Why Choose BIDMC to treat Pelvic Floor Conditions?


woman stretchingOur team of specialists will spend time with you to understand your symptoms, find the underlying cause, and then recommend a treatment plan designed specifically for you. We offer patients compassionate care, we put you at the center of everything we do, and are committed to helping you return to your normal lifestyle as quickly as possible.

Multidisciplinary Team of Experts

We understand there can be many sides to a pelvic floor problem. A patient may need the help of a gastroenterologist, a physical therapist, or a urologist for one pelvic health concern. This is why our Pelvic Health Program is made up of a team of doctors with different areas of expertise.

LefevreOur highly skilled team includes specialists in urogynecology, urology, gastroenterology, colorectal surgery, radiology, physical therapy, and nursing. You benefit from a team of experienced specialists who work together to evaluate and treat complex pelvic floor disorders.

Depending upon the pelvic floor health problem, a patient may need to see multiple specialists and have multiple appointments; rest assured that all the specialists treating a patient meet regularly, discuss progress and plans, share notes and lists of medications, and are completely tuned into the individual needs of the patient.

Advanced Diagnostic Testing

To provide the best possible treatment options, we need to understand the cause of your symptoms. We provide state-of-the-art diagnostic services to evaluate conditions such as urinary incontinence and overactive bladder to pelvic organ prolapse and bowel control problems. Some testing can be done right in the doctor’s office, while other tests are conducted in coordination with specialists in Radiology and Endoscopy.

Comprehensive Treatment Options

We offer the most up-to-date therapeutic options for pelvic floor disorders, from conservative to surgical. You may benefit from simple lifestyle modifications and exercises to strengthen pelvic floor muscles, or manage with prescription medications. However, if surgical treatment is right for you, we offer effective surgical interventions, including minimally invasive robotic surgery. 

To learn more or to set up a consultation, please call 617-667-4100.