The Urodynamics and Voiding Improvement Program is comprised of a multidisciplinary team that collaborates to identify the source of bladder function abnormalities, with the goal of creating a care management plan to meet each child’s individual needs.
Director, Division of Urologic Surgery
Interim Director, Urodynamics and Voiding Improvement Program
Primary Office: Miami
Practice Name: Children's Urology Associates, PA
Clinical Interests: Robotic surgery
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Dr. Rafael Gosalbez is a pediatric urologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. A graduate of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, Dr. Gosalbez completed his internship, residency and fellowship in pediatric urology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as Chief of Pediatric Urology at the University of Miami from 1992 to 1999, when he left the university to join Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Gosalbez was honored with the 1993-94 Annual Teaching Award by the urology residents at the University of Miami. Dr. Gosalbez is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and belongs to multiple national and international urologic societies. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Urology. He is the author of numerous books, monographs, and manuscripts. He also serves as an editor for Current Opinion in Urology and Urología Pediatrica.
Dr. Gosalbez was listed in "Best Doctors in America" National Chapter in 1998.
Anne Marcovich, RN-BSN
Ann earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Grand Valley State University in Michigan and was a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing. Anne is an experienced registered nurse who has been working with pediatric urology patients since 1992. She has a special interest in children with spina bifida, bladder extrophy and posterior urethral valves as well as helping children manage voiding dysfunction.
During her career, Anne has performed urodynamics, video-urodynamics and pelvic floor rehabilitation in children while at the University of Michigan and the University of Texas-San Antonio. Anne is an affiliate member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the PUNS (Pediatric Urology Nurse Specialty) group. She has experience working with chapters of the Spina Bifida Association and the Bladder Exstrophy Support Group.
In her spare time Anne enjoys boating and beach activities, and spending time with her husband and three children.