Urology Program at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin offers new treatments for kids

There are some exciting things happening in the Urology Program at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. That’s why I’m here. For years I was a pediatric urologist at American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wis., but I left that hospital earlier this year to come here and lead the pediatric Urology Program.

We are one of the busiest, most respected pediatric hospitals in the nation, and here I have the opportunity to treat kids with more complex problems. I joined a team of internationally known urologists who treat some of the sickest children in the …Click here to continue reading

Tips to help prevent kidney stones in children

I recently recorded a short video about kidney stones and was asked to provide more information about how they occur in children.

Kidney stones are increasing in incidence. This is well proven in adults and it appears to be true among children, as well. A study conducted by Mayo Clinic in Olmsted County, Minn., showed the incidence of kidney stones in children has gone up 4 percent per year for the last 25 years. The reasons for this are uncertain. Are there environmental factors …Click here to continue reading