Polina Advolodkina, MD


Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Fellow

Office: Practice Location Rotates

Phone: 404-778-3401


Education and Training

Medical Education:  State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 2014

Residency:  Emory University, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2018

Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Advanced Pelvic Surgery, in progress

The University of Texas Southwestern, FPMRS, July 2019

Areas of Interest

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards and Honors

Resident teaching award 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Finalist in In-House Magazine “Medicine in Art” National Literary Contest, 2017

Society and Professional Memberships

American Medical Association
American Medical Student Association
American Urogynecologic Society
American Association of Anatomists
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology



Advolodkina, Polina; Kelley, Robert. A Descriptive Analysis of Cystoscopic Images in Interstitial Cystitis: Potential Applications for Pattern Recognition Software in Urogynecology. Invited to present at AUGS Nation conference in October 2018.

Advolodkina, Polina; Mark Lachiewicz, Gabriela Oprea, Mark Lachiewicz, Alan Gordon. What should a gynecologist know about Li-Fraumeni Syndrome? Lessons from a patient undergoing a hysterectomy for benign indications. Gynecologic Oncology Investigations, 2018. 

Worku Kassa, Dawit; Ferede, Hiwot; Advolodkina Polina. Validation of the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Simple Screening Inventory (POPSSI) in a population of Ethiopian women. BMC Women's Health, 2018. 

Advolodkina, Polina; Britton Chahine. Validation of a Low Cost Interactive Pelvic Model to Teach Medical Students Surgically Relevant Pelvic Anatomy. Accepted Poster Abstract Presentation APGO-CREOG National Harbor, MD 02/2018

Advolodkina, Polina; Britton Chahine. Interactive Pelvic Anatomy Model: A Tool for Teaching Basic Pelvic Anatomy. Obstetrics & Gynecology: October 2017; 130(4): 873-877. Featured as cover article in the October 2017 issue of the Green Journal

Advolodkina, Polina; Britton Chahine, Jessica Arluck. The Felt Pelvic Anatomy Model: a Teaching Tool for Students and Residents. National Conference Video Presentation at SGS San Antonio 03/2017

Advolodkina, Polina. “Klimt, Modernism and the History of Medicine”. In-House Magazine. April 2017.

Advolodkina, Polina; Gabbur, Nagaraj; Thrun-Nowicki, Matthew. Influence of Proteinuria and Blood Pressure on Apgar Scores and Fetal Birth Weight in Preeclampsia. 62nd Annual Clinical Meeting of the American-College-of-Obstetricians-and-Gynecologists, Chicago, IL. April 26-30, 2014. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123(S1):37S.

Advolodkina, Polina; Di Raimo, Robert; Song, Mark; Pagano, Anthony; Marquez, Samuel. Tracking venous anatomical variation of the upper limb for optimal placement of arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients. Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 26-30, 2014. FASEB Journal. 2014; 28(1S): Meeting Abstract 543.10.