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Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian

Pediatric Urology
Milwaukee, WI
44 years experience male

Locations

Children's speciality group- Pediatric Urology

Milwaukee, WI

Address

999 N 92nd Street, Suite C 330, Milwaukee, WI
Directions

Practice website

Fax

414 266 1752

Insurances accepted

No Value

Office

Milwaukee, WI

Office

Milwaukee, WI

Children's Urology

Milwaukee, WI

About

Bio

Professor of Urology and Pediatrics. Founder of Modern Pediatric Urology Program at the Medical College and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Top 1% of Pediatric Urologic Surgeons ranking in US News and World Report 30 years experience Over 100 publications in peer reviewed journals and book chapters Over 150 national presentations Top Doctors 5 years in a row Numerous awards Married, 2 grown children

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatric Urology

Urology

Languages spoken

Arabic, Armenian

Doctor Q&A

53 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
No: There is no evidence for HCG reversing testicular atrophy or hypotrophy. What can reverse the condition is surgical ligation of the varicocele 95% of ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: Repair consists of a small inguinal incision, dissection of the spermatic cord from the surrounding attachments, ligation of a hernia if one is presen... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes: A hydrocele does not interfere with sexual function. The latter will not make it worse or better either.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes: I am assuming there is a reason for your question. I would address your concern with your urologist. There are alternatives to penile implants for the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes and no: What you wear does not affect the hydrocele. However, if you have symptoms, briefs may provide more relief.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
No: Not at all. Hydroceles do not cause any damage to the testes which is where the sperm is made.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: If the hydrocele is not producing any symptoms and is not too large, surgery may not be required. The fluid does not cause harm to the testis or the i... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
No: Because infection may result in loss of the testicle in addition to a severe illness.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Big difference: A hydrocele is fluid around the testicle. Normally, there is some fluid around the testicle to protect it. Excessive fluid is referred to as a hydroce... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: Hydrocele fluid is secreted and reabsorbed by the hydrocele sac. When there is less reabsorption (for example as a result of inflammation), the fluid... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes: Phimosis refers to the small size opening of the foreskin. Paraphimosis occurs when the foreskin is retracted and stuck in that position because of a ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: He definitely does not have renal dysplasia. For a 13 year old the length of both kidneys are below average, however if he is small, these sizes may b... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Nothing: During the refractory period, which is after the first ejaculation, the penis feels numb and does not get erect. The lenght of time it takes for the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Lymphangitis: This is inflammation or infection of the lymphatic channels which course in that area. It could be secondary to an anal fissure or infection. Treatmen... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes: First i would use a prescription strength steroid cream to apply to the foreskin twice a day. That may allow the opening to relax and the foreskin to ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: Ambiguous genitalia refers to the appearance of external genitalia which neither look boy or girl- but different. For example, when there is a large c... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Ibuprofen but: It depends on the cause of the hydrocele. If it is acute, then surgery may be indicated. Chronic hydroceles in adults form because of inflammation of ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Hidden testis: The testis develops in the abdomen during fetal life and descends all the way to the scrotum on both sides. Given this long journey, it is not surpris... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes and no: If the tip of the foreskin is tight, the penis may not extend completely and look shorter than if it were circumcised. However if the opening is norma... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes and no: It depends on age. If you are under 16, you are better off going to sleep.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: During repair of a hydrocele, the scotum is incised and the hydrocele sac incised. All the hydrocele fluid is evacuated. The sac is then turned inside... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
80%: But they have to be prescription strength and applied twice daily for 2 months. They are very safe and effective.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: The bladder size in an adult is 300 mls or about 10 ounces. There are several factors which affect this volume. For example the resting bladder activi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: In a circumcised penis, the foreskin is missing. The head of the penis is exposed. Therefore it is easier to keep clean. In an uncircumcised penis, t... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Something else: Depending on your age, mild discomfort could be a sign of a hernia or a varicocele. It could also indicate inflammation in the epidydimis. Finally, it... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Skin problem: This is most probably an infected sebaceous cyst over the scrotal skin. Treatment consists of warm compresses and daily baths with soap and water. Cov... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: Hydrocele fluid is similar to peritoneal fluid. It contains water and a plasma exudate such as albumin, electrolytes, calcium etc at very low levels. ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Children urology: Urinary or kidney problems account for 15% of all chief complaints by children. These range from difficulty in toilet training to major birth defects ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: In an adult, the complications of hydrocele surgery consist of infection, bleeding with hematoma formation and recurrence of the problem. The reported... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
