Female pelvic medicine specialists at UC San Diego Health's Women Pelvic Medicine Center have helped thousands of women find relief from common pelvic floor conditions such as urinary incontinence, vaginal prolapse and urinary tract infections, leading to more comfortable and active lives. A majority of women improve with non-surgical approaches, including behavioral therapies and medications.
Female Pelvic Medicine Specialists
Our physicians are board-certified and have advanced fellowship training in female pelvic floor medicine and reconstructive surgery, including treatment for incontinence, prolapse and recurrent urinary tract infections. Our specialists complete five years of residency and two years minimum of fellowship training in urology, plus four years of residency and three years of fellowship training in gynecology.
We lead the nation in training the next generation of pelvic reconstructive surgeons. Our physicians are involved in clinical trials and research and work side-by-side with highly skilled nurse practitioners, residents, and fellows to give you the most up-to-date, innovative, and highest quality treatment options available.
"World’s Strongest Woman" Beats Weak Bladder At UC San Diego Health
A battle with urinary incontinence severely disrupted Kristin Rhodes' life and intense training schedule. In this video, she describes being on the brink of retiring before the Women's Pelvic Medicine Center had her competing again. (2 min, 18 seconds)