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Conditions and treatments
Family-centered care for all childhood urologic conditions
Urologic conditions can affect your child’s bladder, kidneys and even reproductive organs. Our UW Health Kids team is specially trained in pediatric urology. We’re experts at performing surgery to correct problems that are present at birth. We also effectively treat conditions that develop later in your child’s life.
Through evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, we focus on your child and you. We aim to provide the best care and best experience for you both.
Care for your child’s urological needs
Our specialists excel in the diagnosis and treatment of many childhood urological conditions.
Cryptorchidism (undescended testicles)
Multicystic dysplastic kidneys
Penile adhesions/skin bridges
Posterior urethral valves
Spina bifida (Neurogenic bladder/bowel)
Variations of Sexual Development
How we can help
The wide range of urologic conditions necessitates a wide range of treatments. Whenever possible, we turn to nonsurgical options first. Children who do require surgery are in excellent hands with our team.
Procedural options for childhood urinary or reproductive issues
Treatments we offer include:
Bladder exstrophy repair
Circumcision and circumcision revision
Corporal disproportion repair of hidden penis with chordee
Correction of cloaca and cloacal exstrophy
Cystoscopy with Deflux injections
Cystoscopy with resection of posterior urethral valves
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair
Meatourethroplasty with urethral advancement
Open inguinal hernia repair
Release of labial adhesions
Release of penile adhesions
Revision of Mitrofanoff
Testicular prostheses implant
Ureteral reimplantation for vesicoureteral reflux
Uroflow, electromyography (EMG) and bladder scan tests
Pediatric Kidney Stone Clinic
We offer a special clinic for children to treat and prevent kidney stones.
We’re here to help — and close to home
We have pediatric urology clinics in Madison, Wis., and several other locations across Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.
Our care team
Expertise for your child’s urological needs
UW Health Kids' highly trained urologists are prepared to care for your child. All have completed a residency in urology and have two to three extra years of training to work with children. Our specialists are experts in minimally invasive treatments and helping kids of all ages regain their health.
Meet our team
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UW Health Kids
Our pediatric experts have served the special needs of children for more than 100 years. We focus on each child’s unique needs and offer social and emotional support to help you and your child face even the most complex condition. Our long history includes the creation of medical advances that save lives around the world. Together, we get your child back to health and enjoying being a kid.