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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Dobie Giles is Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery in the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Gynecology. He has practiced as a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon/urogynecologist and has taught a number of advanced surgical courses on topics, including "Sacral Colpopexy," through the World Institute of Surgical and Clinical Education, and "Vaginal Hysterectomy: Mastering the Single and Concealed-Incision Approach," at the AAGL 41st Annual Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.


Dr. Giles is a recipient of many academic and medical honors, including the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Faculty Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education and the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education.


Dr. Giles is a member of numerous professional associations and societies, and has served as chair of the Core Reading in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Committee of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparascopists, a member of the Education Activities Review Committee of the same organization and secretary-treasurer of Milwaukee Gynecologic Society. He has also served as a reviewer for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, the International Urogynecology Journal and the Journal of Pelvic Medicine and Surgery.



Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy

Accidental Bowel Leakage (fecal incontinence)

Anal sphincteroplasty

Anterior/Posterior Repair



Female Incontinence


Incontinence Sling

Intravesical Botox ® Injection


Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy



Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Peripheral Tibial Nerve Stimulation

Pessary Placement

Rectovaginal fistula repair

Robotic Hysterectomy

Sacral Neuromodulation

Tension-Free Vaginal Tape

Urethral Bulking Agent Injection



Women's Pelvic Wellness


UnityPoint Health - Meriter
(608) 263-6240 | | Map
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
(608) 263-6240 | | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Obstetrics & Gynecology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ


Residency Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
Medical School University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Brown HW Barnes HC Lim A Giles DL McAchran SE Better together: multidisciplinary approach improves adherence to pelvic floor physical therapy. Int Urogynecol J . 2020 May;31(5):887-893
[PubMed ID: 31463525]
Long JB Bevil K Giles DL Preemptive Analgesia in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. J Minim Invasive Gynecol . 2019 Feb;26(2):198-218
[PubMed ID: 30064006]
Magrina JF Long JB Kho RM Giles DL Montero RP Magtibay PM Robotic transperitoneal infrarenal aortic lymphadenectomy: technique and results. Int J Gynecol Cancer . 2010 Jan;20(1):184-7
[PubMed ID: 20130521]
Akl MN Long JB Giles DL Cornella JL Pettit PD Chen AH Magtibay PM Robotic-assisted sacrocolpopexy: technique and learning curve. Surg Endosc . 2009 Oct;23(10):2390-4
[PubMed ID: 19172354]
Long JB Giles DL Cornella JL Magtibay PM Kho RM Magrina JF Open laparoscopic access technique: review of 2010 patients. JSLS . 2008 Oct-Dec;12(4):372-5
[PubMed ID: 19275851]
Akl MN Giles DL Long JB Magrina JF Kho RM The efficacy of viewing an educational video as a method for the acquisition of basic laparoscopic suturing skills. J Minim Invasive Gynecol . 2008 Jul-Aug;15(4):410-3
[PubMed ID: 18539092]
Giles DL Davila GW Suprapubic-vaginocutaneous fistula 18 years after a bladder-neck suspension. Obstet Gynecol . 2005 May;105(5 Pt 2):1193-5
[PubMed ID: 15863578]