This episode is the second of a four-part series focused on bladder and bowel dysfunction (BBD). This series offers insight into different health care providers’ perspectives on managing BBD and is a great tool for sharing with your pediatric nurses, referral base, and other pediatric colleagues.
In this episode of The PedSpace, Dr. Steve Hodges examines the connection between bladder and bowel dysfunction (BBD) and vesicoureteral reflux and how constipation affects bladder function and BBD diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Hodges is a board-certified pediatric urologist and professor of pediatric urology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Hodges earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric internship and residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital. Dr. Hodges completed his fellowship at Children’s Hospital of San Francisco.
Dr. Hodges’ website and Facebook page called Bedwetting and Accidents serve as resources for parents, medical professionals and therapists. He has authored a peer-reviewed paper on his methods for treating constipation in the treatment of children with lower urinary tract symptoms.
Visit Dr. Hodges’ website