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Discover the urology conditions we treat and treatments we provide at Children's National Hospital. Providers at Children's National work with you and your family to decide on the best care plan for your child. Learn more about the Division of Urology.


Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the skin covering the end of the penis, called the foreskin. In many cultures, circumcision is a religious rite or a ceremonial tradition.

Ectopic Ureter

When one of the ureters does not connect properly to the bladder and drains somewhere outside the bladder, this condition is called an ectopic ureter.

Horseshoe Kidney

Horseshoe kidney is when the two kidneys join (fuse) together at the bottom. Read more about this condition.


A hydrocele is fluid buildup in the thin pouch that holds the testes in the scrotum. Learn more about this condition.


Hypospadias is a problem where the opening of the urethra is not at the tip of the penis. Learn more about this condition.


A megaureter is a ureter that is much wider than normal. Learn more about this condition.


A micropenis is a penis that is smaller than normal. Learn more about this condition.

Neurogenic Bladder

Neurogenic bladder means the bladder doesn’t work normally because of nerve damage. Learn more about this condition.