Dr. Unwanaobong U. Nseyo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Nseyo joined the Weill Cornell Urology department from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California where she was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology following completion of her subspecialty fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery also at USC. Prior to her fellowship, Dr. Nseyo completed her Urology residency at University of California-San Diego where she was recognized for her commitment to research throughout her training and awarded the George W. Kaplan Research Award. She received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine where she was the recipient of the Mary W. and Foster G. McGraw Merit Full Tuition Scholarship. Dr. Nseyo also obtained a Master’s of Health Science from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health while she was conducting translational research at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute as part of the Biomedical Research Training Program for Underrepresented Groups Post-Baccalaureate Research Program. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in History and Science at Harvard University.
Dr. Nseyo’s clinical focus is on female reconstructive urology, including prolapse and urinary incontinence, and complex voiding dysfunction, especially in a neurogenic bladder population. She also has expertise in minimally invasive and robotic techniques for complex reconstruction.
Dr. Nseyo’s clinical practice is complemented by a robust research portfolio in health services and clinical research around issues of quality and access to care among underserved patient populations. She has been recognized by the American Urological Association for her commitment to research early in her career through her selection for AUA’s Early Career Investigator’s Workshop and Urology Scientific Mentoring and Research Training cohort. She is a reviewer for several major urology journals and has a diverse publication record spanning from basic science to history. She is also an active member of AUA, serving on its History Committee and is involved in non-profit efforts to improve the pipeline of urologists from underrepresented backgrounds.
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