Urogynecology is a subspecialty within Obstetrics and Gynecology. It focuses on disorders of the female pelvic floor, such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and pelvic and laparoscopic surgery. 

Avenues Specialty Clinic's board-certified Urogynecologist Dr. Hsu works with women to find the best treatment plan for their lifestyle. She loves helping them improve their quality of life.

Many problems in the bladder and pelvis can negatively affect women's health and quality of life. Common bladder and pelvic health issues in women include:

  • Prolapse of the pelvic organs
  • Stress urinary incontinence (leakage with activities)

Facts About Bladder and Pelvic Conditions

  • Pelvic organ prolapse is a common female health condition. It happens when any organ in the pelvic area, such as the bladder, uterus, or rectum falls into the vagina.
  • About 3.3 million women have pelvic organ prolapse in the U.S. It is estimated that about 1 in 3 women will experience pelvic floor disorder in her lifetime.
  • Urinary incontinence affects 18 million women and chances increase with age.

Treatment Options

These are a variety of treatment options for pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. These may include:

  • Lifestyle changes and nonsurgical treatments such as pessaries
  • Less invasive vaginal and laparoscopic surgeries