Provider Communicator Winter 2018
This is a newsletter article. The information may not be up-to-date. If you have questions, please contact your Provider Coordinator.

UW Health and UnityPoint Health – Meriter are optimizing their combined strengths in OB-GYN care to better serve patients. Please be aware of these important changes –

Obstetrical and Gynecological Emergency Care

Effective September 4, 2018

  • UW Health obstetrics and gynecology specialists will be onsite 24 / 7 only at UnityPoint Health – Meriter.* Adult women who need emergency care related to a recent gynecologic surgery or OB-GYN concern should go to the UnityPoint Health – Meriter emergency department.
  • Patients who present with OB-GYN concerns at emergency departments at University Hospital or UW Health at The American Center will be assessed and stabilized and may be transferred to UnityPoint Health – Meriter for further care if necessary.
Gynecologic Surgery

Effective July 30, 2018

  • All non-cancer gynecologic surgeries are now being performed at UnityPoint Health – Meriter.*
  • The UW Health Gynecologic Oncology program will continue to be based at the UW Carbone Cancer Center at University Hospital and pediatric patients will still be cared for at American Family Children’s Hospital.
Urogynecology and Minimally Invasive Gynecology

Urogynecology and Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery Providers Relocated

Effective July 30, 2018

  • The UW Health Urogynecology and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery teams have relocated to UnityPoint Health – Meriter.*

The Women’s Pelvic Wellness Clinic and Advanced Pelvic Surgery Clinic are located at –

UnityPoint Health – Meriter
2nd Floor, East Wing
202 S. Park Street
Madison, WI 53715
(608) 263-6240

UW Health providers practicing at this location:

  • Heidi Brown, MD, MAS
  • Dobie Giles, MD, MS
  • Christine Heisler, MD, MS
  • Cara King, DO, MS
  • Amanda Beal, NP
  • Kristina Krueger, NP
  • Angela Sergeant, NP
*For questions or clarifications, please contact the Advanced Pelvic Surgery Clinic and Women’s Pelvic Wellness Clinic at (608) 263-6240.