Dr. Lane Childs, MD

Dr. Lane Childs, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lane Childs, MD is an urology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in urology.Read his story

Summit Urology Group

4252 S Highland Dr Ste 200

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • American Republic
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Conseco
  • CoreSource

Learn about Dr. Childs

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Childs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bladder Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Childs's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Childs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Childs "Dr. Lane Childs has been a partner in the Western Urological Clinic since 1992. A native of Utah, he designed and completed a Bachelor of University Studies Degree at the University of Utah, and completed his MD degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. He completed post graduate residency training in General Surgery followed by Urology at the University of Kentucky.Dr. Childs practices general urology caring for both men and women, including diseases of the kidneys, bladder, and prostate. He commonly treats vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, kidney stone issues, and erectile dysfunction. He enjoys many sports, climbing and hiking, and has done humanitarian surgery in Africa. He loves to speak Italian, and was a Venture leader at the National Boy Scout Jamboree in 2013."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Childs "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team"

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

52  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Testicular Implants
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Texas San Antonio Texas
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington KY
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington KY
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Childs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Childs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Childs to family and friends
44 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Childs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I do not recommend this doctor. After complications from a biopsey, once I complained to his staff about the complicaions, they stopped returning my calls. Patient care and follow-up was horrible.
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Dr child's helped solve a persistent pain. He was easy going and listened to my concerns. Problem solved. Thanks.
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This man doubted my confirmed and diagnosed conditions were real. He didn't even want me in his office until he realized I had a kidney stone and could make him money. We did the lithotripsy and he said that he could no longer see the stone on my scan. 2 weeks later I go back to hospital due to...more
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Very good at taking his time to explain my problem and all the options for treatment. Excellent surgeon and easy to talk to.
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I was rescheduled twice for my appointment to accommodate Dr. Childs schedule. As requested I arrived 15 minutes early. I was then told that the Dr. was not at the office and that it would be roughly another hour. This caused my wife and I serious problems with dropping and pickup up kids from...more
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