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Ayman Mahdy, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery; Interim Director, Section of Urology

  • Medical Degree: Assiut University Hospital
  • Residency: Assiut University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic

Research/Clinical Interests


Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Urology
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 2519
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-4388
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Ansari, Sana H; Mahdy, Ayman E 2019. Are video-urodynamics superior to traditional urodynamic studies in changing treatment decision with urinary symptoms? Arab journal of urology, 17 2, 160-165

Habashy, Engy; Mahdy, Ayman E 2019. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in Pelvic Floor Disorders. Current urology reports, 20 5, 22

Mahdy, Ayman; Ghoniem, Gamal M 2019. Autologous rectus fascia sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women: A review of the literature. Neurourology and urodynamics, 38 Suppl 4 , S51-S58

Mahdy, Ayman; Patil, Rohan; Parajuli, Shobha 2019. Biochemical Recurrence in Prostate Cancer and Temporal Association to Bone Metastasis. The American journal of case reports, 20 , 1521-1525

Jesse, Erin; Mahdy, Ayman 2018. Surgical management of large pouch stone in continent urinary diversion. International urogynecology journal, 29 1, 165-166

Fichtenbaum, Eric J; Shah, Aparna D; Mahdy, Ayman 2017. Ectopic ureter as an unusual cause of urinary incontinence in a middle-aged woman. International urogynecology journal, 28 1, 159-160

Hong, Yaejee H; Mahdy, Ayman 2017. Postvoid abdominal pain may be a symptom of spontaneous bladder rupture. International urogynecology journal, 28 1, 161-162

Horodyski, Laura; Mahdy, Ayman 2017. Right-sided InterStim Placement in a Patient With Left Sacral Hypoplasia. Urology, 103 , e3-e4

Kansal, Jagan K; Mohamed, Mahmoud; Mahdy, Ayman 2016. Vaginal Approach to Excise a Rare Paraurethral Leiomyoma. Urology case reports, 9 , 18-20

Motiani, Karan; Mahdy, Ayman 2016. Operative Management of Crossover Femoral-femoral Graft Erosion into Bladder: A Case Report. Urology case reports, 8 , 38-9

Boateng, Akwasi A; Mohamed, Mahmoud A; Mahdy, Ayman E 2014. Novel management approach to connecting tube erosion of artificial urinary sphincter. The Canadian journal of urology, 21 2, 7246-7

Mahdy, Ayman 2014. Comments on Badejoko et al.: Overflow urinary incontinence due to bladder stones. International urogynecology journal, 25 10, 1445

Mahdy, Ayman 2014. Interposition flaps in vesicovaginal fistula repairs can optimize cure rate. Urology annals, 6 1, 98

Boateng, Akwasi A; Eltahawy, Ehab A; Mahdy, Ayman 2013. Vaginal repair of ureterovaginal fistula may be suitable for selected cases. International urogynecology journal, 24 6, 921-4

Kalyanaraman, Balaji; Mahdy, Ayman 2012. Extensive gluteal hematoma following InterStim implant: a case report. International urogynecology journal, 23 12, 1805-7

Sidana, Abhinav; Zhai, Q J; Mahdy, Ayman 2012. Nephrogenic adenoma in a urethral diverticulum. Urology, 80 2, e21-2

Elmissiry, Mostafa; Mahdy, Ayman; Ghoniem, Gamal 2011. Treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: what women find acceptable and the impact of clinical and urodynamic evaluation on their final choice. Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology, 45 5, 326-31

Ghoniem, Gamal; Faruqui, Nuzhat; Elmissiry, Mostafa; Mahdy, Ayman; Abdelwahab, Hassan; Oommen, Mathew; Abdel-Mageed, Asim B 2011. Differential profile analysis of urinary cytokines in patients with overactive bladder. International urogynecology journal, 22 8, 953-61

Karp, Deborah R; Peterson, Thais V; Mahdy, Ayman; Ghoniem, Gamal; Aguilar, Vivian C; Davila, G Willy 2011. Biologic grafts for cystocele repair: does concomitant midline fascial plication improve surgical outcomes? International urogynecology journal, 22 8, 985-90

Richards, Masters M; Khalil, Daniel; Mahdy, Ayman 2011. Successful treatment of stent knot in the proximal ureter using ureteroscopy and holmium laser. Case reports in medicine, 2011 , 502191

Bissada, Nabil K; Mahdy, Ayman 2010. Editorial comment. Urology, 75 3, 500; author reply 50

