Dr. Emily Lukacz, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female

Dr. Emily Lukacz, MD
Emily Lukacz, MD, is a board-certified urogynecologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating female pelvic floor disorders such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract disorders. She co-directs UC San Diego Health's Women’s Pelvic Medicine Center, which provides comprehensive and multidisciplinary care for a wide range of urogynecologic and pelvic floor dysfunctions. Dr. Lukacz enjoys the daily personal interaction she has with her patients and feels that it's both a pleasure and privilege to help improve the quality of their lives. In addition to her strong commitment to her patients, Dr. Lukacz is highly involved in teaching and clinical research activities. She is a professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine and the director of the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Program at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her research interests include the evaluation of surgical procedures for stress incontinence and prolapse, as well as epidemiologic research on the causes of pelvic floor dysfunction. Dr. Lukacz completed a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Lukacz earned her medical degree from University of Michigan School of Medicine. She holds a mater's degree in clinical research from UC San Diego. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. In her free time, Dr. Lukacz enjoys tending to her large orchid collection and running with her husband and her dogs on the beach.

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Our Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching. Our Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.

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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla4520 Executive Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
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Dr. Lukacz's Performance
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    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Emily Lukacz, MD, is a board-certified urogynecologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating female pelvic floor disorders such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract disorders. She co-directs UC San Diego Health's Women’s Pelvic Medicine Center, which provides comprehensive and multidisciplinary care for a wide range of urogynecologic and pelvic floor dysfunctions.

Dr. Lukacz enjoys the daily personal interaction she has with her patients and feels that it's both a pleasure and privilege to help improve the quality of their lives.

In addition to her strong commitment to her patients, Dr. Lukacz is highly involved in teaching and clinical research activities. She is a professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine and the director of the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Program at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her research interests include the evaluation of surgical procedures for stress incontinence and prolapse, as well as epidemiologic research on the causes of pelvic floor dysfunction.

Dr. Lukacz completed a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Lukacz earned her medical degree from University of Michigan School of Medicine. She holds a mater's degree in clinical research from UC San Diego. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

In her free time, Dr. Lukacz enjoys tending to her large orchid collection and running with her husband and her dogs on the beach.

Dr. Lukacz's Care Philosophy

Our Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Our Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.

Dr. Lukacz says...

Pelvic Floor Reconstruction

Urinary Incontinence

Urogynecology

Vaginal or Uterine Prolapse

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Mi Med Sch

    Graduated in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair