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Dr. Daniel Harold Biller MD, MMHC
Specializes in Urogynecology
1161 21st Avenue S; R-1200 MCN
Nashville, TN
(615) 771-7580; (615) 343-5700

Dr. Daniel Biller, who practices in Franklin, TN and Nashville, TN, is a medical specialist in urogynecology. He is especially interested in reconstructive plastic surgery, urinary incontinence, and pelvic prolapse. Dr. Biller's hospital/clinic affiliations include Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health, Williamson Medical Center, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency.

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Clinical interests: General Gynecology, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Gynecology, Urinary ... (Read more)

Marcy Janice Abel MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2801 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN
(615) 250-9200

Dr. Marcy Abel specializes in urogynecology and practices in Nashville, TN. Dr. Abel is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Abel's areas of expertise include the following: reconstructive surgery, urinary incontinence, and pelvic pain. Dr. Abel is in-network for CIGNA and Medicare insurance. Dr. Abel's professional affiliations include TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health. Dr. Abel's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vaginal Prolapse Repair, Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Pain, Reconstructive Surgery

Christopher Carpenter Hill MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2801 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN
(615) 250-9200

Dr. Christopher Hill practices urogynecology. He obtained his medical school training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is especially interested in urologic (genitourinary) disorders, reconstructive surgery, and vasectomy. Dr. Hill's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Humana, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hill honors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vasectomy, Urology, Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Tara Mae Allen MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
345 23rd Avenue N.; #212
Nashville, TN
(615) 250-9200

Dr. Tara Allen's area of specialization is urogynecology. Her clinical interests include reconstructive surgery. Dr. Allen honors Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Dr. Allen attended the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. She is affiliated with TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery

Joy Duong Cox MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
222 22nd Avenue North; Heritage Medical Associates: 222 Medical Office Building
Nashville, TN
(615) 564-2964

Dr. Joy Cox works as an urogynecologist. In her practice, she is particularly interested in reconstructive surgery. Dr. Cox's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Medicare insurance. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cox's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery

Jennifer Mai Tatalovich MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
222 22nd Avenue North; Heritage Medical Associates: 222 Medical Office Building
Nashville, TN
(615) 564-2964

Dr. Jennifer Tatalovich is a physician who specializes in urogynecology. Dr. Tatalovich's clinical interests encompass reconstructive surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Tatalovich is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery

Michael Charles Swan MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN
(615) 284-7980; (615) 515-9180

Dr. Michael Swan specializes in urogynecology. Dr. Swan is especially interested in reconstructive surgery, urinary incontinence, and pelvic pain. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Humana, Aetna, and more. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Swan performed his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. His professional affiliations include TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Incontinence in Males and Females, Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Pain, ... (Read more)

Barry K Jarnagin MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN
(615) 284-4664; (615) 284-5555

Dr. Barry Jarnagin is a physician who specializes in urogynecology. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at National Naval Medical Center. His areas of expertise include reconstructive surgery. Dr. Jarnagin is rated highly by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Jarnagin's professional affiliations include Williamson Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery

Harriette M Scarpero MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
4230 Harding Road; Suite 521
Nashville, TN
(615) 269-2655

Dr. Harriette Scarpero practices urogynecology in Nashville, TN. Dr. Scarpero's clinical interests include reconstructive surgery. She is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. She accepts Medicare insurance. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Scarpero is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery

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What is Urogynecology?

Urogynecology, sometimes called by the longer but more descriptive name female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, is a medical specialty that focuses specifically on the treatment of pelvic floor disorders in women. A pelvic floor disorder is any pain or dysfunction that occurs in the area surrounded by the pelvis: the uterus, cervix, vagina, bladder, or rectum. There are many kinds of pelvic floor disorders, but by far the two most commonly treated by urogynecologists are incontinence and prolapse.

Urinary incontinence is the unexpected release of small amounts of urine. It can be embarrassing, but it is extremely common. Because of the way women’s bodies are shaped, incontinence is much more common in women than in men. It can happen at any age, but is much more common in older women as age and pregnancy relax the muscles that support the bladder. There are two types of incontinence. Stress incontinence happens when sudden movements, such as coughing or laughing, cause slight leakage of urine. It is more likely to be caused by a problem with the muscles around the bladder. Urge incontinence is when a woman has a very sudden need to empty her bladder for no reason, sometimes because of hearing or touching water, and she cannot always make it to the bathroom in time. It is more likely to be caused by a problem with the nerves that signal the bladder to empty.

Prolapse of an organ is a condition that sounds and feels very frightening to most women, but it is also incredibly common and can usually be repaired without problems. One-third of all women will experience a prolapse at some point in their lives. Like incontinence, prolapse is also more common with age because the supporting muscles of the pelvic floor become weaker. A prolapsed organ occurs when the internal organ slips out of its supporting muscle sling and droops or falls into the vagina or rectum. The most common prolapse is when the bladder falls partially into the vagina, but the uterus, urethra, bowels, and even the vagina and rectum themselves can prolapse. Symptoms vary, depending on which organ has shifted, but may include:
  • a heavy feeling or abdominal pressure
  • feeling something in the vagina
  • urinary problems
  • painful intercourse

Treatment varies, depending on the type and severity of the prolapse, and may include strengthening exercises, pushing the organ back into place, or surgery.
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