. (2005). Correlation between 2 interstitial cystitis symptom instruments. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 173(3), 835-840.

3rd International Consultation on Incontinence Recommendations of the International Scientific Committee: Evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and faecal incontinence
Abrams, P., Andersson, K. E., Brubaker, L., Cardozo, L., Cottenden, A., & Wyndaele, J. J. (2005). 3rd International Consultation on Incontinence Recommendations of the International Scientific Committee: Evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and faecal incontinence. INCONTINENCE, VOLS 1 AND 2, 1589-?.

Pain impacts sexual functioning among interstitial cystitis patients
Azevedo, K., Nguyen, A., Rowhani-Rahbar, A., Rose, A., Sirinian, E., & Payne, C. K. (2005). Pain impacts sexual functioning among interstitial cystitis patients. SEXUALITY AND DISABILITY, 23(4), 189-208.

Synchronous rectovaginal, urinary bladder, and pulmonary endometriosis.
Hilaris, G. E., Payne, C. K., Osias, J., Cannon, W., & Nezhat, C. R. (2005). Synchronous rectovaginal, urinary bladder, and pulmonary endometriosis. JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 9(1), 78-82.

Office bladder distention with electromotive drug administration (EMDA) is equivalent to distention under general anesthesia (GA).
Rose, A. E., Azevedo, K. J., & Payne, C. K. (2005). Office bladder distention with electromotive drug administration (EMDA) is equivalent to distention under general anesthesia (GA). BMC urology, 5, 14-?.

Pilot study of the feasibility of in-office bladder distention using electromotive drug adminstration (EMDA)
Rose, A. E., Payne, C. K., & Azevedo, K. (2005). Pilot study of the feasibility of in-office bladder distention using electromotive drug adminstration (EMDA). NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, 24(3), 254-260.

The impact of urinary urgency and frequency on health-related quality of life in overactive bladder: Results from a national community survey
Coyne, K. S., Payne, C., Bhattacharyya, S. K., Revicki, D. A., Thompson, C., & Hunt, T. L. (2004). The impact of urinary urgency and frequency on health-related quality of life in overactive bladder: Results from a national community survey. VALUE IN HEALTH, 7(4), 455-463.

Phase II safety and efficacy study of single dose of intravesical resiniferatoxin (RTX) in patients with interstitial cystitis
Payne, C., Mosbaugh, P., Forrest, J., Evans, R., & Frumkin, L. (2004). Phase II safety and efficacy study of single dose of intravesical resiniferatoxin (RTX) in patients with interstitial cystitis. NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, 23(5-6), 606-607.

Sacral neuromodulation in patients with interstitial cystitis: a multicenter clinical trial
Whitmore, K. E., Payne, C. K., Diokno, A. C., & Lukban, J. C. (2003). Sacral neuromodulation in patients with interstitial cystitis: a multicenter clinical trial. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 14(5), 305-308.

Workshop 2: Research criteria versus clinical criteria for interstitial cystitis
Payne, C. K., Terai, A., & Komatsu, K. (2003). Workshop 2: Research criteria versus clinical criteria for interstitial cystitis. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 10, S7-S10.

A new once-daily formulation of tolterodine provides superior efficacy and is well tolerated in women with overactive bladder
Swift, S., Garely, A., Dimpfl, T., & Payne, C. (2003). A new once-daily formulation of tolterodine provides superior efficacy and is well tolerated in women with overactive bladder. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 14(1), 50-55.

Pitfalls in the design of clinical trials for interstitial cystitis
PROPERT, K. J., Payne, C., Kusek, J. W., & Nyberg, L. M. (2002). Pitfalls in the design of clinical trials for interstitial cystitis. UROLOGY, 60(5), 742-748.

Safety and efficacy of up to 900 mg/day polysulfate sodium (elmiron) in patients with interstitial cystitis.
Nickel, J. C., Forrest, J., Barkin, J., Payne, C., & Mosbaugh, P. (2001). Safety and efficacy of up to 900 mg/day polysulfate sodium (elmiron) in patients with interstitial cystitis. Urology, 57(6), 122-123.

The psychosocial economic impact of invisible chronic disease: examining the experience of patients with interstitial cystitis.
Azevedo, K., & Payne, C. K. (2001). The psychosocial economic impact of invisible chronic disease: examining the experience of patients with interstitial cystitis. Urology, 57(6), 118-?.

Correlation of symptoms between 2 instruments among interstitial cystitis patients.
Sirinian, E., & Payne, C. K. (2001). Correlation of symptoms between 2 instruments among interstitial cystitis patients. Urology, 57(6), 124-125.

Effect of physiologic levels of urinary potassium on interstitial cystitis symptoms.
Payne, C. K., Sirinian, E., & Azevedo, K. (2001). Effect of physiologic levels of urinary potassium on interstitial cystitis symptoms. Urology, 57(6), 124-?.

Behavioral therapy for overactive bladder
Payne, C. K. (2000). Behavioral therapy for overactive bladder. UROLOGY, 55(5A), 3-6.

A transvaginal sling procedure with bone anchor fixation
Payne, C. K. (1999). A transvaginal sling procedure with bone anchor fixation. UROLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 26(2), 423-?.

Overactive bladder
Payne, C. T. (1998). Overactive bladder. UROLOGY, 51(6), 1062-1062.

Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and evaluation of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder
Payne, C. K. (1998). Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and evaluation of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder. UROLOGY, 51(2A), 3-10.

Biofeedback for community-dwelling individuals with urinary incontinence
Payne, C. K. (1998). Biofeedback for community-dwelling individuals with urinary incontinence. UROLOGY, 51(2A), 35-39.

The breadth of neurourology
Payne, C. (1996). The breadth of neurourology. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 155(3), 1030-1031.

PRESSURE-FLOW STUDIES FOR PROSTATISM
Payne, C. K. (1995). PRESSURE-FLOW STUDIES FOR PROSTATISM. UROLOGY, 45(3), 552-553.

GENITOURINARY PROBLEMS IN THE ELDERLY PATIENT
Payne, C. K., BABIARZ, J. W., & Raz, S. (1994). GENITOURINARY PROBLEMS IN THE ELDERLY PATIENT. SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 74(2), 401-429.

GASTROCYSTOPLASTY WITHOUT OPENING THE STOMACH
Raz, S., Ehrlich, R. M., BABIARZ, J. W., & Payne, C. K. (1993). GASTROCYSTOPLASTY WITHOUT OPENING THE STOMACH. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 150(2), 713-715.

BLADDER OUTLET OBSTRUCTION TREATED WITH TRANSURETHRAL ULTRASONIC ASPIRATION - ONE-YEAR FOLLOW-UP ON 59 PATIENTS
Malloy, T. R., Carpiniello, V. L., WEIN, A. J., Payne, C., & Wuchinich, D. (1991). BLADDER OUTLET OBSTRUCTION TREATED WITH TRANSURETHRAL ULTRASONIC ASPIRATION - ONE-YEAR FOLLOW-UP ON 59 PATIENTS. UROLOGY, 37(6), 512-515.