182017Oct

Do I Need to See a Urogynecologist? Five Symptoms That Say ‘Yes’

A urogynecologist is a physician who is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Urogynecologists are surgeons who specialize in the treatment and care of pelvic floor disorders, such as: Urinary and/or fecal incontinence Emptying disorders (bowel or otherwise) Overactive bladder Prolapse Pelvic pain Fistula Urogynecologists have additional education and training outside of…

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202017Jul

The Questions Your Urogynecologist Wants You to Ask

Perhaps you’re visiting a urogynecologist because of an issue like incontinence or pelvic prolapse.  Perhaps you suspect uterine fibroids or you’re finally ready to tackle heavy menstrual bleeding. Regardless of what brings you to an appointment with Dr. Heidi Wittenberg of the Urogynecology Center of San Francisco (UGCSF), there are questions you may hesitate to…

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192016Sep

Is a Urogynecologist the Same as a Female Urologist?

Not every urological or pelvic condition is treated by both urogynecologists and female urologists. Sometimes, you’ll need to visit just one specialist in order to receive a diagnosis and treatment plan. What is a urogynecologist? A urogynecologist is a physician who has undergone specific education and training in order to be a sub-specialist in Female…

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102015Jan

Experience, Compassion and Proven Results

DR. HEIDI WITTENBERG IS A UROGYNECOLOGIST in the vanguard of board certified Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery specialists. Director of the newly opened Urogynecology Center of San Francisco, she specializes in minimally invasive techniques and alternative treatments for incontinence, prolapse, ovarian cyst or fibroid removal, and women needing hysterectomy. A few of her innovative…

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