A circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the head, or glans, of the penis. Circumcisions are usually performed by an obstetrician in the hospital. Sometimes your obstetrician or pediatrician will want your son to be evaluated by a pediatric urologist prior to a circumcision.
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 his fullest potential.