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Kristene Whitmore

Kristene Whitmore, MD


Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology, Urology


  • MD - Hahnemann University

Awards & Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2012-2018)

Kristene E. Whitmore, MD, is founder and medical director of the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute in Philadelphia, where she functions as lead clinician, researcher, consultant and medical educator. She serves on the advisory boards of the National Association for Continence, the Simon Foundation, the Interstitial Cystitis Association and the Women's Health Foundation. She also serves on the government relations committee of the American Urogynecologic Society.

Dr. Whitmore is board certified by the American Board of Urology.

Clinical Services

Female sexual dysfunction, Interstitial cystitis, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Pelvic reconstructive surgery, Urology


  • Urology - University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Whitmore is a professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Drexel University College of Medicine. She has trained over 90 residents and fellows in female urology and pelvic floor reconstruction.


Dr. Whitmore has clinical research interests in urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, interstitial cystitis, female sexual dysfunction and pelvic floor disorders.

In the Media


Dr. Whitmore is the author of Overcoming Bladder Disorders: Compassionate, Authoritative Medical and Self-Help Solutions for Incontinence, Cystitis, Interstitial Cystitis and has been a contributor in the lay press including Prevention Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Ladies' Home Journal, U.S. News & World Report and others. Dr. Whitmore is a frequent guest on national television and has been featured on "Good Morning America" and "This Morning."

In addition to the above texts, Dr. Whitmore has been published extensively in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Urology, Urology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, and International Journal of Urogynecology.

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.

Contact Information

Practice Office

Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute
207 N. Broad Street
4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.863.8100
Fax: 215.587.6252