222016Feb

Top Myths and Misconceptions about Urogynecology with Dr. Heidi Wittenberg

Dr. Wittenberg recently discussed some of the top myths and misconceptions surrounding urogynecology today. Many of these myths are deeply rooted in long-held beliefs about the female body, what it means to be a woman, and even modern concerns like the difficultly of diagnosing endometriosis. We encourage patients to read through Dr. Wittenberg’s comments below…

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162016Feb

Do I Really Need a Hysterectomy?

It’s understandable for a patient to be taken aback when their provider recommends a hysterectomy. The procedure has a reputation of being a significant and invasive surgery that often requires a long period of recovery. Today, the modern hysterectomy can differ from patient to patient and not all are invasive. Some women are candidates for…

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72015Dec

What You Need to Know About da Vinci Robotic Surgery

At Urogynecology Center of San Francisco (UGCSF), we utilize da Vinci robotic surgery in order to provide our patients with surgical treatment that is innovative and non-invasive. Many surgeries performed without da Vinci robotic surgery, such as a hysterectomy, are typically quite invasive and require more time to recover. Dr. Heidi Wittenberg of UGSF specializes…

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