Vijaya Vemulakonda, MD
Professor, Surgery-Urology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Mississippi School of Medicine (2000)
Graduate School :
  • JD, Harvard University (1996)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, George Washington University (DC) (1993)
Internship:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program (2001)
Residency:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Urology (2006)
Fellowships:
  • Seattle Children's Hospital, Pediatric Urology (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Urology

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor

Recognition & Awards

  • 5280 Top Doc, 5280 Magazine (2017)
  • Rising Star in Urology Research Award, American Urologic Association (2017)
  • Distinguished Service in Research Award, Children's Hospital Colorado Center for Children's Surgery (2016)

Research Interests

My research interests include better defining indications for surgery and improving clinical outcomes for children with congenital urologic anomalies such as ureteropelvic junction obstruction, vesico-ureteral reflux, posterior urethral valves, and bladder exstrophy.

Teaching

  • Associate Urology Residency Program Director (2011)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Publications

  • Hwang CK, Matta R, Woolstenhulme J, Britt AK, Schaeffer AJ, Zakaluzny SA, Kleber KT, Sheikali A, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Sandilos G, Shimonovich S, Fox N, Hess AB, Zeller KA, Koberlein GC, Levy BE, Draus JM Jr, Sacks M, Chen C, Luo-Owen X, Stephens JR, Shah M, Burks F, Moses RA, Rezaee ME, Vemulakonda VM, Halstead NV, LaCouture HM, Nabavizadeh B, Copp H, Breyer B, Schwartz I, Feia K, Pagliara T, Shi J, Neuville P, Hagedorn JC. Management of pediatric renal trauma - Results from the American Association for Surgery and Trauma Multi-Institutional Pediatric Acute Renal Trauma Study (Mi-PARTS). J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2023 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37966460
  • Glover J, Bock M, Reynolds R, Zaretsky M, Vemulakonda V. Prenatally-diagnosed renal failure: an ethical framework for decision-making. J Perinatol. 2023 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 37735209
  • Buchanan CL, Morris MA, Matlock D, Kempe A, Vemulakonda VM. Parental experience and understanding of parent-provider discussions of treatment for infants with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. PEC Innov. 2023 Dec;2:100142. PubMed PMID: 37588298
  • Tran WT, Boxley PJ, Wilcox DT, Vemulakonda VM, Wood D, Rove KO. Retrospective analysis of bladder perforation risk in patients after augmentation cystoplasty using an extraperitoneal approach. J Pediatr Urol. 2023 Apr;19(2):192.e1-192.e8. PubMed PMID: 36585277
  • Micke KC, Stence NV, Meyers ML, Chatfield KC, Vemulakonda VM. Megacystis Associated With an Underlying ACTA2 Variant and Diagnosis of Multisystemic Smooth Muscle Dysfunction Syndrome: A Case Report. Urology. 2023 Mar;173:e17-e19. PubMed PMID: 36495950
  • Ogundipe EA, Behrendt N, Leavitt C, Reynolds R, Vemulakonda VM. Prenatal and Early Postnatal Outcomes for Fetuses with Anatomic or Functional Renal Agenesis. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2022 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 36198283
  • Thavaseelan S, Burnett AL 2nd, Chang S, Davies B, Dy G, Greene K, Griebling TL, Santiago-Lastra Y, McIntire LL, McNeil B, Simons ECG, Vemulakonda V, Wood H, Downs T. AUA Diversity & Inclusion Task Force: Blueprint and Process for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. J Urol. 2022 Sep;208(3):498-504. PubMed PMID: 35942783
  • Flewelling KD, Wengryn DM, Buchanan CL, Beltran GP, Vemulakonda VM, Hecht SL. Unexpected challenges faced by caregivers of children with neurogenic bladder: A qualitative study. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Jun 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35810140
  • Wengryn DM, Halstead NV, Beebe SC, Sevick CJ, Vemulakonda VM. Use of electronic health record best practice alerts to improve adherence to American Urological Association vesicoureteral reflux guidelines. Pediatr Surg Int. 2022 Dec 1;39(1):25. PubMed PMID: 36454296
