Northwestern Medicine doctor talking to mother holding her son

Northwestern Medicine doctor examining young girlOur urologists provide medical and surgical care for infants, children and adolescents with congenital and acquired conditions related to the urinary tract and genitalia.

Diagnoses and treatment

Northwestern Medicine offers a wide range of diagnostic testing or surgical services for pediatric urology conditions. These services include:

  • Complex urinary tract/genital reconstruction
  • Endoscopy
  • Laparoscopic surgery

Whenever possible, the urologists use minimally invasive surgical techniques, minimizing scarring, reducing pain and shortening recovery time. The services your child receives are provided in comfortable settings designed especially for children and families.

Multidisciplinary team approach

The medical professionals on the pediatric urology team provide your child with dedicated and compassionate care in a setting targeted to the needs of children and their families. The multidisciplinary team3 includes:

  • Lurie Children's specialists, board-certified in urology with additional training in pediatric urology
  • Additional Lurie Children's specialists including pediatric nephrologists, pediatric oncologists, neonatologists and others as needed
  • Registered nurses
  • Child life specialists

You and your child will benefit from team members’ collaboration, combined knowledge and experience, along with a commitment to communicating with you every step on your child’s path to better health.

Conditions

Related Resources

Pediatric Specialist Directory for Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital: Find a Pediatric specialist.

Legal Information
1

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.

2

The physicians who practice at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. These physicians have selected our facilities as the place where they want to treat and care for their private patients.

3

In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.