Sohail Siddique, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chief, Division of Urogynecology, Director, Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Fellowship Program
Obstetrics and Gynecology

    About me

    Sohail Siddique, M.D. is an assistant professor and Division Chief of Urogynecology, specializing in female urology, pelvic floor dysfunction, uriniary inconotinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Dr. Siddique has joint appointments in OB/GYN and Urology. He joined SIU after serving as the Assistant Program Director for the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Siddique served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and his last assignment was a combat tour in Afghanistan for which he received a Meritorious Service Medal.

    • Board Certified
      • Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Specialties:
      • Urogynecology
      • Female Urology
      • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
      • Urinary and Fecal Incontinence
    • Clinic Locations:



    Education & training

    Division Chief, Urogynecology
    Board Certifications
    Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
    Medical School
    University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
    Undergraduate Degree
    Undergraduate, BS Biology, University of Illinois
    Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MY - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery


    Research Interests
    Urogynecology, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, female urology, pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic prolapse surgery. My primary specialty is for female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.


    1. Feng AS, Hall, JC, Siddique S. Coding of temporal parameters of complex sounds by frog auditory nerve fibers. Journal of Neurophysiology, 1991;65(3): 424-45.
    2. Clarkson CP, Siddique SA, Magann EF, Morrison JC. Hematological complications of Gaucher’s disease in pregnancy. Military Medicine. 1998;163(7): 499-501
    3. Siddique SA. Vaginal anatomy and physiology. Journal of Pelvic Medicine and Surgery. 2003;9(6):263-72.
    4. Handa VL, Pannu HK, Siddique S, Gutman R, VanRooyen J, Cundiff G. Architectural differences in the bony pelvis of women with and without pelvic floor disorders. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003;102:1283-90
    5. Handa VL, Harvey L, Cundiff GW, Siddique SA, Kjerulff KH. Sexual Function among women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004;191(3); 751-6
    6. Fitgerald MP, Richter HE, Siddique S, Thompson P, Zyczynski H, Weber A for the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network. Colpocleis: a review. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2006;17(3): 261-71.
    7. Gutman RE, Pannu HK, Cundiff GW, Melick CF. Siddique SA, Handa VL. Anatomic relationship between the vaginal apex and the bony architecture of the pelvis: a magnetic resonance imaging evaluation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005;192(5) 1544-8
    8. Siddique SA, Gutman RE, Schon Ybarra MA, Rojas F, Handa VL. Relationship of the uterosacral ligament to the sacral plexus and to the pudendal nerve Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2006;17(6):642-5.
    9. Zahn CM, Siddique S, Hernandez S, Lockrow EG. Anatomic comparison of two transobturator tape procedures. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;109(3): 701-6
    10. Burnett TL, Garza-Cavazos A, Groesch K, Robbs R, Diaz-Sylvester P, Siddique SA. Location of the Deep Epigastric Vessels in the Resting and Insufflated Abdomen. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2016 Apr 19. pii: S1553-4650(16)30040-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2016.04.002. [Epub ahead of print]


    2013 AAGL Fund for the future fellow grant $20,000, MIS fellow development grant

    2014 AAGL Fund for the future fellow grant $5,000, MIS fellow development grant

    2014-17   Astellas Scientific Medical Affairs, Inc., Kevin McVary (Principal Investigator)
    Title: Myrbetriq (Mirabegron) to Improve Disordered Sleep in Subjects with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
          The goal of this investigator initiated, industry funded project is to analyze the
          effectiveness of Mirabegron for the improvement of sleep disturbance in patients
          suffering from LUTS via an exploratory pilot investigation.
          Role: Sohail Siddique Co-Investigator
          Award: $306,000


    • CREOG National Faculty Award 2012 for excellence in resident education
    • Meritorious Service Medal 2008 for service in Nuristan, Afghanistan
    • Navy Commendation Medical 1997
    • General Assembly Scholarship 1994