Pediatric Urology

Paul Austin, MD, with patient.

Urologists based at St. Louis Children’s Hospital offer specialized services for children with urinary, genital and kidney conditions. Treatment is also available for many conditions and congenital abnormalities that are present at birth or discovered in young children. Conditions treated include:

  • Tumors of the kidney, bladder and testicles
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Undescended testicle
  • Testicular torsion
  • Hypospadias
  • Antenatally detected hydronephrosis
  • Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction
  • Obstructive uropathy
  • Anomalies of external genitalia
  • Surgical aspects of intersex and pediatric gynecology
  • Hydroceles/hernias
  • Bladder exstrophy and epispadias
  • Cloacal and urogenital sinus anomalies
  • Spina bifida-related conditions
  • Myelomeningocele and neurogenic bladder
  • Incomplete bladder emptying
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Urinary frequency
  • Wilms' tumor

Learn more about urologic services at St. Louis Children's Hospital.