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I am one of 3 Urogynecologists at MGH. Our Division provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment (non-surgical and surgical) for female pelvic floor problems, ie, pelvic organ prolapse and bladder control problems.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA: A.B. 1978, BiologyOccidental College, Los Angeles, CA: M.A. 1983, BiologyMedical School: Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, OH: M.D.: 1983OB/GYN residency: Univ of Calif at San Diego; 1983-1987
My research interests are in trying to determine ways of preventing pelvic organ prolapse and bladder control problems and in determining the most effective and durable surgical procedures for these conditions.
With the help of coordinated, multidisciplinary care provided by physicians in the MGH Pelvic Floor Disorder Service, 39-year-old patient Nicole Ortuno is once again living a normal, healthy life.
Nearly one in three American women has one or more pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. The Pelvic Floor Disorders Service at Mass General offers a range of non-surgical and surgical options for treatment.
Nearly one-third of American women have one or more pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence or pelvic-organ prolapse. The Pelvic Floor Disorders Service at Mass General offers expert care and helps bring lasting relief to those suffering from a pelvic floor disorder.
May Wakamatsu, MD, director of the Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the various ways the service can help women with pelvic floor problems return to a normal lifestyle.
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