  • Ogundipe EA, Behrendt N, Leavitt C, Reynolds R, Vemulakonda VM. Prenatal and Early Postnatal Outcomes for Fetuses with Anatomic or Functional Renal Agenesis. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2022;49(9-10):411-418. PubMed PMID: 36198283
  • Thavaseelan S, Burnett AL 2nd, Chang S, Davies B, Dy G, Greene K, Griebling TL, Santiago-Lastra Y, McIntire LL, McNeil B, Simons ECG, Vemulakonda V, Wood H, Downs T. AUA Diversity & Inclusion Task Force: Blueprint and Process for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. J Urol. 2022 Sep;208(3):498-504. PubMed PMID: 35942783
  • Flewelling KD, Wengryn DM, Buchanan CL, Beltran GP, Vemulakonda VM, Hecht SL. Unexpected challenges faced by caregivers of children with neurogenic bladder: A qualitative study. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Aug;18(4):502.e1-502.e9. PubMed PMID: 35810140
  • Meier KM, Bock ME, Behrendt NJ, Reynolds RM, Meyers ML, Vemulakonda V. Prenatally Diagnosed Posterior Urethral Valves: Ethical Dilemmas of Fetal Intervention. Urology. 2022 Nov;169:207-210. PubMed PMID: 35680050
  • Vemulakonda VM, Janzen N, Hittelman AB, Deakyne Davies S, Sevick C, Richardson AC, Schissel J, Dash D, Hintz R, Grider R, Adams P, Buck M, King J, Ewing E, Beltran G, Corbett S, Chiang G. Feasibility of establishing a multi-center research database using the electronic health record: The PURSUIT network. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Dec;18(6):788.e1-788.e8. PubMed PMID: 35644792
  • Vidovic S, Hayes T, Fowke J, Cline JK, Cannon GM, Colaco MA, Swords KA, Cornwell LB, Villanueva C, Corbett ST, Maciolek K, Lambert SM, Beltran G, Vemulakonda VM, Giel DW. Pyeloplasty with ureteral stent placement in children: Do prophylactic antibiotics serve a purpose?. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Dec;18(6):804-811. PubMed PMID: 35501240
  • Flewelling KD, De Jesus Ayala S, Chan YM, Chen D, Daswani S, Hansen-Moore J, Rama Jayanthi V, Kapa HM, Nahata L, Papadakis JL, Pratt K, Rausch JR, Umbaugh H, Vemulakonda V, Crerand CE, Tishelman AC, Buchanan CL. Surgical experiences in adolescents and young adults with differences of sex development: A qualitative examination. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Jun;18(3):353.e1-353.e10. PubMed PMID: 35341672
  • Meier KM, Bock ME, Behrendt NJ, Reynolds RM, Meyers ML, Vemulakonda V. Prenatally Diagnosed Posterior Urethral Valves: Ethical Dilemmas of Fetal Intervention. Urology. 2022 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35680050
  • Han DS, Bock ME, Glover JJ, Vemulakonda VM. Outcomes of dialysis in neonates with anuric end-stage renal disease at birth: ethical considerations. J Perinatol. 2022 Jul;42(7):920-924. PubMed PMID: 35121797
  • Vemulakonda VM, Janzen N, Hittelman AB, Deakyne Davies S, Sevick C, Richardson AC, Schissel J, Dash D, Hintz R, Grider R, Adams P, Buck M, King J, Ewing E, Beltran G, Corbett S, Chiang G. Feasibility of establishing a multi-center research database using the electronic health record: The PURSUIT network. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35644792
  • Vidovic S, Hayes T, Fowke J, Cline JK, Cannon GM, Colaco MA, Swords KA, Cornwell LB, Villanueva C, Corbett ST, Maciolek K, Lambert SM, Beltran G, Vemulakonda VM, Giel DW. Pyeloplasty with ureteral stent placement in children: Do prophylactic antibiotics serve a purpose?. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35501240
  • Flewelling KD, De Jesus Ayala S, Chan YM, Chen D, Daswani S, Hansen-Moore J, Rama Jayanthi V, Kapa HM, Nahata L, Papadakis JL, Pratt K, Rausch JR, Umbaugh H, Vemulakonda V, Crerand CE, Tishelman AC, Buchanan CL. Surgical experiences in adolescents and young adults with differences of sex development: A qualitative examination. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Jun;18(3):353.e1-353.e10. PubMed PMID: 35341672
  • Han DS, Bock ME, Glover JJ, Vemulakonda VM. Outcomes of dialysis in neonates with anuric end-stage renal disease at birth: ethical considerations. J Perinatol. 2022 Jul;42(7):920-924. PubMed PMID: 35121797
  • Ogundipe E, Caldwell B, Leavitt C, Monnet K, Hedlind M, Anderson A, Colby J, Sevick CJ, Vemulakonda VM. Parent-reported experience with pediatric urology telemedicine visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers in Urology, Manuscript in press..
