About Milena Weinstein, MD

Milena Weinstein, MD, joined the division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2008 after completion of fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. She completed medical school and Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at University of California Los Angeles.

Dr. Weinstein evaluates and treat patients with a complex pelvic floor disorders including urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, which can include uterine prolapse, vaginal vault prolapse, anterior vaginal wall prolapse (cystocele) and posterior vaginal wall prolapse (rectocele). She also sees patients with mesh-related complications (mesh erosion, mesh exposure), urogenital fistula and other pelvic floor issues.

She is a co-chair of the Mass General Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders, a multidisciplinary group comprised of pelvic reconstructive surgeons, colorectal surgeons, urologists, gastroenterologists and physical therapists. The center provides surgical and nonsurgical treatment options, including minimally-invasive surgeries such as vaginal, laparoscopic and/or robotic assisted surgeries. The service holds regular multidisciplinary conferences to discuss discuss and coordinate the care of patients with complex and combined pelvic floor disorders.

Dr. Weinstein has served on multiple national committees at American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS). She also has been trained in three-dimensional pelvic floor ultrasound. She teaches on pelvic floor ultrasound nationally and uses pelvic floor ultrasound for research and to assist with diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Weinstein sees patients at Mass General West in Waltham and at Mass General Boston, in Suite 4E in the Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care. Dr. Weinstein performs surgery at the Mass General Hospital in Boston and at Newton Wellesley Hospital. In addition, Dr. Weinstein has consultative clinical and surgical practice at Emerson Hospital.

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Locations

Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital

Gynecology Department - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 857-238-8496
Fax: 617-724-5843

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Waltham: Mass General Waltham

Mass General Waltham - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
52 Second Ave.
Suite 515
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 857-238-8496
Fax: 781-487-3870

Medical Education

  • MD, David Geffen School of Medicine @ UCLA
  • MD, Univ. of California - LA
  • MD, University of CA Los Angeles Med Ctr
  • Residency, LAC-Olive View Medical Center
  • Residency, UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship, UC San Diego Medical Center
  • Fellowship, UCSD Women's Campus Pelvic Med. Ctr
  • Fellowship, University of CA San Diego Med Ctr

American Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Publications

  • Selected publications:

    Hicks CW, Weinstein MM, Wakamatsu MM, Pulliam SJ, Savitt L, Bordeianou L. Are Rectoceles the cause of the result of obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS)? A prospective anorectal physiology study. Colorectal Dis.2013 Aug; 15(8):993-9.

    Clemens JL, Weinstein MM, Guess MK, Alperin M, Moalli P, Gregory WT, Lukacz ES, Sung VW, Chen BC, Bradley CS. Impact of the 2011 FDA Transvaginal Mesh Safety Update on AUGS Members’ Use of Synthetic Mesh and Biologic Grafts in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg.2013; 19(4):191-198.

    Cauley CE, Savitt L, Weinstein M, Wakamatsu M, Kunitake H, Ricciardi R, Staller K, Bordeianou L. A Quality of Life Comparison of Two Fecal Incontinence Phenotypes: Isolated Fecal Incontinence Versus Concurrent Fecal Incontinence with Constipation. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2019 Jan;62(1):56-62. 

    Cavallaro PM, Staller K, Savitt LR, Milch, H., Kennedy, K., Weinstein, MM, Bordeianou, L. G. The Contributions of Internal Intussusception, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia to Obstructed Defecation Syndrome. Diseases Of The Colon And Rectum. 2019 Jan;62(1):56-62. 

    Ortega MV Pierce TT O'Shea A, James K, Von Bargen E, Weinstein MM. Presacral Anatomy in Women with a Horseshoe Kidney. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. 26(2):111-115, 2020 Feb.

    Wieslander CK, Weinstein MM, Handa VL, Collins SA. Pregnancy in Women with Prior Treatments for Pelvic Floor Disorders. Female Pelvic Med Reconst Surg, 2020 May;26(5):299-305.