Division of Pediatric Urology

Pediatric Urology Center Provides Leading-Edge Technology and Compassionate Care for Children and Adolescents

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The Pediatric Urology Center at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is currently ranked as one of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals for pediatric urology care by U.S. News & World Report.

Our skilled team of experts offers groundbreaking technology combined with compassionate care. We offer medical and surgical treatments for children with disorders of the urinary tract, including conditions affecting the kidneys, bladder, urethra and ureters.

A Recognized Center of Excellence

The Pediatric Urology Center is a recognized Center of Excellence within University Hospitals Urology Institute. As one of the most comprehensive pediatric urology program in the Cleveland area, our pediatric patients have access to:

  • The most technologically advanced diagnostic and treatment capabilities, including sophisticated urodynamic diagnostic equipment and the latest surgical techniques
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques that result in less pain and scarring, shorter hospital stays and faster recoveries for child and adolescent patients
  • A female pediatric urology specialist who offers a special female pelvic medicine clinic for adolescent girls
  • Comprehensive voiding dysfunction clinic
  • Botox injection treatments for incontinence and dysfunctional voiding

Ground-breaking Laparoscopic Surgical Treatment for Pediatric Kidney Surgery and other Complex Conditions

Our pediatric surgeons at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Center for Pediatric Urology are experienced in using open, laparoscopic and robotic procedures to remove all or part of a kidney (nephrectomy) for the treatment of pediatric kidney tumors. Our pediatric urology experts were among the first to perform this minimally invasive pediatric surgery to remove a kidney through a single, small incision.

From incontinence, bedwetting and urinary tract infections to complex birth defects and other abnormalities, our center offers a wide array of advanced surgical procedures to treat pediatric urologic conditions including:

  • Endoscopic laser treatment for managing stone disease
  • Child hernia/hydrocele repair
  • Neuromodulation using surgically inserted electrodes that can correct the nerve activity responsible for overactive bladder, incontinence and urinary retention
  • Robotic surgery for complex urinary tract reconstruction

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