Center for Urogynecology and Women's Pelvic Health

The UCSF Center for Urogynecology and Women's Pelvic Health provides innovative and specialized care for women with anal or urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and urethral or bladder dysfunction. Our team includes physicians specializing in gynecology, urology and colorectal surgery, as well as physical therapists specializing in pelvic floor rehabilitation for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

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    Patient education

    Biofeedback for Incontinence

    Biofeedback takes information about something happening in the body and presents it in a way that you can see or hear and understand. Learn more here.

    Bladder Training

    Bladder training is an important form of behavior therapy that can be effective in treating urinary incontinence. Learn more here.

    FAQ: Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of large or small amounts of urine, and it is thought to affect 13 million Americans. Learn more here.

    Pelvic Muscle Exercises

    Pelvic muscle exercises, also known as kegels, are an essential part of improving incontinence and preventing it from worsening. Learn more here.

    Pessaries

    The pessary is a device (firm ring) that is placed into the vagina to support the uterus or bladder and rectum. Learn more here.

    More about our providers and patients

    Overcoming Incontinence Gave This Mom Her Life Back

    Learn how UCSF helped Jamie Li overcome incontinence and get her life back.

    Support services

    Patient Resource

    Case Management & Social Work

    Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

    Class

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

    This eight-week class teaches mindfulness practices that can reduce stress and improve your overall health, such as meditation and body awareness.

    Patient Resource

    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

    Patient Resource

    Spiritual Care Services

    Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers.

    Patient Resource

    Women's Health Resource Center

    Access free health resources here, from classes and webinars to support groups and medical referrals, plus pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding services.

    Preparing for your appointment

    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    International Services

    If you live outside the United States and are coming to UCSF for medical treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreting Services

    UCSF offers interpreters in various languages, including American Sign Language (ASL), as well as services for deaf, hard-of-hearing and visually impaired patients.

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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Your Doctor Visit

    See our top 10 tips for making your UCSF doctor’s appointment as stress-free and productive as possible.

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    Related clinics

    Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

    1500 Owens St., Suite 380
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    Center for Pelvic Physiology

    Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

    1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    Women’s Center for Bladder & Pelvic Health

    400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Suite A610
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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