About Dr. Tanaka Dune
“I am a woman, who was taught by women, to take care of women.
My entire training experience has allowed for the development of my extensive knowledge on the matters that affect women, teens and girls. During my subspecialty fellowship training, I was extremely lucky enough to have been trained by world renowned clinicians, surgeons and researchers in the surgical and non-surgical management of all pelvic
Tanaka J. Dune, MD, FACOG is a Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon (a.k.a. Urogynecologist) in New York City. She is a top pelvic health expert, academician, clinician and surgeon. She mentors and teaches a multitude of different groups of individuals including high school students, undergraduates, medical students and residents and fellows.
Dr. Dune enjoys seeing women for a variety of pelvic floor disorders including: urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, frequent urinary tract infections, fistulas, complications of vaginal mesh or slings requiring mesh removal, labial hypertrophy, various complex gynecologic conditions and other similar conditions.
Dr. Dune offers an abundance of up to date treatment solutions including: minimally invasive surgery, office and mini surgical suite procedures, injections, medical and nonmedical management solutions.
“I am completely dedicated to forming partnerships with each and every one of my patients, and I am extremely passionate about working together as a unit in order to facilitate the best patient education including personalized, well-rounded care.”
In addition to patient care, Dr. Dune is an active researcher in the field of Urogynecology, with experience ranging from the basic, translational and clinical sciences.
In particular, Dr. Dune has performed extensive research in the urinary microbiome since 2013, and she was presented with an award from the American Urogynecologic Society in 2015 for her work.
Dr. Dune has been actively involved nationally and internationally in the academic urogynecologic community. She is currently a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, and she is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
CLINICAL & ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Assistant Professor of Urology and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Journal Article Reviewer
September 2000 – June 2005
Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada
BSc(Hons) with Distinction, Life Sciences
August 2005 – May 2009
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Doctor of Medicine
June 2017 – current
Weill Cornell Medicine Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Masters of Science - Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research
June 2009 – June 2010
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency (Intern)
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
June 2010 – June 2013
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
June 2012 – June 2013
Executive Chief Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cook County Hospital (Northwestern), Chicago, IL
July 2013 – July 2016
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology