Pediatric Urology

Pediatric urologists are surgeons who specialize in diagnosing, managing and treating urinary and genital problems that affect infants and children. Their education includes residency training in general urology followed by fellowship training in pediatric urology. Our physician uses state-of-the-art surgical and nonsurgical treatments for a wide range of genitourinary conditions.

Pediatric Urology

Conditions We Treat

Our specialist is highly skilled in the care and treatment of children with all forms of congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, as well as complex voiding problems of childhood. We have expertise in minimally invasive and robotically assisted surgical procedures, and also provides surgical reconstruction of the entire urinary tract. Our pediatric urologist has vast experience with a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Wetting (day and nighttime)
  • Problems with urination
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Stones in the urinary tract
  • UPJ obstruction (ureteropelvic junction)
  • Blood in the urine (hematuria)
  • Undescended testicles
  • Hydroceles and hernias
  • Testicular torsion
  • Blockages in the ureters
  • Newborn circumcisions
  • Abnormal development of genitalia
  • Urinary and genital birth defects
  • Labial adhesions
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Tumors
  • Hypospadias
  • Dilation of the urinary tract (diagnosed prenatally)
  • Testicular pain
  • Intersex conditions

Why We Are Different

Our board-certified pediatric urologist is specially trained to interact with young patients, and provide expert care in a soothing, child-friendly environment. Her office is equipped to handle a variety of diagnostic studies and procedures, including urinalysis, ultrasound, biofeedback training, urodynamic studies, treatment of penile and labial adhesions, and urethral catheterization. Parents are an important part of the treatment plan, and are encouraged to communicate their questions and concerns.