1- 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. (www.healthychildren.org)
• What types of treatments does a pediatric urologists provide?
Pediatric urologist is a surgeon who can diagnose, treat, and manage children’s urinary and genital problems.
• We provide the following services:
a– Evaluation and management of voiding disorders, vesicoureteral reflux, and urinary tract infections that require surgery.
b– Surgical reconstruction of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, and bladder) including genital abnormalities, hypospadias, and disorders of sex development.
c– Surgery for groin conditions in childhood and adolescence (undescended testes, hydrocele/hernia, varicocele).
d– Evaluation and surgical management of kidney stone disease. We provide minimal invasive surgical techniques, operating kidney stones through a 5 mm incision on the child’s back, or stones in other positions using endourologic techniques, without any incision needed.
e– Surgical management of tumors and malignancies of the kidney, bladder, and testis.
f– Evaluation and management of urological tract problems identified before birth.
g– Evaluation and management of urinary tract problems associated with neurological conditions such as spina bifida, etc.