Division of Urology Patient Stories

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Hydronephrosis: Maddie's Story

Maddie smiling

After an unexpected diagnosis of hydronephrosis at 17, Maddie had surgery to remove her kidney at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Pediatric Kidney Stones: Farrah’s Story

Farrah Kidney Stone Patient

When 10-year-old Farrah’s parents took her to the Emergency Department for stomach pain, high fever and nausea, they didn't expect to learn that she had kidney stones.

Kidney Stones: Alina’s Story


After Alina was diagnosed with kidney stones, her family found answers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s dedicated Pediatric Kidney Stone Center. 

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 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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.