Dr. Doreen E. Chung, MD

Dr. Doreen E. Chung, MD

Urology | Female | 37 years old

Doreen Chung, M.D. specializes in male and female urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, female urology, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). She also has an interest in vaginal and minimally-invasive surgery for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, artificial urinary sphincters for post-prostatectomy male incontinence, and laser procedures for the treatment of BPH (including vaporization and enucleation techniques). Dr. Chung has published numerous articles and book chapters on these topics and is actively involved in clinical research. Her current investigations focus on clinical outcomes, biological graft use in the treatment of pelvic prolapse, and the effect of diabetes on voiding and incontinence. Dr. Chung completed her medical degree and residency at the University of Toronto. Following her residency, she completed fellowships in voiding dysfunction, incontinence, and female urology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Before joining Columbia, Dr. Chung was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Chung is board certified in Urology as well as in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She is a member of the American Urological Association, the American Urogynecologic Society, the International Continence Society and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction.Read more

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Doreen Chung, M.D. specializes in male and female urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, female urology, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)....Read more

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A smart urologist who knows her stuff, excellent surgeon. Happy to have found a talented female urologist who takes our insurance. The Allen hospital location is bare bones with outdated equipment, but Dr. C gets high marks.
One of the best urologists I have ever seen. Dr. Chung efficiently and effectively treated my overactive bladder and uterine prolapse. Excellent bedside manner. Delivered medical advice with authority and empathy. Highly recommend.
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Very thorough and attentive.
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Horrible woman. Extremely obnoxious and aggressive, rude and rough. STAY AWAY!
in Monroe, NY |
I was told to see a different dr. in the office and not her but i saw her anyway. Big mistake. She was so mean and every time she disagreed with something i said or i disagreed with something she said (despite her admittance she had little experience with my problem) she would give a glance over to the NP in the room which is tantamount to the eye roll. I felt her completely uncaring and unsympathetic and very heavy handed when examining me (poking with extreme aggression) Very unsettling visit
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Doreen Chung, M.D. specializes in male and female urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, female urology, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). She also has an interest in vaginal and minimally-invasive surgery for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, artificial urinary sphincters for post-prostatectomy male incontinence, and laser procedures for the treatment of BPH (including vaporization and enucleation techniques).

Dr. Chung has published numerous articles and book chapters on these topics and is actively involved in clinical research. Her current investigations focus on clinical outcomes, biological graft use in the treatment of pelvic prolapse, and the effect of diabetes on voiding and incontinence.

Dr. Chung completed her medical degree and residency at the University of Toronto. Following her residency, she completed fellowships in voiding dysfunction, incontinence, and female urology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Before joining Columbia, Dr. Chung was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at The University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Chung is board certified in Urology as well as in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She is a member of the American Urological Association, the American Urogynecologic Society, the International Continence Society and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction.

Dr. Chung's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Female Pelvic Disorders
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Polyuria
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Toronto / Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Toronto Hospitals

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Toronto Hospitals

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Completed in 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair