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Kathleen Kieran, MD

Kathleen Kieran, MD

Urology, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment

On staff since May 2015

Academic Title: Associate Professor, University of Washington

Research Center: Center for Developmental Therapeutics

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Antronette Yancey Scholarship National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity 2014
    Best Reviewers Journal of Urology 2013
    • Kieran K, Ehrlich PF
      Current surgical standards of care in Wilms tumor
      Urologic Oncology , 2016
    • Kieran K, Shnorhavorian Mf
      Current standards of care in bladder and prostate rhabdomyosarcoma
      Urologic Oncology , 2016 : (Epub ahead of print)
    • Kieran K, Rosenbaum MA
      How are communication skills being taught in procedure-based subspecialties? A critical review of limited literature.
      Accepted for presentation at the Western Section of the American Urological Association. , 2016
    • Kieran K | Ehrlich PF
      Current surgical standards of care in Wilms tumor.
      Urologic oncology , 2015 June 26 - 2015 June 26
    • Storm D, Kattula A, Kieran K, Cooper C
      Metabolic stone work-up in children: what does it tell us and how is it utilized?
      American Urological Association , 2015 May
    • Alexander SE | Arlen AM | Storm DW | Kieran K | Cooper CS
      Bladder volume at onset of vesicoureteral reflux is an independent risk factor for breakthrough febrile urinary tract infection.
      The Journal of urology , 2015 Apr, - 2015 Apr, : 193(4)1342-6
    • Davidoff AM, Interiano RB, Wynn L, Delos Santos N, Dome JS, Brennan RC, McCarville ME, Krasin MJ, Kieran K, Williams MA
      Overall survival and renal function of patients with bilateral Wilms tumor undergoing surgery at a single institution
      American Surgical Association , 2015 Apr,
    • Kieran K
      Editorial comment
      J Urol , 2015 : (193)267
    • Kieran K
      Editorial comment
      J Urol , 2015 : (193)1341
    • Alexander S, Arlen A, Storm D, Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Bladder volume at onset of vesicoureteral reflux is an independent risk factor for breakthrough febrile urinary tract infection
      J Pediatr Urol , 2015 : (11)e 1-6
    • Davidoff AM, Interiano RB, Wynn L, Delos Santos N, Dome JS, Green DM, Brennan RC, McCarville MB, Krasin MJ, Kieran K, Williams MA
      Overall survival and renal function of patients with synchronous bilateral Wilms tumor undergoing surgery at a single institution
      Ann Surg , 2015 : (262)570-6
    • Kieran K, Davidoff AM
      Nephron-sparing surgery for bilateral WIlms tumor
      Pediatric Surgery International , 2015 : 31229
    • Kieran K
      Bedwetting
      World Book Encyclopedia , 2015
    • Alexander SE, Storm DW, Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Is it heresy to suggest there’s something better than grade on the voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG)?
      Society for Pediatric Urology Fall Congress , 2014 Oct.
    • Ramadan M, Ramji F, Cooper C, Kieran K, Storm D, Sato Y, Aston C, Palmer B, Kropp B, Frimberger D
      Multi-institutional VCUG height comparison study
      Presented at the Society for Pediatric Urology Fall Congress , 2014 Oct.
    • Alexander S, Arlen A, Storm D, Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Bladder volume at onset of vesicoureteral reflux is an independent risk factor for breakthrough febrile urinary tract infection
      North Central Section of the American Urological Association , 2014 Sept.
    • Taha A, Cooper CS, Kieran K, Gerard LA, Storm DW
      Predictive factors for missed pediatric urology appointments
      North Central Section of the American Urological Association , 2014 Sept.
    • Kieran K, Kreder KJ, Storm DW, Brown JA
      Monthly resident quizzes significantly improve inservice scores among urology residents
      University of Iowa Graduate Medical Education Leadership Symposium , 2014 May
    • Kieran K, Williams MA, McGregor LM, Dome JS, Krasin MJ, Davidoff AM
      Redo nephron-sparing surgery for children with bilateral Wilms tumor.
