Obstructive Uropathy

Obstructive uropathy is a health issue that happens when urine cannot drain through the ureter, the tube that flows urine from the kidneys to the bladder.

Programs + Services

Urologic Emergencies

Pediatric urologists at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston are deeply experienced and highly trained in treating urological emergencies resulting from accidents and internal blockages.

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small.  At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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A child in the pediatric emergency department at Floating Hospital for Children.

Floating Ranks With the Best

The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.

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Floating Hospital for Children has a strong history of innovation.

A Fresh Breath of Air

Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.

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