​​The 29th Annual

​Contemporary Issues in Urology

presented by Loma Linda University & the University of Southern California

Dr. Craig Comiter - Biosketch

Dr. Comiter received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.  He stayed in Boston for his residency, serving as resident in general surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and then completed his urology residency at the Harvard Program in Urology.  In 1998, Dr. Comiter served as Clinical Instructor and Fellow in Neurourology and Urodynamics at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).

In 1999, Dr. Comiter joined the faculty at the University of Arizona, as Assistant Professor of Urology.  In 2003, he was promoted to Associate Professor, and became Chief of the Section of Urology and Residency Program Director.  Under his direction, 25% of graduating residents went on to academic fellowship training.

In 2008, Dr. Comiter moved to Stanford University Medical School as an Associate Professor in the Departments of Urology and Obstetrics & Gynecology, where he started an ABU/ABOG and SUFU-accredited fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  In 2013, Dr. Comiter was promoted to Professor, and the Stanford FPMRS fellowship was approved for ACGME accreditation.

Dr. Comiter has published more than 890 peer-reviewed articles and 30 book chapters, focusing on overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, post-prostatectomy incontinence, neuromodulation, urodynamics, and pelvic organ prolapse.  He has presented more than 100 peer-reviewed abstracts and given more than 200 invited lectures. 

His research interests include:

  • Overactive Bladder
  • Neuromodulation
  • Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Complex incontinence surgery
  • Angiotensin II inhibition as a treatment for detrusor dysfunction related to interstitial cystitis and bladder outlet obstruction.
  • Detrusor directed therapy for bladder outlet obstruction – murine model
  • Urodynamic evaluation of bladder contractility