Ladin Yurteri-Kaplan, MD, MS

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology
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Dr. Yurteri-Kaplan is fellowship trained and board certified in urogynecology and obstetrics and gynecology. She completed her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey. She then went to complete her fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center / MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. During that time she was awarded a full scholarship and completed a masters in Clinical and Translational Research at Georgetown. She has published many peer reviewed articles on her research and has presented nationally on pelvic floor disorders. She sat on the American Urogynecologic Society’s systematic review subcommittee publishing several systematic reviews. She is now the Vice Chair of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Registry (PFDR-R) for the American Urogynecologic Society. The PFDR-R is prospective long term evaluation of outcomes among women who undergo surgical prolapse repair or pessary use. She also is on the Steering Committee for the Collaborative Research in Pelvic Surgery through the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. In addition to national work, she is the program director for the Regional NYC Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction Fellows course hosted yearly at Columbia with involvement from regional fellowships. Her surgical skills include all minimally invasive approaches with advance pelvic laparoscopy, daVinci Robotic Surgical system, vaginal, and cystoscopic surgery.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Complex Gynecologic Surgery
  • Complex Pelvic Surgery
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Female Pelvic Pain
  • Female Pelvic Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Robotic Surgery
  • SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence, Female)
  • Urologic Incontinance
  • Vaginal anomalies and abnormalities
  • Vaginal Fistula Repair
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Reconstruction

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Turkish


  • Female

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New York, NY 10032

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Residency: UMDNJ - University Hospital
  • Residency: 2011 University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey
  • Fellowship: MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University
  • Fellowship: 2014 Georgetown University School Of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery


Research in pelvic disorders is essential to advancing patient care.

Dr. Yurteri-Kaplan is very interested in research involving registries and following patients long term to determine their long term outcomes.


Principle Investigator for Columbia University Medical Center - Pelvic Floor Disorders Registry
Principle Investigator for Columbia University Medical Center - Stress Urinary Incontinence Registry ACQUIRE

Selected Publications

  • FPMRS challenges on behalf of the Collaborative Research in Pelvic Surgery Consortium (CoRPS): managing complicated cases : Series 3: Challenging recurrent prolapse in a medically complicated patient.
  • American Urogynecologic Society Systematic Review: Microscopic Hematuria as a Screening Tool for Urologic Malignancies in Women.
  • Correlation of Electronic (Web-Based and Smartphone) Administration of Measures of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
  • Urinary tract infection with rare pathogen Raoultella Planticola: A post-operative case and review.
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) challenges on behalf of the collaborative research in pelvic surgery consortium (CoRPS): managing complicated cases series 2: management of urinary incontinence in a neurogenic patient.
  • Sitting versus standing makes a difference in musculoskeletal discomfort and postural load for surgeons performing vaginal surgery. Risk factors for explantation due to infection after sacral neuromodulation: a multicenter retrospective case-control study.
  • FPMRS Challenges on behalf of the Collaborative Research in Pelvic Surgery Consortium (CoRPS): managing complicated cases : Series 1: Adverse events after a sacrocolpopexy: management and recommendations on treatment of a vesicovaginal fistula.
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Survey: A Survey of Surgical Team Members' Perceptions for Successful Minimally Invasive Surgery.