University Pediatric Urology

About Us

What is a Pediatric Urologist?

A pediatric urologist is a surgeon that is specialized in treating conditions of the genitourinary tract in children under the age of 21.  Here at University Pediatric Urology, we manage a wide range of urologic conditions.  Below is a list of the most common conditions we manage.

What we manage


Bedwetting, bladder abnormalities, exstrophy of the bladder, incontinence,  neurogenic bladder, recurrent infections, vesicoureteral reflux, voiding dysfunction, bladder diverticula, ureteroceles, urethral strictures, and bladder stones


Hydronephrosis, pyelonephritis, kidney stones, UPJ obstruction, solitary kidney, multicystic dysplastic kidney, renal cysts


Obstruction, swelling or dilitation of the ureters, vesicoureteral reflux



Hernias, hydroceles, undescended testicles, chordee, elective and newborn circumcision, epispadias, hypospadias, intersex,  penile anomalies,  phimosis, testicular tumors, vaginal abnormalities, varicocele, testicle torsion, penile adhesions/foreskin bridges, circumcision concerns, meatal stenosis, labial adhesions

Other Conditions

Neonatal/pediatric urological obstruction, posterior urethral valves, nighttime and daytime wetting disorders, urinary tract infections, constipation, encopresis, neurogenic bowel and bladder, anomolies related to congenital adrenal hyperplasia. 


Below is a list of the most common procedures performed by our office

Surgical Procedures

Circumcision/circumcision revision, meatoplasty, orchiopexy, umbilical and inguinal hernia repair, hypospadias repair, ureteral reimplantation, kidney stone procedures, ESWL, pyeloplasty, continence procedures (MACE, Mitrofanoff), bladder augmentation, varicocelectomy, hydrocelectomy

Office Procedures

Newborn circumcision, meatotomy, foreskin bridge excision, lysis of penile or labial adhesion, vaginal dilation, urethral calibration

Office Diagnostic Testing

Urodynamics, uroflow, biofeedback, renal and bladder ultrasound, scrotal ultrasound, catheterization, urinalysis


Here are some links that you may find helpful:

What is a Pediatric Urologist:

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital:

Definition of  a Urologist: