Circumcision Services at Markham Kids Clinic

We offer circumcision services with a focus on safety, expertise, and compassion. Our skilled healthcare professionals prioritize the well-being and comfort of infants during this routine procedure. With a commitment to maintaining the highest standards of care, we create a supportive environment for both parents and their little ones. Rest assured that our experienced team is dedicated to performing circumcisions with precision and care.

We understand the significance of this decision, and our goal is to ensure a positive and comfortable experience for every family we serve. Trust Markham Kids Clinic for excellence in pediatric care, where the health and happiness of your child are our foremost priorities. Schedule a consultation with our caring team to discuss the procedure and address any questions or concerns you may have.


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Circumcision is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the foreskin, the fold of skin covering the tip of the penis. This procedure is commonly performed for cultural, religious, or medical reasons. Here are some key points related to baby circumcisions:
1. Medical Reasons:
      • Reduced Risk of Infections: Circumcision may decrease the risk of urinary tract infections and infections of the penis.
      • Lower Risk of Penile Cancer: Circumcision has been associated with a reduced risk of penile cancer.
      • Decreased Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections: Some studies suggest a lower risk of certain sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among circumcised individuals.
2. Cultural and Religious Reasons:
      • Circumcision is a common practice in certain religious and cultural communities. For example, it is a common ritual in Judaism and Islam.
3. Procedure:
      • Timing: Circumcision is often performed during the first few days after birth, but it can also be done later in childhood or adolescence.
      • Local Anesthesia: The procedure is usually done using local anesthesia to minimize pain.
      • Methods: Various surgical methods can be used, including the Plastibell method and the Gomco clamp.
4. Considerations:
      • Parental Choice: Circumcision is a personal choice made by parents, and decisions may be influenced by cultural, religious, or personal beliefs.
     • Risks and Complications: While complications are generally rare, they can include bleeding, infection, and issues with the healing process.
5. Personal Decision and Informed Consent:
      • It’s important for parents to make an informed decision based on discussions with healthcare providers, considering the potential benefits and risks.
6. Alternatives:
      • Some parents may choose not to circumcise their baby, and this choice is generally respected. Maintaining good genital hygiene is crucial in uncircumcised individuals.
It’s essential to discuss the decision to circumcise with a healthcare provider who can provide information, answer questions, and offer guidance based on individual circumstances. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and other medical organizations suggest that the decision to circumcise should be based on informed parental choice, and healthcare providers should provide accurate and unbiased information to assist parents in making the decision.
It’s important to note that attitudes toward circumcision can vary widely, and cultural, religious, and regional factors often influence the decision. Parents should feel comfortable discussing their questions and concerns with healthcare professionals to make informed decisions regarding the health and well-being of their child.