Olivia O. Cardenas-Trowers, M.D.

  1. Gynecologist
  2. Urogynecologist


Specialty Groups


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Olivia O. Cardenas-Trowers, M.D., is a fellowship trained Urogynecologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida who specializes in treating female pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Cardenas-Trowers is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Department of Medical and Surgical Gynecology and an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.

Her clinical expertise includes surgical management of:

  • Pelvic organ prolapse: cystocele/enterocele/rectocele/uterine and vault prolapse
  • Stress urinary incontinence: synthetic slings, office urethral bulking, Burch urethropexy, autologous slings
  • Refractory overactive bladder treatment: sacral nerve modulation, tibial nerve therapy, bladder Botox (Botulinum toxin) injection
  • Fistula repair: vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistula
  • Urethral diverticulum
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding: hysteroscopy, minimally invasive hysterectomy including vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic approaches
  • Mesh and other surgical complications
  • Management of obstetric anal sphincter lacerations
  • Constricted or obliterated vagina.

Dr. Cardenas-Trowers earned her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, followed by a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Cardenas-Trowers is active in research and education. She has been awarded research funding and has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters. She is a national speaker and holds positions on several national committees including the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS).

  1. Botox injection
  2. Cystourethroscopy
  3. Gynecological surgery
  4. Hysterectomy
  5. Laparoscopic surgery
  6. Midurethral sling surgery
  7. Minimally invasive surgery
  8. Pelvic floor reconstruction
  9. Rectovaginal fistula repair
  10. Robotic surgery
  11. Sacral nerve stimulation
  12. Sacrocolpopexy
  13. Urethral bulking
  14. Urethral diverticulum surgery
  15. Urinary sling procedure
  16. Vaginal hysterectomy
  17. Vaginal repair
  18. Vesicovaginal fistula repair
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Overactive bladder
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Patient centered outcomes research
  • Novel regenerative treatments for pelvic floor conditions

Jacksonville, Florida

  1. 2021
    Fellowship - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive SurgeryUniversity of Louisville
  2. 2018
    Residency - Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Arizona
  3. 2014
    MDMeharry Medical College
  4. 2010
    BA - Human BiologyStanford University