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The Division of Pediatric Urology at Hopkins Children's diagnoses and treats all childhood urological problems from birth to young adulthood. Our caring staff and cutting-edge technology combine to deliver excellence in all aspects of pediatric urological care. We specialize in the treatment of bladder exstrophy and epispadias, seeing patients from around the world.

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The Division of Pediatric Urology is part of the Brady Urological Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, which U.S. News and World Report ranked No. 1 for Urology in 2011.

Bladder Exstrophy Bootcamp

bladder ex thumbJohns Hopkins will be hosting its 2nd International Bladder Exstrophy Boot Camp. Building on the highly successful inaugural boot camp which hosted over 80 physicians from 18 foreign countries, the 2016 version will provide the latest in surgical management and nursing care of the bladder exstrophy complex. Learn More About Bladder Exstrophy Bootcamp

A Minimally Invasive Robotic Approach To Repairing an Obstructed Kidney

Akhavan-Ardavan2014Advantages include less scarring and a shorter hospitalization and recovery time, says pediatric urologic surgeon Ardavan Akhavan. Learn More About A Minimally Invasive Robotic Approach To Repairing an Obstructed Kidney

A Milestone in Pediatric Urology

urologyCloacal exstrophy is considered one of the most severe birth defects compatible with life. Only a few decades ago, most babies with this condition didn’t survive, and those who did were relegated to dismal existence. Today, infants born with the condition can lead normal, healthy, productive lives thanks to a series of surgeries that restore normal anatomy and function. Watch one patient's story. Learn More About A Milestone in Pediatric Urology