Craig V. Comiter

Craig V. Comiter

Urologist

Bio:   Dr. Craig Comiter specializes in the treatment of women with pelvic organ prolapse and complications from mesh surgery, and in the treatment of women and men with urinary problems including urinary incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, overactive bladder, urinary retention, and neurologic problems involving the bladder. He has practiced neurourology for more than 18 years. He has been the Principal Investigator on numerous clinical trials regarding the treatment of male and female urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, and interstitial cystitis. He is the Clinic Chief for Urologic Specialties, and the Director of the Stanford Program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology, and has had leadershiop roles in the Western Sectional and National American Urological Association.

Urology Clinic

Center for Female Urology and Neuro Urology

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Board of Urology (2013)
  • Fellowship: University of California Los Angeles (1999) CA
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (1994) MA
  • Residency: Harvard Program in Urology (1998) MA
  • Board Certification: Urology, American Board of Urology (2001)
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1992) MA
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, Medicine (1992)
  • A.B., Harvard College, Biology (1988)

Honors & Awards

  • First Prize, Joseph F. McCarthy Essay Contest, Western Section American Urological Association (2001)
  • First Prize, Joseph F. McCarthy Essay Contest, Western Section American Urological Association (2006)
  • Third Prize, Joseph F. McCarthy Essay Contest, Western Section American Urological Association (1999)
  • Outstanding Reviewer of the Year, Honorable Mention, Journal of Urology (2007)
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona (2002)
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Section of Urology, University of Arizona (2002)
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Section of Urology, University of Arizona (2008)
  • Second Prize, Best of the Session, Western Section American Urological Association (2006)
  • Best Poster, Western Section American Urological Association (2002)
  • Top Ten Reviewer, Neurourology and Urodynamics (2007)
  • First Prize, Best of the Session, Western Section American Urological Association (2007)
  • Second Prize, Best Poster, Western Section American Urological Association (2007)

Administrative Appointments

  • Senator, Stanford University Faculty Senate (2008 - 2011)
  • Officer, Stanford Hosptial Quality Committe (2008 - 2011)
  • Member, Stanford Leadership Develpment Program (2008 - 2009)
  • Vice Chair, PPEC Dept of Surgery (2010 - 2012)

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