Hypospadias is a common condition infant boys are born with where the urethra (the opening that carries urine out of the body) opens on the underside of the penis, not at the tip. The goal of hypospadias surgery is to help your child pee, and also to improve the cosmetic appearance of the penis. The surgery usually doesn’t require an overnight stay in the hospital. And most children grow up to have normal urinary and sexual function.
If your child needs a procedure to treat hypospadias, our urologists are specialists in urology for kids — board-certified and fellowship-trained to provide care specifically for children. Year after year, many are recognized as Best Doctors in America®, as well as “Top Doctors” by local magazines in our regions. And, if your child needs surgery, know that our urologists are extremely skilled in procedures ranging from routine outpatient operations to complex inpatient surgeries.
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