Urogynecology addresses female pelvic floor and bladder issues.
One of the most common issues women face as they age is incontinence, or the loss of bladder or bowel control.
We offer a range of treatment options — both surgical and nonsurgical — to help you overcome pelvic floor problems and feel more confident.
Childbirth can damage or weaken the muscles of the pelvic floor, leading to problems.
Other causes of pelvic floor disorders include:
Urogynecologists have special training in treating a broad range of pelvic floor issues, with a deep knowledge of women's unique health needs.
At UPMC Magee-Womens in Erie we diagnose and treat common and uncommon pelvic floor conditions, including:
Our ties to UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh means you have access to:
When your doctor refers you to our program, your first appointment will include:
You can receive the latest pelvis floor disorder treatments here in Erie, including:
We can offer you the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robot-assisted surgery, which leave you with:
UPMC is always conducting research to enhance our knowledge of pelvic floor and bladder disorders and design new treatments. In Erie, you may have the chance to take part in cutting-edge research studies.
Talk to your care team about what studies are available in the area and how you can sign up.
Urogynecologists from Pittsburgh come to UPMC Hamot weekly to provide consults and surgical treatments.
Call 814-877-8950 to make an appointment at Magee-Womens Specialty Services.