Department of OBGYN

Megan Bradley, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Division of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
  • Fellowship Director, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, UPMC Medical Education Program

In addition to her research and clinical efforts (described below), Dr. Bradley is extensively involved in medical student, residency and fellow teaching. As the Fellowship Director for the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Program at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Bradley is committed to the success of all fellow trainees. She strives to provide the mentorship and resources for all of our fellows to achieve their long-term clinical and academic goals, no matter the focus!

  • Member, Magee-Women Research Institute

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Magee-Womens Hospital - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Representative Publications

1.  Dubinskaya A, Bradley MS, Wakefield DB, Shepherd JP. The impact of prior prolapse repairs on surgical outcomes with minimally invasive sacral colpopexy. Int Urogynecol J. 2020 Mar 4. PMID: 32130464

2.  Clemens JQ, Wiseman JB, Smith AR, Amundsen CL, Yang CC, Bradley MS, Kirkali Z, Agochukwu NQ, Cameron AP, and the LURN Study Group. Prevalence, Subtypes, and Correlates of Nocturia in the Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN) Cohort. Neurourol Urodyn. April 2020. PMID: 32249998

3.  Sassani JC, Artsen AM, Moalli PA, Bradley MS. Temporal Trends of Urogynecologic Mesh Reports to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 May. PMID: 32282600

4.  Lenger SM, Bradley MS, Thomas DA, Bertolet MH, Lowder JL, Sutcliffe S. D-mannose vs Other Agents for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Prevention in Adult Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Accepted Am J Obstet Gynecol May 2020. PMID: 32497610

5.  Bradley MS, Cabrera C, Clark SG, Sassani J, Venui K, and Ackenbom MF. Sporadic compared to recurrent urinary tract infections: Considerations for urogynecologic patients. Neurourol Urodyn. 2020 Aug 17. PMID: 32803912

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Clinical/Research Interest Summary

The primary focus on my clinical and research interest surround urinary tract infections (UTIs) in older, menopausal women given the lack of specific evidence and guidelines in this population.

Clinical Interests/Research Interests

  • Pelvic floor disorders including surgical outcomes research
  • Translational research
  • Improving prediction of response to third line therapies for overactive bladder
  • Antimicrobial stewardship

Research Grants

NIDDK Grant - A Randomized Pilot and Feasibility Study of a cultuRE-Directed approach to Urinary traCT Infection symptoms in Older womeN: a mixed methods evaluation – the REDUCTION trial

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Urinary Incontinence in Women with Cystic Fibrosis.
Patient experience with urinary incontinence and pilot and feasibility of a randomized trial of three separate management strategies.
Role: Principal Investigator