Urogynecologists

Women no longer have to live with the pain, embarrassment, and discomfort caused by pelvic floor disorders. Many urogynecology conditions are easily treatable. Urogynecology is an advanced approach to women’s health care where a Urogynecologist can diagnose and treat all types of pelvic floor conditions.

About Urogynecology:

Urogynecology is a sub-specialty of Gynecology that focuses on disorders of the female pelvic floor. There are three main types of pelvic floor conditions that one out of every three women
face in her lifetime:

  • Urinary incontinence: Symptoms include lack of bladder control
  • Fecal incontinence: Characterized by the lack of bowel control
  • Pelvic organ prolapse: A condition in which the uterus, bladder, and/or bowel slip down from their normal position and cause a bulge through the vaginal canal

Although urogynecological problems seldom put one’s life at risk, they do have the potential of deteriorating the quality of life of individuals diagnosed with pelvic floor diseases. For this reason, most of their treatments are aimed at improving the quality of life and managing symptoms by using traditional approaches before advising on invasive treatment options.

About Urogynecologists:

Urogynecologists are physicians with specialized training in “Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery”. At American Hospital Dubai, our specialists provide a comprehensive urogynecology services that address a wide range of pelvic floor disorders. These specialists perform comprehensive diagnostic testing in order to determine an optimal treatment customized for each unique case. Treatments for the disorders of female pelvic organs include a broad range of non-surgical and surgical options.

Conditions We Treat:

As the majority of women can be affected by other conditions related to pelvic floor disorders or diagnosed with other health problems, our team of Urogynecologists also work in close coordination with experts from other medical specialties across American Hospital Dubai to develop an effective treatment plan tailored to meet each woman’s unique needs.

Our medical specialists can treat:

  • Cystocele / rectocele / enterocele
  • Uterine prolapse / vaginal prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence (including stress, urge, mixed and overflow incontinences)
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Genitourinary and rectovaginal fistula
  • Urethral diverticulum
  • Vaginal cysts
  • Constipation
  • Painful bladder conditions / interstitial cystitis
  • Sexual dysfunction

Minimally Invasive Approach to Surgery:

In many cases, pelvic floor symptoms can easily be managed with non-invasive procedures, while some cases require surgical interventions. Our surgeons strive to follow the least invasive approach using advanced techniques to offer a painless experience.

For conditions that require surgery, our physicians specialize in innovative surgical procedures, such as:

Advanced laparoscopic procedures: These procedures involve tiny incisions for a narrow tube with a lighted camera called a laparoscope to be inserted into the pelvic region for accessing the surgical site.

Robot-assisted surgery: Using the da Vinci surgical system, the surgeons get magnified 3D images of the surgical sites to perform delicate surgeries with more precision.

Compared with traditional open surgery, the minimally invasive procedures cause little or no post-operative discomfort, minimal scarring; offer better recovery time; require shorter hospital stays, and decrease chances of infections. Additionally, patients can return to their normal life quickly after the procedure.

Book an Appointment:

Our surgeons have extensive expertise in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and are renowned for applying advanced surgical techniques. If you have been experiencing symptoms or diagnosed with any of the pelvic floor disorders, we invite you to schedule a consultation with our physicians via secure web form, and allow us to optimize the quality of your life!

Doctors panel

Tamara Aladhami

Consultant - Chief of Obsetrics & Gynecology

Arabic, English

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