Dr. Marja Sprock Earns Another Happy Patient

By  //  July 17, 2012

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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — Mrs. Billie Rae Harris has been a patient of Dr. Marja Sprock for several years and could not be happier with the results.

The charming and pretty retiree, Billie Ray Harris, originally from West Virginia, now lives happily in West Melbourne, Florida.

Billie will soon be volunteering at Holmes Regional Hospital and helping out on a political presidential campaign.

Her son Eric and daughter Trish, both live in the Washington D.C area.

Surrounded by friends and neighbors in her retirement community, Billie now enjoys an active lifestyle including “about 20 laps in the swimming pool every day, or every other day depending on how I’m feeling” says the diminutive Harris.

Lost Husband To Cancer

It has not all been smooth sailing for Harris over the past several years. “I lost my dear husband of 38 years last April. He was in hospice during his last months and the people were so kind”

Dr. Marja Sprock ( Image for SpaceCoastDaily)

Harris has also suffered from some “pressure in the bladder area” and sought out the best female doctor that she could find in the early stages of her complaint.

“I went to a doctor in Melbourne and he said that he was too busy and could not really help me.

Then I visited with Dr. Marja Sprock and I am so glad that I did”

Caring and Special Health Care

“Dr. Sprock seemed so sensitive to my issues and not only understood my health issue but she also understood my emotional and mental state”.

Harris was suffering from a bladder issue that is typical in ladies her age.

“Dr. Sprock identified the issue, explained all my options clearly and gave me a very good and comfortable feeling with moving forward with the surgery to correct the problem”

“It was a one-day surgery at Wuesthoff in Melbourne and my recovery time was only 6 weeks and with very little discomfort.

Urinary incontinence is caused by stress incontinence in about half of women with incontinence, with combined stress and urge, also called mixed incontinence, next common, and urge incontinence least common. (Shutterstock Image)

Life Is Now Complete

My life is now complete and I can swim and do all the things that I enjoy”.

Dr. Sprock was very pleased with the Harris procedure and full recovery.

“Mrs. Harris is so sweet and was an excellent patient” said Sprock.

“We are very pleased with her results and it just goes to show that these procedures are very effective with our methods and latest techniques”.

“Dr. Sprock’s staff were also very friendly and made me feel at ease all the time that I was there. I tell all my lady friends to see Dr.Marja Sprock with any sort of female complaint. She is the best”.


SPECIALITY: Dr. Sprock is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist (FACOG) with fellowship training in urogynecology.

EDUCATION: Dr. Sprock, who has two decades of experience as a physician, trained as an obstetrician-gynecologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and always gravitated toward the gynecological side of the specialty.

“I think a lot of people need help in that area,” she says.

She completed her fellowship in urogynecology at Henry Ford Hospital and has practiced in the field for the past ten years. Central Florida UroGynecology is entirely dedicated to urogynecology and cosmetic gynecology.

Dr. Sprock

A Dutch native, Dr. Sprock moved to the United States to do her OB/GYN residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

She continued her training in Urogynecology at Henry Ford Hospital, one of the major teaching hospitals in the United States, under Dr. David Richardson.

Spending more than a decade at Henry Ford, Dr. Sprock also served as the assistant program director of the OB/GYN residency program for five years and as the director of the Urogynecology section.

She has been honored with numerous awards during her career, from excellence in laparoscopic surgery to excellence in patient care.

AWARDS/HONORS: Recognized by Henry Ford Hospital for her commitment to excellence in women’s care and resident education.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS: As a member of the International UroGynecological Association (IUGA), Dr. Sprock has traveled the world; nationally she is a member of the American UroGynecologic Society (AUGS) and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL).

GREATEST PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Always striving for excellence and great relationships.

GREATEST PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Making personalized and caring urogynecologic and cosmetic services available to women.

So many women suffer with urinary, fecal or vaginal prolapse problems. “They always think they’re the only one,” Dr. Sprock says. “I can make people feel a lot better. They can look 10 years younger. They get their self-confidence back.”This makes the specialty particularly rewarding for her as a doctor.

INNOVATIONS: Dr. Sprock has contributed to the development of several mesh and incontinence sling products as well the development of new surgical procedures.

In addition she has taught numerous physicians the latest techniques and helped them improve their surgical skills and knowledge.

WHAT SETS HER APART: Dr. Sprock is one of the few female urogynecologists in the country. She is down to earth and has a great sense of humor, which makes discussing these sensitive problems a whole lot easier.

Do not feel embarrassed to discuss any urine, fecal, or vaginal prolapse problem— there are solutions and options out there.

FOR MORE INFORMATION LOG ON TO CFUroGyn.com or call 321-806-3929

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