Exceptional, Kid-Focused Urologic Treatment
Our pediatric urology team provides compassionate care to children with conditions affecting the kidneys, ureter, bladder, urethra, penis and testicles. Our urologists work with a multidisciplinary team of experts including fetal medicine specialists, nephrologists, endocrinologists, oncologists, radiologists, orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons.
Why Choose Comer Children's for Pediatric Urology
We offer the latest treatments and techniques, including minimally invasive robotic surgery, for a full range of congenital and acquired urological diseases. Some patients with complex problems require the expertise of several specialists for both outpatient evaluation and surgery.
Minimally Invasive Surgery
At the UChicago Medicine Comer Children's, our highly trained experts are dedicated to providing the least invasive surgical approaches for treatment of urological conditions in children. We believe in treating all urological conditions with the goal of best preserving organ function. We do everything to ensure that your child's recovery and transition back to regular activities goes seamlessly. In each case, the comfort of the child comes first.
The pediatric urology research laboratory is working to refine current minimally invasive surgical procedures and to explore new innovative surgical techniques for the kidney, bladder and ureter. Studies are also being done to follow the long-term outcomes of these procedures. This unique lab trains surgeons in the rapidly-changing field of minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery.
Adult Urology Care
UChicago Medicine has a highly respected adult urology program that tackles both noncancerous and cancerous urologic conditions. Our team has performed more than 6,000 robotic urologic surgery procedures, more than any program in Illinois. We collaborate with other UChicago Medicine specialists in medical and radiation oncology, nephrology, gynecology, physical therapy, social work and geriatrics to provide our patients with a personalized, comprehensive approach.