25010-Hale, Douglass
Faculty

Douglass S. Hale, MD

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Bio

Dr. Hale is a volunteer clinical professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana University School of Medicine as well as the Medical Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at IU Health, Associate Director of the ACGME accredited Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine, and a practicing urogynecologist at Urogynecology Associates in Indianapolis. Dr. Hale is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons. He has earned board certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Hale has been associated with many firsts in his career including performing the first robotic pelvic floor reconstructive surgery in the United States and being the Program Director for 10 years of the first accredited Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship in the country. Dr. Hale has conducted numerous sponsored and investigator initiated research studies and has authored over 70 publications during his career to date. His public service most recently included presiding as President of the American Urogynecologic Society.

Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Education
    1995 FEL Methodist Hospital of Indiana Graduate Medical Center
    1995 FEL Methodist Hospital of Indiana Graduate Medical Center
    1993 RES Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    1993 RES Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    1990 RES Health East Teaching Hosptial, Allentown Hospital
    1990 RES Health East Teaching Hosptial, Allentown Hospital
    1989 MD Medical College Of Ohio
    1989 MD Medical College of Ohio
    1989 MD Medical College of Ohio
    1984 BS Denison University
    1984 BS Denison University
    1984 BS Denison University
  • Research

    pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, defecatory dysfunction, urinary tract infections

  • Professional Organizations
    American College of OB/GYNs
    American College of Surgeons
    American Medical Association (AMA)
    American Urogynecologic Society
    Indiana State Medical Association
    Indianapolis Medical Society
    Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
    Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Clinical Interests

    behavioral, pharmacological, and surgical care of women with pelvic floor disorders including urinary and defecatory dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, and pelvic floor dysfunction

  • Awards
    Org: National Medical Honor Society
    Desc: Alpha Omega Alpha
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: Medical College of Ohio
    Desc: Pathology Award to Outstanding Senior
    Scope: Local
    Date:
    Org: Methodist Hospital Graduate Medical Center
    Desc: Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Teaching Award
    Scope: Local
    Date:
    Org: Methodist Hospital Graduate Medical Center
    Desc: Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Surgical Excellence Award
    Scope: Local
    Date:
    Org: Indiana University School of Medicine
    Desc: Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Award for Faculty Teaching Excellence
    Scope: Local
    Date:
    Org: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Desc: Top ranked manuscript reviewer
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Desc: Top ranked manuscript reviewer
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: American Urogynecologic Society
    Desc: Coding representation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: Indianapolis Monthly Magazine
    Desc: Top Doctor's Award
    Scope: Local
    Date:

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