Sarah Martin, DO


127 Ratings
Practices In: Arlington Heights, Hinsdale, Lombard
Patients Seen: Adults

I prac­tice patient-cen­tered care and believe that patients are bet­ter served by a sym­bi­ot­ic rela­tion­ship with their providers. I try to pro­vide patients with as much edu­ca­tion as pos­si­ble on their diag­no­sis so we can decide on the cor­rect treat­ment course togeth­er. Pelvic floor recon­struc­tion, pro­lapse, incon­ti­nence and void­ing dys­func­tion are com­plex issues that many patients are embar­rassed to talk about despite the large toll these symp­toms have on qual­i­ty of life. My goal as a female pelvic med­i­cine and recon­struc­tive surgery physi­cian is to pro­vide a safe space for patients to dis­cuss these issues and deliv­er top notch sur­gi­cal treatment.

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Awards & Accolades
William G. Anderson Resident Award 2020
Best Poster Award 2019
Rodney Appell Traveling Preceptorship in Female Urology 2018
Academic Excellence award in Microbiology 2013
Academic Excellence award in Pathology 2013
Clinical Interests

Urgency incon­ti­nence, stress incon­ti­nence, pelvic organ pro­lapse, uri­nary fis­tu­las, ure­thral diver­tic­u­lum, neu­ro­genic blad­der, mesh com­pli­ca­tions, recur­rent uri­nary tract infec­tions, inter­sti­tial cystitis.

Personal Interests

Work­ing out (the Pelo­ton and Core­Pow­er yoga are my favorite things to do!), cook­ing, trav­el­ing, and being with my chil­dren and husband.

Society of Urodynamics and Female Pelvic Medicine American Urologic Association
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village
800 Biesterfield Road Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 847-437-5500 Get Directions
Northwest Community Hospital
800 West Central Road Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005 847-618-1000 Get Directions
Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine Graduation Date: 2015 Degree: DO
Detroit Medical Center Resident in Urology
Cleveland Clinic Fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Provider’s Publications
Martin S, Zillioux J, Goldman HB, Slopnick E. Impact of Duration of Antibiotic Prophylaxis on Incidence of UTI after OnabotulinumtoxinA Injection. Urology.
May 2022
doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2022.05.003. PMID: 35595075. Martin, S, Zillioux, J, Goldman, HB. Is sacral neuromodulation effective in patients with Parkinson's disease? A retrospective review. Neurourol Urodyn.
doi:10.1002/nau.24900 Simi, AM, Chapman, GC, Zillioux, J, Martin, S, Slopnick, EA. Predictors of prolonged admission after outpatient female pelvic reconstructive surgery. Neurourol Urodyn.
doi:10.1002/nau.24924 Martin,S, Han E, & Peters K. A Novel Approach to Managing Post Retropubic Vaginal Sling Pain. Urology.
November 2019
S0090-4295(19)31007-6. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.11.008 Palka J, Martin S. Urinary Incontinence: Not Just a Flow Issue. Medscape.
November 2019
Martin SE, Begun EM, Samir E, Azaiza MT, Allegro S, Abdelhady M. Incidence and morbidity of radiation-induced hemorrhagic cystitis in prostate cancer. Urology.
June 2019
Martin, Sarah; Han, Esther & Gilleran, Jason. Salvage Combination Therapies for Refractory Overactive Bladder. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports.
November 2018
13(Suppl 9). modENCODE Consortium, Roy S, Ernst J, Kharchenko PV... Suchy al. Identification of Functional Elements and Regulatory Circuits by Drosophila modENCODE. Science.
December 2010
1787-97. Negre N, Brown CD, Ma L, Bristow CA... Suchy S... et al. A cis-regulatory map of the Drosophila genome. Nature.
Slattery M1, Ma L1, Spokony RF1, Arthur RK1, Kheradpour P2, Kundaje A2, Nègre N3, Crofts A1, Ptashkin R1, Zieba J1, Ostapenko A1, Suchy S1, Victorsen A1, Jameel N1, Grundstad AJ1, Gao W1, Moran JR1, Rehm EJ1, Grossman RL1, Kellis M4, White KP1. Diverse patterns of genomic targeting by transcriptional regulators in Drosophila melanogaster. Genome Res.
July 2014
Walsh B, Pearl A, Suchy S, Tartaglio J, Visco K, and Phelan S. Overexpression of Prdx6 and resistance to peroxide-induced death in Hepa1-6 cells: Prdx suppression increases apoptosis. Redox Report.


Bladder BOTOX® Injection, Da Vinci Robotic Surgery for Vaginal Prolapse, Da Vinci Robotic Urological Surgery, InterStim®/Sacral Neuromodulation, Mid Urethral Sling Surgery, Pelvic Floor Reconstruction, Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair, Periurethral Bulking Injections, Sling Procedures, Urgent® PC/Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation, UroLift®


Chronic Urinary Tract Infections, Incontinence, Interstitial Cystitis Kidney and Ureteral Stones, Mesh Complications, Neurogenic Bladder, Overactive Bladder, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Urethral Diverticulum, Urinary Fistulas, Urinary Incontinence


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"Doc was not pushy or in a hurry, listened to my concerns and answered all my questions."
Jan. 25, 2023
"Had extensive answers to all problems mentioned."
Jan. 25, 2023
"Dr. Martin is excellent"
Dec. 28, 2022
"Dr. Martin was kind and compassionate. A smooth transition from Dr. Millhouse."
Dec. 28, 2022
"Very good."
Dec. 23, 2022
"My first visit with Dr Martin. Dr Martin took time to introduce herself and her training. Dr Martin took my hand and looked right into my eyes. She told me she had read my chat and that next procedure would be approved at a higher dose to be more effective. Wow!"
Dec. 11, 2022
"Very good"
Nov. 25, 2022
"Good experience"
Nov. 12, 2022
"As a whole the clinic and the staff were great!"
Nov. 5, 2022
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