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Gender: Female

Language: English

Medical education: The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC (2016)

Residency: Yale-New Haven Health, New Haven, CT (2020)

Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (2023)

Board Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Samantha L. Margulies, MD, FACOG, is a fellowship-trained Urogynecologist specializing in
Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery (URPS). She is a board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist. Dr. Margulies specializes in minimally invasive surgery, including vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic methods. She uses native tissue (no mesh) and mesh techniques. As a urogynecologist, she has training in non-surgical and surgical treatments for many pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Margulies is certified in the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) and robotic surgery. Dr. Margulies strives to provide excellent comprehensive care for patients with pelvic floor disorders. She
takes great pride in connecting with her patients and creating a welcoming, judgment-free environment. Dr. Margulies uses a shared decision-making model to develop treatment plans with her patients that best improve their lives.

Dr. Margulies was born and raised in New Jersey. For her higher education, she was accepted out of high school into a dual-degree, B.S./ M.D. program. She earned her bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure University (NY), graduating summa cum laude with a major in Biology and minor in Journalism/ Mass Communication. She then matriculated to medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, graduating in 2016 with distinction and as a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society. Her volunteer work during medical school was recognized with the George Washington Award and the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Dr. Margulies completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale-New Haven Health. While at Yale, she served as Administrative Chief Resident and Co-President of the Yale Resident Fellow Senate. She is a recipient of the Yale “Great Catch” award. She then completed her fellowship in FPMRS/ URPS/ Urogynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2023. During fellowship, she was awarded the Golden Tar Heel Award for dedication to medical student teaching. Dr. Margulies has many peer-reviewed publications and has presented her research at multiple national and international conferences. She is a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, International Urogynecological
Association, and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Outside of work, Sam enjoys spending time with her family, playing pickleball, tending to her plants, playing with her dog, Rex, and traveling the world.

Conditions: Pelvic organ prolapse • Rectocele • Cystocele • Uterovaginal prolapse • Urinary incontinence • Stress urinary incontinence • Neurogenic bladder • Overactive bladder • Urinary frequency & urgency • Urgency urinary incontinence • Nocturia • Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) • Microscopic hematuria • Vesicovaginal fistula • Urethral diverticula • Vaginal cysts • Vaginal atrophy • Vulvovaginal conditions • Genitourinary syndrome of menopause • Mesh complications • Interstitial cystitis/ painful bladder syndrome • Constipation • Fecal incontinence/ accidental bowel leakage • Rectovaginal fistula • Pelvic floor dysfunction

Procedures: Pelvic organ prolapse • Rectocele, Cystocele • Vaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair • Robotic and laparoscopic pelvic organ prolapse repair • Minimally invasive surgery • Sacral neuromodulation • Mesh midurethral sling • Bladder Botox • Urethral diverticulectomy • Vaginal cyst removal Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) • Pessary fitting and maintenance • Periurethral bulking • Bladder instillations • Trigger point injections of the pelvic floor • Office cystoscopy • Periurethral bulking  •  Bladder Botox • Urodynamics • Anal manometry • Endoanal ultrasound

Publications & Presentations:




Patient Satisfaction

Our expert team prides themselves on excellent patient care. Providing a safe and friendly environment to make sure your needs are met. See what real satisfied patients are saying from real reviews.
Dr Margulies took time to listen to me, understand my problem & tried several pessaries to find the right one for me.
Dr Margulies was friendly, approachable, explained everything.
Pleasant front staff, professional, efficient nursing staff. Dr Margulies was wonderful: she’s efficient, explains everything in detail and in understandable terms. She gives you as much time as needed, answering all questions.
She gave me several alternatives for my treatment. She was very knowledgeable about pelvic prolapse. She is an expert in this field. I had never had such a thorough exam with this type of specialist. She obviously excels at her Field.

You Can Find Them At

West Palm Beach

Port St. Lucie Interior

Port St. Lucie

Publications & Presentations

Research since 2020, for complete list, click here.

1. Askew AL, Margulies SL, Agu I, LeCroy KM, Geller E, Wu JM. Patient Removal of Urinary
Catheters After Urogynecologic Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol.
2024 Feb 1;143(2):165-172. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000005454. Epub 2023 Nov 14.
PMID: 37963385.

2. Margulies SL, Bernard A, Leone AM, Geller EJ. A Randomized Clinical Trial: Patient
Satisfaction of Paper Versus Electronic Provider Feedback. Urogynecology (Phila). 2024 Mar
1;30(3):181-187. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000001437. Epub 2023 Dec 4. PMID: 38484230.

3. Margulies SL, Sakai N, Geller EJ. Racial and ethnic disparity in national practice patterns for
stress urinary incontinence surgery. Int Urogynecol J. 2024 Jan;35(1):35-42. doi:
10.1007/s00192-023-05583-5. Epub 2023 Jul 1. PMID: 37392225.

4. Schroeder MN, Wu JM, Margulies SL, Willis-Gray MG. PROMIS pain intensity and
interference after pelvic organ prolapse surgery. Int Urogynecol J. 2023 Oct;34(10):2415-
2420. doi: 10.1007/s00192-023-05547-9. Epub 2023 May 5. PMID: 37145124.

5. Margulies SL, Osment AE, Schroeder MN, Geller EJ. Accuracy of Visual Assessment of
Urimeter Bag Volumes: The Whiz Quiz. Urogynecology. Published. Nov 2022. doi:
10.1097/SPV.0000000000001243. PMID: 36288113

6. Askew AL, Margulies SL, Sakai N, Schroeder MN, Chu C, Wu JM, Willis-Gray M. Are formal
voiding trials necessary after posterior compartment reconstructive surgery? Female Pelvic
Med Reconstr Surg. Sept 2022;doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000001218. PMID: 35703272

7. Margulies SL, Geller EJ. Vaginal repair of vesicovaginal fistula: comparison of national
practice patterns by surgeon specialty. Int Urogynecol J. June 2022;33(6):1675-1683.
doi:10.1007/s00192-022-05199-1. PMID: 35438309.

8. Margulies SL, Flores V, Parkash V, Pal L. Chronic endometritis: A prevalent yet poorly
understood entity. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. July 2022;doi:10.1002/ijgo.13962. PMID: 34605024.

9. Margulies SL, Yeh J, Acevedo Alvarez M, Bercik R. Incidental finding of asymptomatic
vaginal cuff dehiscence with evisceration of abdominal content at the time of prolapse repair:
A case report. J of Gynecol Surg. 2021;37(3):257-260. doi:10.1089/gyn.2020.0195

10. Margulies SL, Dhingra I, Flores V, Hecht JL, Fadare O, Pal L, Parkash V. The diagnostic
criteria for chronic endometritis: A survey of pathologists. Int J Gynecol Pathol. Dec
2020;40(6):556-562. doi:10.1097/PGP.0000000000000737. PMID: 33323860.

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