The Department of Urology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for a wide range of urological disorders in children of all ages, including teenagers and young adults. Advanced services include reconstructive surgery of the urinary tract, genitalia and urinary sphincter, as well as consultations for urinary tract abnormalities detected in utero. The department participates in several multispecialty clinics, including THRIVE (a program specializing in care for differences of sexual development, complex urological problems and gender concerns), the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction (CCPR), the Urology/Nephrology Combined Clinic, the Stone Clinic and the Myelomeningocele Program.
The mission of the department is to provide the highest quality pediatric urological care in the safest and most child-friendly environment. The department includes members who are full-time pediatric urologists, hold faculty appointments in the Department of Urology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and are committed to cutting-edge medical research and surgical education.
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