Mahdy, Ayman; Faruqui, Nuzhat; Ghoniem, Gamal 2010. Objective cure of urinary retention following laparoscopic hysterectomy for a large uterine fibroid. International urogynecology journal, 21 5, 609-11

Mahdy, Ayman E M; Cheng, Joseph C; Li, Jun; Elojeimy, Saeed; Meacham, William D; Turner, Lorianne S; Bai, Aiping; Gault, Christopher R; McPherson, Alex S; Garcia, Nicole; Beckham, Thomas H; Saad, Antonio; Bielawska, Alicja; Bielawski, Jacek; Hannun, Yusuf A; Keane, Thomas E; Taha, Mohhammed I; Hammouda, Hisham M; Norris, James S; Liu, Xiang 2009. Acid ceramidase upregulation in prostate cancer cells confers resistance to radiation: AC inhibition, a potential radiosensitizer. Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy, 17 3, 430-8

Mahdy, Ayman; Weiss, Eric; Ghoniem, Gamal M 2009. Rectourethral fistula stenting: a technique for better fistula visualization and efficient repair. Surgical innovation, 16 4, 289-92

Liu, Xiang; Elojeimy, Saeed; Turner, Lorianne S; Mahdy, Ayman E M; Zeidan, Youssef H; Bielawska, Alicja; Bielawski, Jacek; Dong, Jian-Yun; El-Zawahry, Ahmed M; Guo, Gui-wen; Hannun, Yusuf A; Holman, David H; Rubinchik, Semyon; Szulc, Zdzislaw; Keane, Thomas E; Tavassoli, Mahvash; Norris, James S 2008. Acid ceramidase inhibition: a novel target for cancer therapy. Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library, 13 , 2293-8

Mahdy, Ayman; Elmissiry, Mostafa; Ghoniem, Gamal 2008. The outcome of transobturator cystocele repair using biocompatible porcine dermis graft: our experience with 32 cases. International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction, 19 12, 1647-52

Mahdy, Ayman; Elmissiry, Mostafa; Ghoniem, Gamal 2008. Recurrent stress urinary incontinence after dislodged screws in patient with bone-anchored suburethral sling. Urology, 72 5, 1185.e11-3

Mahdy, Ayman; Elmissiry, Mostafa; Ghoniem, Gamal M 2008. Urethral diverticulum after tension-free vaginal tape procedure: case report. Urology, 72 2, 461.e5-6

Elojeimy, Saeed; Liu, Xiang; McKillop, John C; El-Zawahry, Ahmed M; Holman, David H; Cheng, Jonathan Y; Meacham, William D; Mahdy, Ayman Em; Saad, Antonio F; Turner, Lorianne S; Cheng, Joseph; A Day, Terrence; Dong, Jian-Yun; Bielawska, Alicja; Hannun, Yusuf A; Norris, James Scott 2007. Role of acid ceramidase in resistance to FasL: therapeutic approaches based on acid ceramidase inhibitors and FasL gene therapy. Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy, 15 7, 1259-63

Saad, Antonio F; Meacham, William D; Bai, Aiping; Anelli, Viviane; Elojeimy, Saeed; Mahdy, Ayman E M; Turner, Lorianne S; Cheng, Joe; Bielawska, Alicja; Bielawski, Jacek; Keane, Thomas E; Obeid, Lina M; Hannun, Yusuf A; Norris, James S; Liu, Xiang 2007. The functional effects of acid ceramidase overexpression in prostate cancer progression and resistance to chemotherapy. Cancer biology & therapy, 6 9, 1455-60

Elojeimy, Saeed; Holman, David H; Liu, Xiang; El-Zawahry, Ahmed; Villani, Maristella; Cheng, Joseph C; Mahdy, Ayman; Zeidan, Youssef; Bielwaska, Alicja; Hannun, Yusuf A; Norris, James S 2006. New insights on the use of desipramine as an inhibitor for acid ceramidase. FEBS letters, 580 19, 4751-6

Evans, Janelle Morgan; Karram, Mickey M; Mahdy, Ayman; Robertshaw, Daniel . Urinary tract injury at the time of laparoscopic and robotic surgery: presentation and management. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, 19 4, 249-52

Mahdy, Ayman; Karp, Deborah; Davila, G Willy; Ghoniem, Gamal M . The outcome of transobturator anterior vaginal wall prolapse repair using porcine dermis graft: intermediate term follow-up. International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology, 39 4, 506-12