  • Vemulakonda VM, Sevick C, Juarez-Colunga E, Chiang G, Janzen N, Saville A, Adams P, Beltran G, King J, Ewing E, Kempe A. Treatment of infants with ureteropelvic junction obstruction: findings from the PURSUIT network. Int Urol Nephrol. 2021 Aug;53(8):1485-1495. PubMed PMID: 33948809
  • Johnson EK, Chalmers DJ, Nelson CP, Li I, Iwaniuk M, Grant C, Byrd C, Rangel SJ, Saito JM, Barnhart DC, Hall BL, Vemulakonda VM, Groth TW, Ellison JS, Janzen NK, Hittelman AB, DiCarlo HN, Merguerian PA, Tanaka ST, Prasad MM. Reply by Authors. J Urol. 2021 Apr;205(4):1198. PubMed PMID: 33502262
  • Vemulakonda VM. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction: diagnosis and management. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2021 Apr 1;33(2):227-234. PubMed PMID: 33470672
  • Johnson EK, Chalmers DJ, Nelson CP, Li I, Iwaniuk M, Grant C, Byrd C, Rangel SJ, Saito JM, Barnhart DC, Hall BL, Vemulakonda VM, Groth TW, Ellison JS, Janzen NK, Hittelman AB, DiCarlo HN, Merguerian PA, Tanaka ST, Prasad MM. Antireflux Surgery at National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric Hospitals. J Urol. 2021 Apr;205(4):1189-1198. PubMed PMID: 33207139
  • Vemulakonda VM, Kempe A, Hamer MK, Morris MA. Physician perspectives on discussions with parents of infants with suspected ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Mar;56(3):620-625. PubMed PMID: 32467035
  • Vemulakonda VM, Sevick C, Juarez-Colunga E, Chiang G, Janzen N, Saville A, Adams P, Beltran G, King J, Ewing E, Kempe A. Treatment of infants with ureteropelvic junction obstruction: findings from the PURSUIT network. Int Urol Nephrol. 2021 Aug;53(8):1485-1495. PubMed PMID: 33948809
  • Vemulakonda VM. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction: diagnosis and management. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2021 Apr 1;33(2):227-234. PubMed PMID: 33470672
  • Johnson EK, Chalmers DJ, Nelson CP, Li I, Iwaniuk M, Grant C, Byrd C, Rangel SJ, Saito JM, Barnhart DC, Hall BL, Vemulakonda VM, Groth TW, Ellison JS, Janzen NK, Hittelman AB, DiCarlo HN, Merguerian PA, Tanaka ST, Prasad MM. Reply by Authors. J Urol. 2021 Apr;205(4):1198. PubMed PMID: 33502262
  • Johnson EK, Chalmers DJ, Nelson CP, Li I, Iwaniuk M, Grant C, Byrd C, Rangel SJ, Saito JM, Barnhart DC, Hall BL, Vemulakonda VM, Groth TW, Ellison JS, Janzen NK, Hittelman AB, DiCarlo HN, Merguerian PA, Tanaka ST, Prasad MM. Antireflux Surgery at National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric Hospitals. J Urol. 2021 Apr;205(4):1189-1198. PubMed PMID: 33207139
  • Vemulakonda VM, Kempe A, Hamer MK, Morris MA. Physician perspectives on discussions with parents of infants with suspected ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Mar;56(3):620-625. PubMed PMID: 32467035
  • Vemulakonda V.M. and Bock M. Ethical issues raised by fetal interventions for lethal anomalies, in Difficult Decisions in Surgical Ethics-An Evidence-Based Approach. Editors: V. Lonchyna, P. Kelley, P. Angelos. Springer Nature Publishing 2021.
