Urogynaecology

Overview

Urogynaecology: Overview

A urogynecologist is a gynecologist who has undergone fellowship training to specialize in treating women with a variety of pelvic floor disorders. Before the specialty was created, women with pelvic floor disorders typically had to visit multiple specialists who treated their pelvic support, urinary, and gastrointestinal problems separately. However pelvic floor components work together as a unit and not independently. Hence the urogynecologist provides integrated comprehensive care for bladder, bowel, and support problems of the pelvic floor.

You should see (or be referred to) a urogynecologist when you have problems of prolapse, and/or troublesome urinary or faecal incontinence or when your primary doctor recommends consultation. Other problems for which you or your doctor might think about consulting a urogynecologist include: problems with emptying the bladder or rectum, pelvic pain or bladder pain, fistulas, and the need for special expertise in vaginal surgery, in short, for any of the problems listed above.

Why Choose Us?

The Department of Urogynaecology at Global Hospitals, Mumbai provides comprehensive consultation, diagnostics, and expert care for all pelvic floor disorders. It is our endeavour to bring care, compassion and understanding to ensure that women are in a comfortable setting to speak about their health issues and have access to the best treatments available.

We cover the entire spectrum of pelvic floor disorders including prolapse, urinary incontinence, faecal incontinence, fistulas, bladder pain syndrome/IC, recurrent urinary tract infections, bladder and bowel emptying problems, increased frequency of urination, pelvic pain, etc.

Treatment

The Department of Urogynaecology at Global Hospitals, Mumbai delivers comprehensive treatment for all pelvic floor disorders including conservative non-surgical management (biofeedback and electrical stimulation, bladder retraining and behavioural modification) and all surgical procedures. We also offer comprehensive diagnostics including multichannel Urodynamics, anorectal manometry and 2D and 3D ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor.

The first line management for all pelvic floor disorders is conservative and non-surgical. At Global Hospital, we are committed to ensuring that we provide the latest non-surgical therapies to cure your pelvic floor disorders before we advise any surgical therapies.

Our Doctors

The Department of Urogynaecology at Global Hospitals, Mumbai has some of the finest doctors for your pelvic floor problems. The team comprises of an expert panel of Urogynaecologists, trained in the finest centres in the world, who bring comprehensive expertise for the treatment of all pelvic ailments, while performing all advanced diagnostics and procedures.

Dr Aparna Hegde

MBBS, DGO (ObGyn), FCPS, DNB, MRCOG, MD (ObGyn)

Consultant

Dr Dharmesh S Kapoor

MBBS, MD (BOM), FRCOG (ENG)

Consultant

We are with you in your journey to better health

A consultation with our panel of doctors, specialists and surgeons will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle are facing any health issues, please get in touch with us, we are here for you.

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