Children

Children

Drs DiSandro, Copp and Baskin

Pediatric urologists at UCSF are working hard to expand our understanding of urological diseases of childhood. Our faculty's interests range from animal studies of fetal genital development to large-scale epidemiological reviews of urinary tract infections in children. Our program is committed to rapidly translating research findings into improved care for young patients.

Children News & Highlights

For a sixth consecutive year, rankings of National Institutes of Health (NIH) biomedical research funding put UCSF in first place for urology funding. According to the Blue Ridge Institute for...
In a recent article in Annals of Internal Medication, UCSF Urology’s Hillary Copp, MD, MS et al, revealed that fewer than half of California pharmacies provided disposal instructions to patients,...
Not everyone might cheerfully welcome trading a 5,500 sq. ft. house on two acres for a modest condo near Mission Bay. But Dr. Raj Pruthi sees the bright side even in the formidable Bay Area housing...
Hillary Copp, MD, MS and Lindsay Hampson, MD, MAS, along with other UCSF patients and caregivers, participated in Spina Bifida Association’s Walk and Roll held in Walnut Creek this month.  The team...
UCSF.EDU Covered UCSF Urology's Ben Breyer, MD, MAS and his study on how patients are increasingly resorting to crowdfunding websites to pay medical bills.  Click here for the full story.
Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, Dean, UCSF School of Medicine announced earlier today that Raj Pruthi, MD, MHA, FACS has been named the new chair for UCSF Department of Urology effective January 1, 2020...
In urology, there are many conditions diagnosed in infancy and childhood that require lifelong care, which means that patients must ultimately make a transition from pediatric to adult care as they...