The Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery is a unique, multidisciplinary program that combines the expertise of urogynecologists who treat all pelvic floor disorders in women from incontinence to difficulties with bladder or bowel control and pelvic organ prolapse, with urologists who treat the entire urinary tract, and specialty physical and occupational therapists who specialize in pelvic floor rehabilitation. The physicians and therapists work collaboratively with each other and with their patients to tailor treatment plans that meet each woman’s preferences and lifestyles. The division serves as a national model for treatment and educational endeavors in female pelvic floor disorders. Patients can benefit from the latest treatments and opportunities to participate in clinical research trials for urinary incontinence, urinary difficulties, bowel control problems and pelvic organ prolapse.
- Advanced Diagnostic Testing
The full range of diagnostic testing capabilities are available, including nerve testing and treatment, gentle urodynamic testing, cytoscopy and prolapse evaluation.
- Pelvic Surgery
Advanced surgical techniques are used to repair pelvic organ prolapse.
- Alternative Therapies
Physicians include a variety of alternative therapies as indicated. Physical therapy and biofeedback are often available as alternatives to medical or surgical treatment.
The division is conducting a clinical trial comparing surgical procedures for urinary incontinence. Other research interests include pelvic floor dysfunction, birth trauma in relation to later continence and the effect of aging on pelvic floor function.
Our fellowship is accredited by the joint subdivision of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, from the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the American Board of Urology. For more information, visit our fellowship web site.
A full spectrum of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery services is available in Maywood at:
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