Melanie Crites-Bachert, DO

Primary & Acute Care


Dr. Crites-Bachert received her medical degree from the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003 and completed residency in Urologic surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry NJ in 2009. She then received fellowship training to specialize in Female Pelvic Medicine, Voiding dysfunction, and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) from the Cleveland Clinic Florida. Dr. Crites-Bachert is considered an expert at treating urinary and fecal incontinence with Sacral neuromodulation, and was named Oregon’s premier implanter of the Interstim device as she performs more Interstim therapy procedures for urinary/fecal incontinence than any practitioner in Oregon. Her success rate is 93%, and she became a nationally recognized consultant and proctor for sacral neuromodulation therapy as a result. Her research and implant protocol is patent-pending and has established national precedent for the successful implantation of these devices. Additionally, Dr. Crites-Bachert is highly trained and skilled to perform pelvic organ prolapse surgery with and without mesh, and she is very skilled at surgically treating complications from previous mesh surgeries.


Urology, Female Pelvic Medicine, Pelvic Reconstruction