Pelvic organ prolapse, urinary or fecal incontinence, urinary frequency and urgency are relatively common symptoms that affect women of all ages. While thousands of women have these symptoms, many are too embarrassed to discuss them with even their primary care doctors and do not seek treatment as a result.
At Weill Cornell Medicine, our physicians and surgeons are trained in state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment options for the various pelvic floor disorders women may encounter in their lifetime. Our goal is to provide women options in the treatment of the above conditions and guide them to make the appropriate treatment decisions. This may involve behavioral and physical therapy, as well as medical and surgical treatment. We believe in a personalized approach to provide women safe and lasting outcomes.
If surgery is part of the treatment plan, we provide all aspects of care, including:
- minimally invasive approaches through robotically assisted/laparoscopic means
- traditional abdominal repairs
The Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery team, led by Drs. Tirsit Asfaw and Saya Segal, provides evaluation and treatment for conditions such as:
Our team is led by two female physicians who understand the concerns and stigma women may feel surrounding urogynecologic issues, which translates into being able to provide care tailored to the sensitivities women feel surrounding these common health issues.