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Recognized as a Top 50 Children’s Urology Program by US News & World Report 2016-2017

The pediatric urology program takes care of children of all ages, from infants through teens, with diseases of the genitourinary tract. We provide laparoscopic and minimally-invasive surgical services for a variety of urologic conditions, including intra-abdominal undescended testicles, varicoceles, inguinal hernias, laparoscopic antegrade colonic enema (ACE) procedures, laparoscopic removal of kidneys, Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction (UPJ) obstruction corrections, and treatment of kidney stones.

Diagnostic services, surgery and medical management are available for a wide range of problems, including:

Kidney

  • Hydronephrosis
  • Infections
  • Pyelonephritis 
  • Renal calculi (stones) 
  • UPJ obstruction

Bladder

  • Bedwetting 
  • Bladder abnormalities 
  • Exstrophy of the bladder
  • Incontinence 
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Recurrent infections 
  • Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR)
  • Voiding dysfunction

Genitalia

  • Hernia
  • Hydrocele 
  • Undescended testicles
  • Chordee (penile curvature)
  • Circumcision
  • Epispadias 
  • Hypospadias
  • Intersex  
  • Penile anomalies  
  • Phimosis 
  • Testicular tumors 
  • Vaginal abnormalities 
  • Varicocele

Ureters

  • Obstruction 
  • Swelling or dilitation 
  • VUR  

Other Conditions

  • Neonatal/Pediatric urological obstruction  
  • Night and day wetting disorders
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)


The pediatric urologists also work in collaboration with maternal-fetal medicine specialists to provide consultation and management for congenital urinary tract disease detected in utero.  A highly successful pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy for urinary incontinence is available in cooperation with Johns Hopkins All Children’s pediatric occupational and physical therapy program.

Procedures at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital are performed by Children's Urology Group, Inc. For more information, visit their website:

Children's Urology Group, P.L. >>