Sandra Valaitis, MD

Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology

Chief, Section of Gynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Dr. Sandra Valaitis is an expert in treating women with pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and other disorders of the urogenital system. Her areas of interest include suburethral slings, complex reconstructive pelvic surgery, robotic surgery, repair of genitourinary fistulae, and the treatments of mesh complications and erosion. She is a member of the interdisciplinary care team in the Center for Pelvic Health.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Valaitis has lectured nationally and internationally to faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, nursing staff, and community audiences. She is the recipient of several awards for leadership and teaching excellence. Dr. Valaitis has been named a “Top Doctor” in women’s health by Chicago magazine for two consecutive years.

Practice Locations

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

University of Chicago Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
3722 Harlem Avenue, Suite 201
Riverside, IL 60546

Year Started Practice

1994

Board Certifications

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

St. Georges Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Memberships

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Urogynecologic Society
Association of American Colleges
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
National Association for Continence
North American Menopause Society

Languages Spoken

English
Lithuanian
Spanish

Email

svalaitis@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu

Office Phone

(773) 702-6118

Office Fax

(773) 702-5159

Office Postal Address

Sandra Valaitis, 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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Learn More About Dr. Valaitis

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

Selected Publications

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