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The mission of the Ochsner Hospital For Children Department of Pediatric Urology is to provide the most comprehensive pediatric urology care possible, emphasizing the needs of the individual child in a compassionate setting. We strive to deliver excellent pediatric urologic services through an integrated, multidisciplinary approach that combines clinical experience, education and research. We also aim to make significant contributions to the field of pediatric urology through ongoing clinical research and training of future urologic specialists. The Urology services at Ochsner are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art medical and surgical care in all aspects of urology including highly sophisticated technologies such as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and laser therapies.
Pediatric Urology offers services for the following:
- Undescended testicle
- Ureteral reflux
- Neonatal hydronephrosis
- Pediatric renal masses
- Enuresis (bed-wetting)
- Management of extrophy, children with myelodysplasia (spina bifida)