Matthew Davies, MD

    • 391 Citations
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    19952019

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    Clinical interests

    Dr. Matthew Davies is interested in the field of both general surgical gynecology as well as surgery directed toward female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. He performs evaluations and surgeries to correct disorders of prolapse (cystocele, rectocele, vaginal vault prolapse and uterine prolapse) as well as for urinary and fecal incontinence.

    He also manages patients with microscopic hematuria, recurrent urinary tract infections and urinary retention as well as voiding dysfunction. Further, his expertise involves the evaluation and management of post-menopausal bleeding.

    Professional information

    Fellow, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG)

    Board-certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2013

    Board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1995

    Research interests

    Dr. Matthew Davies' main research interests include areas of pelvic floor dysfunction such as prolapse and incontinence. His three main areas of research are:

    • Outcomes of surgery or other interventions for pelvic organ prolapse
    • Optimizing management of urinary or fecal incontinence
    • Best treatment for lower urinary tract disorders such as recurrent urinary tract infections, overactive bladder and urinary retention

    Teaching and educational interests

    Dr. Matthew Davies teaches the 20 Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency trainees at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center the principles of surgery as it relates to female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. This includes lectures on an ongoing basis as well as real-time teaching in the operating room.

    Further, the residents and students are involved in Dr. Davies' work in outpatient offices, seeing patients as they present to learn the details of not only a proper medical history but also the detailed exam.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Residency, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

    19891993

    MD, Penn State College of Medicine

    19851989

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    Vaginal Pessaries

    Davies, M. (ed.) & Tam, T. (ed.), Dec 9 2019, 1 ed. CRC Press. 72 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 19 Scopus citations

    Minimally invasive hysterectomy at a university teaching hospital

    Mitri, M., Fanning, J., Davies, M., Kesterson, J., Ural, S., Kunselman, A. & Harkins, G., 2014, In : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 18, 3, e2014.00231.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Scopus citations

    Oxidized regenerated cellulose resembling vaginal cuff abscess

    Tam, T., Harkins, G., Dykes, T., Gockley, A. & Davies, M., 2014, In : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 18, 2, p. 353-356 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Characteristics of patients undergoing hysterectomy for failed endometrial ablation

    Riley, K. A., Davies, M. F. & Harkins, G. J., Oct 2013, In : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 17, 4, p. 503-507 5 p.

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  • 13 Scopus citations