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Children's Hospital, New Orleans

Urology Office:
(504) 896-2888
(504) 896-9233

Office Hours:8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

New Orleans Clinic and Surgical Services
Main Campus
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-896-9233 (ph)
504-896-9861 (fax)
Baton Rouge Clinic
720 Connels Park Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-216-3047 (ph)
225-928-7054 (fax)

Covington Clinic
St. Tammany Outpatient Pavillion
16300 Highway 1085
Covington, LA 70433
985-898-3700 (ph)
985-898-3749 (fax)
Lafayette Clinic
Burdin-Riehl Clinic
1211 Coolidge Blvd.
Lafayette, LA 70503
337-289-8289 (ph)
337-289-8291 (fax)

Biloxi Clinic
Memorial Physicians Clinic & Diagnostic
1756 Popps Ferry Rd.
Biloxi, MS 39532

About Us

The Department of Urology at Children's Hospital New Orleans is dedicated to providing our children with the compassionate care they deserve using the most cutting edge and effective treatments available today. Our physicians are all specially trained in pediatric urology from premier national programs with advanced training in minimally invasive surgery such as laparoscopic, endoscopic and robot-assisted surgical techniques for all ages. State-of-the-art equipment is available for the most accurate and least invasive evaluation and treatment.

As the region's largest and most experienced group of pediatric urology trained physicians, we take care of the entire spectrum of urinary tract and genital issues from infancy to young adulthood. We work closely with other specialists and child life services to provide comprehensive care for the most complex conditions as part of the Children's Hospital Center for Kidney and Genitourinary Disorders.

With convenient offices across south Louisiana and Mississippi, we strive to accommodate your busy schedule to find a timely and appropriate cure for your child while respecting your child's
privacy and gaining his/her trust.

Conditions We Treat

We are capable and enjoy treating the full spectrum of urinary tract and genital issues with the latest

Bedwettingproven techniques and technologies. These include but are not limited to the following:
  • Bladder/Cloacal exstrophy
  • Cancer/Tumors of the Kidney, Bladder, Prostate, Testicle, or Ovary
  • Daytime incontinence
  • Disorders of sex development/ambiguous genitalia
  • Epispadias
  • Hematuria (blood in the urine)
  • Hernias
  • Hydroceles
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Inguinal Hernias
  • Kidney stones (use shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, and percutaneous treatments)
  • Neuropathic bladder (spina bifida, spinal trauma, etc.)
  • Obstructive uropathy (UPJ/UVJ obstruction, posterior urethral valve, etc.)
  • Prenatal consultation for urinary tract diagnosis
  • Prune Belly Syndrome
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Varicoceles
  • Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR)
  • Voiding dysfunction (urinary frequency or urgency)
Research and Education

Academically affiliated with the LSU School of Medicine, we are actively

involved in training the next generation of urologists in the principles of best pediatric urologic care. We have medical trainees from both LSU/Ochsner and Tulane urology residency programs who are closely mentored in caring for our children. Our staff is dedicated to not only providing the best current care but also developing the care of the future for all of pediatric urology. We have many ongoing research efforts aimed at improving outcomes and patient experience with your child's privacy and safety as our foremost concern.
Meet Our Team

Joseph Ortenberg, MD
Pediatric Urologist, Children's Hospital
Director of Urology and Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Professional School:
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Specialty Training:
Cleveland Clinic Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Special Interests:
Bladder dysfunction, ambiguous genitalia, perinatal hydronephrosis
Christopher Roth, MD
Pediatric Urologist, Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Urology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Professional School:
LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana

Specialty Training:
LSU Health Sciences Center / Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Special Interests:
Urologic reconstruction

Aaron D. Martin, MD, MPH
Pediatric Urologist, Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Urology, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Professional School:
LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana

Specialty Training:
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Special Interests:
Robotics, urologic reconstruction, surgical innovation

Sherry Langston, APRN, PNP-BC
Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Professional School:
The University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing, Hattiesburg, MS

Specialty Training:
University of South Alabama College of Nursing, Mobile, AL

Special Interests:
Dysfunctional voiding, urodynamics, hydronephrosis, vesicoureteral reflux, nocturnal enuresis, patient care optimization