We are a regional resource for pelvic floor disorders. Oklahoma's women have expanded options for overcoming debilitating and sometimes embarrassing conditions. Our expertise draws patients from across the country and overseas.
The state’s first fellowship-trained physicians in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology), S. A. Shobeiri, MD,M. A. Nihira, MD, MPH, L. H. Quiroz, MD, and Tamara Poteat, PA-C, have special expertise that attract complex cases from doctors across the state. Emily Swafford, PT, the director of the Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation program, along with Lora Smith, PT provide services to women with pelvic floor disorders. Sophisticated equipment makes the combination of diagnostic capabilities at OU Physicians Women’s Pelvic & Bladder Center the most advanced in the nation.
Our doctors, physician assistants and physical therapists spend the required time with the patients to help them understand the complex causes of their conditions.These assessments include a detailed patient history, a physical examination and advanced diagnostic testing.In most cases, women are evaluated in a single visit and sent home with a treatment plan.Our physicians have been published extensively in national and international journals.They are frequent presenters at national and international medical meetings contributing to the advancements in the field of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology.
OU pelvic floor specialists have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.OU Physicians also serve as medical faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and train the region’s future physicians.
The OU Physicians Women’s Pelvic & Bladder Clinic provides advanced diagnostics, rehabilitation and corrective surgery for the following conditions:
Vaginal agenesis / MRKH
Vaginal stenosis or non-functional vagina (Narrowing of vaginal diameter and length requiring corrective surgery)
The clinic offers non-surgical treatments, including medications, pelvic exercises, biofeedback, electric stimulation, behavioral and dietary modifications and mechanical devices.When symptoms continue to interfere with daily activities, vaginal, abdominal or laparoscopic surgery may be necessary.Depending on your condition the most appropriate route for surgery will be chosen.Corrective surgeries for pelvic and bladder conditions can be outpatient procedures with small incisions and minimal post-operative pain and recovery time.
Clinic: OU Physicians Building, 825 NE 10th street, Suite 5400, Oklahoma City, OK 73126 Tel: (405) 271-9493, Fax: (405) 271-4606 Administration: OUHSC, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Post Office Box 26901, Oklahoma City, OK 73126 Tel: (405) 271-2247, Fax: (405) 271-1655