Pelvic Floor Disorders
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, 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.
Jennifer McQuade, MD, FASCRS and Maria P. Canter, MD, MSc, FACOG