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Pediatric Urology

The Pediatric Urology team at St. Luke’s supports your child’s urologic health with skill and sensitivity. Our expertise covers a wide range of conditions such as antenatal hydronephrosis, vesicoureteral reflux, recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI), undescended testicles, dysfunctional voiding, kidney stones, hypospadias, spina bifida, genitourinary tumors, and urogenital sinus.

We also hold regular Bowel and Bladder clinics, where your child can see several specialists at one appointment for help with bowel or bladder incontinence or chronic constipation. 

Highlights & Resources

  • Blog Post

    Patients Credit St. Luke’s Physicians, Technology for Nearly Painless Surgery, Quicker Recovery

  • Article

    Bed-Wetting: Should I Do Something About My Child's Bed-Wetting?

  • Article

    Undescended Testicle

  • Article

    Vesicoureteral Reflux VUR

    Providers

    • Pediatric Urology

      Biography

      Michele Ebbers, MD specializes in all aspects of pediatric urology including hypospadias, undescended testicles, hyronephrosis, UTIs, voiding dysfunction, and spina bifida. She has special interest in reconstructive surgery and minimally invasive surgery. She takes special pride in getting to know her patients and their families, in order to provide individualized care and treatment options.

      Dr. Ebbers complete her pediatric urology fellowship at University of California at San Francisco, and has been practicing exclusively in pediatric urology in a variety of settings since then. She is board certified in both urology and pediatric urology. She currently serves as medical director of St. Luke's Children's Urology.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Pediatric Urology

      Biography

      Kara Saperston, MD is a fellowship trained pediatric urologist with expertise in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and the management of complex congenital anomalies and pediatric cancers of the kidneys, bladder, and external genitalia. She helped start the St. Luke's Children's Bowel and Bladder Clinic and will be helping initiate a multispecialty clinic to treat children born with complex genital anatomy. Her interests include treatment of hypospadias, urogenital sinus, posterior urethral valves, vesicoureteral reflux, undescended testicles, neurogenic bladder, bladder exstrophy, repair of a urogenital sinus, and urinary incontinence.

      Dr. Saperston has a passion for patient care and initially worked in Boise as a general urologist with an interest in pediatric urology. She recently extended her training by completing a fellowship in pediatric urology at the University of California, San Francisco, so that she could care for pediatric patients exclusively. She is board certified in urology and board eligible in pediatric urology.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Pediatric Urology

      Biography

      Benjamin Taylor, MS, NP-C is a certified family nurse practitioner who specializes in pediatric urology, with interests in urological surgery, vesicoureteral reflux, and dysfunctional voiding. He earned his master’s degree as a nurse practitioner from Idaho State University and completed his undergraduate studies at Boise State University.

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