University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Peter Zvara, MD, PhD
Peter Zvara, MD, PhD

Peter Zvara, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Division of Surgical Research


Contact Information
E-mail: peter.zvara@med.uvm.edu
Office Location:
University of Vermont, 89 Beaumont Avenue, D319 Given Bldg., Burlington, VT, 05405

Education

PhD, Comenius University School of Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia (1998)
MD, Comenius University School of Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia (1987)

Postdoctoral Training

Neuro-urology Research Fellow, Division of Urology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Quebec, Canada (1995-1996)
Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (1993-1995)
Neuro-urology Research Fellow, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA (1992-1993)
Urology Resident, Department of Urology, Comenius University School of Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia (1987-1991)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2006-Present) (Tenure Track)
Research Assistant Professor, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1999-2006)
Research Associate, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1996-1999)

Other Professional Appointments

Visiting Scholar, Department of Surgery, Ostrava University, Ostrava, Czech Republic (2013-Present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Comenius University School of Medicine, Bratislava, Slovakia (1991-1992)

Awards and Honors

James E. Dameules Surgical Research Award for Dedication and Commitment to Excellence in Research (2014)
University of Vermont Surgery Research Day - Best Presentation (Mentor) (2013)

Publications

Krhut J, Navratilova M, Sykora R, Jurakova M, Gartner M, Mika D, Pavliska L, Zvara P.  Intravesical installation of onabotulinum toxin A embedded in inert hydrogel in the treatment of idiopathic overactive bladder: a double-blind randomized pilot study.  Scand J Urol.  2016 Jun;50(3):200-5.  doi: 10.3109/21681805.2015.1121406.  Epub 2016 Jan 12.  PMID: 27111192

Krhut J, Martan A, Zachoval R, Hanus T, Svabik K, Zvara P.  Impact of body mass index on treatment efficacy of mirabegron for overactive bladder in females.  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol.  2016 Jan;196:64-8.  doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2015.11.018.  Epub 2015 Nov 24.  PMID: 26683536

Krhut J, Tinera J, Bilkova K, Holy P, Zachoval R, Zvara P, Blok B.  Brain activity on fMRI associated with urinary bladder filling in patients with a complete spinal cord injury.  Neurourol Urodyn.  2015 Oct 7. doi: 10.1002/nau.22901. [Epub ahead of print]  
PMID: 26445209

Krhut J, Gartner M, Sykora R, Hurtik P, Burda M, Lunacek L, Zvarova K, Zvara P.  Comparison between uroflowmetry and sonouroflowmetry in recording of urinary flow in healthy men.  Int J Urol.  2015  Aug;22(8):761-5.  doi: 10.1111/iju.12796.  Epub 2015 May 18.  PMID: 25988672

Mann-Gow TK, Blaivas JG, King BJ, El-Ghannam A, Knabe C, Lam MK, Kida M, Sikavi CS, Plante MK, Krhut J, Zvara P.  Rat animal model for preclinical testing of microparticle urethral bulking agents.  Int J Urol.  2015 Apr;22(4):416-20.  doi: 10.1111/iju.12693. Epub 2015 Jan 12.  PMID: 25581400

Krhut J, Hradilek P, Nemec D, Tvrdik J, Zapletalova O, Zvara P.  Incidence of the urological tumours in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis.  Acta Neurol Scand.  2014 Sep;130(3):193-6.  doi: 10.1111/ane.12264. Epub 2014 May 8.  PMID: 24810630


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