William Kobak

William Kobak, MD, FACOG

Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Director of Women’s Pelvic Health Program

Center for Women’s Health:
Phone: (312) 413-7500
Fax: (312) 996-7430

Women’s Pelvic Health:
Phone: (312) 996-3448
Fax: (312) 413-3894

Academic Office:
Phone: (312) 996-7430
Fax: (312) 996-4238

Medical SchoolResidencyFellowship

Indiana University

University of Southern California

Advanced Pelvic Surgery and Urogynecology

Cleveland Clinic

Biography

Dr. Kobak is Board-Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Kobak has advanced fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (also known as ‘Urogynecology’). Dr. Kobak is skilled in minimally invasive surgery, including robotics, and has expertise in surgical approaches to the treatment of pelvic floor disorders.

Dr. Kobak specializes in the diagnosis and management of urinary incontinence and female pelvic floor disorders.

Dr. Kobak has been awarded Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor® for 2016.

Recent Publications

Sugrue J, Kobak W. “Management of patients with rectocele”. Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery 2016, Mar;27(1):51-58.

Kim T, Sridharan I, Ma Y, Zhu B, Chi N, Kobak W, Rotmensch J, Schieber JD, Wang R. Identifying distinct nanoscopic features of native collagen fibrils towards early diagnosis of pelvic organ prolapse. Nanomedicine 2016;12(3):667-675.

For a list of Dr. Kobak’s publications, please click the following link:

Recent Abstracts & Presentations

Nimeh T, Kobak W, Halgrimson W, Kocjancic E. “Transvaginal Urethrolysis and Removal of Peri-Urethral Durasphere Collection”. Video presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction, Scottsdale, AZ, February 24 – 28, 2015.

Nimeh T, Kobak W, Halgrimson W, Kocjancic E. “Urethrolysis for Synthetic Peri-Urethral Bulking Agent Collection”.  Video presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Urologic Association, New Orleans, LA, May 14-19, 2015.

The Annual Meeting of the American Urologic Association, Orlando, Fl, April, 2014.
Invited faculty, “A novel, minimally invasive, urodynamic assessment of urinary incontinence”

The Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Investigation, Florence IT, Mar 2014
Invited faculty, “Ultrasonic evaluation of pelvic floor defects: a preliminary report”

Research Funding

NIH/NICHD R01, “Double-Blind Phase 2 RCT: Effect of Acupuncture on Patient Vulvodynia Outcomes” 2017-2023, Co-Investigator (PI: J. Schlaeger, University of Illinois at Chicago)