Meet Dr. Michael Ingber
Dr. Ingber trained at the Cleveland Clinic where he completed a two-year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. He was a clinical instructor at the Cleveland Clinic and received specialty training in the treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, female sexual dysfunction, and robotic and laparoscopic surgery. He part of the team which performed the world’s first removal of a kidney through a single vaginal incision. Dr. Ingber is an innovator in minimally-invasive surgery, also performing the world’s first reported single-incision “scarless” laparoscopic posterior uterine suspension in 2010. Dr. Ingber was trained at the Wayne State University School of Medicine where he graduated with honors in 1998 followed by a six-year residency in Urology at William Beaumont Hospital. He is Board Certified in Urology by the American Board of Urology. He serves as the Director of Urogynecology for Saint Clare’s Health System in northern New Jersey, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY.
Dr. Ingber’s clinical interests include the treatment of urinary and pelvic disorders. He specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction in men and women, pelvic organ prolapse, and pelvic pain disorders. He has a special interest in the evaluation and treatment of female sexual dysfunction, including problems with sexual desire and painful intercourse. Dr. Ingber has published numerous manuscripts and book chapters on urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, interstitial cystitis, neuromodulation, and the treatment of female sexual dysfunctions. He has presented at many national and international meetings. Dr. Ingber travels often to impoverished areas in Africa where he performs surgery to repair damaged bladders due to prolonged labor. Recently, he started a foundation which sends surgical teams to these areas several times a year in order to serve this population of women. Dr. Ingber is a reviewer for eight major journals in the field of urology and urogynecology. He is an active member of the American Urological Association, International Urogynecology Association, Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology, and the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health.
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Meet Wendy LaBruno, ANP-BC
As an Advanced Practice Nurse, Wendy LaBruno strives to provide patients with highly skilled and compassionate care. She believes that a collaborative approach to treating patients leads to optimal outcomes. Since 2012, Wendy has been providing adults with primary care as an advanced practice nurse, which also includes expertise in pain management and cardiac step down. Wendy is trained in all aspects of general urology including urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary tract infections, pelvic organ prolapse, sexual dysfunction and voiding dysfunctions.
Wendy graduated magma cum laude with a master of science from New York University College of Nursing. She received her nursing degree in 2003 from Rutgers University College of Nursing, where she also graduated magma cum laude. Wendy maintains professional affiliations in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, Upsilon Chapter.