Does your bladder have you on the run?

Posted: March 20, 2014

If you have to go to the bathroom often and experience urinary leakage, you may want to consider taking part in a medical research study assessing the effects of two medications for overactive bladder. Learn more by reading our informational flyer.

Position Statement on Mesh Midurethral Slings (MUS) for Stress Urinary Incontinence

Posted: February 12, 2014

The AUGS and SUFU have come out with a position statement on the use of mesh and mid urethral slings. The midurethral sling is an option for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (leakage of urine that occurs with coughing , sneezing or laughing). This is explained on our women’s health website. Recently our professional organizations issued a […]

Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor


Written by: Meghana Gowda, MD & Katherine M. Oxford, DPT- Virginia Urology Women’s Health Many Americans have utilized the benefits of physical therapy. Physical therapy has been well established in the successful treatment of musculoskeletal conditions such as lower back or neck pain. However, it can also be a useful treatment approach for pelvic floor […]


Posted: January 15, 2014

In part with Virginia Urology’s long standing commitment for over 70 years to the community’s urological needs, we regularly host informational seminars throughout Central Virginia on a variety of urological topics. Virginia Urology’s seminars are an opportunity for patients to learn more about certain conditions, the latest treatment options and what other patients have to […]



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No Shave November or Movember?

Posted: November 8, 2013

If you look around these days and see some rather scruffy, unshaven faces, it’s for a good reason. This is to bring awareness to Prostate and Testicular cancer.  All over the world men are changing their faces in hopes to change men’s thinking about being checked for prostate cancer and doing self exams for testicular […]

Women’s Health Seminar

Posted: November 1, 2013

Please join us for an informational seminar with urogynecolgist, Dr. Meghana Gowda. Seminar will be held at our Reynolds Crossing office located at 6900 Forest Avenue, Suite 200, Richmond, VA 23230. Doors will open at 6 pm with program beginning at 6:30 pm. Women with urinary issues are encouraged to attend to learn about new […]

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Francie James

Posted: August 27, 2013

We are very pleased to announce the addition of urologist, M. H. “Francie” James, M.D. to our team. Dr. James obtained her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2007.  She completed her general surgery internship and urologic residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School.  Following residency Dr. James completed a one year fellowship in genitourinary […]

Dr. David Rapp speaking Monday May 6 at HCA Spirit of Women dinner

Posted: May 1, 2013

Dr. David Rapp will be guest speaker at HCA Spirit of Women dinner program on Monday May 6 at 5:30 pm. His talk, “Women’s Health in Athletics and Stories of Inspiration” will be held at teh Palani Drive restaurant located 401 Libbie Avenue. Dinner will be served and there will be a cash bar. Event […]