  • Meyers ML, Treece AL, Brown BP, Vemulakonda VM. Imaging of fetal cystic kidney disease: multicystic dysplastic kidney versus renal cystic dysplasia. Pediatr Radiol. 2020 Dec;50(13):1921-1933. PubMed PMID: 33252759
  • Johnson EK, Chalmers DJ, Nelson CP, Li I, Iwaniuk M, Grant C, Byrd C, Rangel SJ, Saito JM, Barnhart DC, Hall BL, Vemulakonda VM, Groth TW, Ellison JS, Janzen NK, Hittelman AB, DiCarlo HN, Merguerian PA, Tanaka ST, Prasad MM. Antireflux Surgery at National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric Hospitals. J Urol. 2020 Nov 18;:101097JU0000000000001439. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33207139
  • Brockel MA, Kenny MC, Sevick CJ, Vemulakonda VM. The role of preoperative instructions in parents' understanding of preoperative fasting for outpatient pediatric urology procedures. Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Sep;36(9):1111-1116. PubMed PMID: 32524188
  • Vemulakonda VM, Kempe A, Hamer MK, Morris MA. Physician perspectives on discussions with parents of infants with suspected ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32467035
  • Meyers ML, Treece AL, Brown BP, Vemulakonda VM. Imaging of fetal cystic kidney disease: multicystic dysplastic kidney versus renal cystic dysplasia. Pediatr Radiol. 2020 Dec;50(13):1921-1933. PubMed PMID: 33252759
  • Brockel MA, Kenny MC, Sevick CJ, Vemulakonda VM. The role of preoperative instructions in parents' understanding of preoperative fasting for outpatient pediatric urology procedures. Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Sep;36(9):1111-1116. PubMed PMID: 32524188
  • Bush RA, Vemulakonda VM, Richardson AC, Deakyne Davies SJ, Chiang GJ. Providing Access: Differences in Pediatric Portal Activation Begin at Patient Check-in. Appl Clin Inform. 2019 Aug;10(4):670-678. PubMed PMID: 31509879
  • Vemulakonda VM, Hamer MK, Kempe A, Morris MA. Surgical decision-making in infants with suspected UPJ obstruction: stakeholder perspectives. J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Oct;15(5):469.e1-469.e9. PubMed PMID: 31239100
  • Goodstein TA, Cost NG, Campbell JB, Vemulakonda V, Wilcox D, Saltzman AF. A Contemporary Analysis of Pediatric Urology Surgical Volume at a Tertiary Care Center. Urology. 2019 Mar;125:179-183. PubMed PMID: 30610906
  • Brockel MA, Polaner DM, Vemulakonda VM. Anesthesia in the Pediatric Patient. Urol Clin North Am. 2018 Nov;45(4):551-560. PubMed PMID: 30316310
  • Vemulakonda VM, Bush RA, Kahn MG. "Minimally invasive research?" Use of the electronic health record to facilitate research in pediatric urology. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Oct;14(5):374-381. PubMed PMID: 29929853
  • Saltzman AF, Carrasco A Jr, Colvin A, Campbell JB, Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox D. Patients with disorders of sex development and proximal hypospadias are at high risk for reoperation. World J Urol. 2018 Dec;36(12):2051-2058. PubMed PMID: 29855697
  • Maccini MA, Chalmers DJ, Vemulakonda VM, Campbell JB. Incidence and risk factors for positive urine culture at the time of pediatric urologic surgery. Int Urol Nephrol. 2018 Jun;50(6):1017-1020. PubMed PMID: 29785658
  • Rove KO, Brockel MA, Saltzman AF, Dönmez MI, Brodie KE, Chalmers DJ, Caldwell BT, Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox DT. Prospective study of enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in children undergoing reconstructive operations. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Jun;14(3):252.e1-252.e9. PubMed PMID: 29398586
  • Rove KO, Warncke JC, Vemulakonda VM. Trends in pediatric urologic consultations in a tertiary care hospital setting. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Feb;14(1):12.e1-12.e8. PubMed PMID: 28826658
