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Northwestern Medicine's urogynecologists offer a patient-centered approach to pelvic floor care in the Women’s Integrated Pelvic Health Program. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists works together to care for patients with pelvic floor problems. Our team includes urogynecologists, pelvic floor physical therapists and sexual health counselors.

Both the physicians and facilities offer state-of-the-art resources. This allows us to provide the highest quality evaluation and care to women with incontinence and prolapse.

Conditions We Treat

Our patients come to us with a variety of symptoms. These may include peeing when coughing, laughing or sneezing; feeling a constant urge to pee; feeling heavy in the pelvic area; feeling pressure in the vagina or uterus; or noticing a bulge in the vagina.

Our world-renowned physicians provide comprehensive care and minimally invasive surgical treatments for a variety of conditions and pelvic floor disorders.

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. One in three women will suffer from this common disorder. It affects women across all ages. There are various types including overactive bladder, stress incontinence, urgency incontinence and overflow incontinence.

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Anal Incontinence

Anal incontinence is the loss of bowel control. It results in leakage of gas or stool through the anus. This condition affects 1 in 10 women. Each woman may have different anal incontinence symptoms.

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the pelvic floor muscles and connective tissue weaken or tear. This causes one or more of the organs inside the pelvis to slip from their normal positions. This results in them bulging into the vagina.

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Congenital Anomalies

This is an anatomic variation present at birth. It can cause health problems or affect how the body works. Many females are born with anomalies or variations of the genitourinary (GU) system. Although their organs form differently, we may be able to reconstruct them. This can allow them to have a standard reproductive, sexual and physical life.

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Other Conditions

We offer a patient-centered approach to pelvic floor care. Our team works together to create tailored care plans for pelvic floor conditions.

Meet the Team

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The Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) Team is a transdisciplinary team that includes surgeons, advance practice specialists, a sexual counselor, and nurses who collaborate to develop an integrated approach. Together, these experts are working to ensure that each patient with a pelvic floor disorder receives a tailored and highly individualized plan of care.

Meet the Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery Team

Our Programs

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Peripartum Evaluation and Assessment of the Pelvic Floor Around Delivery (Peapod) Clinic

This unique program helps pregnant women and new moms receive care before six weeks postpartum.

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Program

Our team of specialists and pelvic floor physical therapists work closely to evaluate and treat pelvic floor dysfunction.

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Program

In this program, the healthcare team uses a unique approach to improve the care of women with pelvic floor disorders.


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    Nationally recognized in Obstetrics & Gynecology (No. 18)

    Northwestern Medicine Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

    We provide comprehensive clinical care and minimally invasive surgical treatments for pelvic floor disorders, childbirth injury, complications from gynecologic surgery and congenital genitourinary disorders.

    Bladder Control Assessment

    Take this quiz to asses your bladder symptoms and find out your personal risk of urinary incontinence.