John Hettiarachchi, DO, FACS, FPMRS

Charlotte Urologist
19901 W. Catawba Ave., Suite 201
Cornelius, North Carolina 28031 US
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5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

Great results!

I heard about the treatment on the radio and thought those symptoms are what I'm experiencing. I called the center and was able to get an appointment within a week. Dr Hettiarachchi explained the procedure and results very well. I had the treatment at that appointment. I can say it works! I've seen 70-80% improvements in symptoms. I would highly recommend him!

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

It is great procedure

After first treatment I saw results. The staff is all friendly and professional. It was way outside my comfort zone to come but really glad I did. It is best kept secret. Look forward to next treatments.

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

Great Experience

My experience so far with Dr H has been wonderful. He has been extremely professional yet still personal to my needs. The staff has also always been very courteous, friendly and professional. The procedure itself has been just what he said it was going to be. A little discomfort, but not painful, and progressing well for my needs.

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

Wonderful care!

Excellent care!! Dr Hettiarachchi Explained the procedure and took excellent care of me. After the procedure I had a few concerns. Dr Hettiarachchi and his staffs immediately responded to me and let me know everything was ok. The treatment has help my itching, burning and urgency. I have one more to go and am excited to see the results!

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

My experience was amazing !!!!!!!

The doctor and staff was amazing! At first I was hesitate about going to talk to the doctor about sexual health issues but he listened to my concerns that I had . The treatment really works . My only regret is I wished I came sooner . I would recommend this treatment to all women who are having issues.

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

Great Monalisa ... and Doctor

My treatment really starting working great after the second treatment. I had been in so much pain and there is no comparison to how good it feels now. Highly recommend this treatment and doctor. All the staff is so sweet.

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

A Practice You Can Trust

Dr. Hettiarachchi was incredibly professional and did a wonderful job explaining the procedure as well as what to expect. He made me feel comfortable and informed. I have had success with the treatment and am very pleased that entire staff delivered everything they promised. I highly recommend this practice for any of your pelvic health needs.

5 out of 5 stars Skin Rejuvenation

Warm, fuzzy, firm and super happy!

I was referred to Dr. Hettiarachichi by a friend who has had a number of treatments at his office. I am always searching for less invasive ways to rejuvinate my skin and had read on the BTL treatment and decided to give it a try. I did two areas, my lips and the area surrounding my mouth. I have deep smile lines and didn't want to do fillers. After only one short treatment, there was a...

5 out of 5 stars O-Shot

Great results!

Great! The doctor and nurses are Very professional. Very relaxing and comfortable office! My results are amazing! I would definitely recommend the o shot and this office for it. Definitely coming back for other treatments in this office and currently also doing exilis lips here.

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

After cancer...results way beyond my expectations.

Pelvic radiation for anal cancer left me with vaginal stenosis and burning. I was unable to have sex (penetratiin) for 6 years. I heard about the Mona Lisa and Dr H. from my massage therapist. I had an outstanding experience from start to finish. Dr. H was an excellent educator and coach. The office staff shared their personal stories with me in private. I am now able to have great sex and...

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

As a Urologist specializing in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, I have seen the advances of medical care for patients. Our utmost goal is to provide compassionate state of the art care. I can offer medications, use of Vaginal Laser or ThermiVa and lastly surgery as options.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Urology

Consultation Fee

$250. Consultation includes pelvic examination and evalution

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Hettiarachchi has hospital affiliations at Lincoln Hospital (CHS), Lake Norman Regional Medical Center & Wilkes Regional Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Biochemistry, City University of New York
    Medical: DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Urology, New York College of Medicine, Westchester, NY, 2003
    Subspecialty: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Treatments offered at Charlotte Center for Pelvic Health

Blog Posts and Articles

The Pelvic Center an OASIS for Pelvic Health

What can a women do if aging and lack of Estrogen is causing problems with Intimacy, bladder infections and urine leaks? The Genitourinary syndrome of menopause(GMS) is the new terminology used to describe symptoms occurring due to vulvovaginal atrophy caused by low estrogen due to natural or surgical menopause.This syndrome may also occur after removal of the ovaries or chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer. The changes seen are the superficial vaginal cell lining...

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Is there an age limit for ThermiVa treatment? 67 years with urgency incontinence and loose vagina. I am sexually active.

There is not an age limit for THERMIVA. This treatment is virtually painless. Most patients do see and feel a difference with the first treatment.... READ MORE

O shot - would I be a candidate?

