Urologic Surgery

Current Research

Augmentation Cytoplasty:  Assessment of Neurogenic Bladder vs. Non-neurogenic Bladder

Evaluating Best Practices for Treatment and Management of Tethered Cord in the Pediatric Population

Evaluating Patient and Parent Reported Quality of Life in Children with Interstim

Surgical Management of Duplicated Renal Systems: Institutional Review of Heminephrectomy versus Ureteroureterostomy

Biofeedback Therapy in Children: Assessment of Symptom Scores

Prospective Evaluation of Biofeedback Therapy in Children 

24 Hour Urine Analysis in Patients with Bladder Reconstruction

Reducing Postoperative Complications: Effectiveness of Suprapubic Diversion in Proximal Hypospadias Repair

Calyceal Mapping in Pediatric Patients with Stone Disease

Urethral Instrumentation

Quality of Life: Parental Stress and Hypospadias

Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction with Augmentation Cytoplasty: Does Indication Affect Outcome?

Hostile Bladders: Trends in Clinical Decision Making 

Bladder Severity Scores Correlate with Decisions to Change Bladder Management

Evaluating the Treatment Delays Contributing to Testicular Torsion Outcomes in Pediatric Patients

Clinical Decision Making Tools: Finding Better Ways to Diagnose Testicular Torsion

  • TWIST Quality Improvement
  • An Inter-Rater Reliability Study Comparing EM Physicians and Pediatric Urology Surgeon Assessment Utilizing the TWIST Score

Machine Learning:

National Spina Bifida Patient Registry at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Urologic Management to Preserve Renal Function Protocol for Young Children with Spina Bifida (UPPF)

Evaluating the Long-Term Outcomes from a Multidisciplinary Perspective of Patients that Underwent In-utero Repair of Myelomeningocele


The Sacral Neuromodulation Alliance for Pediatric Patients (SNAPP)

Pediatric Refractory Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction: Understanding clinical decision making and the impact of treatment and management on the long term clinical, psychosocial, and quality of life outcomes.