Andrew Sokol, MD, is Associate Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He is Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.
Dr. Sokol has written numerous manuscripts on prolapse and incontinence surgery and produced a number of award-winning surgical videos. His scholarly articles have been published in prominent refereed journals, including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. He is editor of a general gynecology textbook, The Requisites in Obstetrics and Gynecology: General Gynecology, as well as author of numerous textbook chapters on prolapse, anatomy, laparoscopy, and postoperative care. Dr. Sokol is a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals. He has a number of leadership roles in the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the American Urogynecologic Association. His research interests include surgical outcomes research and minimally invasive surgical treatment for prolapse and incontinence. In addition to his clinical responsibilities and research endeavors, Dr. Sokol is an experienced lecturer at local, regional, and national medical conferences.
Dr. Sokol earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed a residency at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He then completed a combined fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Sokol also received specialized post-graduate training in epidemiology, clinical trial design, and statistical analysis.
Dr. Sokol's research interests include
- Surgical outcomes
- Minimally invasive treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence
- Research Areas
- Maternal-Fetal/Womens Health