Pediatric Urology

What is a Pediatric Urologist?

If your child has an illness or disease of the genitals or urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder), a pediatric urologist has the experience and qualifications to treat your child.

The Division of Pediatric Urology offers diagnostic evaluation and surgical treatment of children with genitourinary disorders including but not limited to:

  • Ureteropelvic junction obstructions (UPJO)
  • Congenital renal abnormalities
  • Stone disease
  • Hypospadias
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Undescended testis
  • Hernias
  • Hydronephrosis

Complete urodynamic testing is available. A full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical services, including minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy, robotics, and endourologic stone management, are available for children with urologic, genital, and neurovesical disorders.

Undescended Testis

Condition where there is failure of Testicular descent

Testis is not found in its normal Scrotal Position

Cause : Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors

Occurs in 1% to 4% Full term Boys

Risks associated with Undescended Testis : Infertility, Malignancy, Torsion etc.

Treatment : Surgical Correction

Timing of Surgery : 1 year of age and above

Surgery : Laparoscopy/Open

Undescended Testis