Our goal is to improve the quality of life for all women. Our primary purpose is to deliver the most current treatment and therapies related to female urinary incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. We offer our patients the highest standards of treatment our specialty - female pelvic health. We offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment in:
We have developed a multi-modal therapeutic approach including:
Surgical approaches include:
We treat other conditions such as:
If you suffer from urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse, you are not alone. This problem occurs in many women & often they think it is part of normal aging. Most women are not aware that new treatment modalities are available to successfully manage their problems and help them live a normal life.
Gaining urinary control is obtainable, by comprehensive evaluation to help make an accurate diagnosis and then using necessary treatment modalities to treat it including:
We employ tried and tested as well as the newest techniques for correction of both prolapse & urinary incontinence.
Dr. Vikas Merchia, MD, FACOG, FPMRS is Board Certified in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. He has been practicing for nearly 20 years with a wealth of knowledge and experience in using all the modalities mentioned previously. He is a compassionate and emphatic patient advocate, with the single goal of working to help improve the quality of life of his patients.
A urogynecologist is an obstetrician/gynecologist who has specialized in the care of women with pelvic floor disorder. The pelvic floor is
the muscles, ligaments, connective tissue and nerves that help support and control the rectum, uterus, vagina and bladder. The pelvic floor
can be damaged by childbirth, repeated heavy lifting, chronic disease or surgery.
Some problems due to pelvic floor disorder and their symptoms are:
with additional training and experience in the evaluation and treatment of conditions that affect the female pelvic organs, and the muscles and connective tissue that support the organs. The additional training focuses on the surgical and non-surgical treatment of non- cancerous gynecologic problems.
You should see (or be referred to) a urogynecologist when you have problems of prolapse, and/or troublesome incontinence or when your primary doctor recommends consultation. Other problems for which you or your doctor might think about consulting a urogynecologist include: problems with emptying the bladder or rectum, pelvic pain and the need for special expertise in vaginal surgery.
A urogynecologist can recommend a variety of therapies to cure or relieve symptoms of prolapse, urinary or fecal incontinence, or other pelvic floor dysfunction symptoms. He or she may advise conservative (non-surgical) or surgical therapy depending on your wishes, the severity of your condition and your general health. Conservative options include medications, pelvic exercises, behavioral and/or dietary modifications and vaginal devices (also called pessaries). Biofeedback and physical therapy are additional modalities that your urogynecologist may recommend. Safe and effective surgical procedures are also utilized by the urogynecologist to treat incontinence and prolapse. He or she will discuss all of the options that are available to treat your specific problem(s) before you are asked to make a treatment decision.
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