  • Vemulakonda VM, Bush RA, Kahn MG. "Minimally invasive research?" Use of the electronic health record to facilitate research in pediatric urology. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Oct;14(5):374-381. PubMed PMID: 29929853
  • Brockel MA, Polaner DM, Vemulakonda VM. Anesthesia in the Pediatric Patient. Urol Clin North Am. 2018 Nov;45(4):551-560. PubMed PMID: 30316310
  • Maccini MA, Chalmers DJ, Vemulakonda VM, Campbell JB. Incidence and risk factors for positive urine culture at the time of pediatric urologic surgery. Int Urol Nephrol. 2018 Jun;50(6):1017-1020. PubMed PMID: 29785658
  • Saltzman AF, Carrasco A Jr, Colvin A, Campbell JB, Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox D. Patients with disorders of sex development and proximal hypospadias are at high risk for reoperation. World J Urol. 2018 Dec;36(12):2051-2058. PubMed PMID: 29855697
  • Rove KO, Brockel MA, Saltzman AF, Dönmez MI, Brodie KE, Chalmers DJ, Caldwell BT, Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox DT. Prospective study of enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in children undergoing reconstructive operations. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Jun;14(3):252.e1-252.e9. PubMed PMID: 29398586
  • Rove KO, Warncke JC, Vemulakonda VM. Trends in pediatric urologic consultations in a tertiary care hospital setting. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Feb;14(1):12.e1-12.e8. PubMed PMID: 28826658
  • Rove KO, Warncke JC, Vemulakonda VM. Trends in pediatric urologic consultations in a tertiary care hospital setting. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28826658
  • Dönmez MI, Carrasco A Jr, Saltzman AF, Vemulakonda V, Wilcox DT. Long-term outcomes of cutaneous vesicostomy in patients with neuropathic bladder caused by spina bifida. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Dec;13(6):622.e1-622.e4. PubMed PMID: 28669586
  • Polaner DM, Almenrader N, Vemulakonda V. Caudal analgesia, hypospadias, and urethrocutaneous fistula: Does association mean causality?. Paediatr Anaesth. 2017 Jul;27(7):676-677. PubMed PMID: 28585401
  • Chalmers DJ, Vemulakonda VM. Pediatric Urology for the General Surgeon. Surg Clin North Am. 2016 Jun;96(3):545-65. PubMed PMID: 27261794
  • Kaye IY, Payan M, Vemulakonda VM. Association between clean intermittent catheterization and urinary tract infection in infants and toddlers with spina bifida. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Oct;12(5):284.e1-284.e6. PubMed PMID: 27118581
  • Carrasco A Jr, Vemulakonda VM. Managing adult urinary incontinence from the congenitally incompetent bladder outlet. Curr Opin Urol. 2016 Jul;26(4):351-6. PubMed PMID: 27096718
  • Vemulakonda VM, Jones J. Barriers to participation in surgical randomized controlled trials in pediatric urology: A qualitative study of key stakeholder perspectives. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Jun;12(3):180.e1-7. PubMed PMID: 26455638
  • Vemulakonda VM, Jones J. Barriers to participation in surgical randomized controlled trials in pediatric urology: A qualitative study of key stakeholder perspectives. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26455638
  • Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox DT, Torok MR, Hou A, Campbell JB, Kempe A. Inter-rater reliability of postnatal ultrasound interpretation in infants with congenital hydronephrosis. Int Urol Nephrol. 2015 Sep;47(9):1457-61. PubMed PMID: 26253827
  • Vemulakonda VM, Wilcox DT, Crombleholme TM, Bronsert M, Kempe A. Factors associated with age at pyeloplasty in children with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Pediatr Surg Int. 2015 Sep;31(9):871-7. PubMed PMID: 26143412
