A photo of Curtis Sheldon.

Founding Director, Urogenital Center

Professor, UC Department of Surgery



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Complex genitourinary reconstructive surgery; renal transplantation; hypospadias

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Surgery


Colorectal Disorders, Urology, Urology

My Education

MD: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, 1972 to 1976.

Residency: Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1976 to 1981; General Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1981 to 1983.

Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1983 to 1985; Pediatric Urology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1985 to 1986; Visiting Fellow, Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1986.

Certification: Adult and Pediatric Urology, 1982; Surgery, 1985; Pediatric Surgery, 1988.

My Publications

Is anuria prior to pediatric renal transplantation associated with poor allograft outcomes?. Alam, Z; VanderBrink, BA; Brewer, N; Hooper, D; Tiao, G; Alonso, M; Nathan, J; DeFoor, WR; Sheldon, C; Reddy, PP. Pediatric Transplantation. 2019; 23.

Preoperative nutritional status and use of total parenteral nutrition in pediatric and adolescent patients undergoing continent urinary tract reconstruction. Strine, AC; VanderBrink, BA; Riazzi, AC; Schulte, M; Mayes, T; Noh, PH; Jr, DW R; Minevich, E; Sheldon, CA; Reddy, PP. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2018; 14:572.e1-572.e7.

Pediatric cardiac transplantation. Ryan, TD; Chin, C. In: Chand DH; Valentini RP, Ed. Clinician's Manual of Pediatric Nephrology. Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World ScientificPublishing Co.; 2017.

Triamcinolone injection for treatment of Mitrofanoff stomal stenosis: Optimizing results and reducing cost of care. Reddy, PP; Strine, AC; Reddy, T; Noh, PH; Jr, DW R; Minevich, E; Sheldon, CA; VanderBrink, BA. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2017; 13:375.e1-375.e5.

Results of a prospective randomized control trial comparing hydrophilic to uncoated catheters in children with neurogenic bladder. DeFoor, W; Reddy, P; Reed, M; VanderBrink, B; Jackson, E; Zhang, B; Denlinger, J; Noh, P; Minevich, E; Sheldon, C. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2017; 13:373.e1-373.e5.

Clinical and urodynamic outcomes in children with anorectal malformation subtype of recto-bladder neck fistula. Strine, AC; VanderBrink, BA; Alam, Z; Schulte, M; Noh, PH; Jr, DW R; Minevich, E; Sheldon, CA; Frischer, JS; Reddy, PP. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2017; 13:376.e1-376.e6.

Thriving in Adversity Psychotherapeutic Experiences in a Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. Sheldon, C. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 2016; 25:113-120.

Chronic Kidney Disease Stage Progression in Patients Undergoing Repair of Persistent Cloaca. DeFoor, WR; Bischoff, A; Reddy, P; VanderBrink, B; Minevich, E; Schulte, M; Sheldon, C; Pena, A. The Journal of Urology. 2015; 194:190-194.

Endoscopic Treatment with Dextranomer/Hyaluronic Acid for Persistent Incontinence After Continent Urinary Reconstruction. Riachy, E; Defoor, WR; Reddy, PP; Alam, S; Noh, PH; Sheldon, C; Minevich, EA. Journal of Endourology and Part B, Videourology. 2015; 29:137-140.