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Holly Richter, M.D., Ph.D.

Stress urinary incontinence • Urgency urinary incontinence • Mixed urinary incontinence (stress and urgency) • Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas • Pelvic organ prolapse • Fecal incontinence • Mesh complications • Vaginal estrogen use

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richter experts 2017Holly Richter, M.D., Ph.D.

Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

 

Areas of expertise:

  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Urgency urinary incontinence
  • Mixed urinary incontinence (stress and urgency)
  • Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas  
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Mesh complications
  • Vaginal estrogen use

 

 

Richter's research and clinical practice is focused on urogynecologic disorders, ranging from incontinence to pelvic floor prolapse, and she can speak to all aspects of urogynecologic care.

A past president of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, Richter has been traveling to Africa for more than 10 years to operate on women with vesicovaginal fistulas, and is currently a board member of the Worldwide Fistula Fund. 

Richter is also involved in other research initiatives and is the J Marion Sims Endowed Chair and Research Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery.

 

 

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