Education & Training

Medical School

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine


Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Loyola University Medical Center-GME


Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

  • University of Oklahoma Health Science Center


American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery


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In the News

Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department Diversity Ambassador

Research Interests

  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Overactive bladder
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Vaginal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Robotic surgery


  • Comparing ketorolac to ibuprofen for post-operative pain: a randomized clinical trial
    Dwarica, DS, Pickett SD, Zhao YD, Nihira MA, Quiroz LH.
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 May 28. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000740.
    [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 31145226
  • Pregnancy and Sexual relationships Study Involving wOmen and meN (PASSION)
    Dwarica DS, Garbe G, Brincat CA, Fitzgerald CM, Lynn M.
    J Sex Med. 2019 Jul;16(7):975-980. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2019.04.014. Epub 2019 May 27.
    PMID: 31147248
  • Opioid pain medication use in new Urogynecology patients
    Dwarica DS, Rubenstein AR, Boccaccio RB, Motwani AK, Peck JD, LeClaire EL, Quiroz LH.
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Sep 20. 2018 Sep 20.doi:10.1097/SPV.0000000000000627. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 30239345