  • Vemulakonda VM, Chiang G, Corbett ST. Variability in Use of Voiding Cystourethrogram During Initial Evaluation of Infants With Congenital Hydronephrosis. Urology. 2014 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24397941
  • Clements MB, Chalmers DJ, Meyers ML, Vemulakonda VM. Prenatal Diagnosis of Cloacal Exstrophy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Urology. 2014 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24393699
  • Bush RA, Vemulakonda VM, Corbett ST, Chiang GJ. Can we predict a national profile of non-attendance paediatric urology patients: a multi-institutional electronic health record study. Inform Prim Care. 2014;21(3):132-8. PubMed PMID: 25207616
  • Vemulakonda V, Yiee J, Wilcox DT. Prenatal hydronephrosis: postnatal evaluation and management. Curr Urol Rep. 2014 Aug;15(8):430. PubMed PMID: 24927968
  • Chalmers DJ, Deakyne SJ, Payan ML, Torok MR, Kahn MG, Vemulakonda VM. Feasibility of integrating research data collection into routine clinical practice using the electronic health record. J Urol. 2014 Oct;192(4):1215-20. PubMed PMID: 24793730
  • Vemulakonda VM, Chiang G, Corbett ST. Variability in use of voiding cystourethrogram during initial evaluation of infants with congenital hydronephrosis. Urology. 2014 May;83(5):1135-8. PubMed PMID: 24397941
  • Clements MB, Chalmers DJ, Meyers ML, Vemulakonda VM. Prenatal diagnosis of cloacal exstrophy: a case report and review of the literature. Urology. 2014 May;83(5):1162-4. PubMed PMID: 24393699
  • Pshak TJ, Cho DS, Hayes KL, Vemulakonda VM. Correlation between CT-estimated tumor volume, pathologic tumor volume, and final pathologic specimen weight in children with Wilms' tumor. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Feb;10(1):148-54. PubMed PMID: 24035637
  • Pshak TJ, Cho DS, Hayes KL, Vemulakonda VM. Correlation between CT-estimated tumor volume, pathologic tumor volume, and final pathologic specimen weight in children with Wilms' tumor. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24035637
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Professional Memberships

  • American Urologic Association, Member
  • Society of Pediatric Urology, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American College of Legal Medicine, Fellow
  • Society for Fetal Urology, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado - Colorado Fetal Care Center
13123 E 16th Ave, B735
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-4463

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Urology
Conditions & Treatments
  • Kidneys and Urinary System
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Surgery - Urologic Surgery
  • Surgery
Clinical Interests
My clinical interest is prenatally diagnosed urologic conditions, such as ureteropelvic junction obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, posterior urethral valves, and bladder exstrophy with an emphasis on providing multidisciplinary care to optimize long term renal and bladder outcomes.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide compassionate, evidence based care for my patients. I believe that it is essential to actively engage parents in determining the best care for their children and to optimize treatment for them.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Mississippi School of Medicine (2000)
Graduate Schools:
  • JD, Harvard University (1996)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, George Washington University (DC) (1993)
Internships:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program (2001)
Residency Programs:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Urology (2006)
Fellowships:
  • Seattle Children's Hospital, Pediatric Urology (2008)
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Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Urology
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