It sounds like you might be a good candidate for the o-shot. How long it lasts is variable 6-18 months. It is always important to go for a... READ MORE

is it still possible to receive the O-Shot while menstruating?

During the menstrual cycle as long as they are not heavy or especially sensitivity the O shot can be administered. It should be avoided if there is a... READ MORE

Exilis treatment without fat loss. Is it actually possible?

The Exilis Ultra has the advantage of both Radiofrequency and Ultrasound technologies. Sophisticated cooling allows for treatment of various layers of... READ MORE

I have excess skin and fat above belly button from rapid weight loss. Will Exilis, Thermitight, or Profound RF help? (photo)

We offer the Exilis in the office which promotes collagen production which in turn tightens the skin. The Exilis can also be set for additional fat... READ MORE

I have a transvaginal mesh implant for a rectocele. Can I still get ThemiVA procedures?

You should seek a physician who is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Sugery who performs the surgeries you've had and also... READ MORE

I have severe vaginal itching/burning. It's not yeast or other vaginitis. Will Mona Lisa Touch help me?

I have treated many women with vaginal and itching on the outside of the vagina with the MonaLisa including Lichen sclerosis very effectively. We have... READ MORE

What would you suggest for stress urinary incontinence in my case - O-shot, FemiLift or other?

Unfortunately your vagina tissue/ pelvic area is probably very thin and damaged from the radiation/ surgery. In your case, the cystocele repair may... READ MORE

Follow-up: To clear up the last question about thermiVa treatment. Will this help noticeably with laxity?

As an expert in pelvic health I have treated really difficult cases. I have seen many Breast cancer survivors who have been on Tamoxifen ( anti... READ MORE

What is the Diva Laser?

The genitourinary syndrome of menopause (Menopause) cause Vulvavaginal atrophy as most women reach their early 50s. These women may complain of... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Hettiarachchi

John Hettiarachchi, DO, FACS, FPMRS has shared 5 before and after pictures with 14 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by John Hettiarachchi, DO, FACS, FPMRS

John Hettiarachchi, DO, FACS, FPMRS has shared 6 videos.

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Vaginal Rejuvenation for Women who Can't Take Estrogen

A patient speaks about her experiences with traditional estrogen supplements and why vaginal rejuvenation therapy was the better option. WATCH VIDEO

Mary Jo Describes the MonaLisa Touch Experience

Mary Jo speaks about her experience with Dr. Hettiarachchi and the Mona Lisa Touch procedure. She talks about the possible benefits, women with severe vaginal dryness can expect. WATCH VIDEO

Treating Bladder Leaks and Getting Your "Mojo" Back

Tiffany talks about her experience with Dr. Hettiarachchi and the Geneveve procedure. She speaks about the benefits that one can expect from a procedure like hers. WATCH VIDEO

MonaLisa Touch: A 57-Year-Old Woman Shares Her Story

A woman speaks about her vaginal rejuvenation surgery performed by Dr. John Hettiarachchi, which helped with painful intercourse, dryness and incontinence. WATCH VIDEO

MonaLisa Touch: Debra Shares How the Procedure Has Changed Her Life

Debra shares her experience after having her first of three Monalisa Touch procedures performed by Dr. John Hettiarachchi. The laser is used to restore vaginal health for those suffering from vaginal dryness and pain during intercourse. WATCH VIDEO

Mona Lisa Touch: Learn About the 5 Minute Treatment to Restore Vaginal Health

Dr. John Hettiarachchi explains how the MonaLisa Touch works to restore vaginal health and what you can expect from treatment. WATCH VIDEO

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 14 year.
Personal Statement

As a Urologist specializing in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, I have seen the advances of medical care for patients. Our utmost goal is to provide compassionate state of the art care. I can offer medications, use of Vaginal Laser or ThermiVa and lastly surgery as options.

Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Urology
Consultation Fee

$250. Consultation includes pelvic examination and evalution

Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Hettiarachchi has hospital affiliations at Lincoln Hospital (CHS), Lake Norman Regional Medical Center & Wilkes Regional Medical Center.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Biochemistry, City University of New York
    Medical: DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Urology, New York College of Medicine, Westchester, NY, 2003
    Subspecialty: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

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5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

Great results!

