Dominic C Frimberger

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Dominic C Frimberger


Frimberger, Dominic C. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Urology -Associate Professor, Pediatric Urology

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University of Regensburg and Wuezburg, Germany   Undergraduate   1996
University of Wurzburg, Germany   MD   1996
University Hospital of Munich, Germany   Residency   2002
The Johns Hopkins University   Residency   2000
The Johns Hopkins University   Fellowship   2004

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Dr. Frimberger received his MD from the University of Wuerzburg in Germany. He did his urology residency in a combined program through the Department of Urology of the Ludwig- Maximilians University Hospital in Munich, Germany and the Brady Urological Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Urology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and now serves as an Associate Professor of Pediatric Urology at the Children┬┐s Hospital of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Frimberger is a member of the American Urological Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Urology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as the Societies for Pediatric Urology, Fetal Urology, European Urology and Robotics. His scientific work is funded by the Society of Pediatric Urology and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association. Dr. Frimberger has a general pediatric urology practice and specializes in neonates and children with severe congenital urologic birth defects such as hypospadias, bladder reflux (VUR), hydronephrosis, spina bifida, intersex conditions, bladder exstrophy, and epispadias. He established the program for robotic surgery in Pediatric Urology here in Oklahoma and is a skilled reconstructive and laparoscopic surgeon. In addition, Dr. Frimberger has a number of research interests in specialized areas of pediatric urology, including spina bifida and reconstructive surgery, and presents his work regularly at national and international meetings. His scientific manuscripts are frequently published in highly regarded medical journals and he contributed book chapters to a large variety of highly regarded urological and surgical text books. He also has a special interest in tissue engineering, including bladder regeneration techniques and stem cell research.


Research Projects:

Feasibility and Metabolic Impact of Aerobic Interval Exercise for Adolescents With Spina Bifida
Pediatric Urology Clinical Database Repository
An Open, Non-randomized, Multi-center Study in Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux Grade II-IV Receiving Endoscopic Correction With Deflux
Feasibility and Metabolic impact of Aerobic Exercise
Natural History of Low Grade Hydronephrosis

Selected Publications:

A review of the potential for cardiometabolic dysfunction in youth with spina bifida and the role for physical activity and structured exercise.
2012    Short KR, Frimberger D
International Journal of Pediatrics
Voiding cystourethrogram--are our protocols the same?
2011    Palmer BW, Ramji FG, Snyder CT, Hemphill M, Kropp BP, Frimberger D
Journal of Urology
Operative versus nonoperative management of ureterpelvic junction obstruction in children.
2009    Heinlen JE, Manatt CS, Bright BC, Kropp BP, Campbell JB, Frimberger D
Body mass index as a predictive value for complications associated with reconstructive surgery in patients with myelodysplasia.
2009    Donovan BO, Boci M, Kropp BP, Bright BC, Roth CC, Confer SD, Frimberger D
Journal of Urology
Hypospadias outcome in the first 3 years after completing a pediatric urology fellowship.
2008    Frimberger D, Campbell J, Kropp BP
Journal of Pediatric Urology
Human embryoid body-derived stem cells in bladder regeneration using a rodent model.
2005    Frimberger D, Morales N, Shamblott M, Gearhart JD, Gearhart JP, Lakshmanan Y.
Continent urinary diversions in the exstrophy complex: why do they fail?
2003    Frimberger D, Lakshmanan Y, Gearhart JP.
Journal of Urology
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