Hypospadias is a somewhat common birth (congenital) defect in which the opening of the urethra is on the underside, rather than at the end, of the penis.
Wake Forest Baptist Approach
With the largest pediatric urology practice between Washington, D.C., and Atlanta and the only children’s hospital in western North Carolina, you can have peace of mind that your child is getting the best in pediatric urology care at the Department or Urology and Brenner Children’s Hospital, the 8th busiest children’s hospital in the nation.
If your child requires surgery, you can rest assured that all members of the team – including nurses, surgeons and anesthesiologists – are specially training in pediatric surgery.
Our pediatric urologists specialize in the full range of pediatric urology conditions and diseases, from bed wetting and urinary tract infections to kidney tumors and hernias. Many cases can be treated with medications, but when surgery is needed, our physicians are experts in all options, including endoscopy and laparoscopy. In addition, we one of a few practices in the state offering robotically assisted surgeries for pediatric cases. The advantages of these technologies include shorter hospital stays and less blood loss.
In addition to our office at 140 Charlois Blvd., satellite clinics are located in Greensboro, Hickory, Lenoir, and Statesville. For an appointment, call 336-716-4131.