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Nemours Children’s Health Welcomes Pediatric Urologist and Surgeon
“The privilege to work with children and their families is what inspired me to choose this career path,” said Dr. Seth.

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2022) – Nemours Children’s Health has hired Abhishek Seth, MD, MS, FAAP, a board-certified pediatric urologist, to see patients at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida in Orlando. Dr. Seth has previously held positions as an attending surgeon in pediatric urology at Texas Children’s Hospital/ Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

“The urology division is excited to have Dr. Seth join the team,” said Pamela Ellsworth, MD, Division Chief of Urology at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida. “Dr. Seth will be the first basic science researcher in the division of urology and his research focuses on a common pediatric urologic problem, hypospadias [a congenital condition in males].”  In addition to his scientific research, Dr. Seth will develop and oversee the multidisciplinary spina bifida clinic in conjunction with Sarah Villalpando, PA. Dr. Seth is a robotic trained surgeon and will work with Manuel Omar Cruz-Diaz, MD, who has pioneered the robotic program at Nemours Children’s Health, Orlando to provide minimally invasive options for pediatric patients, added Dr. Ellsworth.

Dr. Seth attended University of British Columbia for Medical School and completed his residency in urology surgery there. Dr. Seth also did a fellowship in pediatric urology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

“The privilege to work with children and their families is what inspired me to choose this career path,” said Dr. Seth, whose brother is an ophthalmologist.

A scientist surgeon conducting NIH funded research that examines the genetic causes of urological birth defects, Dr. Seth was awarded the annual research grant from the Society for Pediatric Urology in 2017. He was twice named a Rising Star in the Texas Super Doctor awards by Texas Monthly magazine. As a researcher, he obtained independent funding from the NICHD in 2020 to investigate the role of ubiquitination pathway in the development of lower genitourinary tract. Dr. Seth is board certified in both urology and pediatric urology by the American Board of Urology.

About Nemours Children’s Health

Nemours Children’s Health is one of the nation’s largest multistate pediatric health systems, including two free-standing children's hospitals and a network of nearly 75 primary and specialty care practices. Nemours Children's seeks to transform the health of children by adopting a holistic health model that utilizes innovative, safe, and high-quality care, while also caring for the health of the whole child beyond medicine. Nemours Children's also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,

The Nemours Foundation, established through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy, and prevention programs to the children, families and communities it serves.



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