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POLLAND, ALLISON, MD

Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7770
745 64th Street, 4th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11220

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urogynecology
  • Reconstructive Urology
  • Prostate Cancer Care
  • Pelvic Floor Care

Languages

  • English
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Biography

Dr. Allison R. Polland, is a female urologist with fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). Dr. Polland completed her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at Yale University before going on to medical school at Columbia University. She completed her general surgery internship and urology residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, before going on to fellowship at Georgetown University. Dr. Polland is one of the few urologists in the country with cross-specialty training in a gynecology-based Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship. She performs reconstructive urologic surgery for both women and men, and treats all urologic and urogynecologic issues, including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic floor disorders, urethral strictures, fistulas, hematuria and recurrent UTIs. Dr. Polland has extensive training in minimally-invasive surgical techniques, including vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic-assisted surgery. Dr. Polland has a strong research background with a special interest in women's sexual health. She has received grants from the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health. She has given lectures in this area of expertise at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Mount Sinai Hospital. She has also been recognized for her research on a national level with multiple presentations at national scientific meetings.

Areas of Expertise

Urology
Urogynecology
Reconstructive Urology

Conditions Treated

Female Urinary Incontinence
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulas
Hematuria (Blood in Urine)
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Urethral Strictures
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Treatments

Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy
Minimally Invasive and Laparoscopic Surgery
Mesh Removal
Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair
Reconstructive Urologic Surgery
Robotic Urogynecologic Surgery
Urethroplasty
Urodynamic Testing
Vaginal Hysterectomy
Vaginal Sling for Incontinence
Women's Sexual Health

Education

Medical Degree

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Internship

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Georgetown University

Locations

745 64th Street, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Telephone: 718-283-7770
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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