Medical Specialties


    Circumcision Issues

    Circumcision is a surgery to remove the skin covering the end of the penis. This is called the foreskin. This surgery is most often done 1 or 2 days after a baby boy’s birth.

    Enuresis (Bed Wetting)

    In children under age 3, it’s normal to not have full bladder control. As children get older, they become more able to control their bladder. When wetting happens in a child who is old enough to control his or her bladder, it’s known as enuresis.

    Fetal Urological Problems

    Genitourinary Tumors

    Hydrocele and Hernia Problems

    A hydrocele a buildup of fluid in the thin pouch (tunica vaginalis) that holds the testes in the scrotum. Up to 1 in 10 baby boys have a hydrocele at birth. In most cases, it goes away without treatment within the first year.


    Hypospadias and Chordee

    Hypospadias is a problem where the opening of the urethra is not at the tip of the penis. With hypospadias, the end of the tube is lower down on the underside of the penis. Or it may be in the scrotum.

    Kidney Stones

    Scrotal Masses

    Undescended Testicles

    Undescended testes is when one or both of the male testes have not passed down into the scrotal sac. This is a condition seen in some newborn baby boys.

    Urinary Tract Infection

    A urinary tract infection is inflammation of part of the system that takes urine out of the body. It’s caused by bacteria.

    Urinary Tract Obstructions

    Vesicoureteral Reflux

    Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a condition where urine in the bladder flows in the wrong direction. It goes up into the tubes (ureters) that lead to the kidneys.