About The Institute
The Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery is a center for excellence for the comprehensive evaluation and management of female pelvic health, integrating effective medical training, innovative clinical research and service-oriented patient care.
Experts in the field staff the Institute
Dr. Lucente is the founder of the Institute and a nationally regarded leader in the treatment of female urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Since 1990, he has devoted his expertise to minimally invasive, advanced laparoscopic surgery and has perfected many new surgical procedures. He has authored numerous publications, including textbooks and journal articles.
Dr. Lucente is a frequent speaker at national and international scientific/medical meetings. A leader in clinical research, he has trained hundreds of physicians on the latest advancements in surgery for urinary incontinence.
Dr. Murphy completed his three-year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Louisville. He has extensive training in minimally invasive surgical procedures and clinical research for female incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
Dr. Murphy has a special interest in neuro-urology. He has already been recognized as an emerging leader in the surgical management of refractory urgency and frequency using neuromodulation.
Dr. Ephraim finished her fellowship at the Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery in June 2015 after OB/GYN for over four years in Chicago.
Dr. Ephraim was selected by Drs. Lucente and Murphy to join the Institute as an associate physician. She is board certified in both OB/GYN and Female Pelvic Medicine.The Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine is on Facebook