Reconstructive Urethral Surgery

This information is useful for children, adults, and older adults
A man who needs reconstructive urethral surgery sits with his wife on a beach.

The urethra is the long tube that carries urine outside the body. Because men have a much longer urethra than women, it is more common for men to experience urethral damage requiring surgery.

The Yale Medicine Department of Urology offers innovative surgical treatments for men in need of urethral reconstruction, or surgical repair and rerouting of the urinary tract.