      J Ped Surg , 2014 : (49)149
    • Kieran K
      Editorial comment
      Urology , 2014 : (83)922
    • Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Role of bladder dysfunction in vesicoureteral reflux
      Curr Bladder Dysfunct Rep , 2014 : 9197
    • Cost NG, Routh JC, Kieran K
      Genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma
      pediatricurologybook.com , 2014 Jan.
    • Schurtz EA, Cooper CS, Kieran K
      Should we excise urachal remnants in children?
      North Central Section of the American Urological Association , 2013 Oct.
    • Kieran K, Williams MA, McGregor LM, Dome JS, Krasin MJ, Davidoff AM
      Redo nephron-sparing surgery for children with bilateral Wilms tumor
      American Pediatric Surgical Association; North Central Section of the American Urological Association , 2013 May - 2013 Oct.
    • Kieran K, Brown JA
      . Monthly resident quizzes to facilitate learning and improve knowledge retention in urology residents
      University of Iowa Graduate Medical Education Leadership Symposium , 2013 May
    • Kieran K, Dome JS, Ehrlich PF, Ritchey ML, Shamberger RC, Green DM, Anderson JR, Davidoff AM
      Is adrenalectomy necessary during unilateral nephrectomy for Wilms tumor?
      J Ped Surg , 2013 : (48)1598
    • Kieran K, Williams MA, Dome JS, McGregor LM, Krasin MJ, Davidoff AM
      Margin status and tumor recurrence after nephron-sparing surgery for bilateral Wilms tumor.
      J Ped Surg , 2013 : (48)1481
    • Kieran K
      Editorial comment.
      J Urol , 2013 : 190(suppl 4)1489
    • Arlen A, Kieran K, Sharp VS
      Testicular torsion
      American Family Physician , 2013 : 88835
    • Kieran K, Storm DW, Cooper CS
      Vesicoureteral reflux
      pediatricurologybook.com , 2012 Sept.
    • Kieran K, Williams MA, Dome JS, McGregor LM, Krasin MJ, Davidoff AM
      Margin status does not impact tumor recurrence after nephron-sparing surgery for bilateral Wilms tumor
      American Pediatric Surgical Association , 2012 May
    • Kieran K, Dome JS, Ehrlich PF, Ritchey ML, Shamberger RC, Green DM, Anderson JR, Davidoff AM
      Lymph node sampling in Wilms tumor: what is "enough"?
      J Ped Surg , 2012 : 47200
    • Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Embryology of the urinary tract
      pediatricurologybook.com , 2011 Nov.
    • Kieran K, Dome JS, Ehrlich PF, Ritchey ML, Shamberger RC, Green DM, Anderson JR, Davidoff AM
      Is adrenalectomy necessary during unilateral nephrectomy for Wilms tumor?
      American Academy of Pediatrics , 2011 Oct.
    • Kieran K, Dome JS, Ehrlich PF, Ritchey ML, Shamberger RC, Green DM, Anderson JR, Davidoff AM
      Lymph node sampling in Wilms tumor: what is "enough"?
      American Pediatric Surgical Association , 2011 May
    • Brahmbhatt J, Mehrazin R, Kieran K, Luzny P, Giel DW, Williams MA
      Diagnosing epididymitis and epididymo-orchitis in the emergency room: do urologists and pediatric emergency physicians differ?
      Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association , 2011 Mar.
    • Brahmbhatt J, Mehrazin R, Kieran K, Williams M, Jerkins G, Giel DW
      Priapism in children with hemoglobin S: is there a role for sympathomimetics?
      Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; American Urological Association , 2011 Mar. - 2011 May
    • Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Ureteral anomalies
      The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Pediatric Urology, 6th Edition (Docimo, Canning, Khoury, Eds.) : (In press)
    • Arlen AM, Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Vesicoureteral reflux
      The Five Minute Urology Consult, 3rd Edition (Gomella, Ed.) : (In press)
    • Kieran K, Cooper CS
      Urinary tract infections, pediatric
      The Five Minute Urology Consult, 3rd Edition (Gomella, Ed.) : (In press)
    • Kieran K
      Genital systems disorders
      McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Pediatrics (Peterson, Wood, Eds.) : (In press)
    • Kieran K
      Advanced practice providers: defining a new role
      Minnesota Physician : (In press)