PHIMOSIS: Meaning the opening of the foreskin is tight. 3% of men are born with this. The treatment consists of topical steroid therapy. We recommend 0.05% Beta... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: Pus cells or pyuria refers to white blood cells in the urine. Normally, the number should not exceed 5 per high power field. It may indicate the prese... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
No: Fluid (such as hydrocele fluid) transmits light whereas solid structures like a testis or a growth do not. You have a hydrocele if: 1. You have a s... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: You can impregnate a woman with one testis. Therefore you should take precautions if you do not wish to cause a pregnancy. If the other testis was l... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Sure: Doxazosin is a selective Alpha 1 receptor blocker used for urinary retention secondary to an enlarged prostate. It is also used to treat hypertension ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
No surgery for you: I am assuming the us was done because of pain in the left scrotal area. Small varicoceles do not cause pain, nor small hydroceles. If the pain is seve... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
2-3 weeks: Depending on what type of sutures is used. Occasionally, longer if by design.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
No: Not to my knowledge. Once it forms, it has to be treated surgically.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
No: A hydroceled does not harm the patient or the testis. It is just accumulation of body fluids around the testicular sac.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Yes and no: In children, they can because the cause is a patent channel between the abdomen and the scrotum which can be accessed via laparoscopy. However, this i... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
May Lead to a hernia: A communicating hydrocele allows free flow of abdominal fluid back and forth to the scrotal sac. It could also (depending on the size of the communica... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
It depends: If you can urinate standing and the penis is straight or nearly straight with erections, you may not have to do anything about it at your age. On the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: Hypospadias refers to the location of the urethral meatus on the penis (the opening through which urine exits). When the opening is located below th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Hydronephrosis: Refers to fluid inside the kidney. This fluid is urine which is able to remain in the kidney because of a larger size of the renal pelvis. The renal p... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Small risks: Infection, bleeding and loss of blood flow to the testicle after placing it in the scrotum. The overall risk is 5%.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: Urine culture consists of placing a sample of urine obtained from a patient on a bacteriologic plate. The plate is lined by "bacterial growth factors ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: How old is your son? Is he toilet trained? Does the pain go away with urination? Does it awaken him at night? Does it occur when he urinates or just p... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See a urologist: What this means is that even though your circulating hormones (fsh and lh) are high, your testis is not producing sperm. It is however making normal l... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
UTI: You may have a urinary tract infection or a kidney stone. Both conditions require immediate attention during pregnancy. If you have an infection, the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
See below: A hydrocele is formed by fluid accumulation around the testis. In children, a hydrocele is formed when fluid seeps into the scrotum via a patent conne... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatric Urology 44 years experience
Not necessarily : At this time during fetal development, the urine output is very large. This large volume may give the appearance of a distended bladder. It is reassur... Read More

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Dec 1, 2012
Dr. Mesrobian has a superb reputation as a pediatric urologist and is much rescted both academically and by his pediatric urology colleagues.
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Mesrobian helped my granddaughter with her bladder and UTI problems immediately. He prescribed medication and performed tests ad x-rays. By her second visit, she was doing much better with her b...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mesrobian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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It's like there's a small cord joining the front of the foreskin to the head of my penis, near the tip of the penis. So I don't force it
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Sir,suggest me some medicine so that the hydrocile size may reduced

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 1977MD

Medical/Graduate school

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, Lebanon
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

UC San Francisco Medical Center

Residency

Moffitt Hospital

Awards

Faculty Vitality Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
Patient's choice award, American Registry
Best Doctors, M Magazine

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Urological Association
Society for Pediatric Urology

Publications

Surgical Technique for antegrade dissection of the preputial vascular pedicle during hypospadias repair
Urinary proteome analysis and the management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction
Discovery of candidate urinary biomarkers in ureteropelvic junction obstruction: a whole proteomic approach
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