Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Physicians in the UW Department of Ob-Gyn Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery provide a broad range of basic and specialized medical and surgical services, ranging from primary gynecologic health care - health maintenance examinations, diagnosis and treatment of minor disorders of the female reproductive system - to treating malignancies of the female genital tract.

The health problems unique to women often require the services of specialists. Our specialists in benign gynecology are dedicated to helping women achieve optimal urogynecologic health.

A major emphasis of or division is the provision of gynecologic services for females of all ages. We offer all patients first rate, high quality consultative services and we welcome the challenges of complex gynecological problems.

Our benign gynecology division is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellence in urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery. In addition, our faculty physicians perform numerous complicated laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures on a daily basis.

Women’s Healthcast: Replay: Promoting Pelvic Floor Health, featuring Angie Sergeant, NP

The Women’s Healthcast replays an episode from 2020 in honor of November being Bladder Health Month. In this episode, Angie Sergeant, NP, for the UW Health Women’s Pelvic Wellness Clinic dives into the risk factors for pelvic floor disorders as well as physical therapy and other intervention options to help pelvic floor issue... more

Department of Ob-Gyn helps raise cancer research funds at Badger Challenge

The 2023 Badger Challenge, the annual walk, run, and bike event that raises funds for cancer research at UW–Madison, took place on September 24, 2023. Many members of the UW Department of Ob-Gyn supported the event, which raised nearly $1 million for research.Angie Sergeant, NP, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstr... more

Heisler earns Top Reviewer award from Urogynecology

Congratulations to Christine Heisler, MD, MS, associate professor and director of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery! She was named a 2023 Top Reviewer by the journal Urogynecology.Urogynecology selected the Top Reviewer Award recipients based on their high-quality, timely reviews of articles fo... more

Register for Break Free From Pelvic Floor Disorders Community Talk on November 14

Many of us have questions about topics like bladder and bowel leakage and pelvic organ prolapse, but we may not know how to bring them up. These conditions are common, especially as we get older, but they are not inevitable. Please join us on Tuesday, November 14 for an evening of conversation with UW Health Women’s Pelvic We... more

Grand Rounds: Shapiro Students present research projects

Every summer, Shapiro Summer Research students collaborate with UW Department of Ob-Gyn faculty on research projects. On August 3, the 2023 Shapiro Summer Research students presented their projects during Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds. Presenters, mentors, and projects were: Camille Phillips, mentored by Laura Hanks, MD - “Sterilizatio... more