I heard about the treatment on the radio and thought those symptoms are what I'm experiencing. I called the center and was able to get an appointment within a week. Dr Hettiarachchi explained the procedure and results very well. I had the treatment at that appointment. I can say it works! I've seen 70-80% improvements in symptoms. I would highly recommend him!

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

It is great procedure

After first treatment I saw results. The staff is all friendly and professional. It was way outside my comfort zone to come but really glad I did. It is best kept secret. Look forward to next treatments.

5 out of 5 stars MonaLisa Touch

Great Experience

My experience so far with Dr H has been wonderful. He has been extremely professional yet still personal to my needs. The staff has also always been very courteous, friendly and professional. The procedure itself has been just what he said it was going to be. A little discomfort, but not painful, and progressing well for my needs.


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Is there an age limit for ThermiVa treatment? 67 years with urgency incontinence and loose vagina. I am sexually active.

There is not an age limit for THERMIVA. This treatment is virtually painless. Most patients do see and feel a difference with the first treatment.... READ MORE

O shot - would I be a candidate?

It sounds like you might be a good candidate for the o-shot. How long it lasts is variable 6-18 months. It is always important to go for a... READ MORE

is it still possible to receive the O-Shot while menstruating?

During the menstrual cycle as long as they are not heavy or especially sensitivity the O shot can be administered. It should be avoided if there is a... READ MORE

Exilis treatment without fat loss. Is it actually possible?

The Exilis Ultra has the advantage of both Radiofrequency and Ultrasound technologies. Sophisticated cooling allows for treatment of various layers of... READ MORE

I have excess skin and fat above belly button from rapid weight loss. Will Exilis, Thermitight, or Profound RF help? (photo)

We offer the Exilis in the office which promotes collagen production which in turn tightens the skin. The Exilis can also be set for additional fat... READ MORE

I have a transvaginal mesh implant for a rectocele. Can I still get ThemiVA procedures?

You should seek a physician who is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Sugery who performs the surgeries you've had and also... READ MORE

I have severe vaginal itching/burning. It's not yeast or other vaginitis. Will Mona Lisa Touch help me?

I have treated many women with vaginal and itching on the outside of the vagina with the MonaLisa including Lichen sclerosis very effectively. We have... READ MORE

What would you suggest for stress urinary incontinence in my case - O-shot, FemiLift or other?

Unfortunately your vagina tissue/ pelvic area is probably very thin and damaged from the radiation/ surgery. In your case, the cystocele repair may... READ MORE

Follow-up: To clear up the last question about thermiVa treatment. Will this help noticeably with laxity?

As an expert in pelvic health I have treated really difficult cases. I have seen many Breast cancer survivors who have been on Tamoxifen ( anti... READ MORE

What is the Diva Laser?

The genitourinary syndrome of menopause (Menopause) cause Vulvavaginal atrophy as most women reach their early 50s. These women may complain of... READ MORE

Videos by John Hettiarachchi, DO, FACS, FPMRS

John Hettiarachchi, DO, FACS, FPMRS has shared 6 videos.

Narrow by:

Vaginal Rejuvenation for Women who Can't Take Estrogen

A patient speaks about her experiences with traditional estrogen supplements and why vaginal rejuvenation therapy was the better option. WATCH VIDEO

Mary Jo Describes the MonaLisa Touch Experience

Mary Jo speaks about her experience with Dr. Hettiarachchi and the Mona Lisa Touch procedure. She talks about the possible benefits, women with severe vaginal dryness can expect. WATCH VIDEO

Treating Bladder Leaks and Getting Your "Mojo" Back

Tiffany talks about her experience with Dr. Hettiarachchi and the Geneveve procedure. She speaks about the benefits that one can expect from a procedure like hers. WATCH VIDEO

MonaLisa Touch: A 57-Year-Old Woman Shares Her Story

A woman speaks about her vaginal rejuvenation surgery performed by Dr. John Hettiarachchi, which helped with painful intercourse, dryness and incontinence. WATCH VIDEO

MonaLisa Touch: Debra Shares How the Procedure Has Changed Her Life

Debra shares her experience after having her first of three Monalisa Touch procedures performed by Dr. John Hettiarachchi. The laser is used to restore vaginal health for those suffering from vaginal dryness and pain during intercourse. WATCH VIDEO

Mona Lisa Touch: Learn About the 5 Minute Treatment to Restore Vaginal Health

Dr. John Hettiarachchi explains how the MonaLisa Touch works to restore vaginal health and what you can expect from treatment. WATCH VIDEO

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