Pediatric Urology

Urological problems, like bed-wetting or issues with genitalia, can be sensitive subjects for anyone, especially children. So if a urological problem affects your child, you want to be sure the treatment will be both professional and caring. Providence Children’s Hospital treats a wide variety of problems in the internal and external genital systems of boys and girls with compassion and respect. Specific conditions that our urologists treat include:

  • Bladder and kidney infections, urinary tract infection
  • Kidney or bladder stones
  • Urogenic bladder
  • Exstrophy (abnormal formation) of the bladder
  • Bladder and bowel (elimination) dysfunction
  • Obstructive uropathy (blocked flow of urine) and hydronephrosis (swelling the kidney)
  • Vesicoureteral reflux (backward movement of urine)
  • Hypospadias and epispadias (urethra defects)
  • Varicocele (enlarged veins in the scrotum)
  • Inguinal hernias and hydroceles (swelling in the scrotum)
  • Undescended testicles
  • Testicular torsion
  • Ambiguous genitalia and disorders of sexual development
  • Tumors of the kidney, bladder, prostate and testicles 

To schedule an appointment with a specialist call our Physician Referral Service at (833) 225-8751 or search our online physician directory.

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