Pediatric urology: Excellent care every step of the way

We understand it can be stressful when your child needs urologic care. It’s a sensitive issue, so we provide you the information you need to make informed decisions about your child’s care. Together we can take excellent care of your child every step of the way.

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 team at UW Health 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.

  • Bedwetting

  • Bladder and bowel dysfunction

  • Cryptorchidism (undescended testicles)

  • Hidden/concealed penis

  • Hydrocele

  • Hydronephrosis

  • Hypospadias

  • Inguinal hernia

  • Meatal stenosis

  • Multicystic dysplastic kidneys

  • Pediatric kidney stone disease

  • Penile adhesions/skin bridges

  • Phimosis/excess prepuce

  • Posterior urethral valves

  • Renal mass

  • Spina bifida (Neurogenic bladder/bowel)

  • Testicular torsion

  • Ureterocele

  • Variations of Sexual Development

  • Varicocele

  • Vesicoureteral reflux

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.

Treatments we offer include:

  • Bladder augmentation

  • Bladder exstrophy repair

  • Chordee repair

  • Circumcision and circumcision revision

  • Clitoroplasty

  • Corporal disproportion repair of hidden penis with chordee

  • Correction of cloaca and cloacal exstrophy

  • Cystometrogram

  • Cystoscopy

  • Cystoscopy with Deflux injections

  • Cystoscopy with resection of posterior urethral valves

  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

  • Hydrocele repair

  • Hypospadias repair

  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair

  • Meatal stenosis/meatotomy

  • Meatourethroplasty with urethral advancement

  • Nephrectomy

  • Open inguinal hernia repair

  • Orchiectomy

  • Orchiopexy

  • Penoplasty

  • Pyeloplasty

  • Release of labial adhesions

  • Release of penile adhesions

  • Revision of Mitrofanoff

  • Testicular prostheses implant

  • Ureteral reimplantation for vesicoureteral reflux

  • Ureteroscopy

  • Uroflow, electromyography (EMG) and bladder scan tests

  • Varicocelectomy

We offer a special clinic for children to treat and prevent kidney stones.

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We’re here to help — and close to home

We have pediatric urology clinics in Madison, Wisconsin, and several other nearby cities.

  • American Family Children's Hospital - Pediatric Urology
    • 1675 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • East Clinic - Pediatric Urology
    • 5249 E. Terrace Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-6420
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  • Swedish American Women and Children's Hospital - Pediatric Urology
    • 1350 Charles Street / Rockford, IL
    • (779) 696-0600
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  • Aurora Children's Health (Green Bay) - Pediatric Urology
    • 1160 Kepler Drive / Green Bay, WI
    • (920) 288-5500
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  • Aurora Children's Health (Oshkosh) - Pediatric Urology
    • 855 N. Westhaven Drive / Oshkosh, WI
    • (920) 303-8700
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Our care team

Expertise for your child’s urological needs

At UW Health, highly trained urologists 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


Exercising Made Easy

Pelvic Floor Exercises

The audio below can you help you as you do the pelvic floor exercises recommended by the American Family Children's Hospital Pediatric Urology staff.

 Exercising Made Easy (Female Narration) (mp3)

 Exercising Made Easy (Male Narration) (mp3)