Our Urogynecology and Pelvic Health Experts
Dr. Mohamed Akl
Dr. Ahmed Akl
Dr. Mohamed Akl
“The true Heroes in my practice are my patients. Their smiles and kind words make my day every day. My team and I strive to give our patients the best experience and highest quality of care”
Getting to know Dr. Mo Akl:
Dr. Akl is double Board Certified in Urogynecology as well as Ob/Gyn. He completed four years of residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2002-2006) at Michigan State University followed by an additional three years (2006-2009) of fellowship training focused on Urogynecology / Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) at the renowned Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale. Dr. Akl established his practice AZ Urogynecology & Pelvic Health Center in 2009.
Dr. Akl authored numerous articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented numerous publications at several national society meetings. He is an active member in the American Urogynecology Society.
Dr. Akl offers surgical and nonsurgical management options for all kinds of urogynecologic disorders including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and bowel incontinence, recurring bladder infections, interstitial cystitis, vaginal mesh complications, overactive bladder, pelvic pain and complex gynecologic and pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Akl offers all minimally invasive surgical approaches including vaginal, laparoscopic and robotic approaches. He performed thousands of highly successful urogynecologic and pelvic floor surgeries.
Dr. Akl lives in the East Valley with his wife and two kids. Outside of medicine he enjoys spending time with his family and sharing activities with his kids including swimming and biking.
For your reference, This is a list of Dr. Akl’s publications and presentations.
Dr. Ahmed Akl
Dr. Ahmed Akl is a Urogynecology subspecialist. Dr. A. Akl is a dual American board certified physician with board certifications in Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery also known as Urogynecology. Dr. A. Akl completed four years of residency training in general Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michigan State University followed by three additional years of fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS/Urogynecology) at Mayo Clinic and Loyola University in Chicago, two of the best training programs in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive surgery (Urogynecology) nationwide and considered two of the leading institutions in pelvic floor research around the world.
Urogynecology is a unique and very competitive field that combines aspects of urology, gynecology and colorectal surgery. An additional two years of training is required for urologists and three additional years for gynecologists to become a certified urogynecologist.
Dr. A. Akl provides optimum care for women with pelvic floor disorders including but not limited to; prolapse or a sensation of heaviness or a bulge, urinary or fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, complications from previous pelvic surgery including mesh, recurrent urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis, difficult gynecological cases, and vaginal congenital anomalies, adhesions or strictures. Dr. Akl received numerous awards including the outstanding resident educators’ award three years in a row, best research in Ob/Gyn award and the American Urogynecology Society Resident Award. Dr. Akl presented multiple presentations at national and international scientific society meetings and served as a proctor for the American Urogynecology Society (AUGS) and the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) annual scientific meetings.
Patient satisfaction is a top priority for Dr. Akl, He makes sure to spend enough time with his patients and answers all their questions so they never feel rushed. It is empirical for Dr. Akl that women with pelvic floor disorders receive quality care and have adequate counseling so they can choose the best treatment option for them.
For your reference, this is a list of Dr. Akl’s Awards, publications and presentations.
Danielle Patrick, Nurse Practitioner
Danielle completed her nurse practitioner program at the University of Phoenix. She has a strong women’s health background and over thirteen years of experience as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in the East Valley. Danielle also has research experience in the field of women’s health and is a part time faculty member for the College of Health Sciences and Nursing at the University of Phoenix. Danielle joined AZ Urogynecology in 2011. She participates in the diagnosis, management, counseling, patient education and follow up of a variety of gynecologic and urogynecologic disorders.
Outside of medicine, Danielle is involved in charitable activities benefitting the United Way. She also likes staying active through exercise and travel. Danielle lives in the East Valley with her husband Shad and daughter Lauren.