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Providing the greater Chicago area with Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
and Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

"Dr. Johnson and the office staff are WONDERFUL! Very warm friendly and professional. I am very pleased with my care. Would highly recommend them!"
Karen L. - Tinley Park, IL

Meet Our Clinicians

Denise M Elser, MD

Dr. Denise Elser, a Chicago native, attended University of Illinois for her undergraduate degree, followed by Rush Medical College for her Medical degree. Her residency in Ob/Gyne was completed at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital and then helped to create the Urogynecology Fellowship at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.

Appointments:

•  American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Chair – District VI
•  ACOG Executive Board
•  Society of Gynecologic Surgeons- Director Mentorship Program
•  Chicago Gynecologic Society – Past President
•  Chicago Urogynecologic Society- Past President
•  Advocate-Aurora Health – Director of Robotic Steering and Quality Committee
•  FDA: CDRH (Center for Devices and Radiological Health) Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Special Interests:
•  Non- surgical in- office treatment of hemorrhoids

•  Research on new devices to treat urogyne and gynecologic conditions (see research page).

•  Robotic surgery in Gynecology and Urogynecology


Awards:
•  America’s Top Doctor Award and America’s Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist 2019
•  ACOG District VI- Distinguished Service Award
Lisa Labin-Johnson, MD

Dr. Lisa Labin-Johnson is Board- Certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reproductive Surgery, commonly referred to as Urogynecology. After achieving her undergraduate degree from Notre Dame University, she went on to complete fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine & reconstructive Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She joined the WHII team after practicing for 8 years at Northwestern. She is fluent in Spanish.

Special Interests:
•   Pelvic organ prolapse: non-surgical treatment of prolapse & minimally-invasive gynecologic
    surgery

•   Pelvic and perineal problems in women who have recently given birth

•   Sacral Nerve Stimulation (Interstim)

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Awards:
•   Outstanding teacher award, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago.
•   American Urogynecology Society, Leadership Program Scholar.
•   Outstanding Laparoscopist, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Janet Tomezsko, MD

Dr. Tomezsko is recognized for her Outstanding Urogynecology practice in the North Shore, and has practiced Urogynecology in the Chicagoland area since 1995. With a passion for treating women suffering from Urinary incontinence and Prolapse. She is dedicated to ongoing research in ground -breaking treatments for urinary incontinence, and providing Minimally Invasive Surgery when surgical treatments are needed for Urinary incontinence or Prolapse disorders.

Special Interests:
•   Helping women creating an individualized plan for their pelvic health

•   Conservative as well as surgical treatments for Stress Urinary Incontinence, Overactive Bladder
     and Prolapse.

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Awards:
•   America’s Top Doctor Award (multiple years)
•   America’s Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist (multiple years)

Appointments:
•   Coding and Nomenclature Committee for the American Urogynecologic Society.
•   President: Chicago Urogynecological Society
  
  
Kathleen Cavato, APN, CPN, CNM

Kathleen, a lifelong south-sider, completed her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from St. Xavier University. She went on to earn her MPH, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner (CNP), and Certified Nurse Midwife Degree (CNW) from The University of Illinois at Chicago.
Kathy was one of the first practicing Nurse Practitioners on the South Side of Chicago.

Special Interests:
•   Young women beginning their gynecologic care

•   Mature women dealing with Menopause

•   Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse

Awards:
•   Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing Excellence Award
•   Compassion in Ob/Gyne Nursing – an award only conferred to the top 1% of Nurse Practitioners
     as chosen by their patients and peers
Kavi Rajendran- PA-C

Kavitha joined us in 2017. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas in Austin, and then achieved a Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Texas Tech University Health Science Center.

Special Interests:
•   LARC (Long-Acting Reversible Contraception) including Nexplanon and IUD placement 
  
•   Fitting and placement of Pessaries for management of Urinary research and Incontinence

•   Research on New cutting- edge office based treatment for Women’s Health issues


Awards:
•   Teach for America Corps member
•   Future Educator Fellowship 2017 in Physician Assistant school