Department of Reproductive Medicine

Marianna Alperin

Marianna Alperin, M.D., M.A.S.

Assistant Professor of Reproductive Medicine

Women's Reproductive Health Research Scholar

 

Patient Appointments

858-657-8745

Administrative Office

858-657-8435

Academic Office
(858) 534-5015


Education

Medical Licensure

Board Certification

Committees & Contributions

Mentorship Roles

Honors and Awards

Research Experience

Active Grants

Completed Grants

Peer Review Activities

Presentations

2012 Alperin M. What Does Female Pelvic Floor Has to Do With Orthopaedic Surgery. Interdisciplinary conference, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego. November 2012.

2012 Alperin, M. Collagen Scaffold for Treatment of Large Mesh Exposure Following Vaginal Prolapse Repair with Minimal Mesh Excision. Poster presentation at 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society.

2012 Alperin, M, Lieber RL. Architectural Design of the Pelvic Floor Skeletal Muscles. Oral poster presentation at 2012 Annual WRHR meeting, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

2012 Alperin, M. Urinary Incontinence in Older women. Departmental Education Conference, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, West LA. May 2012.

2011 Alperin M. Dissecting the Complexities of the Female Pelvic Floor. Interdisciplinary Conference University of California, San Diego. October 2011.

2011 Alperin M. Patterns of Pessary Care for Medicare Beneficiaries with Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Oral presentation at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2011.

2011 Alperin M. Comparative Outcomes of Open vs. Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Oral presentation at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2011.

2011 Alperin M. Does the shoe fit: a pessary primer. Departmental Education Conference, Kaiser Permanente, West LA. 02/2011.

2011 Alperin M. Episiotomy: Routine vs. Restricted Use. Departmental Education Conference, Kaiser Permanente, West LA. January 2011.

2009 Alperin M. Ureteral Injuries: Prevention, Identification, Repair. Departmental Education Conference, Kaiser Permanente, West LA. July 2009.

2008 Alperin M. Basic Urogynecologic Evaluation. Departmental Education Conference, Kaiser Permanente, West LA. December 2008.

2008 Daucher J, Alperin M. Modification of the anterior Prolift® mesh for reconstruction of anterior and apical vaginal prolapse. Tips and Tricks oral presentation at 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2008.

2008 Alperin M. One-year Anatomic and Functional Outcomes After Reconstructive Surgery with Prolift® Pelvic Floor Repair System. Oral presentation at 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2008.

2008 Alperin M. Pregnancy and Delivery Induced Changes in Rat Vagina Persist Postpartum. Oral presentation at 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2008.

2008 Alperin M. Collagen Scaffold Improves Healing after Simulated Maternal Birth Injury. Oral presentation at 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2008.

2008 Alperin M. Graft materials in pelvic Reconstructive Surgery: a contemporary perspective. Grand Rounds, Department of Ob/Gyn, Magee-Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh. June 2008.

2007 Sutkin G, Alperin M. Symptomatic urinary tract infections after surgery for prolapse and/or incontinence. Poster presentation at 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2007.

2007 Alperin M. Episiotomy at the First Delivery is an Independent Risk Factor for Perineal Laceration in the Subsequent Delivery. Poster presentation at 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2007.

2007 Alperin M. Perioperative Outcomes of Tension Free Vaginal Mesh Procedures Following Introduction to a Teaching Service. Poster presentation at 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2007.

2007 Alperin M. Pregnancy Induced Adaptations in Rat Vagina Decrease Magnitude of Simulated Birth Injury. Oral presentation at 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. September 2007.

2007 Alperin M. Episiotomy at the First Delivery is an Independent Risk Factor for Perineal Laceration in the Subsequent Delivery. Poster presentation at the Clinical and Translational Science Day, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. May 2007.

2006 Alperin M. LOXL1 Deficiency Affects Biomechanical Properties of the Vagina and Supportive Tissues. Oral presentation at 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society. October 2006.

2005 Alperin M. Can Pre-Operative Urodynamics Identify Patients at Risk for the Development of De Novo Urge Incontinence After Minimally Invasive Sling?, Residents Research Day Presentation, Dept. of Ob/Gyn, Brigham and Women's & Massachusetts General Hospitals, Boston, MA. June 2005.

2004 Alperin M. Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia, Perinatal Conference, Dept. of Ob/Gyn, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA. January 2004.

2003 Alperin M. Detrusor Overactivity, Grand Rounds, Dept. of Ob/Gyn, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA. October 2003.

Publications

Research Articles

  1. Alperin M, Sutkin G, Ellison R, Meyn L, Moalli P, Zyczynski H. Perioperative Outcomes of the Prolift® Pelvic Floor Repair Systems Following Introduction to a Urogynecology Teaching Service. Int Urogynecol J 2008; 19:1617-1622.
  2. Alperin M, Abraham-Gessel S, Wakamatsu M. Development of De Novo Urge Incontinence in Women Post Sling: the Role of Preoperative Urodynamics in Assessing the Risk. Neurourol Urodynam 2008; 27:407–411.
  3. Alperin M, Krohn MJ, Parviainien K. Episiotomy and Increase in the Risk of Obstetric Laceration in a Subsequent Vaginal Delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2008; 111:1274-1278.
  4. Alperin M, Debes KM, Abramowitch SD, Moalli PA. LOXL1 deficiency affects the biomechanical properties of vagina and supportive tissues. Int Urogynecol J 2008; 19:977–986.
  5. Sutkin G, Alperin M, Ellison R, Meyn L, Weisenfeld H, Zyczynski H. Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections after Surgery for Prolapse and/or Incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2010 Aug;21(8):955-61.
  6. Shepherd JP, Alperin M, Meyn L, Frankman E, Zyczynski H. Now or Later...Does Timing of a Midurethral Sling in Relation to Transvaginal Prolapse Repair Affect Continence Outcomes at 1 Year? FPMRS. 2010 16(5):299-303.
  7. Feola A, Moalli P, Alperin M, Duerr R, Gandley RE, Abramowitch S. Impact of Pregnancy and Vaginal Delivery on the Passive and Active Mechanics of the Rat Vagina. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Sep 8.
  8. Alperin M, Feola A, Duerr R, Moalli PA, Abramowitch SD. Pregnancy and Delivery Induced Biomechanical Changes in Rat Vagina Persist Postpartum. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2010 Sep;21(9):1169-74.
  9. Alperin M, Feola A, Duerr R, Meyn L, Abramowitch SD, Moalli PA. Collagen Scaffold: A Treatment for Simulated Maternal Birth Injury in the Rat Model. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jun;202(6):589.e1-8.
  10. Alperin M, Kivnick S, Poon KY. Outpatient laparoscopic hysterectomy for large uteri. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2012 Nov-Dec;19(6):689-94. PMID: 23084671.
  11. Alperin M, Ellison R, Meyn L, Frankman E, Zyczynski HM. Two-year outcomes after vaginal prolapse reconstruction with mesh pelvic floor repair system. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2013 Mar-Apr;19(2):72-8. PMID: 23442503.
  12. Alperin M, Weinstein M, Kivnick S, Duong TH, Menefee S. A randomized trial of Prophylactic Uterosacral Ligament Suspension at the time of hysterectomy for Prevention of Vaginal Vault Prolapse (PULS): Design and methods. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Apr 12;35(2):8-12. PMID: 23587538.
  13. Alperin M, Khan A, Dubina E, Tarnay C, Wu N, Pashos CL, Anger JT. Patterns of pessary care and outcomes for medicare beneficiaries with pelvic organ prolapse. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2013 May-Jun;19(3):142-7. PMID: 23611931.
  14. Khan A, Alperin M, Wu N, Clemens JQ, Dubina E, Pashos CL, Anger JT. Comparative outcomes of open versus laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy among medicare beneficiaries. Int Urogynecol J. 2013 May 8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23652338.

Case Reports

  1. Alperin M, Quaas A, Johnson NR, Hornstein MD. Endometrial Ablation in a Patient with Persistent Uterine Hemorrhage due to Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia. Case report, J Reprod Med June 2007; 548-50.
  2. Alperin M, Mantia-Smaldone G, Sagan ER. Conservative Management of Postoperatively Diagnosed Cystotomy: a case-series. Urology 2009; 73: 1163.e17-1163.e19.

