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Women's Center for Pelvic Health team at Johns Hopkins.

The expert team at the Women’s Center for Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Surgery are leaders in the field of pelvic disorders. We include:

Together, we collaborate with experts across Johns Hopkins, including urologists, colorectal surgeons and physical therapists, to provide comprehensive care.

We understand that your condition may be embarrassing and disabling. We strive to provide compassionate and personalized care that improves your quality of life.

Urogynecology Experts

Photo of Dr. Chi Chiung Grace Chen, M.D., M.H.S.

Chen, Chi Chiung Grace, M.D., M.H.S.

Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Fistulas, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Interstitial Cystitis, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Stress Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology, Uterine Prolapse
 
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Handa, Victoria Lynn, M.D.

Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Director, Women’s Center for Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cystocele, Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Rectocele, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology, Uterine Prolapse
 
Photo of Dr. Danielle Patterson, M.D., S.M.

Patterson, Danielle, M.D., S.M.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cystocele, Fistulas, Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Stress Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology
 
  

Multidisciplinary Care Team

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Clifton, Marisa Meyer, M.D.

Director, Women’s Health, Brady Urological Institute
Director, Urology Residency Program
Director, Urology Robotic Education
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Bladder Stones, Kidney Stones, Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Pelvic Reconstruction, Urethral Diverticulum, Urethral Fistulas, Urethral Stricture, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology, Urology
 
Photo of Dr. Alodia Gabre-Kidan, M.D., M.P.H.

Gabre-Kidan, Alodia, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Anal Cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Surgery, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, Fecal Incontinence, Hemorrhoid Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Rectal Problem, Ulcerative Colitis
 
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Gearhart, Susan L, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Colon Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Disease, Colorectal Surgery, Constipation, Defecatory Dysfunction, Fecal Incontinence, Hereditary Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS), Oncology, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Rectal Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Slow Transit Constipation, Surgery, Surgical Oncology
 
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Stein, Ellen Meredith, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Achalasia, Barrett's Esophagus, Belching, Chest Pain, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colon Polyps, Constipation, Digestive Disorders, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gastroenterology, Gastroparesis, Heartburn, Hiccups, Hoarseness, Indigestion, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Nausea, Neurogastroenterology, Rectal Problem, Reflux and Burning, Stomach Ulcer, Swallowing Disorders, Vomiting
 
Photo of Dr. Edward James Wright, III, M.D.

Wright, Edward James, M.D. III

Associate Professor of Urology
Director, Division of Reconstructive and Neurological Urology
Chief of Urology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Incontinence, Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Urethral Stricture, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology, Urology
 

Staff at the Women's Center for Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Surgery

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Cathy Wehner, M.S., C.R.N.P.

Cathy Wehner is a women’s health nurse practitioner who specializes in treating women with pelvic floor disorders and other needs during perimenopause/menopause. Ms. Wehner is also the preceptor for nurse practitioner students pursuing women’s health.
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Melindia Mann, M.S., C.N.M., W.H.N.P.-B.C.

Melindia Mann is a certified nurse-midwife and women’s health nurse practitioner. She provides compassionate gynecologic care to women across the lifespan and has a strong interest in providing patient care and education in contraceptive management and adolescent health.
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Jackie Jenkins, Patient Navigator

Jackie Jenkins is our patient navigator and can help you plan for your visit to the center. She will help you find a specialist, obtain medical records, coordinate appointments and make travel arrangements.

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Therapist helping patient with stretching exercises on yoga mat

We work collaboratively with physical therapists who are specially trained to evaluate and treat different types of pelvic floor dysfunction. They offer personalized, one-on-one physical therapy sessions tailored to your symptoms and health goals.

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