Department of Reproductive Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Department of Reproductive Medicine

Marianna Alperin, MD, MAS

Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Medicine

 

 

Assistant Professor of Reproductive Medicine

Women's Reproductive Health Research Scholar

 

  • MD - St Louis University, St Louis, MO
  • Residency - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship - Magee-Women's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Board Certification - Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010
  • Beard Certification - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2013

 

Contact Information:

 

 

Email: malperin@ucsd.edu

 

Clinic Locations:

Women's Pelvic Medicine - La Jolla: 858-657-8737

Women's Pelvic Medicine - Encinitas: 760-697-3101

 

Administrative Assistant:

  • Angela Ribant - 858-657-8435

 

Clincial Expertise

  • Female Urinary or Fecal Incontinence
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction
  • Urogynecology
  • Vaginal or Uterine Prolapse

 

 

Current Research

  • Impact of Aging on Structure and Function of Pelvic Floor Muscles
  • Architectural Design of the Pelvic Floor Skeletal Muscles

 

Honors/Awards

  • Academic Senate Research Award, University of California, San Diego, 2012
  • Women's Reproductive Health Research Award (NIH K12), University of California, San Diego, 2012
  • Above and Beyond, Certificate of Excellence, Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles, 2009
  • Best Fellow Basic Science Award, AUGS, 2008
  • Best Poster Award, Research Day, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008
  • June Allyson Foundation Special Award, 2007
  • AUGS Foundation Astellas Grant Award for Basic Science, 2007
  • Irene McLenehan Young Investigator's Research Award, Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006
  • National Institute of Health Research Award, 2006
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2004
  • Best Second Year Resident Award, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
  • Excellence in Teaching, awarded three times, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2001, 2002
  • Distinction in Community Service, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2001

 

Recent Publications

  • Eilber KS, Alperin M, Khan A, Wu N, Pashos CL, Clemens JQ, Anger JT. The Role of the Surgeon on Outcomes of Vaginal Prolapse Surgery With Mesh. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan 27. PMID: 28134701.
    View in: PubMed
  • Cook MS, Bou-Malham L, Esparza MC, Alperin M. Age-related alterations in female obturator internus muscle. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Oct 4. PMID: 27704154.
    View in: PubMed
  • Alperin M, Cook M, Tuttle LJ, Esparza MC, Lieber RL. Impact of vaginal parity and aging on the architectural design of pelvic floor muscles. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep; 215(3):312.e1-9. PMID: 26953079; NIHMSID: NIHMS766237 [Available on 09/01/17].
  • Alperin M, Kaddis T, Pichika R, Esparza MC, Lieber RL. Pregnancy-induced adaptations in intramuscular extracellular matrix of rat pelvic floor muscles. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug; 215(2):210.e1-7. PMID: 26875952.
    View in: PubMed
  • Alperin M, Lawley DM, Esparza MC, Lieber RL. Pregnancy-induced adaptations in the intrinsic structure of rat pelvic floor muscles. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug; 213(2):191.e1-7. PMID: 25979618.

For a complete list of publications in PubMed click HERE