For appointments or more information, call the Urology Appointment Office at 507-293-0933 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time Monday through Friday.

When You Call

Please be prepared to tell the person you talk to about:

  • Your primary urologic problem
    This is the most urgent problem you are experiencing. It is the major reason for the current appointment.
  • Other medical and/or urologic conditions
    It is important for the person helping you to know about any other major medical problems you have now, or have had in the past.
  • Prior medical evaluations
    It is also important for the person helping you to know about any recent examinations or tests you may have had.

Specialty Groups

Female Urology and Incontinence Clinic

Several urologists specializing in female urology offer consultation and comprehensive evaluation and diagnostic testing in women with complex pelvic floor conditions. These specialists have completed six years of training in bladder and urinary function then further specialized training in women's vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence surgery.

Conditions treated

Urinary incontinence

  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Urge urinary incontinence
  • Overactive bladder

Pelvic organ prolapse

  • Anterior vaginal wall prolapse (cystocele/bladder prolapse)
  • Apical vaginal prolapse (enterocele/vaginal vault prolapse)
  • Posterior wall prolapse (rectocele)

Fistulas

  • Vesicovaginal (bladder/vagina)
  • Vesicouterine (bladder/uterus)
  • Vesicocutaneous (bladder/abdominal wall)
  • Rectovaginal (rectum/vagina)
  • Urethral reconstruction (fistula/diverticulum)

Diagnostic testing

  • Complex video and standard urodynamic testing
  • Cystourethroscopy

Treatments

Female Urology offers a range of treatment options for patients, including:

Conservative treatments

  • Pelvic floor re-education
  • Biofeedback

Medical treatment for

  • Overactive bladder syndrome
  • Stress urinary incontinence

Surgical treatments

  • Vaginal reconstructive surgery
  • Abdominal reconstructive surgery
  • Laparoscopic prolapse surgery
  • Robotic prolapse surgery
  • Pubovaginal slings
  • Transobturator slings
  • Suprapubic slings
  • Fascial grafts
  • Sacral nerve stimulation
  • Botulinum toxin injection

List of doctors

Daniel S. Elliott, MD
Deborah Lightner, MD

Physician assistant
Felecia Fick, CRTT, RPA-C

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