Kristine Corkum, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Peds Surgery

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Medical School:
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine (2013)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, College of the Holy Cross (MA) (2008)
Residency:
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (2020)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Surgery (2022)
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Post-doctoral Research Fellowship -- Pediatric Oncofertility (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Peds Surgery

Research Interests

pediatric oncofertility, pediatric surgical oncology, medical ethics in pediatric surgery

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2022)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Publications

  • Knaus ME, Onwuka AJ, Afrazi A, Breech L, Corkum KS, Dillon PA, Ehrlich PF, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Grabowski JE, Hertweck SP, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Lawrence AE, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Markel TA, Merchant N, Elliott Overman R, Rademacher BL, Raiji MT, Rymeski B, Sato TT, Scannell M, Schikler AG, Sujka JA, Wright T, Aldrink JH, Hewitt GD, Minneci PC, Deans KJ. Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for pediatric ovarian dermoids. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jun;57(6):1008-1012. PubMed PMID: 35292164
  • Smiley K, Partrick DA, Corkum KS, Derderian SC. Torsed ectopic intra-abdominal liver rest within an adolescent female. J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Feb;2022(2):rjac036. PubMed PMID: 35154641
  • Knaus ME, Onwuka AJ, Afrazi A, Breech L, Corkum KS, Dillon PA, Ehrlich PF, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Grabowski JE, Hertweck SP, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Lawrence AE, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Markel TA, Merchan N, Overman RE, Rademacher BL, Raiji MT, Rymeski B, Sato TT, Scannel M, Schikler AG, Sujka JA, Wright T, Aldrink JH, Hewitt GD, Minneci PC, Deans KJ. Multi-Institutional Review of the Preoperative Diagnostic Accuracy for Pediatric Ovarian Mature Cystic Teratomas. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2022 Aug;35(4):478-485. PubMed PMID: 35124214
  • Dekonenko C, Fraser JD, Deans K, Fallat ME, Helmrath M, Kabre R, Leys CM, Burns RC, Corkum K, Dillon PA, Downard C, Wright TN, Gadepalli SK, Grabowski J, Hernandez E, Hirschl R, Johnson KN, Kohler J, Landman MP, Landisch RM, Lawrence AE, Mak GZ, Minneci P, Rymeski B, Sato TT, Slater BJ, Peter SSD. Does Use of a Feeding Protocol Change Outcomes in Gastroschisis? A Report from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Apr;32(2):153-159. PubMed PMID: 33368085
  • Lawrence AE, Fallat ME, Hewitt G, Hertweck P, Onwuka A, Afrazi A, Aldrink JH, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Dillon PA, Ehrlich PF, Fraser JD, Gonzalez DO, Grabowski JE, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Rademacher BL, Raiji MT, Sato TT, Scannell M, Sujka JA, Wright TN, Minneci PC, Deans KJ. Factors Associated with Torsion in Pediatric Patients with Ovarian Masses. J Surg Res. 2021 Jul;263:110-115. PubMed PMID: 33647800
  • Lyttle BD, Liechty K, Corkum K, Galan H, Behrendt N, Zaretsky M, Bruny J, Derderian SC. In-utero gastric perforation from combined duodenal and esophageal atresia without consistent polyhydramnios. J Surg Case Rep. 2021 Dec;2021(12):rjab551. PubMed PMID: 34987752
  • Harris CJ, Corkum KS, Laronda MM, Rowell EE. Participation of Pediatric Surgery Training Programs in Fertility Preservation Initiatives. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2020 Sep;30(9):1018-1022. PubMed PMID: 32559397
  • Harris CJ, Corkum KS, Finlayson C, Rowell EE, Laronda MM, Reimann MB, Yerkes EB, Cheng EY, Johnson EK. Reply by Authors. J Urol. 2020 Nov;204(5):1061. PubMed PMID: 32779993
  • Harris CJ, Corkum KS, Finlayson C, Rowell EE, Laronda MM, Reimann MB, Yerkes EB, Cheng EY, Johnson EK. Establishing an Institutional Gonadal Tissue Cryopreservation Protocol for Patients with Differences of Sex Development. J Urol. 2020 Nov;204(5):1054-1061. PubMed PMID: 32379566
  • Fraser JD, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Leys CM, Burns RC, Corkum K, Dillon PA, Downard CD, Gadepalli SK, Grabowski JE, Hernandez E, Hirschl RB, Johnson KN, Kohler JE, Landman MP, Landisch RM, Lawrence AE, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Rymeski B, Sato TT, Scannell M, Slater BJ, Wilkinson KH, Wright TN, St Peter SD. Sutureless vs sutured abdominal wall closure for gastroschisis: Operative characteristics and early outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Nov;55(11):2284-2288. PubMed PMID: 32151403
  • Kunisaki SM, Saito JM, Fallat ME, St Peter SD, Lal DR, Johnson KN, Mon RA, Adams C, Aladegbami B, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Deans KJ, Downard CD, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Landman MP, Leys CM, Linden AF, Lopez JJ, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Rademacher BL, Shaaban A, Walker SK, Wright TN, Hirschl RB. Development of a multi-institutional registry for children with operative congenital lung malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jul;55(7):1313-1318. PubMed PMID: 30879756
