Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Urology
The Division of Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Urology at UI Health provides the entire range of medical/surgical pelvic and reconstructive services. Our state-of-the-art, highly personalized care treats a range of conditions: pelvic organ prolapse, voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, incontinence, bladder disease, and urinary retention.
Under the direction of Ervin Kocjancic, M.D. a world-renowned, expert in the field, the division also provides a wide range of reconstructive urological services, including those related to gender confirmation surgery, including procedures such as phalloplasty, vaginectomy, neourethra reconstruction, harvesting of different flap sites, and penile prosthesis.
Genital Reconstructive Fellowship Program:
Coordinated by Dr. Kocjancic and Loren Schechter, M.D. at Chicago’s Weiss Memorial Hospital, the Division sponsors a special fellowship in genital reconstruction and uro-genital dysfunction, with an emphasis on transgender health relative to gender confirmation surgery. The Fellow is trained and participates in a range of clinical and research activities, including surgical procedures and a host of regular meetings and conferences. Click here for more information on the program and application details.
Read the Q&A with Dr. Kocjancic regarding Gender Transition surgery.
Vice Chairman Dr. Ervin Kocjancic shares his view on different aspects of Reconstructive Urology
Ervin Kocjancic, MD is a Lawrence S. Ross Professor of Urology, Vice Chairman Department of Urology and the Director for the Division of Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Urology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Kocjancic is a world-renowned expert in pelvic health, urinary incontinence, and reconstructive urology, working with male and female patients. He often works with patients who have already had multiple surgeries and specializes in building new bladders.