Division of Urology

us news urology badge The Division of Urology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a world leader in pediatric urology, offering specialized care for a wide range of urologic disorders in children and adolescents. Our team has special expertise in genito-urinary reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, and the management of neurogenic bladder, kidney stones, disorders of sex development, and dysfunctional voiding. Patients can be seen by our dedicated pediatric urology specialists at several convenient locations throughout PA (most recently expanded to Abington) and NJ.

Minimally Invasive Surgery in CHOP Urology: An Introduction

Why Choose Us?

The Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is consistently ranked as one of the top pediatric urology programs in the nation. Our integrated approach to care will help your child function to their fullest potential.

Remembering Dr. Douglas A. Canning

It is with the deepest sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of Douglas A. Canning, MD, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, surrounded by his loving family, after sustaining severe injuries in a cycling accident. Dr. Canning was Chief of the Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for the past 25 years. For decades, he served as a leader, clinician, investigator, innovator, educator and staunch patient advocate. He was beloved by so very many, and he will be missed tremendously by all. Read our full message of remembrance for Dr. Canning.

Our Team

Our team of experts includes world leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric urologic disorders.


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Your Child's Urology Surgery

Find information to help you prepare for your child's upcoming urology surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Why Choose Us

The Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is consistently ranked as one of the top pediatric urology programs in the nation.


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