Joseph T. Kowalski, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office
31334 PFP
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52245


BS, Biology (Minors in Chemistry and Bioethics), Loyola University Chicago
MD, Medicine, Rush Medical College
Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa
Fellow, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diplomate
Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine


Kowalski, J. T., Mehr, A., Cohen, E. & Bradley, C. S. (2018). Systematic review of definitions for success in pelvic organ prolapse surgery. Int Urogynecol [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30143852.

Kowalski, J. T., Goodheart, M. J., Genadry, R., Bhattarai, A. & Bradley, C. S. (2018). Alterations of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Expression and Microvessel Density Associated With Polypropylene Vaginal Mesh. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29683889.

Gnade, C. M., Williams, H. R., Kowalski, J. T., Andrews, J. I. & Anaya, H. (2018). Management of pregnancy in patients with exstrophy-epispadias sequence: a case series and literature review. Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 8(1), Article 3 [9 p.].

Ripperda, C. M., Kowalski, J. T., Chaudhry, Z. Q., Mahal, A. S., Lanzer, J., Noor, N., Good, M. M., Hynan, L. S., Jeppson, P. C. & Rahn, D. D. (2016). Predictors of Early Postoperative Voiding Dysfunction and Other Complications Following a Midurethral Sling: A Multicenter Review from the Fellows’ Pelvic Research Network. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 215(5), 656.e1-656.e6. PMID: 27319367.

Kowalski, J. T., Savage, J. & Bradley, C. S. (2015). Vaginal cancer in patient presenting with advanced pelvic organ prolapse: case report and literature review. Proc Obstet Gynecol, 5(1), Article 3 [ 8 p. ].

Kowalski, J. T. (2011). A guide to the cost of progesterone for prevention of preterm labor. Proc Obstet Gynecol, 1(3), Article 9 [ 4 p. ].