Division of Urology

Patient Stories

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Bladder Exstrophy: Bracken’s Story

Bracken Bladder Extrophy

Born with his bladder outside of his body (bladder exstrophy), Bracken faced significant challenges. His family found help and healing at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Bladder Exstrophy: Carson’s Story

By the time Carson was 12 years old, he had undergone 30 surgeries to reconstruct his urological system. Grateful for the care received at CHOP, his family decided to give back.

Kidney Stones: Taylor's Story

Taylor with Dr. Tasian

After suffering through multiple kidney infections and failed treatments, Taylor’s family turned to CHOP’s specialized Pediatric Kidney Stone Center for answers.

UPJ Obstruction and Kidney Stones: Will's Story


Born with a dilated kidney, Will was later diagnosed with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. His parents took him to CHOP for robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery and later treatment for kidney stones.