Pediatric Urology

From common urinary tract infections to rare genital conditions, our pediatric specialists care for your children with attention and kindness. We get you the answers you need about your child's health and help you navigate their care from diagnosis to recovery and beyond.

What Is Pediatric Urology?

Our specialists provide care for routine and complex urologic conditions in children. We use noninvasive testing to identify and treat the full range of conditions in children's kidneys, bladders, urethras and genitals.

Why Choose Us?

We offer children and their families:

A Team Approach

We work with pediatric urologists, pediatric nephrologists (kidney specialists), nurses and social workers to get your child the specialized care they need.

Comprehensive Care

Our experts provide a wide range of procedures for correcting or minimizing urologic conditions in children. We give you all the information you need to make informed choices for your child's wellbeing.

Physician Referral

We work with referring doctors to set the best course of treatment for your child. Our team communicates regularly with your child's referring doctor.

Post-Treatment Support

Our team provides ongoing, 24/7 support for families and doctors as children recover and get well. You and your child will always have the answers and help you need.


Pediatric Urology Conditions We Treat

We treat:


Diagnosis

Our pediatric urology program offers sophisticated, child-oriented tests to identify kidney, bladder and urinary tract conditions in children and adolescents. We provide child-friendly testing by making the rooms comfortable, dark and calm, and we encourage you to remain with your child.

If an ultrasound detects a urologic condition during pregnancy, we monitor your baby to make sure they stay healthy throughout the pregnancy and after birth. Learn more about our diagnostic tests.

Treatment

Our pediatric urology specialists are experts in anesthesia and pain management to keep your child comfortable and pain-free during treatment. We offer a wide array of procedures for pediatric urologic conditions, including:

To treat moderate to severe urinary incontinence, we implant an artificial urinary sphincter that regulates urine output. This minimally invasive procedure restricts urine flow out of the bladder.

If your child's bladder isn't working correctly, we patch or rebuild the organ. In some cases, we create a new opening for urine to travel out of the body.

Cystoscopy allows our team to see directly into the urinary tract, including the bladder and urethra. We use a tubular, flexible scope that we place through the urethra. This procedure helps us treat problems such as bleeding, blockages or issues with the bladder's lining.

If your child needs surgery, we use a minimally invasive procedure whenever possible. This approach reduces pain and recovery time, getting your child back to regular life faster. Learn more about minimally invasive pediatric surgery.

Your child may have a narrow urethra due to birth defects, injury, disease or even prior surgery. Our team widens and rebuilds the path for urine to exit the body.

Ureter re-implantation surgery changes the way the urethra connects with the bladder. We reposition the original urethra and re-implant the tube in the bladder wall. This allows urine to exit the body without backing up into the bladder.

Have Questions or Need Help?

To make an appointment or refer a patient, call the Urology Academic Practice team. You can also have us call you back at your convenience.

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Pacific Time (U.S.)
Available 24 hours a day

(1-800-233-2771)