Profile

Katie Helen Willihnganz-Lawson, MD

Katie Helen Willihnganz-Lawson, MD

Urology

On staff since July 2014

Academic Title: Acting Clinical Instructor

Overview

Medical/Professional School

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minneapolis

Residency

Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Fellowship

Pediatric Urology, University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Reconstructive urology, congenital anomalies of genitourinary tract, minimally invasive surgery/robotics, disorders sexual development, hypospadias, undescended testis/hernia, vesicoureteral reflux, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, incontinence

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
Urologic Pathology Top Score Award 2012 - 2013
MUS Kelalis Essay Competition winner 2011
MUS International Travel Award 2011

Publications

  • Schomburg JL, Haberman K, Willihnganz-Lawson KH, Shukla AR
    Robot-assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation: A single surgeon comparison to open surgery.
    Journal of pediatric urology , 2014 Apr, 4
  • Katie Helen Willihnganz-Lawson, MD
    Techniques and Indications of Interventional Uroradiologic Procedures in Children
    Palmer & Palmer Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging , 2014
  • St Aubin M, Willihnganz-Lawson K, Varda BK, Fine M, Adejoro O, Prosen T, Lewis JM, Shukla AR
    Society for fetal urology recommendations for postnatal evaluation of prenatal hydronephrosis--will fewer voiding cystourethrograms lead to more urinary tract infections?
    The Journal of urology , 2013 Oct. : 190(4 Suppl)1456-61
  • Willihnganz-Lawson KH, Isharwal S, Lewis JM, Sarafoglou K, Boisclair-Fahey A, Shukla AR
    Secondary vaginoplasty for disorders for sexual differentiation: is there a right time? Challenges with compliance and follow-up at a multidisciplinary center.
    Journal of pediatric urology , 2013 Oct. : 9(5)627-32
  • Willihnganz-Lawson KH, Malaeb BS, Shukla AR
    De Castro technique used to create neophallus: a case of aphallia.
    Urology , 2012 May : 79(5)1149-51
  • Katie Helen Willihnganz-Lawson, MD
    Endourology of stone disease in children: An overview
    Progress in Paediatric Urology , 2011

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
A Standardized Web-based Template for Urological Procedures: A Platform for Continuous Process Improvement Hirschler Lecture Research Day University of Washington Department of Urology 2014
Genital Perception in DSD Patients and Case presentation DSD Bimonthly Multidisciplinary Conference Seattle Children's Hospital 2014
External Genitalia Abnormalities Grand Rounds - Urology Resident Chapter Review University of Washington 2014
Quality Improvement Project: The Dirt on Surgical Site Infections with Urologic Procedures involving Bowel Urology Grand Rounds 2013
Quality Improvement Project: The Dirt on Surgical Site Infections with Urologic Procedures involving Bowel Urology Grand Rounds 2013
Antenatal Hydronephrosis Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2012
Boots on the Ground: Pediatric Urology Mission Trip to Ahmedabad, Gujarat Minnesota Urological Society University of Minnesota 2012
Bladder Exstrophy Closures Stable With No Evidence of Regionalization of Care: A HCUP/KID Database Analysis The American Academy of Pediatrics 2012
Complications under Anesthesia Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2011
Ileal Ureter Minnesota Urological Society; Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2011
Prune Belly Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2011
Exstrophy case presentation Leo Fung Pediatric Urology presentation University of Minnesota 2011
Ileal Ureter follow-up Minnesota Urological Society University of Minnesota 2011
The Delayed Vaginoplasty for DSDs: Is there a right time? Surgical Outcomes of Feminizing Genitoplasties for DSD at a Multidisciplinary Center North-Central Section, American Urological Society; Minnesota Urological Society University of Minnesota 2011
Page Kidney Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2010
Bladder Diverticulum Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2010
Sarcoma Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2010
Aphallia Leo Fung Pediatric Urology presentation University of Minnesota 2010
Calyceal Stone Urology Grand Rounds University of Minnesota 2010