Dr. Craig A Smith MD
Urologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Urology25 N Winfield Rd Suite 405 Winfield IL, 60190
Dr. Craig Smith practices Pediatric Urology in Winfield, IL. Pediatric urologists treat young patients who suffer from an illness or disease of the genitals or urinary tract, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder. As a pediatric urologist, Dr. Smith is a surgeon who diagnoses, treats, and manages voiding disorders, vesicoureteral reflux, and urinary tract infections that require surgery. Some procedures that Dr. Smith performs include surgical reconstruction of the urinary tract, hypospadias, and disorders of sex development; surgery for groin conditions in childhood; evaluation and surgical management of kidney stone disease; and surgical management of tumors and malignancies of the kidney, bladder, and testis.
Education and Training
Univ of Il Coll of Med, Chicago Il 1986
University of Illinois College of Medicine 1986
UrologyAmerican Board of UrologyABU
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (bph)
- Kidney Stones
- Enlarged Prostate
- Birth Defects
- Urinary Tract Infection (uti)
- Inguinal Hernia
- Univ Il Coll Of Med, Urology; Univ Il Coll Of Med, General Surgery
- University of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals 1988
- University of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals 1992
- University of Illinois at Chicago Affiliated Hospitals
- Emory University 1993
- Emory University, Atlanta, GA Pediatric Urology 1993
- Emory University
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- How to Prepare for Hydrocelectomy
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- What Are the Risks of Hydrocelectomy
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- What Is Hydrocele Repair?
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- What Is The Point of a Circumcision?
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- Understanding Hernia and Hernia Surgery
Feeling pain and swelling in the groin region can be a very unpleasant experience, especially when the pain gets worse when you cough or lift heavy objects. Experiencing these symptoms might signify the presence of groin hernia. A groin hernia is usually referred to in medical terms as an inguinal...
- What to Expect After a Hydrocelectomy
Hydrocelectomy is a type of surgery that aims to correct the swelling that occurs in the scrotum. This procedure is done to repair a hydrocele.What is a hydrocele?A hydrocele is a fluid-filled sac that is located around the testicles. The accumulation of fluid in the testicles is common, especially...