Seth A. Alpert, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-6630
FX: (614) 722-3122


Seth A. Alpert, MD, is a member of the Section of Pediatric Urology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Alpert serves as the Co-Director of the Surgical Neuromodulation Center as well as the Program Director of the Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. He completed urology residency at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, followed by a two-year pediatric urology fellowship at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Alpert is interested in all aspects of urologic problems in children including such diverse conditions as urinary tract infections, hydronephrosis, urinary incontinence, hypospadias, kidney stones and ureteral reflux.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • George Washington University
    Date Completed: 05/18/1997


  • University of Tennessee
    Date Completed: 06/30/1999


  • University of Tennessee
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003


  • Childrens Memorial Hospital (Chicago)
    Date Completed: 06/30/2005


  • Pediatric Surgery


  • Urology


  • Pediatric Urology
  • Urology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 06/30/2005


  • McLeod,Daryl,J; Alpert,Seth,A. 2014. Double-V scrotoplasty for repair of congenital penoscrotal webbing: A hidden scar technique.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC UROLOGY. Vol. 10, no. 5. (October): 810-814.
  • Schober,Megan,S; Hendrickson,Brett,W; Alpert,Seth,A. 2014. Spontaneous clitoral hood epidermal inclusion cyst mimicking clitoromegaly in a pediatric patient.  Urology. Vol. 84, no. 1. (July): 206-208.
  • Singh,Chandra; Mcleod,Daryl; Baxter,Cheryl; Alpert,Seth; Jayanthi,Venkata. 2013. LOWER URINARY TRACT RECONSTRUCTION WITH CONCOMITANT CECOSTOMY BUTTON FOR ANTEGRADE ENEMA.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 189, no. 4. (April): E196-E196.
  • Berry,Chandra,Singh Jeyachandra; Brink,Brian,AVander; Koff,Stephen,A; Alpert,Seth,A; Jayanthi,Venkata,R. 2012. Is VCUG Still Indicated Following the First Episode of Urinary Tract Infection in Boys?.  UROLOGY. Vol. 80, no. 6. (December): 1351-1355.
  • Berry,Chandra,SinghJeyachandra; Vander Brink,Brian,A; Koff,Stephen,A; Alpert,Seth,A; Jayanthi,Venkata,R. 2012. Is VCUG Still Indicated Following the First Episode of Urinary Tract Infection in Boys?.  Urology. Vol. 80, no. 6. (December): 1351-1356.
  • Canon,Stephen,James; Purifoy,Jody,Ann; Heulitt,Gerald,M; Hogan,William; Swearingen,Christopher; Williams,Mark; Alpert,Seth; Young,Diane. 2011. Results: Survey of Pediatric Urology Electronic Medical Records-Use and Perspectives.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 186, no. 4. (October): 1740-1744.
  • Storm,Douglas,W; Baxter,Cheryl; Koff,Stephen,A; Alpert,Seth. 2011. The Relationship Between Obesity and Complications After Neonatal Circumcision.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 186, no. 4. (October): 1638-1641.
  • Storm,Douglas,W; Hirselj,Daniel,A; Rink,Britton; O'Shaughnessy,Richard; Alpert,Seth,A. 2011. The Prenatal Diagnosis of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome Using Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  UROLOGY. Vol. 77, no. 1. (January): 208-210.
  • Seth Alpert. 2009. Megaureter. In Paediatric Urology.: Soembo Printing Co., Ltd..
  • Alpert,Seth,A. 2009. Transforming Growth Factor-beta 1 in Congenital Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Diagnosis and Follow-up EDITORIAL COMMENT.  INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL. Vol. 35, no. 3. (May): 324-325.
  • Papali,Alfred,C; Alpert,Seth,A; Edmondson,John,D; Maizels,Max; Yerkes,Elizabeth; Hagerty,Jennifer; Chaviano,Antonio; Kaplan,William,E. 2008. A review of pediatric glans malformations: A handy clinical reference.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 180, no. 4. (October): 1737-1742.
  • Seth Alpert. 2008. Failed Orchidopexy and Complications of Circumcision. In Reoperative Pediatric Surgery.: Humana Press.
  • Alpert,Seth,A. 2008. Metastatic adenocarcinoma after augmentation gastrocystoplasty - Comments.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 179, no. 3. (March): 1097-1097.
  • Seth Alpert. 2007. Hypospadias. In Principles and Practice in Pediatric Plastic Surgery.: Quality Medical Publishing.
  • Canon,Stephen; Alpert,Seth; Koff,Stephen,A. 2007. Nocturnal bladder emptying for reversing urinary tract deterioration due to neurogenic bladder.  Current urology reports. Vol. 8, no. 1. (January): 60-65.
  • Edmondson,J,D; Maizels,M; Alpert,S,A; Kirsch,A,J; Hanna,M,K; Weiser,A,C; Caione,P; Kaplan,W,E; Cheng,E,Y; Houston,J,TB. 2006. Multi-institutional experience with PIC cystography-incidence of occult vesicoureteral reflux in children with febrile urinary tract infections.  UROLOGY. Vol. 67, no. 3. (March): 608-611.
  • Alpert,SA, Cheng, EY, Kaplan, WE, et al. 2005. Clean intermittent catheterization in genitally sensate children: Patient experience and health related quality of life - Discussion.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 174, no. 4. (October): 1619-1619.
  • Alpert,SA, Cheng, EY, Kaplan WE, et al. 2005. Bladder neck fistula after the complete primary repair of exstrophy: A multi-institutional experience - Discussion.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 174, no. 4. (October): 1690-1690.
  • Maizels,M; Alpert,S,A; Houston,J,TB; Sabbagha,R,E; Parilla,B,V; MacGregor,S,N. 2004. Fetal bladder sagittal length: A simple monitor to assess normal and enlarged fetal bladder size, and forecast clinical outcome.  JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 172, no. 5. (November): 1995-1999.
  • McLeod Daryl J, Alpert Seth A, Ural Zeliha, Jayanthi Venkat R. Ureteroureterostomy irrespective of ureteral size or upper pole function: A single center experience.  Journal of Pediatric Urology.
  • McLeod, DJ and Alpert SA. Double-V scrotoplasty for repair of congenital penoscrotal webbing: A hidden scar technique.  Journal of Pediatric Urology.
  • Gordon ZN, McLeod DJ, Becknell B, Bates DG, Alpert SA. Uroepithelial Thickening on Sonography Improves Detection of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with First Febrile Urinary Tract Infection. Journal of Urology. 2015 Oct;194(4):1074-9. PubMed ID: 25963184
  • Canon S, Alpert S, Koff SA. Nocturnal bladder emptying for reversing urinary tract deterioration due to neurogenic bladder. Current Urology Reports 8(1): 60-5, 2007.
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