One of the only Urogynecology Practices in Arkansas
Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, or urogynecology, is a subspecialty dedicated to caring for women with pelvic floor disorders. Urogynecologists address conditions, such as female pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, vaginal fistulas, recurrent UTI and pessary care/maintenance. Learn more from this article by the American Urogynecologic Society.
Finding Solutions to Female Pelvic Health Conditions
Complex women’s health issues cause uneasiness and discomfort. Plus, they can be uncomfortable to talk about. Our CHI St. Vincent urogynecology specialists understand that these are sensitive issues. We work hard to make you feel comfortable about your condition and help you understand the treatment options.
Incontinence and pelvic floor problems are very common, just like high blood pressure, depression or diabetes. Despite the common nature of the health conditions, many women may not receive help because of the stigma associated with them.
Common Conditions We Treat
Our fellowship trained surgeons have advanced training in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery. We are experienced in vaginal, abdominal and laparoscopic surgery for pelvic organ prolapse as well as vaginal surgery for stress incontinence.
Other conditions we treat include:
Urogynecology Clinic Welcomes Drs. Susan Barr and Sallie Oliphant
Dr. Susan Barr and Dr. Sallie Oliphant have joined CHI St. Vincent Medical Group, opening of its new urogynecology clinic.
Dr. Barr and Dr. Oliphant are welcoming patients at the clinic located at the CHI St. Vincent Blandford Building, 5 St. Vincent Circle, Suite 300, in Little Rock. Urogynecologists specialize in treatment of women’s pelvic floor disorders and treating conditions such as incontinence, organ prolapse and bladder pain.
Dr. Barr is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and she completed her residency and fellowship at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center. She was a faculty member at St. Louis University before launching the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UAMS. She is board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Oliphant earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Magee-Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh. She also has a master’s degree in clinical research and is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.To contact the Urogynecology Clinic at CHI St. Vincent, call 501.552.8800 or visit CHIStVincent.com/urogyn-lr.