Office: (217) 784-4030 Gibson Area Primary Care
Dr. Maria Hernandez provides Gynecologic and Urogynecology care to females age 10+.
Dr. Hernandez if a graduate of the University of Iowa, College of Medicine, completed residency at Phoenix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Phoenix, AZ, and continued on to complete a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Dr. Hernandez is fluent in Spanish and dual Board Certified specializing in Gynecology/Urogynecology treatment options including medical and surgical options.
Gynecology Services & Care:
Treatment of abnormal pap smears – including colposcopy and biopsies, interpretation and management of results, and treatment with LEEP
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)/Infections (STI) – screening & treatment
Menstrual Issues – PMS, excessively heavy or painful menses, irregularities, and absence of menses
Chronic gynecologic pain
Vulvar skin disorders – labial adhesions, cysts, Lichen Sclerosis
Urogynecology Services & Care:
Pelvic organ prolapse – uterine prolapse, vaginal vault prolapse, cystocele, and rectocele management & surgical repair.
Recurrent urinary tract infections
Urinary incontinence – evaluation and treatment with or without surgery.
Urinary tract infection – testing and treatment.
Overactive bladder – evaluation & treatment.
Painful bladder syndrome
Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas
Management and mesh erosions/revisions and mid-urethral slings
Pessary placement & management for prolapse and urinary incontinence
Office urodynamic testing, cystoscopy, and Botox therapy.
Painful sexual intercourse.
Dr. Hernandez performs major & minor pelvic surgeries
Including robotic, laparoscopic, abdominal, and vaginal approaches:
Vaginal wall & perineal body repair
Sacrocolpopexy Uterosacral ligament suspension
Anterior vaginal repair -bladder repair
Mid-urethral sling placement