About the Department of Pediatric Urology
The Department of Pediatric Urology at Children's Hospital Colorado provides expert care for children in the Rocky Mountain region with congenital and acquired urologic conditions. These conditions include problems with the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra and genitalia.
We provide expert diagnosis, testing, medical consultation and surgery for the full range of pediatric urological conditions of the bladder, kidney and genitalia. Diagnostic testing is performed in conjunction with the Department of Radiology at Children’s Colorado. Our partnership with the University of Colorado School of Medicine gives us access to state-of-the-art research and allows us to provide advanced healthcare services for your child.
Why choose Children’s Hospital Colorado for the treatment of urologic conditions?
Bringing your child to the Department of Pediatric Urology at Children's Colorado ensures that you and your child will be cared for by experienced and knowledgeable team members who are willing to take the time to visit with you, answer your questions and provide you with the knowledge to make informed decisions.
Extensive use of noninvasive diagnostic testing and minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopy (a robot assisted surgery), minimizes a child’s discomfort and results in smaller scars.
Collaboration among experts in pediatric surgery, orthopedics, neonatology, oncology, nephrology, genetics, neurosurgery, endocrinology, rehabilitation and adolescent gynecology allows us to care for complex, multi-system disorders.
The Department of Pediatric Urology treats a variety of congenital and acquired urologic conditions. We provide the most comprehensive multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient services for infants and children with urologic problems in the Rocky Mountain region, including wetting and voiding disorders, urinary tract infections and hydronephrosis. Read more about all of the conditions treated by the Pediatric Urology Department.
Children’s Colorado offers a variety of clinics, for all types of urologic conditions in children. The Bedwetting and Enuresis (BE) Program cares for children with conditions such as day wetting, nighttime wetting and recurrent urinary tract infections. Our experts also participate in the following multidisciplinary clinics:
- The Spinal Defects Clinic coordinates care for children with spina bifida and spinal cord injury.
- Experts in the Colorectal and Complex Pelvic Floor Disorder Program treat kids with kidney and bladder problems caused by colorectal disorders.
- The SOAR Clinic (Sexual development Outcomes Achieving Results) treats disorders of sex development like ambiguous genitalia.
- The Stone Center cares for children with kidney and bladder stones.
Doctors use a variety of tests to diagnose and treat urologic conditions in children. As a parent, it is important for you to know that our pediatric doctors, nurses and technicians are specially trained to explain these procedures to your child and help him or her feel as comfortable as possible during their tests. Learn more about bladder and urology tests and treatments.
The Department of Pediatric Urology is committed to ongoing research. We are continually updating and evaluating our research interests.
To make our urology services and care more convenient for families, we provide services at various locations in the Denver metro area.