When a child’s gender is not clear, this condition is known as a disorder of sex development (DSD). Children born with one of these conditions have unique medical, developmental, emotional and psychological needs that require a multidisciplinary approach to treatment.
Riley at IU Health is the only hospital in Indiana that provides treatment for children with DSD. Our expert team includes:
DSD may be corrected with relatively straightforward treatment, or they may require the child and/or family to make challenging decisions. Riley at IU Health offers a supportive environment where families can make informed decisions based on their unique situations.
Riley at IU Health specialists have the expertise to care for a variety of DSD. Among the conditions we treat are:
Families can be assured that we will care for each child with sensitivity and respect.
We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related programs & departments.
Parents and referring physicians may contact Urology at Riley at IU Health by phone at 317.944.8896.
If you are a parent who suspects a problem, we encourage you to see your child’s pediatrician or family physician first. Primary care physicians are the source of most referrals.
Healthcare professionals and their staff can receive prompt access to Indiana University faculty physicians for clinical consultations, patient referrals, patient information or the latest research protocols by calling the Indiana Medical Access and Communications System (IMACS) at 317.916.3500 or 800.622.4989.
IMACS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergency consultations and referrals. Routine consultations and referrals are available Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5:30 pm.
Visit the Department of Urology at Indiana University School of Medicine for information about the latest research in the field of urology and DSD.
We welcome third- and fourth-year medical students who want to gain further exposure to our medical subspecialty. We also offer research opportunities to medical students, residents and health professionals who have an interest in pediatric urology. Explore our educational programs at the Indiana University School of Medicine.