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Dr. Jessica Hammett

Dr. Jessica Hammett, MD

Dr. Hammett attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She completed her general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, followed by a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Hammett’s clinical interests include pelvic organ prolapse, female urinary incontinence, genitourinary fistulas, and urethral diverticulum. She is a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, Society of Women in Urology, and the American Urological Association. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology, and holds sub-specialty certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Hammett is closely involved in teaching and education, and thoroughly committed to mentoring medical students and urology residents. She has authored several book chapters and multiple articles in peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, and has participated and presented at regional and national meetings.


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Urology


  • University of California, Irvine School of Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Ctr.
  • Internship: University of Virginia
  • Residency: University Of Virginia

Honors & Awards

Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Urogynecologic Society, 2012

Society of Women in Urology Travel Award, 2011

AOA 2008


Hammett J, Lukman R, Oakes M, Hollingsfield R, Whitcomb E. Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections after Mid-urethral sling placement: A retrospective cohort. Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, July 2016.

Ghoniem G, Hammett J. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FMRS) practice patterns: IUGA member survey. International Urogynecology Journal, May 2015

Peters A, Hammett J, Hullfish KL, Trowbridge ER. Referral Patterns for Pelvic Floor Surgical Prosthesis Complications: From Symptom Onset and Initial Treatments to Evaluation at a Tertiary Care Center. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Oct 2014.

Hammett J, Peters A, Trowbridge E, Hullfish K. Short-term Surgical Outcomes and Characteristics of Patients with Mesh Complications from Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence Surgery. International Urogynecology Journal, April 2014.

Hammett J, Ko J, Byrd N, Crispen PL, Krupski TL. Patterns of Care for Renal Surgery: Underutilization of nephron sparing procedures. Canadian Urological Association Journal, June 2013.

Hammett J, Kruspki TL, Corbett ST. Adolescent Pelvic Pain: Interstitial Cystitis. Pediatric Journal of Urology, February 2013.

DiBlasio CJ. Malcolm JB. Hammett J, Wan JY, Aleman MA, Patterson AL, Wake RW, Derweesh IH. Survival Outcomes in Men Receiving Androgen-Deprivation Therapy as a Primary or Salvage Treatment for Localized or Advanced Prostate Cancer: 20-year Single-Centre Experience. British Journal of Urology International, November 2009.

Diblasio CJ, Hammett J, Malcolm JB, Judge BA, Womack JH, Kincade MC, Ogles ML, Mancini JG, Patterson AL, Wake RW, Derweesh IH. Prevalence and Predictive Factors for the Development of De Novo Psychiatric Illness in Patients Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer. Canadian Journal of Urology. October 2008.