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Additional Affiliations

Associate Professor, Division of Gynaecologic Specialties, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC
Program Director, Advanced Training Program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, UBC

Research Interests
  • surgical outcomes of pelvic organ prolapse surgery
  • surgical education in gynecology
  • patient education in pelvic floor health

Dr. Roxana Geoffrion is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia and has a clinical practice as a urogynecologist at the Centre for Pelvic Floor at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. Dr. Geoffrion completed her medical degree at McGill University in 2001 and her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa in 2006. She then pursued subspecialty fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as a Faculty Teaching Certificate at the University of Calgary. Dr. Geoffrion is the director of the UBC Advanced Training Program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She mentors various trainees and also her peers in the performance of minimally invasive pelvic floor surgeries.

In addition, she has a strong research interest in competency-based surgical education and has initiated two randomized controlled trials for teaching and evaluation of surgical skills in gynecologic surgery. Her other research interests include patient education and knowledge translation in the area of pelvic floor health and prevention of disease, as well as surgical outcomes and sexual health of women with pelvic floor disorders. She was awarded the first ever CIHR grant for a urogynecologic surgery randomized controlled trial, to study long-term outcomes of two different vaginal surgery techniques for pelvic organ prolapse repair (2016-2021). Dr. Geoffrion regularly contributes to national guidelines for best practice in her subspecialty field through the Society of Obstetrician Gynecologists of Canada.

 

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