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    Urology

    Our urology team understands that conditions of the urinary tract, bladder and genitals can be a complex and personal situation to navigate for children and their families. We provide a family-centered approach with a focus on:  

    • Diagnosis and treatment of congenital genitourinary anomalies
    • Minimally invasive surgical options, including the use of robotics
    • Multidisciplinary care for children with complex medical conditions that affect the urinary system

    Services Provided

    We provide care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions including:

    • Congenital kidney obstruction (UPJ)
    • Hydrocele/hernia
    • Neurogenic bladder and bowel due to spina bifida or spinal cord injury
    • Penile anomalies including hypospadias
    • Posterior urethral valves
    • Prenatal urinary tract dilation (hydronephrosis)
    • Undescended testis
    • Vesicoureteral reflux

    Our Race to Alleviate My Symptoms (RAMS) clinic provides comprehensive care for the treatment of voiding disorders including:

    • Bedwetting
    • Dysfunctional voiding
    • Recurrent urinary tract infections
    • Urinary incontinence

    Diagnosis and Treatment


    Testing and treatment options are individualized to meet the medical and developmental needs of the child and their family. We offer a full range of diagnostic and treatment options including:

    • Biofeedback
    • Bladder re-training
    • Nuclear medicine studies
    • Ultrasound 
    • Urine studies and hematologic evaluation
    • Urodynamics with flouroscopy
    • Voiding cystourethrogram (sedated)

    If conservative management and surveillance are not the best option, a surgical approach is considered. The team strives to use minimally invasive or robotic techniques whenever possible to improve surgical outcomes and recovery time.

    Multidisciplinary Approach

    The urology team works in close collaboration with other CHoR specialists to provide multidisciplinary care. Specialized clinics include: 

    • Disorders of sex development (DSD) - endocrinology
    • Kidney stones - nephrology)
    • Prenatal urinary tract dilation- nephrology and maternal fetal medicine
    • Spina bifida - rehab, neurosurgery and orthopaedics

    Appointments and Locations

    (804) 828-CHOR (2467)

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