Medical Expert - Steve Hodges, MD

Area of Expertise: Bed Wetting
Area of Expertise: Urinary Tract Infections
Area of Expertise: Pediatric Urology
Area of Expertise: Toilet Training
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Steve Hodges, MD

Associate Professor Surgical Sciences-Urology

Dr. Hodges is a pediatric urologist whose specialties include bed wetting, toilet training and chronic urinary tract infections. Other areas of expertise are hernia, blood in the urine, hypospadias and hydrocele. He has authored a book for consumers on toilet training and voiding dysfunction. His research interests include the prevention of luminal strictures and scar disease throughout the urinary tract and body and dysfunctional elimination. He is an associate editor of Scientific World Journal, and on editorial boards of the Indian Journal of Urology and BMC Urology. Multiple new treatments developed by Hodges have been licensed to startup companies, including drug-coated catheters and stents designed to prevent or treat urethral strictures, and a wipe to prevent urinary tract infections in young girls.

Keywords

toilet training, potty training, pediatric, urology, bedwetting

IN THE NEWS

Bedwetting Can be Due to Undiagnosed Constipation, Research Shows
Bedwetting isn’t always due to problems with the bladder. Constipation is often the culprit; and if it isn’t diagnosed, children and their parents must endure an unnecessarily long, costly and difficult quest to cure nighttime wetting.
Five Tips for Toilet Training from Wake Forest Baptist
When children are toilet trained incorrectly, it can lead to a wide range of potty problems. Learn the five most common mistakes to avoid.

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