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Department of Pediatrics : Academic Divisions : Urology

Pediatric Urology is a subspecialty of the Department of Urology. The Department works in conjunction with the members of the Department of Pediatrics to provide care to pediatric patients in need of urologic care. Pediatric Urology involves management of genital and urinary problems that occur in children with special emphasis on developmental problems affecting the kidneys, bladder, urethra or genital tract.

Common Conditions

  • Hypospadias

  • Undescended testis

  • Hydrocele

  • Redundant prepuce & phimosis (circumcision correction)

  • Disorders and anomalies of the penis

  • Urinary tract infection

  • Congenital narrowing and obstructions

  • Vescouretrl reflux

  • Hydronephrosis

  • Inguinal hernia

  • Neurogenic bladder

  • Torsion of testis

  • Hematuria

  • Neurogenic bladder (spina bifida)

  • Kidney and ureter stones

  • Urine retention

  • Disorders of bladder

  • Dysuria

  • Urinary incontinence and urge incontinence

  • Bed wetting

Medical Services

  • Minimally invasive procedure for kidney stones

  • Extracorporal shock wave lithotripsy for stones

  • Urethral repairs

  • Deflux injections for reflux

  • Chordee repair

  • Circumcision and circumcision correction/repair

  • Orchiopexy

  • Reduction torsion testis

  • Cystourethroscopy with insertion of stent

  • Hypospadias repair

  • Urodynamic testing

  • Biofeedback for voiding dysfunction

  • Ureteroneocystostomy

  • Pyeloplasty

  • Inguinal hernia repair

  • Meatotomy cut meatus

  • Scrotoplasty

Division Publications

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Research Programs

  • Development of novel urinary catheters to prevent catheter-acquired urinary tract infections

  • Investigation pharmacological agents to prevent bladder dysfunction in spinal cord injury patients

  • Exploration of the role of potassium ion channels in bladder physiology and pathology

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MUSC Department of Urology, Pediatric
96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Room 644
Clinical Sciences Building
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-792-4531
Fax: 843-792-8523