Jefferson University Hospitals

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Comprehensive Urogynecology & Female Pelvic Medicine

During COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak

We are still scheduling appointments for new and existing patients. At this time, patients may bring one person to an office visit, office procedure or ultrasound. A child may also accompany the patient if the patient can supervise the child and/or bring one other person who will be responsible for the child.

We have made several temporary adjustments to how we deliver care to reduce your risk and ensure safety. Adjustments we’ve made include:

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  • Increased Health Protocols
    Masks are required of all who enter our office. We do not recommend bringing a child to your visit at this time.
  • Video/Telehealth visits
    These visits allow you to use a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) or desktop computer with a camera to speak with your provider through a video connection.
  • Expanded In-person appointments
    We added early-morning and evening appointments for those with medical conditions that make them more susceptible to illness. Additionally, we created appropriate space between chairs in waiting areas and ensure that all patients and care team members have masks and appropriate protection.

Learn more about initiating a video visit by speaking with your physician’s office or by visiting our telehealth services page.


Diagnosing and treating the full range of pelvic floor disorders with our evidence-based, integrative approach

Jefferson Health’s Comprehensive Urogynecology & Female Pelvic Medicine program specializes in advanced diagnostics and treatments for Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFDs), such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, female sexual dysfunction and other forms of impaired bladder and/or bowel control.

Seamless, Multidisciplinary Care

Jefferson Health is one of the few providers in the country that can treat the full range of PFDs. Our team has experts in every type of PFD treatment and brings together multidisciplinary expertise from across Jefferson Health. Our dedicated nurse and patient navigator coordinate care and advocate for our patients to help ensure you receive compassionate, seamless care. 

With our multidisciplinary, team-based approach, we partner with experts across departments and specialties: 

  • Urology
  • Gynecology
  • Colorectal Surgery & Gastroenterology
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Pain Management
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Integrative Approach

The Comprehensive Urogynecology & Female Pelvic Medicine program is led by the region’s only board-certified urogynecologist who is fellowship-trained in integrative medicine. We incorporate conventional and holistic approaches into our PFD treatments and go beyond traditional medicine to address the full range of factors that impact a person’s health.


Message from our Director

“Thank you for considering Jefferson Health’s Comprehensive Urogynecology & Female Pelvic Medicine program. You’re not alone, as Pelvic Floor Disorders affect more than a third of all women in their lifetime. And, rest assured, our team has the expertise to diagnose and treat every condition impacting the pelvic floor.

Our approach to care addresses the physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental factors that impact your health. We put the patient at the center of everything we do. Our goal is to help you return to better health and an improved quality of life.”

- Karolynn Echols, MD

Our Approach to Care

Our experts provide compassionate, top-quality care for the broad spectrum of conditions affecting the health and functionality of the pelvic floor and its organs. PFDs can often be treated successfully without surgery and, therefore, our initial approach prioritizes non-surgical options, including our dedicated Pelvic Floor Rehab Program. For those patients who do require surgery, we offer a range of advanced surgical techniques, including robotic, endoscopic (laparoscopy and cystoscopy) and vaginal surgeries.

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If you have questions about our program or managing your visit, please check out our FAQ page.

1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669)

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