Dr. Denise Elser
Oak Lawn, IL
Dr Elser is a Urogynecologist and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgeon. As a urogynecologist, she specializes in the treatment of "pelvic floor disorders", typically urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse but also bowel dysfunction. As a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon, she promotes nonsurgical treatment of gynecologic disorders when possible, but when surgery is needed, beleives it should be done vaginally or laparoscopically, whenever feasible, as this is the best approach for most women. Dr Elser serves on a national committee that helps write "guidelines" for gynecologic practice. She spends a fair amount of time educating legislators in Illinois and in DC regarding best policies for the health of the women in our country.
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Jul 9, 2012
Great replies and educational content for patients
Nov 2, 2012
I have no idea what my lifestyle would be if not for Dr. Elser! I've been her patient since the 90's and have been through many health issues with Dr. Elser. Dr. Elser and her staff have been so cari...Read More
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Elser is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Hi, there were zero abnormal findings on pap testing. Just visible cervical polyps. Are polyps caused by HPV. Thanks
Thank you so much! They gave her Lortab for the pain, and our gyn doesn't do surgery. I might take her to the ER.