Adam Triebsch, 10, here with his parents Ann and Michael, travels regularly from Kentucky for pediatric urology care under John Gearhart, M.D.
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.
New Home for Our Inpatients
Our patients who need hospitalization for urologic conditions have a new home at Johns Hopkins: The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center. Our new 205-bed building features:
Easy access via front entrance or pedestrian bridge to Orleans Street Garage and our Rubenstein Child Health Building.
Among the conditions we treat are:
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.
A Family's Search for Other Amazing Little Warriors
On the Internet, the news was devastating. New Yorker Kara Skelly, whose infant son had just been diagnosed with bladder exstrophy, read story after story that “led us to believe he was doomed to a lifetime of incontinence, depression and low self-esteem,” she says. “Regardless of what Jack’s doctor said, I believed the other stories were fact.” Three years and two failed surgeries later, the Skellys found a new doctor and a better source of information about the rare congenital disorder in which part of the bladder is outside the body. They took Jack to Hopkins Children’s pediatric urologist and surgeon John Gearhart, a noted expert in caring for exstrophy patients.
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