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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Kimberly S. Kenton, MD

Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-926-4747
Office Hours:
  • Tuesday:7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Female Urinary Incontinence, Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Techniques, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pelvic Floor Injury (Childbirth-related), Genitourinary Fistula Repair, Urinary Incontinence, Rectovaginal Fistula Repair, Robotic Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Education and Training

Medical Education:

Rush Medical College of Rush University 1995

Residency:

Rush University Medical Center 1999

Fellowship:

Rush University Medical Center 2000

Loyola University Medical Center 2002

Board Certification

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Locations and Directions

676 N. Saint Clair
Arkes 950
Chicago, IL 60611 312-926-4747

Biography

Kimberly Kenton MD, MS, FACOG, FACS is the Director of the Integrated Pelvic Health Program.  She is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology and Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  She is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and completed an accredited fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center.  After completing her fellowship, she joined faculty at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery and Residency Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology prior to joining Northwestern Medicine. 

Dr. Kenton earned national and international recognition for treatment of women with complex pelvic floor disorders and minimally invasive surgical techniques with laparoscopy and robotics.  Her clinical interests include treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, complex urinary and rectal fistulas, mesh complications and congenital anomalies.  She posses substantial expertise in clinical outcomes research, earning a Master of Science in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the Universtiy of Michigan.  She served as primary investigator on several studies funded by the National Institue of Health, which lead to advances in surgical treatment and outcomes for women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.  Dr. Kenton has authored or co-authored 150 scientific papers and currently serves on the editorial boards of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the Journal of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Kenton is a nationally recognized leader in surgical education, developing innovative surgery and research educational curricula, and serving as a member of the ACGME Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Review Committee.  She is a member of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery and holds leadership positions in several other national surgical organizations.

 

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