Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, OB/GYN | More

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chief, Section of Gynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

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Sandra Valaitis, MD

Dr. Sandra Valaitis is an expert in treating women with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and other disorders of the urogenital system. Her areas of interest include suburethral slings, complex reconstructive pelvic surgery, robotic surgery, repair of genitourinary fistulae, and the treatments of mesh complications and erosion. She is a member of the interdisciplinary care team in the Center for Pelvic Health.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Valaitis has lectured nationally and internationally to faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, nursing staff, and community audiences. She is the recipient of several awards for leadership and teaching excellence. Dr. Valaitis has been named a "Top Doctor" in women’s health by Chicago magazine annually since 2011.

Areas of Expertise

Education

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Fellowship: St. George's Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Urogynecologic Society
  • Association of American Colleges
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • National Association for Continence
  • North American Menopause Society
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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UChicago Medicine Urogynecology Riverside

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UChicago Medicine Orland Park

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1994

Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Lithuanian
  • English