Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Clinic

The Stanford Center for Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery offers cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment options for women with complex pelvic floor disorders. Our center has a particular interest in minimally invasive, uterine sparing reconstructive surgery. 

We also work with the Gynecology Clinic and Fibroid Center.

Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Clinic
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900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-725-6079 Getting Here
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900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-725-6079 Getting Here
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Our Doctors

Our facility includes a new, state-of-the-art urodynamics laboratory and access to a team of specialists, allowing us to offer integrated care to patients in conjunction with pelvic floor physical therapists, urologists, and colorectal surgeons. We also offer consultation for urodynamics testing alone

Care and Treatment

Treatments

The center offers a wide range of state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as well as consultation services for women with urinary and fecal incontinence, special problems of pelvic support, and special reconstructive or reparative pelvic surgery needs. 

Specific treatments include:

Complex urodynamics

Testing techniques (cystometrogram, uroflow studies, urethral pressure profilometry, valsalva leak-point pressure) to check bladder functionality and diagnose causes of urinary tract incontinence.

Cystourethroscopy

An examination in which a scope is inserted through the urethra to examine the bladder and urinary tract for structural abnormalities or obstructions, such as tumors or stones.

Medical management of overactive bladder and interstitial cystitis

Diagnosis and management of a range of urinary tract conditions, including overactive bladder and cystitis.

Simple urodynamics

Simple tests for clinical analysis of bladder function and incontinence.

Sonohysterography

A medical technical in which fluid is injected through the cervix into the uterus, and an ultrasound is then used to make images of the uterine cavity.

Minimally invasive uterine-sparing surgeries

A range of minimally-invasive surgical treatments such as laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy, laparoscopic uterosacral uterine suspension, laparoscopic paravaginal repair and laparoscopic colposuspension to relieve symptoms of prolapse, urinary or fecal incontinence and other pelvic floor conditions.

Transperineal surgical approaches to treat defecatory disorders and fecal incontinence

A surgical approach to repair or reinforce the tissue support layer between the rectum and the vagina.

Transvaginal and transabdominal approaches for pelvic floor disorders

Types of surgical or treatment approaches to improve pelvic floor conditions.

Using grafts to repair recurrent and complex prolapse

Procedures in which graft materials are used to provide repair to pelvic organ prolapse.

Coordination with pelvic floor physical therapists

A rehabilitation program to address and treat pain and disorders of the muscles of the pelvis.

Management of defecatory dysfunction

Diagnosis and management of ongoing defecatory dysfunction, such as constipation, tenesmus, splinting, and fecal incontinence.

Pelvic muscle rehabilitation

Rehabilitative techniques to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles.

Pessaries

A medical device inserted into the vagina, either to provide structural support, or to deliver medication.

Ultrasound (sonography)

A diagnostic technique which uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of internal organs.

Open and laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy

A surgical procedure options to repair  vaginal vault prolapse and restore the length and shape of the vaginal canal.

Retropubic and transobturator suburethral slings

Types of structural support procedures to alleviate stress urinary incontinence in women.

Sacral neuromodulation for overactive bladder and urinary retention

An electrical device to alter the nervous system's signals to the bladder to allow it to relax and to decrease the occurrence of inappropriate contractions.

Transurethral injection of bulk-enhancing agents to treat stress incontinence

Injection of bulking-agents to alleviate stress incontinence disorders.

For Patients

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff.  We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.  

We accept patients for primary management and co-management, which allows your referring doctor to maintain an active role in your care.

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

Call us to make an appointment

650-725-6079

For Health Care Professionals

PHYSICIAN HELPLINE

Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.

HOW TO REFER

Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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