Among the top centers in the nation for primary and reoperative surgery
The Division of Pediatric Urology at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is among the top centers in the nation for primary and reoperative surgery of bladder exstrophy, one of the most severe congenital birth defects. We provide comprehensive and compassionate care to diagnose and treat all childhood urological problems in patients around the world.
John’s Hopkins News
A Remarkable Milestone
It was Valentine’s Day last year when David and Molly Mills learned, with great delight, that she was pregnant.
“It was the best Valentine’s gift,” says Molly, who met David at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she was a pediatric dietitian and he is a pediatric hospitalist and director of the pediatrics residency program. “We both love children and we really wanted to start a family.”
Conquering Cloacal Exstrophy
On May 5, 2010 — their five-year-wedding anniversary — Meagan Cline, a nurse, and Brandon Cline, a science teacher, went for a routine prenatal ultrasound. The Mississippi couple, who’d been struggling with infertility, was expecting a child and eager to find out if they were having a boy or a girl. Instead of the baby’s gender, the ultrasound brought a far less welcome revelation: the baby had cloacal exstrophy (CE), a rare birth defect.