Dr. David Vandersteen

Pediatric Urology
Minneapolis, MN
30 years experience

Locations

Office

Minneapolis, MN

Address

2550 Chicago Ave. Suite 550, Minneapolis, MN
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

My practice is limited to pediatric urologic surgery. I specialize in genitourinary reconstructive surgery. I have extensive experience in neurogenic bladder, cloacal and classical bladder exstrophy reconstruction. Surgical and non-surgical management of vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis, ureteral obstruction are mainstays of my practice. My partners and I are certified DaVinci Robotic surgeons. We are the first group to be published extensively in the use of neuromodulation (Interstim) for the treatment of pediatric dysfunctional elimination. We also utilize other forms of neuromodulation when appropriate (Botox, posterior tibial nerve stimulation). I have extensive experience in hypospadias, vesicoureteral reimplantation, Deflux injection, treatment of cryptorchism (undescended testes), incontinence, and disorders of sexual development. I have traveled around the world teaching and operating in Viet Nam, Liberia Africa, and Mongolia.

Specialties
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Pediatric Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

308 Answers
154 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience Pediatric Urology
See dermatologist: truly orange lesions would be very unusual. However, waxy velvety brownish plaques can be a concern particularly for condyloma. Get evaluated
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience Pediatric Urology
Insignificant: The amount of protein in ejaculate is nutritionally insignificant
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience Pediatric Urology
See below: ejaculate consists primarily of 1. sperm from the testes 2. fluid from the prostate 3. fluid from the seminal vesicles

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Jul 17, 2013
Dr Vandersteen is an exellent & respected pediatric urologist both nationally & internationally. His Healthtap answers are always accurate & reliable
May 6, 2013
Dr Vandersteen provides excellent & reliable answers
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Vandersteen answered my questions with expert advice. I am amazed that Dr. Vandersteen would take time out from his important day to help me. I am very grateful! Joel Kopel
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Circumcision is not a option for me and past doctors I've seen always ask if it is. Don't understand why they would say that when there is a better way. Glad to hear not...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! but when i drink water i feel my bladder full. in normal i have to pee 14 times in a day
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!i did take him to his Dr. Which said his urine came back positive for Blood.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Patient's Choice Award Annually
Compassionate Doctor Award
Top Doc's Award
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