Urology :: Nationwide Children's Hospital


Urology conditions requiring accurate diagnosis and therapy or those requiring major reconstructive surgery. Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers ongoing support, expertise and solutions.

  • Our diagnostic facilities include a complete urodynamics laboratory and comprehensive diagnostic radiographic and radionuclide evaluation.

  • Services range from primary urologic care to major reconstructive surgery of the urinary tract, genitalia and/or urinary sphincter.

  • We utilize advanced technology and minimally invasive approaches, including our Robot-Assisted Surgery program.

  • We feature a team of leading pediatric urologists skilled and credentialed in advanced surgical techniques.

  • Surgical support staff includes pediatric nurse practitioners, urodynamics technical and nursing staff, and a stoma therapist.

  • We can also offer outreach and support, including support groups for bladder exstrophy and other major urological disorders.



Multispecialty Clinics and Programs

Collaboration is essential to the continuum of care at Nationwide Children's. The section of Urology is integral in numerous multidisciplinary programs, such as:

Contact Us

Do you have a question for our Urology Department or need to schedule an appointment? You can contact us through one of the phone numbers listed below.

Urology Clinic: (614) 722-6630

Nurse Line: (614) 722-3145

Appointment Line: (614) 722-6200

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Our Urology department maintains locations on the main campus of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, as well as at other areas in Central Ohio.

Learn more about our Research and Innovations »

Our urologists are also scientists, making advances in the field of pediatric urology. Learn more about our most recent research projects and innovations.

contact info

Urology Clinic: (614) 722-6630
Nurse Line: (614) 722-3145
Appointment Line: (614) 722-6200

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V. Rama Jayanthi, MD

V. Rama Jayanthi, MD
Chief, Urology

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Changing Treatments and Outcomes for Urology Surgery Patients

By focusing on care of the whole patient, surgeons are advancing research to offer new treatments and educating the next generation of pediatric urologist.

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It’s the first time this kind of surgery has been performed in the U.S. on a pediatric patient. And little Ashley from south Florida is living a much better life because of it. Watch her incredible story.

fast facts

July 2014 - June 2015


Inpatient Discharges: 241
Observation and Outpt in a Bed Discharges: 123
Total Discharges: 364
Average Length of Stay*: 2.7
Average Daily Census*: 1.8
Patient Days*: 639
Total Surgical Procedures: 2,094
Inpatient Consults: 137
Canal Winchester Urology Clinic Visits: 268
Dublin Urology Clinic Visits: 1,120
Ironton Urology Clinic Visits: 346
Lima Urology Clinic Visits: 83
Mansfield Urology Clinic Visits: 194
Urology Clinic Visits: 5,559
Urology/Nephrology Clinic Visits: 57
Westerville Urology Clinic Visits: 1,549
Total Urology Clinic Visits: 9,176
Urodynamics: 757

*Excludes observation and outpatient in a bed patients 

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