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For Medical Professionals | Overview

The Boston Children's Hospital Voiding Improvement Program (VIP) is a comprehensive service within our acclaimed Department of Urology.

Our collaborative team of physicians and nurse practitioners develops customized treatment plans that are closely tailored to the needs of the individual patient.

Our approach includes non-invasive treatment methods, such as biofeedback training, to help children overcome various types and degrees of urinary issues.

We have also developed a “PCP Wellness Checklist” to help medical professionals identify specific urinary issues.

What can we offer your patients?

Complimentary referrals for:

  • acupressure (coming soon!)
  • acupuncture
  • bowel program for constipation
  • Reiki therapeutic touch and relaxation

Diagnostic tests:

  • ultrasound
  • urinalysis
  • uroflowmetry
  • x-rays of the abdomen and pelvis

Who to refer

Our program is designed to help your pediatric patients with a broad spectrum of issues, including:

Choose the specialist you refer to

The Voiding Improvement Program recognizes that many of our referring pediatricians have built close relationships with individual Boston Children's Hospital specialists. All of our urologists participate in VIP, and you are welcome to refer your patients to a particular provider.