Prof. Seyed Abbas Shobeiri

INOVA Women’s Hospital, USA



1994 M.D, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA

Publications (selected)

  1. Alshiek J, Marroquin J, Shobeiri SA. The fresh frozen cadaveric study of direct Pouch of Douglas laparoscopic and robotic trocar insertion for vaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery. JMIG. 

  2. Denson LE, Terrell DR, Vesley AK, Peck JD, Quiroz LH, Shobeiri SA. The prevalence of pelvic floor hematoma following vaginal delivery. FPMRS, 2020 Jun. doi:10.1097/spv.0000000000000895.

  3. Alshiek J, Wei Q, Jalalizadeh M, Chitnis P, Shobeiri SA (2020) The Effect of Aging on Pelvic Floor Pressure Measurements in Nulliparous Women. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 10 (06):751-769. doi:10.4236/ojog.2020.1060070.

  4. Alshiek J, Garcia B, Minassian V, Iglesia CB, Clark A, Sokol ER, Murphy M, Malik SA, Tran A, Shobeiri SA (2020) Vaginal Energy-Based Devices. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, 26 (5):287-298. 

  5. Q Xing, P Chitnis, S Sikdar, J Alshiek, SA Shobeiri, Q Wei. M3VR-A multi-stage, multi-resolution, and multi-volumes-of-interest volume registration method applied to 3D endovaginal ultrasound. PMC6872108, PloS one 14 (11):e0224583. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0224583.

  6. Egorov V, Takacs P, Shobeiri SA, Hoyte L, Lucente V, van Raalte H, Sarvazyan N. Predictive Value of Biomechanical Mapping for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, 2019. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000786.

  7. Alshiek J, Rosenblatt P, Shobeiri SA. The anatomy of Trans-Obturator Posterior Anal Sling (TOPAS) and dynamics of potential mechanism of action. Tech Coloproctol, Tech Coloproctol. 2019 Jul; 23(7):675-680. doi:10.1007/s10151-019-02042-6. Epub 2019 Aug 3. PMID: 31377961.

  8. Alshiek J, Qi Wei Q, Quiroz LH, Nihira MA, Neuman M, Shobeiri SA. The Utility of Endovaginal Ultrasound in the Design of a Sacrospinous Ligament Anchoring Device in Patients with and without Pelvic Organ Prolapse. OJOG, 9, 1103-1113. doi:10.4236/ojog.2019.98107.

  9. Alshiek J, Bar-El Liron, Shobeiri SA.  Vaginal Robotic Supracervical Hysterectomy in an Ovine Animal Model: The Proof of Concept. OJOG, 9, 1114-1129. doi:10.4236/ojog.2019.98108.

  10. Alshiek J, Awad C, Welch E, Jalalizadeh M, Shobeiri SA. Twelve years' experience with fascia lata autograft to replace complicated anterior vaginal mesh. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 May 8. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-03957-2. PMID: 31069410.

  11. Alshiek J, Jalalizadeh M, Wei Q, Chitnis P, Shobeiri SA. Ultrasongraphic age-related changes of the pelvic floor muscles in nulliparous women and their association with pelvic floor symptoms: A pilot study. Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 Mar 29. doi:10.1002/nau.23979. PMID: 30927314.

  12. Shobeiri SA, Dietz HP, et al. American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Urogynecology practice parameters. J Ultrasound Med, 2019;38: 565-578.

  13. Alshiek J, Shobeiri SA. Practical value of Levator Ani Muscle Injury Repair. In Publication, Techniques in Coloproctology, Tech Coloproctol. 2019 Feb; 23(2):83-85. doi:10.1007/s10151-019-01957-4. Epub 2019 Mar 12. No abstract available. PMID: 30864095.

  14. Shobeiri SA, Manon k, Minassian V, Bazi T, and on behalf of the IUGA Research and Development Committee.  IUGA Committee opinion: Laser Based Vaginal Devices for Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence, Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause and Vaginal Laxity.  PMID: 30523374, 2019 IUGJ. doi:

  15. Egorov V, Lucente V, Shobeiri SA, Takacs P, Hoyte L, van Raalte H. Biomechanical Mapping of the Female Pelvic Floor: Prolapse Versus Normal Conditions. EC Gynaecol. 2018 Nov; 7(11):431-446. Epub 2018 Oct 31. PMID: 31093608.

  16. Egorov V, Shobeiri SA, Takacs P, Hoyte L, Lucente V, van Raalte H. Biomechanical mapping of the female pelvic floor: Uterine Prolapse versus normal conditions. Open J of OB GYN, Open J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Aug;8(10):900-924. doi:10.4236/ojog.2018.810093. Epub 2018 Aug 31. PMID: 31080695.

  17. Jalaizadeh, M, Alshiek J, Santoro GA, Wieczorek AP, Shobeiri SA. Six year experience in teaching pelvic floor ultrasonography using pelvic floor phantoms. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Aug; 132(2):337-344. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000002729. PMID: 29995748.

  18. Rostaminia G, Awad C, Chang C, Sikdar S, Wei Q, Shobeiri SA. Shear wave elastography to assess perineal body stiffness during labor. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 May 22. 25 (6), 443-447. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000585. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29794544.

  19. Jalaizadeh M, Shobeiri SA.  Davydov procedure for augmenting vaginal length in a post-surgical male-to-female transgender patient. FPMRS. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Feb 15. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000562. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29461301.

  20. Rostaminia G, Javadian P, Awad C, Shobeiri SA. Ultrasound indicators of rectal support defect in women with obstructive defecatory symptoms, FPMRS. Rostaminia G, Javadian P, Awad C, Shobeiri SA. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jan 3. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000511. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 29300257

  21. Javadian P, Shobeiri SA. The Disability Impact and Associated Cost per Disability in Women Who Underwent Surgical Revision of Transvaginal Mesh Kits for Prolapse Repair. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep 13. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000489. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28906261.

  22. Quiroz LH, Pickett SD, Peck JD, Rostaminia G, Stone DE, Shobeiri SA. Increasing age is a risk factor for decreased postpartum pelvic floor strength. FPMRS, 2017;23(2):136-140. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000376, AUGS Conference Submissions.

  23. Santiago AC, Quiroz LH, Shobeiri SA.  Decreased urethral volume is comparable to funneling as a predictor of intrinsic sphincter deficiency. FPMRS. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000386.

  24. Javadian P, Quiroz LH, Shobeiri SA.  In vivo ultrasound characteristics of vaginal mesh kits. FPMRS, 2017;23(2):162-7. doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000400.

  25. Javadian P, Shobeiri SA. Comparison of dissection based vs internet based anatomy education for 3rd year medical students. Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences, 2016;3(2):38-41.

  26. Mellgren A, Zutshi M, Lucente VR, Culligan P, Fenner DE, TOPAS study group. A posterior anal sling for fecal incontinence: results of 152-patient prospective multicenter study. AJOG; 2016; 214(3):349.e1-8. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2015.10.2013. EUPUB 2015 oct 19.

  27. Rostaminia G, Pickett S, Machiorlatti M, Shobeiri SA, Nihira MA. Surgeon preference for surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence among urogynecologic surgeons, comparison after 15 years. Pelviperineology, 2015 34(3):75-78.