Dr. Katie McHugh is a board-certified OB/GYN and an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pelvic pain. She trained at Indiana University, where she developed a passion for helping patients with chronic pain. Dr. McHugh focuses on developing relationships with patients and families, coordinating care across patient needs, and interventions to help patients improve long term. Her compassionate bedside manner is rooted in trauma-informed care and a reproductive justice framework.
Physical therapist Dr. Amy Medley is a board-certified women’s health clinical specialist. She graduated from University of Evansville with a Doctor of Physical Therapy and completed her pelvic floor training through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. She has spent more than 10 years helping patients improve their quality of life while teaching and contributing to research. She works together with patients to create an individualized and unique treatment plan that is most meaningful to each patient.
There are so many reasons people experience pain. At Indiana Pelvic Pain Specialists, we will help diagnose the pain, find treatments, and support you through your recovery. We care about all the aspects of your health and life, not just the pain. Let us help you feel better.
A common but rarely discussed problem, treating pain with sex is one of our specialties. We will listen to your experience, find a solution to the problem, and support your journey toward enjoyable sex.
Periods can be profoundly painful, despite medications and procedures. We know that it can be a long road to find answers to this complex problem, but we will stay with you every step of the way.
Even if your pain started in the pelvis but moved elsewhere, or includes other areas beyond the pelvis, we are here to help. We listen to your unique story, learn your goals, and develop a plan with you to match your priorities. With this in mind, we support you as your quality of life improves, increase your physical ability, and get you living your best life.
Sometimes sex is a problem. It might not be pain that is the issue, but something isn't right. You deserve to have sex that is fulfilling and affirming. That's healthy! If you're worried about your sexual function or have issues around sex that are concerning you, make an appointment. We can help.
It have be challenging to find health care that validates you as a person AND meets your health needs. As OutCare trained practitioners, we are proud to provide evidence-based WPATH standards of care to keep you safe and healthy, both in and out of our office. Your life and health are worth celebrating!
Indiana Pelvic Pain Specialists provides compassionate, trauma-informed, and patient-centered treatment of chronic pelvic pain without the stress of a complicated medical system.
We recognize patients as complex, intricate human beings with diverse identities. We believe in healthcare equity across all demographics and honor the individual patient’s race, gender identity, ethnic background, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. As patients make choices about their health, we support individual, private patient decision-making, including in the realm of reproductive healthcare, pregnancy, parenting, and abortion.
Collaborative efforts between health care providers is in the best interest of patient health, so our providers make every effort to communicate effectively and efficiently on behalf of patients. Patients are our best partners in their healthcare, and we prioritize their values and preferences in developing treatment plans.
Indiana Pelvic Pain Specialists aims to provide the highest quality care in an empowering and safe environment designed to support patients in their healing journey.