Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Uchenna C. Ossai, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT

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Dr. Uchenna C. Ossai

Methodist Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine

6560 Fannin Street
Scurlock Tower, Suite 2100
Houston, TX 77030
713-441-9220 – Physician’s main office
713-441-9229 – Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine
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Biography


Dr. Uchenna Ossai is a board certified women’s health physical therapist that specializes in female and male pelvic floor dysfunction including urinary and fecal incontinence, constipation and difficulty voiding, pre and postpartum dysfunction, chronic pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, and sexual dysfunction. She is also a certified lymphedema therapist and treats cancer-related pain and fatigue as well as musculoskeletal dysfunction related to osteoporosis and the female athlete.

She grew up in Dallas and attended Ursuline Academy of Dallas for young women. She then completed her undergraduate degree at Boston University, and spent two years performing clinical research at Massachusetts General Hospital. She earned her doctoral degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed her residency in Women’s Health at Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

As a National Albert Schweitzer Fellow, Dr. Ossai designed and implemented a sustainable community health program targeting the health issues of homeless youth in Chicago, with a special focus on the African American and LGBT populations. As a resident, she implemented an exercise training and education programming as part of a multidisciplinary teen pregnancy program that provided health screening, mentoring, education, and parenting/relationship skill-building.

She is pleased to be a part of the comprehensive clinical team at the Methodist Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine.

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Education


Undergraduate Training

  • Boston University, Boston, MA

Graduate Training

  • University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Residency

  • Washington University at St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Areas of Excellence

  • Pregnancy and post partum dysfunction
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Frequency and Urgency
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Groin/Testicular Pain
  • Rectal Pain
  • Incomplete Voiding
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Cancer-related fatigue and pain
  • Female Athlete Triad
  • Osteoporosis management and prevention

Honors/Awards

  • Chicago Area Albert Schweitzer Fellowship 2010

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