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Christina Lewicky-Gaupp

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Christina Lewicky-Gaupp is an expert urogynecologist and reconstructive pelvic surgeon, whose practice emphasizes a patient-centered, individualized approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic health issues, including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, maternal birth trauma, and urogenital fistulas.

Her research focuses on clinical and surgical outcomes, and the prevention and management of maternal birth injury. Her findings have been published in such journals as Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology, International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.

Lewicky-Gaupp holds a BA from Wellesley College and an MD from Rush Medical College. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Chicago and a fellowship in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery at the University of Michigan. While a faculty member in obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, she founded and directed one of the first maternal recovery clinics in the country, the PEAPOD Clinic. She is now working to establish a University of Chicago Medicine PEAPOD Clinic to care for women with perineal and vaginal injuries caused by childbirth. Lewicky-Gaupp has also served in several institutional and national educational roles, including associate residency program director, director of resident surgical simulation, and a national sub-specialty board examiner. Most recently, she founded and assumed the role of program director of the University of Chicago’s inaugural urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery fellowship.

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