Gino J. Vricella, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Expertise

Specialty Areas


  • Pediatric and fetal urology
  • Gender-affirming urologic surgery
  • Transition of care

Common Procedures


  • Robotic pediatric urology surgery
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Urologic reconstruction
  • Ureteral reimplantation
  • Appendicovesicostomy (Mitrofannoff procedure)
  • Buccal mucosal urethral replacement
  • Renal dilation
  • Endopyelotomy

Common Diagnoses Treated


  • Wilms’ tumor
  • Frequent urinary tract infections
  • Bladder outlet obstruction
  • Cloacal and urogenital sinus anomalies
  • Differences in sex development
  • Reflux disease
  • Ureteral duplication anomalies
  • Spina bifida
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Hydroceles/hernias
  • Hypospadias
  • Undescended testes
  • Penile disorders
  • Ectopic ureters
  • Prune belly syndrome
  • Testicular cancer
  • Urological cancer
Education

Board Certifications


Pediatric Urology

Degrees


Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, 2006

Residency


General Surgery Residency, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2008

Urologic Surgery Residency, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, 2012

Fellowship


Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2014

Research
Locations

Hospital Affiliations


Barnes-Jewish Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Patients Seen At


St. Louis Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Place
Second Floor, Suite A
St. Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center
13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017
Office Phone: 314-454-6034

Center for Advanced Medicine
Urologic Surgery Center
4921 Parkview Place
11th Floor, Suite C
St. Louis, MO 63110

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Contact


To request an appointment with Dr. Vricella, please call 314-454-6034.