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  • Devoted to the Diagnosis, Research and Treatment of Women's Health Challenges
  • Devoted to the Diagnosis, Research and Treatment of Women's Health Challenges

Recent News

  • Congratulations to Dr. Denise M. Elser on achieving Board Certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS).

    She is one of the first doctors in the nation to obtain her board certification for this newly recognized, highly sub-specialized field of medicine.

    FPMRS focuses on the surgical and non-surgical treatment of pelvic floor disorders, which include pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence.

Why choose Women’s Health Institute of Illinois?

Why choose Women’s Health Institute of Illinois?

Women face unique pelvic and urological health challenges. An exclusive practice, with dedicated physicians and a single philosophy, is needed to understand and treat those challenges.

Women’s Health Institute of Illinois is that practice.

The Women's Health Institute of Illinois provides state-of-the-art care for pelvic and urologic health issues in women. WHII ensures that each woman understands the treatment options for her individual situation. If surgical treatment is required, the least invasive, safest option will be sought.

Meet Our Physicians

The physicians of Women's Health Institute of Illinois are unmatched in their education, knowledge, clinical and research experience and commitment. Fellowship-trained with years of experience, our physicians exhibit a devotion to our patients by improving and maintaining a woman's quality of life through the most appropriate, up-to-date treatment methods.

Why is Minimally Invasive Surgery better?

mis2Women who need gynecologic or urogynecologic surgery and have these surgeries performed in a minimally invasive approach have:

  • Lower risk of complications
  • Less pain
  • Decreased hospital stay
  • Increased return to normal activities.


Have questions about hysterectomies?The AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists) states in 2011 - "It is the position of the AAGL that most hysterectomies for benign disease should be performed either vaginally or laparoscopically...Surgeons without the requisite training and skills required for the safe performance of VH or LH should enlist the aid of colleagues who do or should refer patients requiring hysterectomy to such individuals for their surgical care."