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Alexander Berger, MD

 

Dr. Alexander Berger is a fellowship trained urogynecologist joining our practice in 2021.  His clinical approach is patient-centered, and he integrates surgical and nonsurgical management of these conditions, including state-of-the-art, minimally-invasive approaches to treating pelvic organ prolapse, such as robotic, laparoscopic and vaginal approaches. He has specialized training in uterine preservation and, in addition, uses nonsurgical approaches, including physical therapy, medication, Botox bladder injections, sacral neuromodulation and posterior tibial nerve stimulation. He offers both mesh and non-mesh treatment approaches to pelvic floor disorders and has extensive experience in urodynamic testing and interpretation.

Dr. Berger received his bachelor's degree with distinction in psychology as a member of Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina. He earned his combined medical and master of public health degrees from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health. He then completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University and a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at the University of California San Diego– Kaiser Permanente, San Diego program.

Dr. Berger has a strong commitment to advancing the care of women with pelvic floor disorders through leadership in national organizations, research and teaching of future FPMRS specialists. He has been recognized with teaching awards at the University of North Carolina and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and has published extensive research on improving surgical outcomes and advancing surgical techniques. He mentors trainees and researchers throughout the country through his work with the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and Society of Gynecologic Surgery (SGS). He chairs the Fellows' Pelvic Research Network of SGS/AUGS, which leads multicenter trials to advance the care of women with pelvic floor disorders. He has been awarded for his scholarship, teaching and leadership by ACOG, AUGS and SGS.

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Update 6/14/24

Dr. Alexander Berger will be leaving Penn Medicine Princeton Medicine Physicians Urogynecology and will no longer see patients after July 5, 2024.

Our goal is to ensure you continue to receive the high-quality care you expect from Penn Medicine. If you have an appointment scheduled with Dr. Berger after July 5th, our office will contact you to reschedule with one of our other providers. We are confident that our excellent team of providers and staff can provide the comprehensive care and services you need.

Our physician surgeons, Heather van Raalte, MD and Rui Wang, MD are double board certified in Ob/Gyn and Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery. Both have extensive surgical experience in minimally invasive surgical approaches, including vaginal and robotic surgeries and have been recognized on a national level as experts in the field. Between their surgical expertise and research experience, Dr. van Raalte and Dr. Wang offer the most advanced options to our patients as part of Penn Medicine's commitment to women's health.

In addition, our physician associates, Andrea Barker, PA-C and Emily Mignogna, PA-C are an integral part of our team and work with physicians to offer office-based treatments, such as conservative management of prolapse, neuromodulation, bladder Botox and diagnostic testing.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office at 609-924-2230 and we will be happy to assist you. We consider it a privilege to continue providing you with exceptional care.

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