DHM

Faculty

Giovanni Elia, MD

HS Clinical Professor
533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
619-471-4399


Awards and Honors

1995   Academic Teacher of the Year, State University of New York at Syracuse, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1995
1994   Second Best Paper Award, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting, 1994
1993   Teacher of the Year Award, University of Southern California, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1993

Recent Articles (41)

Psotka MA, McKee KY, Liu AY, Elia G, De Marco T. Palliative Care in Heart Failure: What triggers specialist consultation? Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 May 05.

Elia G and Ferris F . Textbook of Gynecologic Oncology. Second Edition. Ed. Ali Ayhan, Nicholas Reed, Murat Gultekin, Polat Dursum. Gunes Publishing, Ankara, Turkey. Challenges and Opportunities in Palliative Care. 2016.

Elia G. Marin Medicine. Too Early for Palliative Care?. 2014; 60(2).

Elia G and Ferris F . Textbook of Gynecologic Oncology. First Edition. Ed. Ali Ayhan, Nicholas Reed, Murat Gultekin, Polat Dursum. Gunes Publishing, Ankara, Turkey. Challenges and Opportunities in Palliative Care. 2012.

Roeland E, Mitchell W, Elia G, Thornberry K, Herman H, Cain J, Atayee R, Bardwell W and Von Gunten C. The Journal of Supportive Oncology. Symptom Control in Stem Cell Transplantation: A Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Team Approach. Part I Physical Symptoms. 2010; 8(3):1-17.

Roeland E, Mitchell W, Elia G, Thornberry K, Herman H, Cain J, Atayee R, Bardwell W and Von Gunten C. The Journal of Supportive Oncology. Symptom Control in Stem Cell Transplantation: A Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Team Approach. Part 2: Psychosocial Concerns. 2010; 8(4):179-183.

Smusz T and Elia G. Gazzetta Eubiosia, March 2009;. Palliative Medicine in Rural America. 2009; 1(11):4.

Elia G and Thomas J. Current Oncology Reports. The symptomatic relief of dyspnea. 2008; 10:319-325.

Elia G. Gazzetta Eubiosia. L’assistenza al malato terminale negli Stati Uniti: Il caso del San Diego Hospice. 2007; 4:9.

Bergman J, Robertson J and Elia G . Effects of a magnetic field on urodynamic parameters in women with stress urinary incontinence. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine . 2004; 10:70-72.

Elia G, Bergman J, Dye T. Familial Incidence of Urinary Incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002; 187:53-55.

Elia G, Dye TD, Scariati PD . Body mass index and urinary problems in women. Int Urogyn J. 2001; 12:366-369.

Elia G, Counsell C, Singer S. Uterine arterial malformation: a hidden cause of severe intermittent bleeding. J Repr Med 2001. 2001; 46:398-400.

Gilbert R O, Elia G, Beach D H, Klaessig S, Singh B N . Cytopathogenic effect of Trichomonas vaginalis on human vaginal epithelial cells cultured in vitro. Infection and Immunity. 2000; 68:4200-4206.

Elia G, Bergman J, Klutke J J, Klutke C G. Urethral resistance after surgery for stress urinary incontinence: do we obstruct to succeed?. Urodinamica. 2000; 10:32-37.

Elia G. The Physician and Sportsmedicine. Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women, Removing the Barriers to Exercise. 1999; 27(1):39-52.

Elia G, Stewart S, Makhuli ZN, Krenzer BE, Mathur S, Simon HM, Mehdi S. Metastatic breast cancer diagnosed during a work-up for urinary incontinence: A case report. Int Urogynecol J. 1999; 10:39-42.

Elia G, Badawy SZA, Singh M. A teaching program in operative laparoscopy for residents in obstetrics and gynecology. Endoscopia. 1999; 2:63-65.

Bergman J, Elia G. Effects of the menstrual cycle on Urodynamic work-up: Should we change our practice?. Int Urogynecol J. 1999; 10:375-377.

Klutke J, Klutke C, Bergman J and Elia G. Bladder neck suspension for stress urinary incontinence: How does it work?. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 1999; 18:623-627.

