World leader in pediatric urology
The Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a world leader in pediatric urology, offering specialized care for a wide range of urologic disorders in children and adolescents. Our team has special expertise in genito-urinary reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, and the management of neurogenic bladder, kidney stones, disorders of sex development, and dysfunctional voiding.
Thoughts on COVID-19 Crisis
On March 5, three of us were in a popular Philadelphia restaurant. The room was packed. Lines of people waited at the bar. Every table was full. Numerous waiters buzzed in and out of the back rooms carrying appetizers, drinks, and entrees, big smiles on their faces. Just a week later, on March 12, the same three of us were in the same restaurant. The room was empty. Our three made up 50% of the clientele. That’s when we realized how profoundly this virus would affect us.
Shine On! CHOP Among Elite as Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has showed that — no matter what challenges we face —we rank as one of the top children’s hospitals in the United States. CHOP is ranked No. 2 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals, an elite recognition we’ve enjoyed every year since the list was created. When you bring your children to CHOP, you can be confident they will receive the best, and safest, care in the country.
A Unique Approach to Helping Kids Cope with Bladder Problems
When the Urology team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia notices that a child is exhibiting emotional or behavioral issues due to their bladder problem, they refer the child to in-house pediatric psychologist, Christina Rouse, PsyD. Her goal is to help them live life to the fullest, despite what they’re going through, and not be defined — and consumed — by their medical issues.