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Shared Decision Making in the Clinical and Academic Settings American Academy on Communication in Healthcare Winter Course Feb. 2016
    Pediatric Urology for Second-Year Medical Students University of Washington Grand Rounds Seattle, WA Nov. 2015
    Teaching communication skills to procedure-based specialists International Conference on Communication in Healthcare New Orleans, LA Oct. 2015
    Disorders of sexual differentiation: resident review Department of Urology, University of Washington Grand Rounds Seattle, WA Sept. 2015
    Coaching and remediation ENRICH (Enriching Relationships in Communication and Healthcare) Course Philadelphia, PA June 2015
    Public health initiatives and the risk of UTI in infancy University of Michigan Health Services Research Group Ann Arbor, MI March 2015
    Communication skill development in surgical subspecialties: opportunities for improvement University of Washington Department of Urology Grand Rounds Seattle, WA Nov. 2014
    Pee all that you can pee: a pediatricians guide to managing incontinence in children Pediatric Associates Dubuque, IA Aug. 2014
    Moderated session: Quality-based outcomes Iowa Urological Society Iowa City, IA Aug. 2014
    Persistent questions in Wilms tumor Seattle Children's Hospital Pediatric Urology Research Works-in-Progress Meeting Seattle, WA July 2014
    Pediatric urologic emergencies Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates Cedar Rapids, IA April 2014
    Urology for the general surgeon Department of Surgery, University of Iowa Iowa City, IA March 2014
    Late effects of pediatric oncology treatment: what the urologist needs to know North Central Section of the American Urological Association Naples, FL Oct. 2013
    Moderated session: Innovations in urologic reconstruction Iowa Urological Society Iowa City, IA Oct. 2013
    Improving the communication skills of procedure-based specialists International Conference on Communication in Healthcare Montreal, Quebec, Canada Sept. 2013
    Finding common ground in the management of pediatric UTIs Genesis Health Group Bettendorf, IA June 2013
    Pediatric UTIs: The AAP versus the AUA Pediatric Associates of Iowa City and Coralville Iowa City, IA April 2013
    Management of the asymptomatic adolescent varicocele: an argument for repair North Central Section of the American Urological Association Chicago, IL Oct. 2012
    Pediatric urinary tract infections: current management and controversies Department of Pediatrics, Blank Childrens Hospital Des Moines, IA Oct. 2012
    Upper tract obstruction Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA Oct. 2012
    Moderated session: Pediatric urology subsection North Central Section of the American Urological Association, Chicago, IL Oct. 2012
    Improving surgical quality in patients with Wilms tumor Department of Urology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, TN Dec. 2011
    Pediatric urologic emergencies Urological Associates, PC Bettendorf, IA Nov. 2011
    Urinary tract infections: A basic overview for the pediatrician UIHC General Pediatric Division, Family Medicine Department Iowa City, IA Aug. 2011
    The acute scrotum 38th Annual Refresher Course for the Family Physician University of Iowa March 2011
    Disorders of sexual differentiation: does an update in nomenclature portend a change in management? Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA Feb. 2011

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Urology
Pediatric Urology

Medical/Professional School

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston

Residency

Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor

Fellowship

Pediatric Urology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

Clinical Interests

Hydrocele, undescended testicle, vesicoureteral reflux, urinary tract infection, hypospadias, hydronephrosis, neurogenic bladder, voiding dysfunction, pediatric urologic oncology, nephrolithiasis