can general urologist do pediatric cases without a peds fellowship?

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dangit
can general urologist do pediatric cases without a peds fellowship?

Are there urologist who do both adult and peds cases? Or does a general urologist stick to treating adults and peds urologist only treat peds patients? Thanks!

Edited by: nicky on 05/11/2015 - 19:51 Reason: Updated by FeedsNodeProcessor
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depends on the case

some general urologists will do circumcisions and groin cases (hernia/hydrocele/orchiopexy). many choose not to and refer those patients out. it depends on the practice patterns where you are. the more complex reconstructive cases (mid to proximal hypospadias, reimplants, pyeloplasties) probably should be done by a pediatric urologist who has the training to handle the complications.