Invited Papers

  1. Alperin M, Moalli P. Remodeling of vaginal connective tissue in patients with prolapse-Review. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 18:544–550.
  2. Alperin M, Parviainien K. "Should Use of Episiotomy Be Restricted?" The Female Patient 2009; 34: 27-28.

Book Chapters

  1. Alperin M. Congenital Anomalies of the Female Reproductive and Urinary Tract, an Anatomical Approach. In: Siddighi S, Hardesty JS (eds) Urogynecology And Reconstructive Surgery: Just the Facts 2006, 1st Edition. McGraw-Hill, pp 239-46.
  2. Alperin M, Siddighi S. Embryology Pertaining to Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. In: Siddighi S, Hardesty JS (eds) Urogynecology And Reconstructive Surgery: Just the Facts 2006, 1st Edition. McGraw-Hill, pp 236-38.
  3. Alperin M, Siddighi S. Function and Physiology of the Lower Urinary Tract and Pelvic Floor in Women. In: Siddighi S, Hardesty JS (eds) Urogynecology And Reconstructive Surgery: Just the Facts 2006, 1st Edition. McGraw-Hill, pp 12-19.

Educational Materials and Literature Reviews

  1. Alperin M, Walter AJ et al. AUGS Fellows Literature Review. November - December 2005. Posted at http://www.augs.org in December 2005.
  2. Alperin M. "Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantitative" The Multimedia Procedure Manual. Harvard School of Medicine and Mount Auburn Hospital. 2005. http://www.emprocedures.com/obgyn/popq/introduction.htm
  3. Alperin M, Walter AJ et al. AUGS Fellows Literature Review. September-October 2006. Posted at http://www.augs.org in October 2006.
  4. Alperin M, Clemons J et al. AUGS Fellows Literature Review. September-October 2007. Posted at http://www.augs.org in October 2007.

Published Abstracts

  1. Alperin M, Debes KM, Abramowitch SD, Moalli PA. LOXL1 deficiency affects the biomechanical properties of vagina and supportive tissues. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2006.
  2. Sutkin G, Alperin M, Ellison R, Meyn L, Weisenfeld H, Zyczynski H. Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections after Surgery for Prolapse and/or Incontinence. Poster Presentation at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2007.
  3. Alperin M, Sutkin G, Ellison R, Meyn L, Moalli P, Zyczynski H. Perioperative Outcomes of the Prolift® Pelvic Floor Repair Systems Following Introduction to a Urogynecology Teaching Service. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2007.
  4. Alperin M, Krohn MJ, Parviainien K. Episiotomy and Increase in the Risk of Obstetric Laceration in a Subsequent Vaginal Delivery. Poster Presentation at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2007.
  5. Daucher J, Alperin M, Zyczynski H. Modification of the anterior Prolift® mesh for reconstruction of anterior and apical vaginal prolapse. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2008.
  6. Alperin M, Feola A, Duerr R, Moalli PA, Abramowitch SD. Pregnancy and Delivery Induced Biomechanical Changes in Rat Vagina Persist Postpartum. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2008.
  7. Alperin M, Feola A, Duerr R, Meyn L, Abramowitch SD, Moalli PA. Collagen Scaffold: A Treatment for Simulated Maternal Birth Injury in the Rat Model. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2008.
  8. Alperin M, Sutkin G, Ellison R, Meyn L, Zyczynski HM. One-year Anatomic and Functional Outcomes After Reconstructive Surgery with Prolift® Pelvic Floor Repair System. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2008.
  9. Alperin M, Khan A, Dubina E, Tarnay C, Wu N, Pashos CL, Anger JT. Patterns of pessary care and outcomes for medicare beneficiaries with pelvic organ prolapse. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2011.
  10. Khan A, Alperin M, Wu N, Clemens JQ, Dubina E, Pashos CL, Anger JT. Comparative outcomes of open versus laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy among medicare beneficiaries. Presented at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2011.
  11. Alperin, M. Collagen Scaffold for Treatment of Large Mesh Exposure Following Vaginal Prolapse Repair with Minimal Mesh Excision. Poster Presentation at the American Urogynecologic Society Meeting, 2012.

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