Urogynecology is the surgical sub-specialty of gynecology that specifically addresses female pelvic floor disorders.
At Greater Boston Urology, we have a dedicated Women’s Health Center in our Dedham location. Our urogynecologist, Dr. Angel Marie Johnson, directs this center, and she has created a warm, welcoming, and safe environment for women of all ages and backgrounds.
Dr. Johnson is famous for saying that urogynecology is all about improving a woman’s quality of life. Many of the symptoms she treats are common in post-menopausal women (such as the sudden urge to urinate or leaking that occurs when a person sneezes or coughs). Just because these are common symptoms, however, that doesn’t mean you need to live with them.
Dr. Johnson treats the following:
For further information on urogynecology, check out this fact sheet from the American Urogynecologic Society and read this in depth Q&A with Dr. Johnson.
If you’re dealing with a pelvic floor disorder, consider scheduling an appointment with Dr. Johnson. Note: We now offer pelvic floor physical therapy in our Women’s Health Center. Dr. Johnson will discuss whether this is a good fit for you.
Learn more about Dr. Johnson and urogynecology:
Learn about treatment options for bladder leakage and pelvic organ prolapse: