The Urology Practice at Valley Children’s provides specialized care to infants, children and adolescents (up to 21 years of age) with genital and urological problems. In addition to pediatric urologists, the practice is staffed with nurse practitioners, nurses, dieticians, and social workers. A urologist is on call 24 hours a day for emergencies.   

Services Offered and Conditions Treated

  • Phimosis/buried penis/foreskin and penile abnormalities
  • Hernia/hydroceles 
  • Undescended testicles
  • Vesicoureteral reflux/Urinary tract infections
  • Hydronephrosis/Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  • Complex urologic reconstructions (spina bifida/neurogenic bladder/ambiguous genitalia/bladder exstrophy/hypospadias)
  • Kidney stones
  • Tumors (kidney, bladder, testicle)
  • Bed wetting/voiding dysfunction

Diagnostic Services

  • Flow rate
  • Urodynamics
  • Voiding cystourethrograms (VCUG)
    • Sedation is available
  • Renal ultrasounds

Physician Referral Guidelines

Pediatric Urology Referral Guidelines

Multidisciplinary Services

Spina Bifida Center—Our urologists collaborate with the multiple specialties, including: Neurosurgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Physiatry, Dietary, and Social Work to treat children with Spina Bifida to improve their quality of life. We are a designated California Children’s Services Center.

Outreach Centers

In an effort to support primary care physicians and patients in the North and South Valleys, our pediatric urologists provide care in several outreach centers.

Olivewood Specialty Care Center, Merced
1190 Olivewood Drive, Suite A
Merced, CA

McHenry Specialty Care Center, Modesto
1524 McHenry Ave, Suite 570
Modesto, CA 

34th Street Specialty Care Center, Bakersfield
1215 34th Street
Bakersfield, CA

Akers Specialty Center, Visalia
220 S. Akers, Ste A
Visalia, CA 93291

Kaweah Delta Hospital, Visalia
400 W Mineral King
Visalia, CA


Our Specialists

Esequiel Rodriguez, Jr., MD
Medical Director

Scott Berkman, MD

Devonna Kaji, MD