Mary Duarte Thibault, MD


University of Michigan Medical SchoolfellowshipFemale Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery2022
Case Western Reserve / University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterresidencyObstetrics & Gynecology2019
University of Kansas School of Medicinemedical schoolDoctor of Medicine2015
University of KansasbachelorsBachelor of Science in Neurobiology2010

Personal Statement

Dr. Duarte Thibault is a Urogynecologist at TCH Pavilion for Women and she specializes in the medical and surgical management of pelvic floor disorders. Her surgical expertise includes vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic pelvic reconstructive surgeries.  

Dr. Duarte Thibault received her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas. She completed her medical school training at University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. She went on to do her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center before completing her fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan.  

Dr. Duarte Thibault strives to provide comprehensive, compassionate care to her patients. Her goal is to understand how pelvic floor disorders impact each of her patients’ lives and to work together with patients to develop a treatment plan that optimizes their quality of life.  

Clinical Interests

Peripartum pelvic floor disorders, recovery of pelvic floor function after childbirth, defecatory dysfunction, medical and surgical education 

Research Interests:

Biomechanics of the pelvic floor, pelvic floor imaging, postpartum pelvic floor recovery, health care disparities


Organization NameRole
American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsMember
American Urogynecologic SocietyMember
International Urogynecological Assocation (IUGA)Member
Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS)Member

Selected Publications

Duarte Thibault, M; Milen, A; Burns, L; Tilea, A; Piehl, K; Morgan, D. Reduction in Rates of Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infection After Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery: A Quality Improvement Analysis. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 2022 August. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000001242. Epub ahead of print.

Mou T, Gonzalez J, Gupta A, O'Shea M, Thibault MD, Gray EL, Beestrum M, Brown O, Cichowski S. Barriers and Promotors to Health Service Utilization for Pelvic Floor Disorders in the United States: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Qualitative and Quantitative Studies. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2022 May 30. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000001215. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35649239.

Cheng W, Chen L, Thibault MD, DeLancey JO, Swenson CW. Age, parity, and prolapse: interaction and influence on levator bowl volume. International Urogynecology Journal. 2022 May. DOI: 10.1007/s00192-022-05203-8. PMID: 35503121.

Chen L, Xie B, Fenner DE, Duarte Thibault ME, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JO. Structural failure sites in posterior vaginal wall prolapse: stress 3D MRI-based analysis. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Jun;32(6):1399-1407. doi: 10.1007/s00192-021-04685-2. Epub 2021 Mar 11. PMID: 33704534.

Cheng W, Thibault MD, Chen L, DeLancey JOL, Swenson CW. Changes in cardinal ligament length and curvature with parity and prolapse and their relation to level III hiatus measures. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 May 24. doi: 10.1007/s00192-021-04824-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34028573.

Pipitone, F., Duarte Thibault, ME., Gaetke-Udager, K., Fenner DE., Swenson CW. Musculoskeletal Findings on MRI Among Postpartum Women with Persistent Pelvic Pain. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Jul;32(7):1779-1783. doi: 10.1007/s00192-020-04441-y. Epub 2020 Oct 10. PMID: 33040176