Holmes M, Elia G. Endoscopia. Laparoscopic bladder neck suspension, an advanced surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence. Literature review. 1999; 2:83-87.

Klutke JJ, Klutke CG, Bergman J, Elia G. Urodynamic changes in voiding after anti-incontinence surgery: an insight into the mechanism of cure. Urology. 1999; 54:1003-1007.

Elia G . Clinical Management of the Perimenopause. Ed. Shawky ZA Badawy. Edward Arnold Limited, London, England. Urinary stress incontinence in the perimenopause. 1999.

Elia G. University Ob/Gyn Associates, Newsletter. Surgical therapy for stress urinary incontinence: general considerations and the laparoscopic approach. 1997.

Elia G, Wong JP, Bergman A . Effects of blood sugar control on urodynamic studies in diabetic women: A pilot study. Urodinamica. 1996; 6:1-3.

Elia G, Bergman A. Periurethral Collagen Implant: Ultrasound Assessment and Prediction of Outcome. International Urogynecology Journal. 1996; 7(6):335-338.

Elia G, Vermesh M, Bergman A . A cohort study comparing laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy and extrafascial hysterectomy. JAAGL. 1995; 2(4):395-398.

Elia G, Garfinkel D, Goldberg G, Davidson S, and Runowicz C. . Surgical management of patients with endometrial cancer and cervical involvement. Eur J Gynecol Onc. 1995; 3:169-173.

Elia G, James W, Ballard CA, Bergman A . Coexisting bladder and urethral leiomyomata: A case report and diagnostic considerations. J Reprod Med. 1995; 40(9):670-672.

Elia G, Bergman A . Genuine stress urinary incontinence with low urethral pressure: 5 year follow-up after Ball-Burch procedure. J Reprod Med. 1995; 40:503-506.

Bergman A, Elia G. Three surgical procedures for genuine stress incontinence: Five year follow up of a prospective randomized study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1995; 173:66-71.

Badawy SZA, Kasello D, Powers C, Elia G, Wojtowycz A . Supernumerary ovary with an endometrioma and osseous metaplasia: A case report. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1995; 173:1623-1624.

Elia G, Bergman A . Urethral pressure changes in women with detrusor instability. Int Urogyn J. 1994; 5:98-101.

Bergman A, Elia G, Cheung D, Perelman N, Nimni ME . Biochemical composition of collagen in continent and stress incontinent women. Gyn Obstet Invest. 1994; 37:48-51.

Elia G, Kraemer J, Bergman A. Personality changes after anti-incontinence operations in women. Int J Urogyn. 1994; 5(3):141-145.

Elia G, Bergman A. Pelvic muscle exercises: When do they work?. Obstet Gynecol . 1993; 81:283-286.

Elia G, Bergman A . Obstet Gynecol Survey 1993; 48(7):509-17. Estrogen effects on the urethra: Beneficial effect in women with genuine stress incontinence. 1993; 48(7):509-517.

Henderson CE, Elia G, Garfinkel D, Poirier MC, Shamkhani H, Runowicz CD. Platinum chemotherapy during pregnancy for serous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary. Gynecol Oncol. 1993; 49(1):92-94.

Zucchetti F., Cagossi M., Elia G., Bolognini S., Sacco R., Ripanti G., Carmingnani M . Experimental superior mesenteric artery hypoperfusion in the rabbit: Critical levels in the induction of hypodynamic shock. 1984; 3:91-4. II Policlinico Sez. Chirurgica. 1984; 3:91-94.

Sacco R., Bolognini S., Barone Adesi T.L., Elia G., and Zucchetti F . Heterotopic liver transplantation: Actual and perspective results. Acta Medica Romana. 1983; 5:63-65.

Bolognini S., Cagossi M., Sacco R., Elia G., Zucchetti F. . Hemodynamic, metabolic and histological findings during canine superior mesenteric artery hypoperfusion. The Italian Journal of Surgical Sciences. 1982; 12(2):93-98.