Harriette M. Scarpero, M.D.

Dr. Harriette Scarpero is a board certified fellowship trained urologist and nationally recognized expert in female pelvic health and reconstruction (FPM/RS). She specializes in the urologic care of women.

Dr. Scarpero received her B.A. in English from the University of the South in 1989.  She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA and completed her General Surgery Internship and Urology Residency at LSU Medical Center. She served as Chief Resident at LSU/Ochsner from 1999-2001.

Before joining Associated Urologists, she was Associate Professor of Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a member of the Vanderbilt Academy of Excellence in Teaching. There her practice addressed complex reoperative cases as well as general female urologic cases.  She has helped train students, residents and fellows in FPM/RS for eight years and considers educating women about their urologic health to be an important component of the patient care she provides.

As an expert in her field, Dr. Scarpero is active on many national urologic boards. She is a past president of The Society of Women in Urology, on the executive committee of The Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology, and participates on several committees for The American Urologic Association.

Dr. Scarpero has published extensively in the areas of incontinence, urodynamics, and pelvic reconstruction, and she has been an invited lecturer at specialty meetings around the country. 

Education and Training

 - B.A. - The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

 -M.D. -Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

 - General Surgery Internship- LSUMC, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

 - Urology Residency-Louisiana State University Medical Center/Ochsner Residency Program

 - Chief Resident, LSU/Ochsner

 - Fellowship- Female Urology and Voiding Dysfunction, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

 -Certified in 2004 by the American Board of Urology

 Special Medical Interests

-Patient Care Emphasis: Female Urology

 -Female Pelvic Health and Reconstruction

 - Urologic Surgery

 -Urinary Incontinence

 Medical Positions and Membership

- American Urology Association

 -Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology

 -Society of Women in Urology

 -Tennessee Urologic Association and Tennessee Women in Medicine


 The Pelvic Professor    


Dr. Harriette Scarpero (website)