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Jessica Hammett, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine


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.

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member



Emory University Hospital

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

The Emory Clinic


MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, Class of 2008

General Surgery Internship, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2009

Urology Residency, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2013

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2015

Current Organizational Memberships

American Urogynecologic Society

American Urological Association

Society for Women in Urology   

Honors and Awards

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

Society of Women in Urology Travel Award, 2011

Special Interests

Pelvic organ prolapse

Female urinary incontinence

Urinary frequency/overactive bladder

Genitorurinary fistulas

Urethral diverticulum

Ureteral strictures

Female urethral stricture

Mesh erosion

Chronic or recurrent infections (UTI)

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