  • Lawrence AE, Fallat ME, Hewitt G, Hertweck P, Onwuka A, Afrazi A, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Dillon PA, Ehrlich PF, Fraser JD, Gonzalez DO, Grabowski JE, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Overman RE, Rademacher BL, Raiji MT, Sato TT, Scannell M, Sujka JA, Wright T, Minneci PC, Deans KJ, Aldrink JH. Understanding the Value of Tumor Markers in Pediatric Ovarian Neoplasms. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan;55(1):122-125. PubMed PMID: 31677824
  • Rowell EE, Corkum KS, Even KA, Laronda MM. Ovarian tissue health after laparoscopic unilateral oophorectomy: A porcine model for establishing optimized fertility preservation techniques in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Aug;55(8):1631-1638. PubMed PMID: 31983401
  • Corkum KS, Lautz TB, Johnson EK, Reimann MB, Walz AL, Lockart BA, Brannigan RE, ValliPulaski H, Orwig KE, Rowell EE. Testicular wedge biopsy for fertility preservation in children at significant risk for azoospermia after gonadotoxic therapy. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Sep;54(9):1901-1905. PubMed PMID: 30853246
  • Corkum KS, Rhee DS, Wafford QE, Demeestere I, Dasgupta R, Baertschiger R, Malek MM, Aldrink JH, Heaton TE, Weil BR, Madonna MB, Lautz TB. Fertility and hormone preservation and restoration for female children and adolescents receiving gonadotoxic cancer treatments: A systematic review. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Nov;54(11):2200-2209. PubMed PMID: 30773394
  • Rowell EE, Corkum KS, Lautz TB, Laronda MM, Walz AL, Madonna MB, Lockart BA, Reynolds M. Laparoscopic unilateral oophorectomy for ovarian tissue cryopreservation in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Mar;54(3):543-549. PubMed PMID: 30782317
  • Kunisaki SM, Saito JM, Fallat ME, St Peter SD, Kim AG, Johnson KN, Mon RA, Adams C, Aladegbami B, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Deans KJ, Downard CD, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Leys CM, Linden AF, Lopez JJ, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Rademacher BL, Shaaban A, Walker SK, Wright TN, Hirschl RB. Current operative management of congenital lobar emphysema in children: A report from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jun;54(6):1138-1142. PubMed PMID: 30898401
  • Minneci PC, Kabre RS, Mak GZ, Halleran DR, Cooper JN, Afrazi A, Calkins CM, Corkum K, Downard CD, Ehrlich P, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kohler JE, Landisch R, Landman MP, Lee C, Leys CM, Lodwick DL, McLeod J, Mon R, McClure B, Rymeski B, Saito JM, Sato TT, St Peter SD, Wood R, Levitt MA, Deans KJ. Can fecal continence be predicted in patients born with anorectal malformations?. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jun;54(6):1159-1163. PubMed PMID: 30898398
  • Corkum KS, Oyetunji TA, Grabowski JE, Rigsby CK, Lautz TB. Absolute neutrophil count as a diagnostic guide for the use of MRI in the workup of suspected appendicitis in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jul;54(7):1359-1364. PubMed PMID: 30001891
  • Corkum KS, Lautz TB, Hebal FN, Rowell EE. Procedural burden experienced by children with cancer during their terminal hospital admission. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jan;54(1):133-139. PubMed PMID: 30661597
  • Corkum KS, Baumann LM, Lautz TB. Complication Rates for Pediatric Hepatectomy and Nephrectomy: A Comparison of NSQIP-P, PHIS, and KID. J Surg Res. 2019 Aug;240:182-190. PubMed PMID: 30954859
  • Corkum KS, Hunter CJ, Grabowski JE, Lautz TB. Early postoperative fever workup in children: utilization and utility. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jul;53(7):1295-1300. PubMed PMID: 28693850
  • Corkum KS, Laronda MM, Rowell EE. A review of reported surgical techniques in fertility preservation for prepubertal and adolescent females facing a fertility threatening diagnosis or treatment. Am J Surg. 2017 Oct;214(4):695-700. PubMed PMID: 28683892
  • Corkum KS, Jones RE, Reuter CH, Kociolek LK, Morgan E, Lautz TB. Central venous catheter salvage in children with Staphylococcus aureus central line-associated bloodstream infection. Pediatr Surg Int. 2017 Nov;33(11):1201-1207. PubMed PMID: 28948347
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Professional Memberships

  • American Pediatric Surgical Association, Candidate Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow

Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Cancer Surgery
  • Cancers

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine (2013)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, College of the Holy Cross (MA) (2008)
Residency Programs:
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (2020)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Surgery (2022)
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Post-doctoral Research Fellowship -- Pediatric Oncofertility (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Peds Surgery
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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