Dr. Kristene E. Whitmore is medical director of the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute in Philadelphia, PA. She is chair of urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery as well as professor of urology and Ob/Gyn at Drexel University College of Medicine.
Whitmore is the founder/director of the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute of Philadelphia, where she functions as lead clinician, researcher, consultant, and medical educator. She has trained over 90 residents and fellows in female urology and pelvic floor reconstruction and has 9,500 interstitial cystitis patients.
Whitmore has clinical research interests in urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, interstitial cystitis, female sexual dysfunction and pelvic floor disorders. She has been published extensively in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Urology, Urology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and International Journal of Urogynecology. She is the author of Overcoming Bladder Disorders: Compassionate, Authoritative Medical and Self-Help Solutions for Incontinence, Cystitis, Interstitial Cystitis and has been a contributor in the lay press including Prevention Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Ladies' Home Journal, U.S. News & World Report and others. She is a frequent guest on national television and has been featured on the "Good Morning America" and "This Morning" programs.
Whitmore serves on the advisory boards of: the National Association for Continence, the Simon Foundation, the Interstitial Cystitis Association, and the Women's Health Foundation. She also serves on the government relations committee of the American Urogynecologic Society.
Whitmore is board certified by the American Board of Urology.
Awards and Honors
- Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2012 and 2013)
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