Stony Point Surgery Center Surgeons
Pediatric urology is a surgical subspecialty of medicine dealing with the disorders of children's genitourinary systems.
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Enuresis is a child’s involuntary release of urine at an age when he or she should be able to control urinary function. Nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting, often occurs at night and is the most common form of enuresis.
Buried Penis is a condition that can lead to obstruction of urinary stream, poor hygiene, and infection. Congenital causes are often due to maldevelopment of the penile shaft skin.
Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the penis.
Construction or reconstruction of a penis
Kidney stones are rock-like accumulations that form from naturally occurring mineral salts in the urine that can become lodged in a kidney or ureter. If left untreated, they can block the flow of urine which can lead to serious complications including kidney damage and urinary tract infections.
Spina Bifida is a congenital disorder that is caused by the incomplete closing of the embryonic neural tube, which is an embryo’s precursor to the central nervous system. Some vertebrae that overly the spinal cords are not fully formed; they remain open and are not fused together. If the opening is large enough, portions of the spinal cord can protrude through the opening.
Undescended testicles are those that did not drop into the scrotum
Eric D. Nelson, MD
Dr. Nelson specializes in pediatric urology.