Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Jeffrey Garris, MD
FPMRS Division Director

Medical Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Residency: Wake Forest University

Fellowship: Tulane University

Interests: Urinary Incontinence, Urinary Voiding Dysfunction, Interstitial Cystitis, Female Sexual Dysfunction, Anal Incontinence, Defecatory Dysfunction, Pelvic Floor Reconstruction, Advanced Pelvic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Assisted Surgery, Neuromodulation Stimulation Therapy.

Dr. Garris joined the University Medical Group Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2006 as Director of Gynecology and Urogynecology. He previously served as the Division Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery as well as Director of Education at the Tulane University School of Medicine
in New Orleans, Louisiana and has also served as the Director of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, North Carolina which is an affiliate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Thomas Wheeler, MD

Medical Education:
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky

Residency: Greenville Hospital System

Fellowship: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Interests: Maximizing the treatments of pelvic floor disorders, especially in older women.

Dr. Wheeler joined the University Medical Group Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2008.

Mid Level Providers

Karen Stewart, MSPAS PAC

Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, BS Chemistry South University, Savannah, GA, M.S. in Physician Assistant Science

Karen is a Physician Assistant with the University Medical Group, Department of OB/GYN‐ Urogynecology since October 2010