Barbara Bush Children's Hospital

Pediatric Urology

MaineHealth Urology - South Portland is home to Maine’s only team of fellowship-trained pediatric urologists. We provide patients and families with a level of experience and expertise that is unmatched in the state.  

Compassionate urologic care for kids of all ages

We treat a wide variety of health concerns including urologic cancers, urinary incontinence, urinary infections and congenital abnormalities. We are the largest, and most experienced urologic team in northern New England. Our patients enjoy easy access to a full range of urologic expertise, including Maine’s only fellowship-trained specialists in urologic oncology and urologic robotic surgery. 

Our physicians are also actively engaged in clinical research and teaching - giving our patients access to the latest treatment innovations, close to home.

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We see patients with a wide range of conditions such as:

  • Chordee
  • Diurnal enuresis
  • Ectopic ureter
  • Epididymitis
  • Hernia
  • Horseshoe kidney
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney and ureteral calculi
  • Meatal stenosis
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Penile adhesions
  • Penile/testicular/appendix testicular torsion
  • Phimosis
  • Posterior urethral valves (PUV)
  • Tumors of the testis and kidneys
  • Undescended testicle: failure of the testis to reach the scrotum
  • Ureter/Kidney duplications
  • Ureterocele
  • Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Varicocele
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Voiding dysfunction: peeing problems
  • Blood tests
  • Cystoscopy
  • CAT scan (computerized axial tomography)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI scan)
  • Renal scan (nuclear medicine renal scan)
  • Ultrasound
  • Urinalysis and urine culture
  • Voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG)

Our pediatric urologists can provide a comprehensive range of treatment options including:

  • Surgical capabilities range from simple circumcisions to correction of complex genitourinary anomalies in children
  • Percutaneous kidney surgery
  • SWL (shock wave lithotripsy)
  • Laser treatments for stones in the bladder and ureter
  • Deflux implantation
  • Surgical techniques tailored to the unique needs of each patient, including minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures that result in faster recovery, less pain and improved cosmetic results