A History of Excellence
Providing The Best Women’s Health Services
Urology centers of Alabama is dedicated to providing state of the art care for our female patients. In fact we have 3 female urologist who are very experienced in seeing and treating women and are well versed in urinary incontinence, prolapse and other issues unique to women. Care is provided in a compassionate and private manner. Urology Centers of Alabama looks forward to putting women first!
Urinary incontinence in women can be troublesome and embarrassing, but it is treatable.
Many patients consider kidney stones as simply a very painful nuisance which has to be tolerated periodically. In fact, kidney stone disease is a complex problem with various types of stones and with many different causes. At Urology Centers of Alabama, we utilize state of the art equipment and techniques to successfully treat stones. However, careful evaluation and management options also allow us to successfully prevent recurrent stone episodes in many patients.
Fistulas are an abnormal connection between 2 organs. A vesicovaginal fistula is an abnormal connection between the bladder and the vagina, that allows continuous urinary leakage (discharge) into the vagina. This problem has a profound effect on a woman’s...
Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a condition that causes pain or discomfort in the bladder and the surrounding pelvic region. The symptoms are different for each person and can change on a case to case basis. Pain may worsen as the bladder fills or is emptied....
Mesh Related Complications
Unfortunately, there are many women that have had adverse effects from the use of surgical mesh to treat pelvic prolapse. Women have reported infections, chronic pelvic pain, and painful intercourse...
Overactive Bladder (OAB)
Overactive bladder is a problem with the storage function of the bladder. This problem causes a sudden urge to urinate. Often times, this urge is difficult to stop, which leads to an involuntary loss of urine, also known as incontinence...
One of the most challenging urological disease conditions for patient and doctor alike is chronic pelvic pain. If you are frustrated by this problem, you are not alone. Chronic pelvic pain includes the syndromes chronic prostatitis and interstitial cystitis/...
Pelvic prolapse or vaginal vault prolapse is a very common condition characterized by the herniation of pelvic organs, bladder (cystocele), rectum, (rectocele), small intestine (enterocele), uterus, or vagina. These organs herniated due to weakness of support...
Vaginal atrophy is the thinning, drying, and inflammation of the vaginal walls that occurs as estrogen levels drop. It is mostly more pronounced after menopause. Vaginal atrophy can cause painful intercourse, and an increase in UTIs, as well as other urinary symptoms.
Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary Tract Infections are one of the most common infections to affect people. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can affect men, women, and children, but women suffer more frequently from these infections. Fortunately, UTIs can usually be treated successfully...
Botox Treatment (Incontinence)
Botox is indicated for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency, in adults who have an inadequate response to or are intolerant of an anticholinergic medication...
InterStim Therapy (also called “sacral nerve stimulation”) is used to treat people with two seemingly opposite problems. The first is non-obstructive urinary retention (poor emptying in the absence of blockage of the urinary tract as may occur with...
Slings This is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a small, thin mesh or “tape” to create a “hammock” effect under the urethra. This can be approached via the pubic symphysis or the obturator area. It is important to note that after careful data...
da Vinci Sacrocolpopexy
Sacrocolpopexy is a procedure performed using the da Vinci Robotic System to correct vaginal vault prolapse. The robotic procedure allows the physician to correct the prolapse and thus provide the patient with a durable repair. Unlike the open repair, the da...
Symptoms Stress incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine associated with physical activity such as coughing, sneezing, and exercising. It is caused by several factors some of which may be childbirth and previous pelvic surgeries. As many as 50% of all...
Mesh Related Solutions
When mesh failure occurs, it causes great distress for so many women. We approach this problem with compassion and understanding. After mesh failure is confirmed, the least invasive treatment is usually attempted first. The treatment options can vary greatly depending on the location and severity of the damage.
MonaLisa Touch NEW
Urology Centers of Alabama offers robotic, laparoscopic surgery to reconstruct an obstructed ureter and renal pelvis due to a condition known as a uretero-pelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction. This operation is known as a pyeloplasty and can be done using the da...