Our Team

Bertha H. Chen, MD

Co-Director, Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

Dr Bertha Chen is a Professor of Ob/Gyn and Urology at Stanford University School of Medicine.  She is Co-Director of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery.  As such, her clinical expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of female urinary conditions, pelvic organ prolapse, vaginal  abnormalities, and sexual dysfunction related to pelvic floor disorders.  She has extensive experience with abdominal, vaginal, and the latest advanced laparoscopic procedures. Her area of research is in molecular abnormalities in connective tissue metabolism in women affected with pelvic floor disorders and stem cell treatment for female urinary incontinence.  Her work is recognized and funded by the National Institutes of Health and California Institute of Regenerative Medicine.  She has given numerous talks and is known both nationally and internationally for her research in extracellular matrix metabolism in female urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.  

Eric R. Sokol, MD

Co-Director, Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Sokol's expertise is in the treatment of complex pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder syndromes, pelvic organ prolapse, voiding and defecatory dysfunction, fecal incontinence, fistulas, diverticulum and vaginal agenesis.

Examples of treatment options Dr. Sokol offers include minimally invasive, uterine-sparing surgeries for prolapse and incontinence (such as laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy, laparoscopic uterosacral uterine suspension, laparoscopic paravaginal repair and laparoscopic colposuspension); open and laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy; retropubic and transobturator suburethral slings; sacral neuromodulation for overactive bladder and urinary retention; transperineal surgical approaches to treat defecatory disorders and fecal incontinence; using grafts to repair recurrent and complex prolapse; transurethral injection of bulk-enhancing agents to treat stress incontinence; and transvaginal and transabdominal approaches for pelvic floor disorders.

Lisa Rogo-Gupta, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Rogo-Gupta is an Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Urology at Stanford. She joined the Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery team in 2013 after completing dual training in both Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology and is uniquely trained to provide comprehensive care for pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Rogo-Gupta treats patient with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, overactive bladder, stress incontinence, constipation, fecal urgency, complex fistulas of the bladder and rectum, urethral diverticulum, and more. Dr. Rogo-Gupta believes in offering a wide range of treatments to meet the needs of her patients including minimally invasive options. Examples include acupuncture-based treatments, medications, pelvic floor rehabilitation, injections into the bladder and urethra for urinary dysfunction and incontinence, neuromodulation for urinary and fecal dysfunction and incontinence, and surgery for incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

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