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.

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.

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

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Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD

Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD
Chief, Urology

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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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