Mary Anna Denman, MD, FACOG, FACS
I believe in creating a partnership with my patients to incorporate their goals and values into their treatment plan. I strive to provide my patients with full, unbiased information so they may understand their options as we work together to make decisions about their care.
Dr. Denman has over ten years of experience in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and for five years served as the director for gynecologic robotic training at Oregon Health & Science University. She chose the field of urogynecology because she is interested in the surgical challenges it offers and the opportunity to make a positive difference in patient's lives.
Conditions like incontinence, fistulas, and pelvic organ prolapse often limit people's activities or social interactions. By treating these conditions, Dr. Denman helps patients regain the enjoyment of life while improving their overall health. Through patient education and non-surgical and surgical interventions, Dr. Denman is able to address urogynecological issues and alleviate embarrassing symptoms. For Dr. Denman, it is a humbling and gratifying moment when a patient’s life is completely altered after treatment.
In her spare time, Dr. Denman spends time with her family—hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. She coaches girls youth lacrosse each spring.
- Masters of Clinical Research, Oregon Health & Science University, 2009
- Fellowship, Urogynecology, Oregon Health & Science University, 2008
- Residency, Department of OB/GYN, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2005
- MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2001
- BA, Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, 1997
- Portland Monthly "Top Docs" OBGYN, Urogynecology 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
- OHSU Urology/Urogynecology Professor in Residence, 2012
- Denman MA, Gregory WT, Boyles SH, Smith V, Edwards SR, Clark AL. Reoperation 10 years after surgically managed pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 May;198(5):555.e1-5.
- Aslam MF, Denman MA, Edwards SR, Gregory WT. Latency to vaginal mesh exposure with mesh placed abdominally versus vaginally in pelvic floor surgery: A retrospective comparative study. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Feb;37(2):238-242.
- Tarr ME, Rivard C, Petzel AE, Summers S, Mueller ER, Rickey LM, Denman MA, Nardos R, Harders R, Durazo R, Kenton K, Robotic objective structured assessment of technical skills (ROSATS): A randomized multicenter dry lab training pilot study. J FMPRS, 2014 Jul-Aug; 20(4):228-36.
- Osmundsen BC, Clark A, Goldsmith C, Adams K, Denman MA, Edwards R, Gregory WT. Mesh erosion in robotic sacrocolpopexy. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2012;18(2):86-8.
- Volunteer Lacrosse Coach
- Catholic Youth Organization
- American Congress of OBGYN
- American College of Surgeons
- American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)