Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff is Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia. He has practiced in both the United States and Canada, but presently, has a clinical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor disorders, based at the Centre for Pelvic Floor, in Vancouver British Columbia. He recently completed his term as the President of the American Urogynecologic Society.
Dr. Cundiff is an avid teacher, especially dedicated to surgical education and coaching for postgraduate learners and practicing physicians. He is also a research scientist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences and the Women’s Health Research Institute, and has active trials in reconstructive surgery and obstetrics. His research interests are broad-based including epidemiology of pelvic floor disorders, surgical education, and prevention of maternal obstetrical trauma, and patient centered outcomes, although he is best known for outcomes research for pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Cundiff is a longstanding contributor to the medical literature with an H-index of 45, and more than 10,000 citations. He has published 6 books, and more than 150 peer reviewed publications including, surgical and non-surgical treatments, and has led several multi-centered randomized trials. He has been a pioneer in advocating patient-based outcomes measures and has worked to develop and validate such measures.