Dr. Cheryl Bernadette Iglesia, MD

Dr. Cheryl Bernadette Iglesia, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-0530

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Specialties
  • Urogynecology
Conditions I Treat
  • atrophic vaginitis
  • cystocele
  • fecal incontinence
  • female urinary incontinence
  • interstitial cystitis
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Procedures I Perform
  • anal fistula repair
  • da vinci hysterectomy
  • laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy
  • mesh removal
  • obliteration of vaginal vault
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About the Provider

Cheryl Iglesia, MD, is a leader in the field of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and is nationally recognized for advancing surgical techniques, clinical research and medical education. She is an expert clinician renowned for her skills in diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders.

Among many roles, Dr. Iglesia is the current chair of the Advisory Board for the Pelvic Floor Disorders network at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and is the immediate past chair of the Committee for Gynecologic Practice at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists(ACOG). She has served on the board of directors of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the AUGS Foundation and was appointed as the inaugural chair of the AUGS Guidelines committee. She currently serves as vice chair on the Patient Education Board at ACOG and is an appointed special governmental employee for the ObGyn Devices Panel at the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Since 1999, Dr. Iglesia has been the director of the section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. She is a professor in the departments of Ob/Gyn and Urology at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She is the founder of the accredited FPMRS fellowship program at MedStar Health and serves as director of the National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery (NCAPS) for MedStar Health.

Philosophy of Care:

As a specialist in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, my care philosophy is to listen earnestly and work collaboratively with patients to match treatment options, both medical and surgical, with their goals. I deliver the highest quality care and communicate openly and honestly. While I embrace innovation, I also value tradition, especially tried-and-true options with the highest level of evidence.

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: Methodist Hospital of Indiana (1997)
  • Fellowship Program: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center (1997)
  • Residency Program: University of Florida Health Sciences Center (1995)
  • Internship Program: University of Florida Health Sciences Center (1992)
  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (1991)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Awards
  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian Magazine
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005 - present
  • ACOG Mentor of the Year Award 2014
  • 2014 Anthony Scialli Excellence in Teaching and Resident Advocacy Award from Graduating Chief Residents
  • CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education as Voted by MedStar Washington Hospital Center Ob/Gyn Residents