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Urogynecology Faculty

Felicia L. Lane, MD

Division Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program

Dr. Felicia L. Lane focuses on robotic surgery and the treatment and management of pelvic organ prolapse (rectocele, cystocele and uterine prolapse) as well as the treatments for urinary incontinence (slings and interstim), and anal incontinence. Currently, Lane's research interests focus on using stem cells for the treatment of anal incontinence.


UC Santa Barbara, 1992 — BS, biopsychology
Georgetown University, 1994 — MS, physiology and biophysics
Georgetown University, 1998 — MD
UC Irvine, 2002 — Internship and residency, obstetrics and gynecology
UC Irvine, 2004 — Fellowship, urogynecology

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Bhumy Davé-Heliker, MD

Assistant Professor
Assistant Medical Student Clerkship Director

Dr. Bhumy Davé-Heliker's clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery for prolapse and incontinence, refractory urgency incontinence and childbirth related injuries. Her research focus is neuromuscular recovery after childbirth, medical education and global health, and prevention and treatment of fistulas.


Washington University, St. Louis, 2005 — BA, biology
University of Pittsburgh, 2010 — MD
Stanford University, 2014 — Internship and residency, obstetrics and gynecology
Northwestern University, 2017 — Fellowship, urogynecology

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Taylor J. Brueseke, MD

Assistant Professor, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Taylor J. Brueseke's professional interests include nonsurgical and surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse, including uterine preservation, nonsurgical and surgical management of urinary leakage and accidental bowel leakage, surgical repair of vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistula, and recurrent urinary tract infections and vaginal mesh complications. His research focus is maximizing patient comfort with surgical experiences, minimizing side effects from treatment of urinary incontinence and identifying new treatments for incontinence and prolapse.


Brigham Young University, 2006 — BS, neuroscience
The Pennsylvania State University, 2010 — MD
UC Irvine, 2014 — Internship and residency, obstetrics and gynecology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2017 — Fellowship, urogynecology

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Eltheia Shoizaki

Physical Therapist

Eltheia Shiozaki is a physical therapist with a passion for helping patients with pelvic floor disorders. She specializes in the treatment of the following diagnoses. including pelvic/abdominal pain, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, interstitial cystitis, fecal incontinence, evacuation disorders, prenatal/postpartum issues, and postsurgical complications that result in pain and lack of mobility. To further complement her pelvic floor training, she has obtained her biofeedback certification; visceral manipulation, craniosacral therapy, and dynamic neuromuscular rehabilitation all with the goal of helping patients achieve full restoration of function.


California State University Long Beach, 1987 — BS, physical therapy
California State Licensed PT
Biofeedback Certification Institute of America, Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback
Certified Pilates instructor

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