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What is a urogynecologist?

Urogynecologists specialize in urinary incontinence and pelvic support problems.

Dr. Minita S. Patel, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrician & Gynecologist)

A urogynecologist is a physician who has training in either obstetrics and gynecology or urology and then has done further specialized training in taking care of women with urinary incontinence (urine loss without control) and/or prolapse (loss of support of bladder, uterus, vaginal tissues or rectum).

A urogynecologist is a gynecologist or a urologist with a subspecialty in diseases and conditions that affect the urinary structures in women.

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