Nationally Recognized Expertise in Pediatric Urology
The pediatric urology specialists at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s are nationally recognized by US News & World Report as a Center of Excellence. Our urology experts provide comprehensive care for any pediatric urologic condition, but also provide second opinion consultations and industry-leading urologic research initiatives. We treat a wide array of common and complex conditions and participate in many of the UH system of care multidisciplinary specialized clinics including:
- Bladder and bowel dysfunction
- Kidney stone and complex renal anomalies
- Spina bifida
Our pediatric urology specialists work collaboratively to diagnose and treat these specialized conditions as well as a wide variety of other urinary tract and bladder problems.
Comprehensive Approach to Treatment
Relationships built on trust and shared decision-making form the foundation of all care plans at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s. When urology issues present in children of any age, families need to have confidence that the right approach to urology treatment is provided for their children. That’s why we take time to establish a partnership with patients, families and referring physicians that ensures a transparent flow of information to determine the best path forward.
Our nationally-recognized pediatric urologists work closely with other pediatric specialists, subspecialists and disciplines within the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s family, including:
- Pediatric nephrology
- Pediatric radiology
- Pediatric oncology
- Pediatric surgery
- Pediatric anesthesiology
- Pediatric nurses
- Child Life specialists
- Social workers
- Financial planners
Our team-based approach ensures the optimal treatment with the least invasive approach is identified. We also educate families as a top priority with comprehensive, step-by-step guidance and are readily available to provide additional assistance for care and non-clinical needs related to care.
The Latest Surgical Techniques and State-of-the-Art Urology Care
Families can trust that our multidisciplinary team draws on the latest advances and industry best practices. Our nationally accredited UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital offers technologically advanced diagnostic and treatment capabilities, including sophisticated urodynamics testing equipment and the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques. These approaches result in less pain and scarring, speed recovery times and allow children to return home faster – minimizing disruption to normal childhood activity and development.
Our advanced surgical procedures address everything from incontinence, bedwetting in children and urinary tract problems to complex birth defects and other abnormalities. Some of these treatments include:
- Endoscopic laser treatment for managing stone disease
- Incontinence and urinary retention
- Neuromodulation for overactive bladder treatment
- Pediatric hernia repair
- Surgery for complex urinary tract reconstruction
Convenient Locations and Advanced Urology Specialists, 24/7 Availability
Convenience is an all-important factor when it comes to treating children. Families need to feel secure that they can easily access specialists when questions and concerns arise.
Our pediatric specialists in urology offer many convenient locations throughout northeast Ohio for routine appointments. We also understand the importance of communication between visits. The reality is that most questions and issues happen between scheduled appointments so our team offers 24/7 assistance to give patients and families peace of mind.