Physician Resources

Supporting the Pediatrics Community on UTI

UTI Physician ResourcesChildren’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC established the UTI Center to serve as the locus of research, information, and support for community practitioners and parents. The goal, as articulated by UTI Center Director Alejandro Hoberman, MD, has been to create a more careful and comprehensive approach to the care of children with UTI. The unique team of experts involved in the center creates a support base for pediatricians and families throughout western Pennsylvania and beyond.

What We Offer Clinical Partners

  • Assistance with implementation of the American Academy of Pediatrics UTI guidelines
  • Telephone consultation with UTI Center clinicians at 412-692-UTIS (8847)
  • Appointment scheduling with Urology, Nephrology, and Radiology as needed
  • Assistance in determining the need and schedule appointments for children with bladder and bowel dysfunction, including urodynamic studies, biofeedback, and pharmacologic management in the Healthy Elimination Learning Program (HELP)
  • Design of individualized imaging plans that include participation of a certified child life specialist
  • Opportunities to participate and contribute to high impact and clinically relevant research to advance the care of children with UTI
  • 24/7 access to exceptionally dedicated clinicians, and personalized attentiveness for children enrolled in UTI Center clinical research


Physicians who wish to refer a patient to the UTI Center or seek a consultation should call 412-692-UTIS (8847) or send an email to

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