Women's Health Services

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Urogynecology & Pelvic Floor Disorders

Conditions and Services

Who We Treat

We treat all types of pelvic floor problems in women, including:

  • Uterine prolapse (when the uterus sags into the vagina) and other types of pelvic organ prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence (trouble holding urine)
  • Overactive bladder
  • Defecatory dysfunction (problems having a bowel movement)
  • Accidental bowel leakage
  • Painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis
  • Urethral diverticulum (a pocket that forms under the urethra, where urine can collect and lead to infections)
  • Urinary retention (trouble emptying the bladder)
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Fistulas (abnormal openings between two organs), including urogenital fistula
  • Complications from pelvic mesh surgery
  • Labial hypertrophy
  • Vaginal and urethral atrophy


Our Urogynecology Services

NewYork-Presbyterian was ranked among the top gynecology programs in the nation, according to US News & World Report.We provide the full range of surgical and nonsurgical treatments for these conditions, including:

  • Behavioral modification training
  • Medications,including topical estrogen for vaginal atrophy
  • Pessary (the placement of a device into the vagina to support the uterus in women with prolapse)
  • Pelvic floor therapy
  • Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (an office procedure to treat overactive bladder)
  • Urethral bulking agents (an office procedure for treating urinary incontinence)
  • Botox (an office procedure to treat overactive bladder)
  • Sacral neuromodulation to treat certain bladder and bowel problems
  • Minimally invasive surgery (including cystoscopic, vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic procedures)