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Annette Sessions

TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 656
Rochester NY 14642
 Awards And Honors
2001     • Rochester Surgical Society Award in Honor of J. Raymond Hinshaw, M.D.  | Rochester Academy of Medicine
2007     America's Top Urologists  | Consumers' Research Council of America
2008     America's Top Urologists  | Consumers' Research Council of America
2009     America's Top Urologists  | Consumers' Research Council of America
Dr. Sessions, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Urology, received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Duke University in Durham, NC. She then earned her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN, as well as her Master of Arts degree from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT and Paris, France. Dr. Sessions also trained in the Worsley style of acupuncture at the Great Lakes Institute for Training in Classical Acupuncture.

Dr. Sessions' special interests include incontinence, urinary frequency and interstitial cystitis. In addition, she focuses on healing through Classical Five-Element Acupuncture, addressing not only concerns of pelvic pain, impotence and infertility, but also non-urologic diagnoses.

Prior to joining the Department of Urology, Dr. Sessions was a physician at Rochester Urology Associates. From 1997 through 2002, she also completed her internship and residencies in General Surgery and Urology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, prior to becoming Chief Resident from 2002 to 2003.

American Board Certified in Urology, Dr. Sessions is a member of professional organizations including the American Medical Association (since 1993), American Urological Association, Northeastern Section of American Urological Association and Society of Women in Urology. She has also been listed among America's Top Urologists. In addition to authoring numerous publications, Dr. Sessions has participated in several research initiatives related to the field of urology and has presented at both local and national levels.

 Selected Publications
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  1. Erturk E, Sessions A, Joseph JV. Impact of ureteral stent diameter on symptoms and tolerability. J Endourol. 2003 Mar; 17(2):59-62.
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  2. Sessions AE, Rabinowitz R, Hulbert WC, Goldstein MM, Mevorach RA. Testicular torsion: direction, degree, duration and disinformation. J Urol. 2003 Feb; 169(2):663-5.
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  3. Sessions A, Eichel L, Kassahun M, Messing EM, Schwarz E, Wood RW. Continuous bladder infusion methods for studying voiding function in the ambulatory mouse. Urology. 2002 Oct; 60(4):707-13.
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  4. Sessions AE, Messing EM. Timing hormonal therapy in prostate cancer. Urol Clin North Am. 2002 Feb; 29(1):223-7, xi.
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  5. Eichel LS, Sessions AE, Messing EM, Schwarz E, Wood RW. Continuous bladder infusion methods for studying voiding function in ambulatory mice. Urology. 2001 Jun; 57(6 Suppl 1):115.
    View in: PubMed
  6. Dogra VS, Sessions A, Mevorach RA, Rubens DJ. Reversal of diastolic plateau in partial testicular torsion. J Clin Ultrasound. 2001 Feb; 29(2):105-8.
    View in: PubMed


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