Transitional Urology

A congenital anomaly is an anatomic variation present at birth that can cause health problems or affect how the body works.

The Northwestern Medicine Transitional Urology Program provides comprehensive and continuous care for all congenital conditions of the genitourinary system. These conditions often affect the reproductive and urinary systems, and require long-term, expert urologic care from childhood into adulthood.

Our team combines the expertise of an adult urologist who has been treating these conditions since 2002 with a urologist who has a joint appointment in adult urology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and pediatric urology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Our team of experienced urologists has specialized training to facilitate uninterrupted care for all patients with long-term urologic problems diagnosed in childhood.

Our goal is to provide effective and streamlined care for all complex congenital conditions of the genitourinary system, including: