Pelvic floor disorders often arise as a result of aging, but they can also occur due to pregnancy, labor, nerve damage or prior pelvic surgery. If you’re a woman, there’s a one in four chance you’ll experience a pelvic floor disorder in your lifetime.

Just because you’ve had children or are getting older doesn’t mean you have to suffer. Whether you’re struggling with urinary incontinence, overactive bladder or discomfort from pelvic organ prolapse or another pelvic floor condition related to urination or bowel function, we can help. Our integrated team of specialists provides personalized and comprehensive treatment for women with pelvic floor issues.

Our innovative approach is intended to simplify the entire treatment process for patients while maximizing long-term recovery and daily quality of life. Our multidisciplinary team includes experts from:

Most importantly, we understand the impact a pelvic floor disorder can have on your quality of life. We want to make treatment not only effective, but also convenient and long-lasting. Many of your office visits, preoperative testing and surgery can now be scheduled in one single location at Ohio State Outpatient Care New Albany.

Whatever your pelvic floor disorder, we’re here to help.

Pelvic floor disorders we treat

The most common disorder we treat is urinary incontinence, including urgency incontinence and stress incontinence — both of which have successful treatments.

Other pelvic floor disorders we treat include:

Pelvic floor conditions diagnosis and treatment

Our highly trained urogynecology and urology experts provide comprehensive testing, evaluation and treatment options designed to relieve your symptoms. We offer a range of innovative outpatient and inpatient procedures including physical therapy, medication, Botox injections, nerve stimulation therapy, laser therapy, fitted vaginal devices and surgery to help you enjoy a more worry-free life.


Our multidisciplinary team

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

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Iryna Crescenze, MD

  • Board certified urologist specializing in urinary incontinence, urinary retention, pelvic organ prolapse, neurogenic bladder, urethral strictures and diverticulum and ureteral obstruction.
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Lisa Hickman, MD

  • Board certified urogynecologist and reconstructive surgeon specializing in pelvic muscle, bowel and bladder issues during pregnancy and after delivery.
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Andrew Hundley, MD

  • Board certified urogynecologist and reconstructive surgeon specializing in urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, voiding dysfunction, recurrent urinary tract infections and other anatomic injuries such as vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas.
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Courtenay Moore, MD

  • Board certified urologist specializing in urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, neuromodulation, urogenital fistulas, urethral masses and mesh complications.
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Silpa Nekkanti, MD

  • Board certified urogynecologist and reconstructive surgeon specializing in urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
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Jennifer Kelly, APRN-CNP

  • Nurse practitioner specializing in urinary incontinence, overactive bladder and neuromodulation.
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Meagan Matteson, APRN-CNP

  • Nurse practitioner specializing in urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

Colorectal surgery

Amber Traugott, MD, FACS

Amber Traugott, MD, FACS

  • Colon and rectal surgeon specializing in anorectal disease, rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence and other defecatory disorders, with particular interest in the surgical management of pelvic floor-related bowel dysfunction due to childbirth, aging, inflammatory bowel disease (including ileal pouch dysfunction) and previous pelvic surgery or radiation treatment for cancer.
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Emily Huang, MD, FACS

  • Colon and rectal surgeon specializing in repair of rectal prolapse and obstructed defecation by ventral mesh rectopexy.
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Alessandra Gasior, MD

  • Colon and rectal surgeon with expertise managing a wide variety of pelvic floor and anorectal problems. One of the few experts worldwide who also specializes in the care of patients transitioning from pediatric to adult colorectal care.

Gastroenterology

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Subhankar Chakraborty, MD, PhD

  • Board certified gastroenterologist specializing in motility disorders including outlet constipation, fecal incontinence and irritable bowel syndrome.
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Gokul Bala, MD

  • Board certified gastroenterologist specializing in motility disorders including outlet constipation, fecal incontinence and irritable bowel syndrome.

Urology

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Jessica Yih, MD

  • Fellowship trained urologist specializing in women’s sexual health including vaginismus, dyspareunia, vestibulodynia/vulvodynia, painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis and genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

Women's sexual health

Elizabeth Gandee, APRN-CNP

Elizabeth Gandee, APRN-CNP

  • Nurse practitioner specializing in women’s sexual health.
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Brett Worly, MD

  • Ob/Gyn specializing in women’s sexual health.

Why choose Ohio State Female Pelvic Health

  • Our multidisciplinary team of physicians and surgeons have specialized training, are experts in their fields and are dedicated to your full recovery.
  • We’re a first-of-its-kind practice in central Ohio offering coordinated, comprehensive care from experts in multiple specialties.
  • We offer preoperative testing and surgery in a convenient outpatient care setting at Ohio State Outpatient Care New Albany.
  • As part of one of the nation’s largest academic health care centers, we can access a full range of medical and university experts as needed. If you have physical or mental health concerns unrelated to the pelvic floor conditions we’re treating, we’ll ensure that every aspect of your health is addressed.
  • We understand the challenges presented by pelvic floor conditions and the unique stresses faced by women as a result of pregnancy, childbirth or aging, so we’ll provide the empathy, respect and careful evaluation you deserve.

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