Taylor Brueseke

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine

B.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2006, Neuroscience
M.D., The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, 2010
Residency, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, 2014, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2017, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Phone: (714) 456-8564
Email: tbruesek@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Boulevard West, Orange CA 92868
Mail Code: 3200
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Reducing opioid use in surgery; urinary incontinence in athletes; using technology to improve surgical education
Academic Distinctions
BYU Office of Research and Creative Activities Grant
Independently pursued university grant awarded to study Frizzled receptors in developing chick hindbrain

PSUHMC Medical Student Research Grant
Independently pursued university grant awarded to study visual evoked potentials in patients with amblyopia

PSUHMC Class of ’76 Alumni Scholarship
Merit based part tuition scholarship
2007, 2008

Best Case Presentation, Resident Paper Day

Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Golden Tarheel Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award
1. Brueseke TJ, Bell JD. A new hat for an old enzyme: waste management. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2006 Nov; 1761(11):1270-9. PMID: 16828338
2. Bailey RW, Olson ED, Vu MP, Brueseke TJ, Robertson L, Christensen RE, Parker KH, Judd AM, Bell JD. Relationship between membrane physical properties and secretory phospholipase A2 hydrolysis kinetics in S49 cells during ionophore-induced apoptosis. Biophys J. 2007 Oct 1;93(7):2350-62. PMID: 17545239
3. Heiner AL, Gibbons E, Fairbourn JL, Gonzalez LJ, McLemore CO, Brueseke TJ, Judd AM, Bell JD. Effects of cholesterol on physical properties of human erythrocyte membranes: impact on susceptibility to hydrolysis by secretory phospholipase A2. Biophys J. 2008 Apr 15;94(8):3084-93. PMID: 18192373
4. Stott BM, Vu MP, McLemore CO, Lund MS, Gibbons E, Brueseke TJ, Wilson-Ashworth HA, Bell JD. Use of fluorescence to determine the effects of cholesterol on lipid behavior in sphingomyelin liposomes and erythrocyte membranes. J Lipid Res. 2008 Jun;49(6):1202-15. PMID: 18299615
5. Brueseke TJ, Macrino S, Miller JJ. Lack of lower extremity hair not a predictor for peripheral arterial disease. Arch Dermatol. 2009 Dec;145(12):1456-7. PMID: 20026862
6. Brueseke TJ, Scott IU, Kunselman AR. Knowledge and opinions regarding care provided at teaching hospitals among ophthalmology patients at an academic medical center. Journal of Academic Ophthalmology 2010; 3: 6-10Ophthalmology 2010; 3: 6-10
7. Brueseke TJ, Lane FL. Ischiorectal fossa abscess after pelvic floor injection of botulinum toxin. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Mar;206(3):e7-8. PMID: 22381609.
8. Eskander RN, Baruah J, Nayak R, Brueseke T, Ji T, Wardeh R, Tewari KS. Outside slide review in gynecologic oncology: impact on patient care and treatment. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2013 May;32(3):293-8. PMID: 23518913.
9. Brueseke TJ, Tewari KS. Toll-like receptor 8: augmentation of innate immunity in platinum resistant ovarian carcinoma. Clin Pharmacol. 2013 May 23;5:13-9. PMID: 23723721
10. Noblett K, Brueseke T, Lin F, Rosenblatt P. Comparison of location of mesh placed transvaginally vs mesh placed abdominally at the time of sacrocolpopexy. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jan;26(1):79-83. Jul 30. PMID: 25074259.
11. Wang E, Brueseke T, Bristow RE. Finding a needle in a haystack: Ultrasound guided extraction of a sewing needle from the perineum. Case Rep Womens Health. 2015 Jul 23;7:3-4. PMID: 29629307.
12. Brueseke T, Livingston B, Warda H, Osann K, Noblett K. Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection in Patients Undergoing Sacral Nerve Modulation Therapy. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug;21(4):198-204. PMID: 26052646.
13. Brueseke T, Muffly T, Rayburn W, Connolly A, Nieto M, De La Cruz J, Wu J. Workforce Analysis of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2015 to 2045. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Sep-Oct;22(5):385-9. PMID: 27403757.
14. Brueseke TJ, Wilkins MF, Willis-Gray MG, Husk KE, Peedin AR, Geller EJ, Wu JM. Transfusion Rates and the Utility of Type and Screen for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Apr 20. PMID: 29683888.
15. Willis-Gray MG, Husk KE, Brueseke TJ, Connolly A, Geller EJ. Lidocaine Use in Vaginal Surgery and Risk of Toxicity. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Oct 19. PMID: 30346319.
16. Buono K, Brueseke T, Wu J, Whitcomb E. Evaluation of Opioid Prescriptions After Urogynecologic Surgery Within a Large Health Care Organization: How Much Are We Prescribing? Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Mar/Apr;25(2):125-129. PMID: 30807413.
17. Brueseke T, Matthews C, Willis-Gray M, Knight S, Nieto ML, Geller E. Analysis of Robotic Procedural Times Using Colpassist Versus End-to-End Anastomosis Sizer for Robotic-Assisted Sacrocolpopexy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Mar/Apr;25(2):e12-e17. PMID: 30807429.
18. Willis-Gray MG, Wu JM, Field C, Pulliam S, Husk KE, Brueseke TJ, Geller EJ, Connolly A, Dieter AA. Is a Postvoid Residual Necessary? A Randomized Trial of Two Postoperative Voiding Protocols. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 May 30. PMID: 31157716.
19. Willis-Gray MG, Husk KE, Brueseke TJ, Wu JM, Dieter AA. Predictors of Opioid Administration in the Acute Postoperative Period. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Sep/Oct;25(5):347-350. PMID: 29489555.
20. Brueseke TJ, de la Luz Nieto M, Pulliam S, Wu JM. Association of Anticholinergic Risk Score With Functional Status in Patients Preparing for Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Nov/Dec;25(6):453-456. PMID: 29683887.
21. Sudol NT, Brueseke TJ, Lo A, Noblett KL. Concomitant Sacral Neuromodulation and Gynecologic Surgery: A Single-Institution Experience. Neuromodulation. 2019 Dec 15. PMID: 31840322.
Professional Society
American Urogynecology Society (AUGS), Member
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