Faculty Profile

Jessica Hammett, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine

Certification

American Board of Urology

Bio-Summary

Dr. Hammett attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She completed her general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, followed by a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Hammett's clinical interests include pelvic organ prolapse, female urinary incontinence, genitourinary fistulas, and urethral diverticulum. She is a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, Society of Women in Urology, and the American Urological Association. Dr. Hammett is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology, and holds sub-specialty certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Hammett is closely involved in teaching and education, and is thoroughly committed to mentoring medical students and urology residents. She has authored several book chapters and multiple articles in peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, and has participated and presented at regional and national meetings.

Affiliations

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

  • The Emory Clinic

Education

  • MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, Class of 2008

  • General Surgery Internship, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2009

  • Urology Residency, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2013

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Urogynecologic Society, 2012

  • Society of Women in Urology Travel Award, 2011

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American Urogynecologic Society

  • American Urological Association

  • Society for Women in Urology

Special Interests

  • Pelvic organ prolapse

  • Female urinary incontinence

  • Urinary frequency/overactive bladder

  • Genitorurinary fistulas

  • Urethral diverticulum

  • Ureteral strictures

  • Female urethral stricture

  • Mesh erosion

  • Chronic or recurrent infections (UTI)

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