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Marcy Janice Abel MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2801 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN
(615) 250-9200; (615) 250-9350

Dr. Marcy Abel's medical specialty is urogynecology. Dr. Abel has a special interest in vaginal prolapse, surgical repair, and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Abel is professionally affiliated with TriStar Centennial Medical Center, Williamson Medical Center, and Saint Thomas Health. Dr. Abel is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center's residency program. Dr. Abel is rated highly by Dr. Abel's patients. Dr. Abel takes CIGNA and Medicare insurance. Dr. Abel's practice is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Daniel Biller practices urogynecology in Nashville, TN and Franklin, TN. Patients rated Dr. Biller highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of cystocele, urinary tract infection (UTI), and urinary incontinence. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, Dr. Biller performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health and Williamson Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Gynecology, Cystocele, Pelvic Prolapse, Women's Health, Urinary Conditions, Urinary Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Jennifer Mai Tatalovich MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN
(615) 564-2964; (615) 284-5555

Dr. Jennifer Tatalovich is a specialist in urogynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Tatalovich is 3.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include reconstructive surgery. Dr. Tatalovich accepts Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Tatalovich is affiliated with TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery

Christopher Carpenter Hill MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2801 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN
(615) 250-9200; (615) 860-1702

Dr. Christopher Hill's area of specialization is urogynecology. Dr. Hill's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Hill include genitourinary disorders (urinary system & male reproductive organs), reconstructive surgery, and vasectomy. His professional affiliations include TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health. He takes Amerigroup, Humana, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hill is open to new patients. After attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at UPMC Presbyterian.

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Clinical interests: Vasectomy, Urology, Reconstructive Surgery

Joy Duong Cox MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN
(615) 564-2964; (615) 284-5555

Dr. Joy Cox is an urogynecology specialist. She is especially interested in reconstructive surgery. Dr. Cox has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Cox graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Tara Mae Allen MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
345 23rd Avenue N.; #212
Nashville, TN
(615) 250-9200; (615) 327-2055

Dr. Tara Allen's area of specialization is urogynecology. Her clinical interests encompass pelvic reconstructive surgery, urinary incontinence, and kidney stones. Dr. Allen is professionally affiliated with TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. She honors CIGNA, Humana, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Urinary Incontinence, Kidney Stones, Female or Male - Urology, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

John Matthew Hassan MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2801 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN
(615) 771-3024; (615) 384-4104

Dr. John Hassan sees patients in Franklin, TN and Nashville, TN. His medical specialty is urogynecology. On average, patients gave Dr. Hassan a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in reconstructive surgery. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a graduate of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with TriStar Summit Medical Center, TriStar Centennial Medical Center, and TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Hassan's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Robotic-Assisted Procedures, Reconstructive Surgery

Michael Charles Swan MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN
(615) 515-9180; (615) 284-5555

Dr. Michael Swan is an urogynecologist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Swan's clinical interests: reconstructive surgery, urinary incontinence, and pelvic pain. He is an in-network provider for Humana, Aetna, Medicaid, and more. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. Dr. Swan's professional affiliations include TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. He has an open panel.

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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 works as an urogynecologist in Franklin, TN and Nashville, TN. Dr. Jarnagin's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jarnagin include reconstructive surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Williamson Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. Dr. Jarnagin is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients. 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.

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Clinical interests: Robotic-Assisted Procedures, Reconstructive Surgery

Harriette M Scarpero MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
4230 Harding Road; Suite 521
Nashville, TN
(615) 269-2655; (615) 284-5433

Dr. Harriette Scarpero is a medical specialist in urogynecology. In her practice, Dr. Scarpero focuses on reconstructive surgery. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Scarpero accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Scarpero attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at Ochsner Medical Center for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Thomas Health. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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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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