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The Department of Urology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center is ranked among America's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals
rankings. Children's Hospital of Michigan is ranked as the top hospital in the state for pediatric urology care.
The Department treats infant, baby, kids and teens for urology needs and specializes in the evaluation and management of fetal and congenital anomalies of the urinary tract and genitalia, including antenatal hydronephrosis, undescended testis, hernia/hydrocele, hydronephrosis, kidney stones, vesicoureteral reflux, bladder exstrophy, hypospadias, epispadias, voiding dysfunction, disorders of sex development and nocturnal enuresis.
Depending on the disorder, the patient's multidisciplinary care team may include specialists in pediatric urology, nephrology, endocrinology, psychology, nutrition and physical therapy.
Advanced diagnostic tests are available, including renal/bladder ultrasound, voiding cystourethrogram, renal scans and urodynamic testing. Treatments may include medical management, behavioral modification and surgery.
While surgical intervention is not always necessary, the pediatric urologists at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan are highly skilled surgeons with significant experience in reconstructive surgery and minimally invasive, robotic-assisted procedures. In addition to providing multidisciplinary care, physician researchers in the department are making significant contributions to the subspecialty of pediatric urology.
Locations:In addition to the midtown location at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, the Department of Pediatric Urology provides outpatient care at specialty centers in Canton, Clinton Township and Troy.
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