Eric S. Rovner, M.D. is the director of the section of voiding dysfunction, female urology and urodynamics in the Department of Urology at MUSC. Dr. Rovner was on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania for seven years after completing fellowship training in female urology, urodynamics and voiding dysfunction at UCLA. While at University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Rovner held dual appointments in urology/surgery as well as radiology. He was the founder and co-director of the Penn Center for Continence at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Rovner moved to MUSC in July 2004. He has a highly specialized clinical practice within urology and sees mostly patients with complex voiding problems including urinary incontinence, vaginal prolapse, urinary fistulae and neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
Dr. Rovner is a board-certified member of the American Urological Association, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, Society of Pelvic Surgeons, Society of University Urologists, Societe Internationale D’Urologie, and the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology among others. Dr. Rovner has served on several committees for the WHO International Consultation on Incontinence, and is currently a member of the American Urological Association’s Stress Incontinence Surgery Guidelines Committee. He is chair of the Young Urologists Committee of the AUA and serves as a member of the AUA Education Council.
Dr. Rovner’s research interests include the study of voiding dysfunction, overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis, neurology and urodynamics. He has held several visiting professorships, and is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles, monographs and book chapters on these topics as well as a book on urinary incontinence entitled A Women’s Guide to Regaining Bladder Control. He has been an invited speaker on numerous occasions throughout the United States and the world and has been the principal or co-investigator on multiple grants.