OB/GYN, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstruction
with routine gynecological care, many other services are offered
including: pelvic ultrasound; aspiration of breast cysts; evaluation of
infertility, colposcopy (a diagnostic evaluation of abnormal pap
smears); LEEP (a loop electrosurgical procedure used to diagnose and
treat cervical cancer); cryotherapy for vaginal warts; and bone density
testing for osteoporosis prevention and treatment. We also provde
management of heavy bleeding including in-office endometrial ablation
which results in permanent thinning of the lining of the uterus and
decreases or stops menstrual bleeding.
Our Urogynecology and
Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery service offers routine gynecologic care
and treatment to individuals with urogynecologic disorders. This
includes patients suffering from urinary and fecal incontinency, as
well as pelvic floor relaxation. Dr. Alnaif is a specialist not only in
diagnostic techniques such as urodiagnostics and ultrasound, but is
also able to perform complicated pelvic reconstructive surgery.
diagnostic modalities, including multichannel urodynamics and
cystourethroscopy, for all forms of incontinence and pelvic floor
Broad range of obstetrical services. Among these are
pre-natal care that gives equal emphasis to the well-being of the
mother and of the fetus; fetal monitoring through ultrasound and other
techniques; childbirth preparedness and consultation for high-risk
practice is a state-of-the-art clinic dedicated to providing the
highest level of healthcare for Women. The patient is our primary
concern, and we pride ourselves on providing personal and friendly
care. We are dedicated to fully educating you about your health needs,
and strive to be your partner in health. We incorporate the latest
technologies to provide for an improved patient experience.
|What is a Urogynecologist?|
What is a Urogynecologist?
A Urogynecologist is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist who has
in the care of women with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. The Pelvic Floor is
composed of the muscles, ligaments, connective tissue, and nerves that
help support and control the rectum, uterus, vagina, and bladder. The
pelvic floor can be damaged by childbirth, repeated heavy lifting,
chronic disease or surgery.
Some problems Due to Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Their Symptoms are:
1. Urinary Incontinence: Loss of bladder or control,- -leakage of urine.
2. Pelvic Prolapse: Descent of pelvic organs;(a bulge - -and/or pressure; dropped uterus, bladder, vagina - -or rectum).
3. Emptying Disorders: Difficulty urinating or - -moving bowels.
4. Fecal Incontinence: Loss of control over your stool - -and/or gas, including soilage
Overactive Bladder: Frequent need to void, bladder - -pressure or pain,
urgency, urgency incontinence or - -difficulty holding your urine.
6. Repair of vaginal fistulas Vaginal fistula is the - -abnormal connection between bladder and/or - -bowels and the vagina.
What Kind of Training Does a Urogynecologist Have?
have completed medical school and a four-year residency in Obstetrics
and Gynecology. These doctors become specialists with additional
Fellowship training and experience in the evaluation and treatment of
conditions that affect the female pelvic organs, and the muscles and
connective tissue that support the organs. The additional Fellowship
training focuses on the surgical and non-surgical treatment of
non-cancerous gynecologic problems.
When Should I See a Urogynecologist?
your primary care physician or Ob/Gyn may have knowledge about these
problems, a Urogynecologist can offer additional expertise. You should
see or be referred to a Urogynecologist when you have problems of
prolapse, and/or troublesome incontinence or when your primary doctor
Other problems for which you or your
doctor might think about consulting a Urogynecologist include: problems
with emptying the bladder or rectum, and the need for special expertise
in vaginal surgery