Teresa L. Danforth, M.D. doctor at the Buffalo Niagara Center for Pelvic Health

Teresa L. Danforth, M.D.

Dr. Teresa Danforth Urologist Buffalo, NY

Dr. Teresa Danforth is a fellowship-trained urologist and surgeon who specializes in female urology, neurogenic bladder and male voiding dysfunction. Her clinical practice focuses on the treatment of female and male incontinence and voiding dysfunction as well as female pelvic organ prolapse. Dr. Danforth also provides specialty care to patients with neurologic disorders including spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, diabetes and spina bifida, among others. 

Dr. Danforth has published work in multiple areas of urology, with focus on neurogenic bladder research, and has made presentations nationally and internationally. As a recognized expert in urological diagnosis and treatment, Dr. Danforth is a submission reviewer for a number of urology publications and programs.

Dr. Danforth is also very involved in teaching medical students and residents through the University at Buffalo. She is currently the Associate Program Director of the Department of Urology where she has an integral part in the development and education of the urology residents and the residency program.

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences – Doctor of Medicine (2007)
  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences – Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude (2003)
  • Corning Community College – Associate of Science, With Distinction (2001)

Residency/Training

  • General Surgery Program, State University of New York at Buffalo (2007 – 2008); Completion Certificate (2008)
  • Urology Program, State University of New York at Buffalo (2008 – 2012)

Fellowship

  • Urology, Female and Neurourology, USC/Keck Medical Center (2012 – 2013)

Honors

  • Northeastern Section Annual Resident Debate Winner (2011)
  • “The One to Watch” Distinguished Alumni Award, Corning Community College (2009)
  • The Deborah, Christopher, & Adam White Memorial Award (2003)
  • American Chemical Society of Western New York Outstanding Undergraduate Senior Science Major Award (2003)

Medical Licensure

  • The Medical Board of California (2011)
  • University of the State of New York: Medicine and Surgery (2013)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, SUNY Buffalo (2013 – present)
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Urology, USC Keck School of Medicine (2012 – 2013)
  • Clinical Associate Instructor, Department of Urology, SUNY Buffalo (2008 - 2012)

Journal Reviewer

As a recognized expert in urological diagnosis and treatment, Dr. Danforth is a submission reviewer for the following publications and programs:

  • Journal of Urology (2012 – present)
  • Neurourology and Urodynamics (2012 – 2013)
  • Urology (2012 – 2013)

Memberships

Dr. Danforth is also an active member of various industry committees, councils, societies and associations:

  • American Medical Association (2006 – present)
  • American Urologic Association (2007 – present)
  • Endourological Society (2008 – present)
  • Society of Women in Urology (2009 – present)
  • American Association of Clinical Urologists (2009 – present)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (2014 – present)

Research

Dr. Danforth has had several papers accepted for publication on various urogynecological topics, and has given talks and presentations nationally and internationally.

Presentations

Colegio Mexicano de Urologia Nacional Annual Meeting, Plenary Session: April 11, 2013
    Presentation: Sacrocolpopexy in the Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Northeastern Section Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Resident Debate: October 28, 2011
    Debate Topic: 5-ARIs For Prostate Cancer Prevention

CUA Annual Meeting, Montreal, Unmoderated Poster: June 19-21, 2011
    Mentors: K. Kent Chevli, Michael Duff
    Poster Title: Low Incidence of Prostate Cancer Identified in the Transition and
    Anterior Zones with Transperineal Biopsy

Upstate New York Urological Association Resident Research Day, Skaneateles, NY: April, 2011
    Presentation: Small Cell Carcinoma of the Prostate: A Case Report and Review
    of the Literature

Upstate New York Urological Association Resident Research Day, Skaneateles, NY: April, 2009
    Mentor: Khurshid Guru
    Presentation: Technique to Avoid or Identify Rectal Injury During Robot-Assisted
    Pelvic Surgery

AUA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, Moderated Poster Session:  May 22, 2007
    Mentor: Andrew C. Novick
    Poster Title: Uniformly Benign Clinical Behavior of Classical, Atypical and Epithelioid
    Angiomyolipoma in 197 Patients

Biochemistry Research Day, University at Buffalo: 2003
    Mentor: Dr. Te-Chung Lee, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry
    Project: The Expression of Adenoviral Oct-4 in Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Publications/Abstracts

Danforth TL, Ginsberg DA. "Neurogenic voiding dysfunction: Who, how and when do we follow patients with urodynamics?" Urol Clin North Am. 2014. In press.

Danforth TL, Ginsberg DA. "Surgical Procedures of the Incompetent Bladder Outlet in the Patient with a Neurogenic Bladder." In: Graham SD, Keane TE, et al. Glenn’s Urologic Surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2014. In press.

Danforth TL, Ginsberg DA. "Pathophysiology of Autonomic Dysreflexia." In: Corcos J, Ginsberg DA, et al. Textbook of the Neurogenic Bladder. CRC Press; 2014. In press.

Danforth TL, Ginsberg DA. "Special Considerations in the Neurogenic Patient." In: Rovner E, Koski M. Urodynamics – Rapid and Practical Interpretation. Springer; 2014. In press.

Danforth TL, Ginsberg DA. “How to Manage Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence.” Urology Times. 2014. In press.

Danforth TL, Aron M, Ginsberg DA. "Robotic Sacrocolpopexy: A Review." Indian J Urol. 2013. In press.

Danforth TL, Ginsberg DA. "Transvaginal Closure of the Bladder Neck." In: Firoozi F. Female Pelvic Surgery. Springer; 2014. In press.

Danforth TL, Ginsberg DA. "Management of the Neurogenic Bladder in the Female Patient." Curr Bladder Dysfunct Rep. 2013; 8(4):297-303.

Ramos P, Danforth T, Ginsberg D. "Contemporary outcomes of lower urinary tract reconstruction for neurogenic bladder." Podium Session AUA Annual Meeting, 2013.

Danforth, TL, Chevli, KK, Baumann, L, Duff, M. "Low Incidence of Prostate Cancer Identified in the Transition and Anterior Zones with Transperineal Biopsy." Research and Reports in Urology. 2012; 4:71-76.

Lane BR, Aydin H, Danforth TL, Zhou M, Remer EM, Novick AC, Campbell SC. "Clinical correlates of renal angiomyolipoma subtypes in 209 patients: classic, fat poor, tuberous sclerosis associated and epithelioid." J Urol. 2008 Sep; 180(3):836-43.

Danforth TL, Lane BR, Novick, AC. "Conservative management of giant symptomatic angiomyolipomas in patients with the tuberous sclerosis complex." BJU Int. 2007 Oct; 100(4):794-7. Epub 2007 Jun 21.

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