Alexis M. Chesrow, MD, FPMRS

Assistant Professor

Director of Female Health (Including Female Sexual Dysfunction)


Academic Office: (504) 988-2750



Dr. Alexis Chesrow will be joining the Department of Urology at Tulane University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Urology and as the Director of Female Health in the spring semester of 2023. Dr. Alexis Chesrow completed her undergraduate degrees in biology and cross-cultural anthropology at the University of Chicago. She went on to receive her medical degree from The Chicago Medical School. After completing her internship and residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she also served as a chief resident, Dr. Chesrow completed a fellowship in female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery (urogynecology), neurourology, as well as in male and female voiding dysfunction at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles with Tower Urology. She is board certified by the American Board of Urology in both urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Chesrow spent nearly ten years at her urology/urogynecology practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she helped build a multidisciplinary program for the care of female patients and developed a clinical research program in urogynecology. She provides specialized care in urogynecology for female patients with complicated incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. She has served as a referral center for the correction of issues with synthetic mesh and has expertise in the use of biological alternatives to synthetic mesh grafts. She also sees patients for female sexual dysfunction and pelvic floor dysfunction. Dr. Chesrow also devotes a portion of her practice to the care of male and female patients with neurological issues such as spinal cord issues, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease. While Dr. Chesrow does not provide gender reassignment surgery or systemic hormone management, she is happy to address any voiding dysfunction and pelvic floor dysfunction issues that her transgender patients may have.