Pelvic organ prolapse (i.e. cystocele, uterine prolapse, rectocele), Urinary incontinence, Overactive bladder, Obstetric fistula (vesicovaginal fistula and rectovaginal fistula), Urethral diverticulum, Fecal incontinence, Mesh complications, Large perineal defects, Interstitial cystitis, Recurrent urinary tract infections
Gerardo Heredia Melero, MD, is a specialist in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. He earned his medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico.
Heredia Melero completed his internship at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, also in Chicago. He went on to complete a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Heredia Melero is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in both obstetrics and gynecology and FPMRS. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, obstetric fistula, vaginal reconstruction for pelvic organ prolapse, sacral nerve neuromodulation and urethral bulking injection.
I like this field because it’s rewarding and satisfying. I can help patients return to their normal lives and be socially active again instead of prisoners to their genitourinary conditions. A simple procedure can change their quality of life significantly, and you can see results right away. It’s very gratifying.
Faculty RankAssistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Universdad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara/Jalisco, Mexico
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago
Obstetrics & Gynecology, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Intravesical Botox injection
- Multi-channel urodynamics
- Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS)
- Sacral nerve stimulation
nurse was wonderful. always patient, courteous, knowledgeable with a wonderful sense of humor which put me at ease.
I feel very fortunate that *Dr. Heredia was hired by UK and able to perform my surgery. He is very competent & caring & provided me with a better life with his specialized surgery skills.
Such wonderful care from *Dr. Heredia & his staff!
The doctor was very courteous and professional.
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Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington, KY 40508
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