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Sandra Culbertson, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sandra Culbertson, MD, is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of urogynecologic conditions, including: urinary incontinence; prolapse of the vagina, bladder and/or uterus; and other disorders of the pelvic floor. She specializes in vaginal and minimally invasive surgical treatment of urinary incontinence and prolapse, including robotic surgery. She is part of an interdisciplinary care team in the Center for Pelvic Health.

Dr. Culbertson often lectures on the surgical treatment of urinary incontinence and prolapse at universities and scientific meetings. She has been recognized for outstanding resident teaching and has won the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence several times at the University of Chicago. Dr. Culbertson is actively involved in increasing public awareness of female pelvic floor disorders through her work with the American Urogynecologic Society.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Medicine Center for
Advanced Care at Orland Park
14290 S. La Grange Rd 
Orland Park, IL 60462

University of Chicago Obstetrics
and Gynecology Specialty Services
Pavilion A
1890 Silver Cross Boulevard, Suite 475
New Lenox, IL 60451

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Medical School

University of Virginia School of Medicine


University of Illinois, Chicago

Residency and Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine


American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Urogynecologic Society

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6118

Office Fax

(773) 702-5159

Office Postal Address

Sandra Culbertson, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Read More About Dr. Culbertson

Dr. Culbertson is a member of the Center for Pelvic Health care team.

Dr. Culbertson is featured in a story about two women who had surgery to correct pelvic organ prolapse.

Urinary incontinence is not just a normal part of aging. Dr. Culbertson is quoted in a story about a woman who was treated for urinary incontinence at UChicago Medicine.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Culbertson's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.