A photo of Curtis Sheldon.

Founding Director, Urogenital Center

Professor, UC Department of Surgery



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

Ivancić V, Defoor W, Jackson E, Alam S, Minevich E, Reddy P, Sheldon C. Progression of renal insufficiency in children and adolescents with neuropathic bladder is not accelerated by lower urinary tract reconstruction. J Urol. 2010 Oct;184(4 Suppl):1768-74.

DeFoor WR, Jackson E, Minevich E, Caillat A, Reddy P, Sheldon C, Asplin J. The risk of recurrent urolithiasis in children is dependent on urinary calcium and citrate. Urology. 2010 Jul;76(1):242-5.

Traxel E, DeFoor W, Reddy P, Sheldon C, Minevich E. Risk factors for urinary tract infection after dextranomer/hyaluronic acid endoscopic injection. J Urol. 2009 Oct;182(4 Suppl):1708-12.

DeFoor WR, Heshmat S, Minevich E, Reddy P, Koyle M, Sheldon C. Long-term outcomes of the neobladder in pediatric continent urinary reconstruction. J Urol. 2009 Jun;181(6):2689-93.

DeFoor W, Clark C, Jackson E, Reddy P, Minevich E, Sheldon C. Risk factors for end stage renal disease in children with posterior urethral valves. J Urol. 2008 Oct;180(4 Suppl):1705-8.

Heshmat S, DeFoor W, Minevich E, Reddy P, Reeves D, Sheldon C. Use of customized MIC-KEY gastrostomy button for management of MACE stomal complications. Urology. 2008 Nov;72(5):1026-9.

Alam S, Sheldon C. Urological issues in pediatric renal transplantation. Curr Opin Urol. 2008 Jul;18(4):413-8.

DeFoor W, Minevich E, Jackson E, Reddy P, Clark C, Sheldon C, Asplin J. Urinary metabolic evaluations in solitary and recurrent stone forming children. J Urol. 2008 Jun;179(6):2369-72.

Alam S, Levitt MA, Sheldon CA, Peña A. The posterior sagittal approach for recurrent genitourinary pathology. J Urol. 2007 Oct;178(4 Pt 2):1668-71

Alam S, Goebel J, Pacheco MC, Sheldon C. Papillary urothelial neoplasm of low malignant potential in a pediatric renal transplant recipient (PUNLMP): a case report. Pediatr Transplant. 2007 Sep;11(6):680-2.