Positive Reevaluation of Urogenital Differences (PROUD) Clinic
Children’s National Health System’s Positive Reevaluation of Urogenital Differences (PROUD) Clinic, formerly known as the Disorders of Sexual Development Clinic, provides specialized diagnostic, evaluation, and treatment services for children with a variety of rare and complex diseases. The team provides individualized care for patients, ranging from prenatal diagnoses to adolescence.
The program is led by pediatric endocrinologists who work closely with specialists in pediatric urology, gynecology, genetics, and psychiatry to create an individual care plan for every patient and family.
Conditions treated in the PROUD Clinic include:
- Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
- 5 alpha reductase deficiency
- Complete or partial Gonadal Dysgenesis
- Klinefelter syndrome
- Kallmann Syndrome
- Turner Syndrome
- XX Testicular DSD
- Ovotesticular DSD
- Persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome
- Sex-chromosome mosaicism
- Testosterone synthesis defects
- Mayer, Rokitansksy, Kuster, Hauser Syndrome
Our services include genetic counseling, genetic testing, surgical reconstruction, and hormonal therapy.
A Program to Meet the Needs of Families
Children’s National brings together a team of experts in monthly clinics for patients and their families. The team specializes in treating disorders of sexual development, and provides families resources and expertise in a compassionate environment. The clinic is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex at Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C.
Children’s National is part of the Disorders of Sex Development Translational Research Network (DSD-TRN), a NIH-supported group of medical centers working to improve knowledge about and care for patients with DSD.
Positive Reevaluation of Urogenital Differences (PROUD) Clinic Team
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Children’s National sees children from around the Washington, DC, metropolitan region, nation, and world who need the kind of specialized expertise and child-focused care we offer. No matter what your child needs, we can provide care that’s just right.
Our providers represent medical and surgical specialties, family practice, and general pediatrics.
Pediatric specialists at Children’s National work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.
Children’s National offers resources for families to help answer questions and ease their experience.