Led by Dr. Benjamin Steinberg, the entire team at UGSC is singularly focused on working hand-in-hand with each patient to provide a comfortable and safe environment. Focused on evaluation, education and consultation, the members of UGSC provide a level of care, second to none.
Dr. Benjamin Steinberg
Dr. Benjamin Steinberg is the only fellowship trained and board certified female pelvic reconstructive surgeon in the Central Valley. After working with Urology Associates for three years, in March 2014 he opened his own practice, UroGynecology Specialty Center. He offers specialized surgical and medical treatment options for women with pelvic floor disorders.
Dr. Steinberg dedicates 100% of his medical practice to treating women with common pelvic floor problems such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder, sexual dysfunction, recurrent urinary tract infections and chronic cystitis.
Dr. Steinberg received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and in 2004, received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Cooper Hospital where he served as Chief Resident. Following residency, he continued his education at Cooper Hospital where he completed a three-year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. During his fellowship, Dr. Steinberg was active in research, publishing several articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.
He has spoken internationally for the International Urogynecology Association at Lake Como, Italy, as well as nationally for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. Dr. Steinberg is also Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Melissa Edginton, N.P.-C.
Melissa received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from University of Alaska Anchorage in 1999. She went on to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing from University of Cincinnati Ohio in 2013. She is an AANP Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and her background includes 12 years of Labor and Delivery as a Registered Nurse where she worked in Cincinnati Ohio, CRMC Fresno and as a travel nurse on the California central coast. Prior to joining Dr. Steinberg in 2015, she provided Obstetrics and Women’s Healthcare as a Nurse Practitioner for two years at Camerena Health in Madera, California.
“It is an honor and a privilege to work with Dr. Steinberg and the entire UGSC team. Our specialty is unique and extremely rewarding. Seeing the look of joy and relief on a woman’s face after we have been able to significantly improve her quality of life is one of the best feelings on the planet! It’s why we do what we do here. I absolutely love my job!”
Front Desk and Surgery Scheduler
Melissa has been with Urogynecology Specialty Center since March 2014.
“Over the last few years, I have seen patients come in thinking they are alone and there is no alternative to the way they are feeling. Once they have their consultation with Dr. Steinberg, you can see in their face a sigh of relief. Seeing that is the best feeling and knowing I work for a doctor that makes a difference in a woman’s life is immensely rewarding.”
Allison Mansuri R.N.
ASD Registered Nursing, Fresno City College
ASD Pharmacy Technology, SJVC
Allison is a graduate of the Fresno City College registered nursing program. She has been working with Dr. Steinberg since April 2016, performing Urodynamic Studies and ThermiVa treatments. As your nurse, she brings empathy, compassion and knowledge to your visit. Her goal is to provide a warm and comforting environment for her patients. The ability to be a part of the pathway of wellness for patients brings her sense of joy and gratification. She looks forward to being a part of your healthcare team
Certified Bilingual Interpreter
Yolanda started working with Dr. Steinberg when he opened UroGynecology Specialty Center in March 2014. She has been a medical assistant for 17 years, during which time she has spent ten years in Urology, three years in Oncology, Rheumatology, Plastics, Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Cardiology, Podiatry, ENT, as well as one year in infertility. She is currently pursuing her degree as a Physician Assistant.
“Being able to help patients is so rewarding. Dr. Steinberg is an awesome Physician to work for.”
Yesenia Montejano began working with Dr. Steinberg in 2014, happily joining his dedicated staff UroGynecology Specialty Center. She has an Associate Degree, is a certified Medical Assistant and is also Phlebotomist and Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) certified. She has worked ten years in internal medicine, the last six specializing in urology and urogynecology. Yesenia enjoys working with patients from all different walks of life and learning new things from each and every patient.
"I particularly enjoy the value of getting to know the patient and the relationships that develop over time and the result of being able to see how happy patients are with Dr. Steinberg’s and Melissa Edginton’s care. It feels very rewarding and I am honored to be part of his staff."
Certified Medical Assistant
Esmeralda graduated in 2016 and completed her externship hours with Dr. Steinberg.
“I enjoy seeing patients happy. Dr. Steinberg is an amazing physician and he improves quality of life for our patients. Everyday I learn something new working here and I am very blessed and grateful to be a part of the UGSC team.”
Jimmy has been working with Dr. Steinberg as his receptionist and incoming referral coordinator since January 2016. Jimmy enjoys working at UGSC because it feels like one big family.
“No one gets left behind or forgotten.”
Jimmy recommends Dr. Steinberg to all his friends and family, because he takes the time to understand the needs of his patients. Jimmy feels Dr. Steinberg puts his knowledge into making sure he improves the quality of life for his patients.