Bllader & Pelvic Health Program

musc bladder & pelvic Health program

MUSC Bladder & Pelvic Health Program

Pelvic floor disorders are a complex combination of medical problems that threaten the quality of life for people of all ages. These conditions include urinary and fecal incontinence, rectal and vaginal prolapse and complex combinations of these disorders, as well as interstitial cystitis, and other pelvic pain syndromes.

Conservative estimates are that at least 25-40 million Americans suffer from these conditions. Although both men and women are affected, women are represented in disproportionate numbers with as many as 1 in 3 affected by some level of bladder leakage. Since many of these disorders co-exist, comprehensive evaluation and therapy is absolutely essential. Fortunately, over the past few years, more accurate diagnosis has led to improvement in non-surgical and surgical outcomes, and better patient satisfaction.

The multidisciplinary MUSC Bladder and Pelvic Health Program is a regional and national program for the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of all non-cancerous disorders of the pelvis. Through the combined experience and cooperation of three well-established disciplines at the Medical University of South Carolina: urology, gynecology and colorectal surgery, we offer an efficient, cost-effective and comprehensive evaluation and treatment program.

To request an appointment with the MUSC Bladder and Pelvic Health Program, call 843-792-7474 or use our online appointment request form.

Department of Urology

The department of urology at MUSC is a leading provider of pediatric and adult urological health care in the state and region and a core component of the Bladder and Pelvic Health Program.

Department of OB/GYN

The department of OB/GYN at MUSC is an integral part of the MUSC Bladder and Pelvic Program. Together, with the department of urology, the program is able to provide multidisciplinary and comprehensive care to its patients.

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