My goal is to empower women through education and to help women enjoy life using state-of-the-art treatments.
Dr. Otto is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and is a Fellow of both the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgery. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and her fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, OR. She is currently the Chair of the Section of Gynecology at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. While at OHSU, she won a competitive Women's Reproductive Health Research Grant through the National Institute of Health (NIH) and was co-investigator on an NIH grant studying the connective tissue properties associated with pelvic organ prolapse. After 5 years of academic work, she moved into private practice to bring the advances in this area of women's health into the community. She has received two teaching awards since leaving the University and has continued to participate actively as a leader in the field of urogynecology. She helped found the Providence Continence Center in 2003, bringing together a multidisciplinary group of surgeons and providers to help women with complex pelvic floor disorders, and served for 5 years as its Medical Director. She is actively involved in community outreach and local and national organizations. Community Lectures Optimizing the Vaginal Hysterectomy, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Section Meeting, Sunriver, OR, April 2012. Vaginal Mesh: What you and your patients need to know, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Section Meeting, Sunriver, OR, April 2012. Prolapse Repair and Incontinence Operations in 2012, Providence Nurse Lectureship Series, Portland, OR, March 2012