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Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) Faculty

Felicia L. Lane, MD

Vice Chair, Academic Affairs
Clinical Professor
Division Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Felicia L. Lane focuses on vaginal surgery and the treatment and management of pelvic organ prolapse (rectocele, cystocele and uterine prolapse) as well as the treatments for urinary incontinence (slings and interstim), and anal incontinence. Dr. Lane is an expert in the repair of vesicovaginal, urethrovaginal, and rectovaginal fistulae. 


UC Santa Barbara, 1992 — BS, biopsychology
Georgetown University, 1994 — MS, physiology and biophysics
Georgetown University, 1998 — MD
UC Irvine, 2002 — Internship and residency, obstetrics and gynecology
UC Irvine, 2004 — Fellowship, urogynecology

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Taylor J. Brueseke, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Taylor J. Brueseke's professional interests include minimally invasive robotic surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse, including uterine preservation, surgical management of urinary leakage and accidental bowel leakage, repair of vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistula, and vaginal mesh complications. His research focus is optimizing patient outcomes with surgical experiences and identifying new treatments for incontinence and prolapse.


Brigham Young University, 2006 — BS, neuroscience
The Pennsylvania State University, 2010 — MD
UC Irvine, 2014 — Internship and residency, obstetrics and gynecology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2017 — Fellowship, urogynecology

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Dena Moskowitz, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Fellowship Program

Dr. Moskowitz's clinical interests include urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse (vaginal and robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery), overactive bladder, fistula repair, urethral diverticulum and neurogenic bladder. Her current research is focused on overactive bladder, including access to care, and the development and implementation of newer treatment options. 


UC Santa Barbara, 1999 - BS, Physiology
UCSF/SFSU, 2002 - MS, Physical Therapy
Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011 - Doctor of Medicine
UC Irvine, 2012 - Internship, General Surgery
UC Irvine, 2016 - Residency, Urology
Virginia Mason Medical Center, 2018 - Fellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

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Eltheia Shoizaki

Physical Therapist

Eltheia Shiozaki is a physical therapist with a passion for helping patients with pelvic floor disorders. She specializes in the treatment of the following diagnoses. including pelvic/abdominal pain, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, interstitial cystitis, fecal incontinence, evacuation disorders, prenatal/postpartum issues, and postsurgical complications that result in pain and lack of mobility. To further complement her pelvic floor training, she has obtained her biofeedback certification; visceral manipulation, craniosacral therapy, and dynamic neuromuscular rehabilitation all with the goal of helping patients achieve full restoration of function.


California State University Long Beach, 1987 — BS, physical therapy
California State Licensed PT
Biofeedback Certification Institute of America, Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback
Certified Pilates instructor

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