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Fellows Webinar: Interstitial Cystitis: Simple Tips to Manage a Difficult Condition
Description
Interstitial cystitis can be difficult to manage. There is a lot of trial and error involved, and patients have different types and severity of symptoms. The goal here is to break it down into easy to identify symptoms and treat accordingly.
Learning Objectives
1. Describe the pathophysiology of IC / BPS
2. Recognize the symptoms of IC / BPS
3. List the differential diagnosis of IC / BPS
4.Describe the diagnostic work-up of IC / BPS
5.List various treatments for IC / BPS
Faculty
Jeffrey L. Clemons, MD
MultiCare Health System
Tacoma, WA

Nationally recognized as a Urogynecologist and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeon, a physician in academic medicine with over 25 years experience teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, with several teaching awards. I retired as a Colonel from the US Army Medical Corps in 2012, after 21 years of service, the last 10 years as Chief of Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center (2002-2012). Now working with MultiCare Health System in Tacoma since 2012, with an academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at University of Washington, providing minimally invasive vaginal and robotic surgical care. Actively involved in the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), the Society for Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS), and the Seattle Gynecologic Society.