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Urology

The Urology program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals provides comprehensive, compassionate care for babies and children with urological or genital problems. These conditions range from common issues such as bed-wetting and urinary tract infections to structural disorders such as hernias and undescended testicles to serious birth defects requiring surgical correction. Our doctors are experienced in the latest diagnostic methods and trained in the most up-to-date approaches to treatment.

In fact, UCSF pediatric urologists pioneered many techniques that allow formerly complex surgeries to be performed as minimally invasive procedures, so that little ones have only tiny incisions and can go home the same day they're treated. The surgical team also specializes in treating patients whose previous surgeries failed.

Our services

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Continence Clinic

Continence Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland / Greenbrae / Modesto / San Mateo / Walnut Creek

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Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) Clinic

Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) Clinic

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, 5B
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Spina Bifida Program

Spina Bifida Program

Oakland / San Francisco

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Urology Clinic

Urology Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland / Greenbrae / Modesto / San Mateo / Walnut Creek

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Vesicoureteral Reflux Center

Vesicoureteral Reflux Center

San Francisco / Oakland / Greenbrae / Modesto / San Mateo / Walnut Creek

Awards & recognition

  • Best in Northern California for urology

  • us news ranked in 10 specialites badge 2020-2021

    Ranked among the nation's best in 10 specialties

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Child Life

Certified child life specialists ease the stress and anxiety of childhood illness through therapeutic play, schooling and family-focused support.

Family Amenities

Family-friendly amenities help you relax and take care of yourself while staying close to your child. We offer lounges, kitchens, showers, breastfeeding rooms and more.

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Social Services

Social workers ease the effect of illness, injury and hospitalization on your family with counseling and assistance to help you navigate the challenges.

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Activity Rooms

Activity rooms offer a relaxed environment for children of all ages. Features include a playroom, digital arts studio and teen lounge. Find out more.

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Art Therapy

Art therapy helps kids and families express themselves, making it easier to cope with pediatric health issues. Group and bedside services are available.

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Music Therapy Program

Board-certified music therapists help kids cope with illness and the feelings that come with it. Find out about group activities and bedside therapy.

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School Program

Our schoolroom services and individual learning programs help children hospitalized at UCSF continue their education and get ready to return to school.

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School Re-Entry Program

After hospitalization, we help kids return to school by educating staff and students about their needs and recommending needed accommodations. Read more.

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Individual Playtime & Instruction

If your child can't be around other kids for medical reasons, you can sign up for private sessions in our activity and school rooms. Find out how.

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Interpreter Services & Communication Assistance

Interpreter services in many languages and TDDs are available for families that need help communicating with care teams. Here's how to access them.

Family Resource Center

We help families cope with the challenges of childhood illness and hospitalization in a relaxing environment where parents can get a much-needed break.

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Parent Support Program

Weekly activities, including knitting, scrapbooking, chair massage and more, help family caregivers get a much-needed break. Find out more.

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Patient Relations

Patient relations reps and nursing supervisors are here to answer questions and address concerns. Learn about your rights, how to reach us and more.

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Spiritual Care

Chaplains help UCSF patients, families and staff cope with the spiritual and emotional challenges of childhood illness. Learn more.

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International Services

If you're coming to UCSF from outside the U.S., we coordinate your child's appointments and provide other helpful services. Here's how to get started.

Learning never stops

Our classroom and bedside classes help kids get credit and keep learning during treatment.

See our school program

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