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Jerry L. Lowder, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chief, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Urogynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certifications

Female Pelvic Medicine
Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology)
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Suite: 710
Floor: 7
Office Phone: (314) 747-1402
Fax: (314) 362-3328

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

3023 N. Ballas Road
Fourth Floor, Suite 450
St. Louis, MO 63131

Suite: 450
Floor: 4
Office Phone: (314) 747-1402
Fax: (314) 362-3328

Education

Education

Fellowship: Female Pelvic Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2013
B.S.: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1995
Fellowship: Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2006
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 2003
MS: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2006
Medical Degree: East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Regional Performance of Apical Support Procedures at Time of Hysterectomy for Benign Indications: What Is the Role of Surgeon Training?
Putman JG, Meister MR, Lenger SM, Lowder JL
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jul 21; doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000904.

PMID:
    32701766
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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D-mannose vs other agents for recurrent urinary tract infection prevention in adult women: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Lenger SM, Bradley MS, Thomas DA, Bertolet MH, Lowder JL, Sutcliffe S
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Aug; 223(2)265.e1-265.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.05.048.

PMID:
    32497610
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effectiveness of Botulinum Toxin for Treatment of Symptomatic Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain in Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Meister MR, Brubaker A, Sutcliffe S, Lowder JL
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2020 Apr 14; doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000870.

PMID:
    32301801
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Laying the Foundation for Bladder Health Promotion in Women and Girls.
Smith AL, Rickey LM, Brady SS, Fok CS, Lowder JL, Markland AD, Mueller ER, Sutcliffe S, Bavendam TG, Brubaker L
Urology. 2020 Mar 18; pii: S0090-4295(20)30283-1. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2020.03.011.

PMID:
    32197984
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Applying concepts of life course theory and life course epidemiology to the study of bladder health and lower urinary tract symptoms among girls and women.
Brady SS, Berry A, Camenga DR, Fitzgerald CM, Gahagan S, Hardacker CT, Harlow BL, Hebert-Beirne J, LaCoursiere DY, Lewis JB, Low LK, Lowder JL, Markland AD, McGwin G, Newman DK, Palmer MH, Shoham DA, Smith AL, Stapleton A, Williams BR, Sutcliffe S, Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS).
Neurourol Urodyn. 2020 Apr; 39(4)1185-1202. doi: 10.1002/nau.24325.

PMID:
    32119156
    [PubMed - in process]
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Development of Conceptual Models to Guide Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy: Synthesizing Traditional and Contemporary Paradigms.
Brady SS, Brubaker L, Fok CS, Gahagan S, Lewis CE, Lewis J, Lowder JL, Nodora J, Stapleton A, Palmer MH, Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium.
Health Promot Pract. 2020 Jul; 21(4)510-524. doi: 10.1177/1524839919890869.

PMID:
    31910039
    [PubMed - in process]
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Vaginal Estrogen Therapy Is Associated With Decreased Inflammatory Response in Postmenopausal Women With Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections.
Meister MR, Wang C, Lowder JL, Mysorekar IU
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Nov 11; doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000790.

PMID:
    31725016
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Racial/Ethnic Disparities/Differences in Hysterectomy Route in Women Likely Eligible for Minimally Invasive Surgery.
Pollack LM, Olsen MA, Gehlert SJ, Chang SH, Lowder JL
J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2020 Jul - Aug; 27(5)1167-1177.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2019.09.003.

PMID:
    31518712
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pelvic floor myofascial pain severity and pelvic floor disorder symptom bother: is there a correlation?
Meister MR, Sutcliffe S, Badu A, Ghetti C, Lowder JL
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Sep; 221(3)235.e1-235.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.07.020.

PMID:
    31319079
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Terminology for bladder health research in women and girls: Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms transdisciplinary consortium definitions.
Lowder JL, Bavendam TG, Berry A, Brady SS, Fitzgerald CM, Fok CS, Goode PS, Lewis CE, Mueller ER, Newman DK, Palmer MH, Rickey L, Stapleton A, Lukacz ES
Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 Jun; 38(5)1339-1352. doi: 10.1002/nau.23985.

PMID:
    30957915
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development of a standardized, reproducible screening examination for assessment of pelvic floor myofascial pain.
Meister MR, Sutcliffe S, Ghetti C, Chu CM, Spitznagle T, Warren DK, Lowder JL
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Mar; 220(3)255.e1-255.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.11.1106.

PMID:
    30527941
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) in girls and women: Developing a conceptual framework for a prevention research agenda.
Brady SS, Bavendam TG, Berry A, Fok CS, Gahagan S, Goode PS, Hardacker CT, Hebert-Beirne J, Lewis CE, Lewis JB, Kane Low L, Lowder JL, Palmer MH, Wyman JF, Lukacz ES, Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium.
Neurourol Urodyn. 2018 Nov; 37(8)2951-2964. doi: 10.1002/nau.23787.

PMID:
    30136299
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Physical examination techniques for the assessment of pelvic floor myofascial pain: a systematic review.
Meister MR, Shivakumar N, Sutcliffe S, Spitznagle T, Lowder JL
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Nov; 219(5)497.e1-497.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.06.014.

PMID:
    29959930
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Novel Research Definition of Bladder Health in Women and Girls: Implications for Research and Public Health Promotion.
Lukacz ES, Bavendam TG, Berry A, Fok CS, Gahagan S, Goode PS, Hardacker CT, Hebert-Beirne J, Lewis CE, Lewis J, Low LK, Lowder JL, Palmer MH, Smith AL, Brady SS
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 Aug; 27(8)974-981. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2017.6786.

PMID:
    29792542
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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American Urogynecologic Society Best-Practice Statement: Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection in Adult Women.
Brubaker L, Carberry C, Nardos R, Carter-Brooks C, Lowder JL
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Sep/Oct; 24(5)321-335. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000550.

PMID:
    29369839
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Techniques for Repair of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries.
Meister MR, Rosenbloom JI, Lowder JL, Cahill AG
Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2018 Jan; 73(1)33-39. doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000521.

PMID:
    29368789
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections across age groups.
Chu CM, Lowder JL
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Jul; 219(1)40-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.12.231.

PMID:
    29305250
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Restoring Genital Hiatus to Normative Values After Apical Suspension Alone Versus With Level 3 Support Procedures.
Carter-Brooks CM, Lowder JL, Du AL, Lavelle ES, Giugale LE, Shepherd JP
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 May/Jun; 25(3)226-230. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000528.

PMID:
    29210807
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utilization of apical vaginal support procedures at time of inpatient hysterectomy performed for benign conditions: a national estimate.
Ross WT, Meister MR, Shepherd JP, Olsen MA, Lowder JL
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Oct; 217(4)436.e1-436.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.07.010.

PMID:
    28716634
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Apical Vaginal Support: The Often Forgotten Piece of the Puzzle.
Lowder JL
Mo Med. 2017 May-Jun; 114(3)171-175.

PMID:
    30228575
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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