Beri Ridgeway, MD graduated with honors from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with a degree in Psychology and minors in Chemistry and Spanish Literature. Dr. Ridgeway attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and graduated at the top of her class. She was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as a student. She completed a four year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCSD. During residency she became interested in Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Seeing improvements in her patient's quality of life after medical and surgical treatment of incontinence and prolapse motivated her to make this field her sub-specialty. Dr. Ridgeway completed a three year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Cleveland Clinic. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Ridgeway has authored more than 55 peer-reviewed articles and 7 book chapters and made numerous presentations at national and international meetings. Her research interests include surgical correction of pelvic organ prolapse, uterine-sparing operations to treat prolapse, pelvic floor disorders in young women, mesh-related complications, and surgical outcomes.