Pelvic Floor Disorders
Jennifer McQuade, MD, FACS, FASCRS and Maria P. Canter, MD, MSc, FACOG
The Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders at Virginia Hospital Center offers comprehensive treatments for a broad range of digestive and pelvic floor disorders experienced by men and women. Co-directed by Maria P. Canter, MD, MSc, FACOG and Jennifer McQuade, MD, FACS, FASCRS the Center's carefully coordinated care is offered under one roof by a multidisciplinary team that unites specialists in:
"Pelvic floor disorder" is a broad term used to describe a number of conditions originating in the pelvic region, including but not limited to:
Many pelvic floor conditions are interrelated, so a patient's diagnosis and treatment may begin with one specialist and continue with another. The Center for Pelvic Floor Disorder's having all three specialty practices in a central location is both efficient from a clinical standpoint and convenient for the patient. Such convenience cannot be understated, as - left untreated - pelvic floor problems can eventually become socially debilitating, prompting some men and women to avoid public places and sometimes even leaving their homes.