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Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Faculty

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lieschen H. Quiroz, MD

Section Chief
Medical Director, OU Physicians Women's Pelvic and Bladder Health


  • MD degree from University of Southern California in 2001
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Miami 2001-2005
  • Fellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2005-2008

Board Certification(s):

  • American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2009-present
  • Board Certified Sub-Specialty, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, 2013-present


  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Miami 2001-2005


  • Fellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2005-2008


  • American Urogynecologic Society
  • International Urogynecology Association
  • American College of Obstetrician Gynecologists

Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Childbirth Trauma & 3D Ultrasound
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Patient Centered Outcomes of Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • 3D Ultrasound of the Pelvic Floor
  • Pathophysiology of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction​

Select Honors & Accomplishments:

  • 2018 Mentor of the Year Award District VII, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Received), 2018
  • Faculty Teaching Award: Excellence in teaching medical students, Awarded for 5 Consecutive Years, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences (Received), 2018
  • ​AUGS Foundation Faculty Research Award, American Urogynecologic Society, Americal Urogynecolgic Society Foundation Research Grant (Received), 2012
  • AUGS Foundation Research Scholar, American Urogynecologic Society, American Urogynecologic Society (Received), 2011
  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists/Kenneth Gottesfeld-Charles Hohler Memorial Foundation Research Award in Ultrasound, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Received), 2011 

Select Publications:

Wong, H., Dwarica, D., Quiroz, L. H. (2019). Novel Use of Three-Dimensional Ultrasonography to Locate a Retained Needle in the Vaginal Wall. Obstetrics and gynecology, 134(6), 1282-1284. PMID: 31764739. DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003555

Alshiek, J., Wei, Q., Quiroz, L. H., Nihira, M., Shobeiri, A. (2019). The Utility of Endovaginal Ultrasound in the Design of a Sacrospinous Ligament Anchoring Device in Patients with and without Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Open J of Ob Gyn, 9, 1103-1113. DOI: 10.4236/ojog.2019.98107

Dwarica, D. S., Pickett, S. D., Zhao, Y. D., Nihira, M. A., Quiroz, L. H. (2019). Comparing Ketorolac With Ibuprofen for Postoperative Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery. PMID: 31145226. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000740

Richter, H. E., Dunivan, G., Brown, H. W., Andy, U., Dyer, K. Y., Rardin, C., Muir, T., McNevin, S., Paquette, I., Gutman, R. E., Quiroz, L. H., Wu, J. (2019). A 12-Month Clinical Durability of Effectiveness and Safety Evaluation of a Vaginal Bowel Control System for the Nonsurgical Treatment of Fecal Incontinence. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, 25(2), 113-119. PMID: 30807411. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000681

Dwarica, D. S.*, Rubenstein, A. R., Boccaccio, R. B., Motwani, A. K., Peck, J. D., LeClaire, E. L., Quiroz, L. H. (2018). Opioid Pain Medication Use in New Urogynecology Patients. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery. PMID: 30239345. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000627

Stone, D. E.*, Barenberg, B. J.*, Pickett, S. D., OʼLeary, D. E., Quiroz, L. H. (2017). Characteristics of Providers Performing Urogynecologic Procedures on Medicare Patients 2012-2014. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, 23(2), 75-79. PMID: 28230614. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000349

Javadian, P.*, Quiroz, L. H.*, Shobeiri, S. A. (2017). In Vivo Ultrasound Characteristics of Vaginal Mesh Kit Complications. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, 23(2), 162-167. PMID: 28145918. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000400

Quiroz, L. H., Pickett, S. D., Peck, J. D., Rostaminia, G., Stone, D. E., Shobeiri, S. A. (2017). Increasing Age Is a Risk Factor for Decreased Postpartum Pelvic Floor Strength. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery, 23(2), 136-140. PMID: 28067746. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000376

Javadian, P., O'Leary, D., Rostaminia, G., North, J. C., Wagner, J. M., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A. (2017). How does 3D endovaginal ultrasound compare to magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of levator ani anatomy? Neurourology and urodynamics, 36(2), 409-413. PMID: 26669505. DOI: 10.1002/nau.22944

Rostaminia, G., Machiorlatti, M., Shobeiri, S. A., Quiroz, L. H. (2016). Variability of the pubic arch architecture and its influence on the minimal levator hiatus area. International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 134(2), 217-20. PMID: 27177513. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.11.029

Yune, J. J., Quiroz, L. H., Nihira, M. A., Siddighi, S., O’Leary, D. E., Santiago, A., Shobeiri, S. A. (2016). The Location and Distribution of Transurethral Bulking Agent. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, 22(2), 98-102. DOI: 10.1097/spv.0000000000000217

Stone, D. E.*, Quiroz, L. H. (2016). Ultrasound Imaging of the Pelvic Floor. Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America, 43(1), 141-53. PMID: 26880514. DOI: 10.1016/j.ogc.2015.10.007

Rostaminia, G., Peck, J. D., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A. (2016). Characteristics associated with pelvic organ prolapse in women with significant levator ani muscle deficiency. International Urogynecology Journal, 27(2), 261-267. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-015-2827-1

Quiroz, L. H. (2015). Surgical Care Processing in Major Oklahoma City Hospital: The Surgeons' Perspective. J Okla State Med Assoc, 108(12), 589-91. PMID: 27027138.

Rostaminia, G., Peck, J., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A. (2015). Levator Plate Upward Lift on Dynamic Sonography and Levator Muscle Strength. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 34(10), 1787-1792. PMID: 26333568. DOI: 10.7863/ultra.15.14.11075

Santiago, A. C., O'Leary, D., Quiroz, L. H., Nihira, M. A., Shobeiri, S. A. (2015). An ultrasound approach to the posterior compartment and anorectal dysfunction. International urogynecology journal, 26(9), 1393-4. PMID: 25800901. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-015-2669-x

Barenberg, B.*, Quiroz, L. H. (2015). Pelvic Floor Trauma and Its Relationship to Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports, 4(2), 89-95. DOI:

Pickett, S. D.*, Barenberg, B., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A., OʼLeary, D. E. (2015). The significant morbidity of removing pelvic mesh from multiple vaginal compartments. Obstetrics and gynecology, 125(6), 1418-22. PMID: 26000513. DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000870

Santiago, A. C., O'Leary, D., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A. (2015). Is there a correlation between levator ani and urethral sphincter complex status on 3D ultrasonography? International urogynecology journal, 26(5), 699-705. PMID: 25448493. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-014-2577-5

O'Leary, D., Rostaminia, G., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A. (2015). Sonographic predictors of obstructive defecatory dysfunction. International urogynecology journal, 26(3), 415-20. PMID: 25315168. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-014-2515-6

Rostaminia, G., Peck, J. D., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A. (2015). How well can levator ani muscle morphology on 3D pelvic floor ultrasound predict the levator ani muscle function? International urogynecology journal, 26(2), 257-62. PMID: 25246297. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-014-2503-x

Rostaminia, G., White, D. E., Quiroz, L. H., Shobeiri, S. A. (2015). Levator plate descent correlates with levator ani muscle deficiency. Neurourology and urodynamics, 34(1), 55-9. PMID: 24132730. DOI: 10.1002/nau.22509