If your child has vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) or has symptoms similar to those of VUR such as recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) accompanied by a fever, a specialist can help. A pediatric urologist is the specialist you would see for VUR.
Pediatric urologists are doctors who provide specialty care to diagnose, treat and manage children’s conditions affecting the kidneys, bladder, urethra or genital tract. He or she has completed a residency in an approved urology training program, a formal fellowship in pediatric urology and is board-certified or board-eligible in urology. VUR is a common condition that pediatric urologists treat. They use equipment specially designed for children, creating a comfortable and non-threatening environment for your child. These VUR specialists are best equipped to answer your questions about VUR.
Pediatric Urologists included in the Distinguished Deflux Provider Program (“DDP”) have achieved a higher level of training with Deflux and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for children suffering from VUR. Requirements to achieve the DDPdesignation are as follows: Maintain proficiency by utilizing 18 syringes per year. Participate in yearly educational content to maintain up to date on best practices.