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Kimberly S. Kenton, MD, MS, FACOG, FACS
Dr. Kimberly Kenton is board-certified in OB/GYN and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. She is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology and serves as division chief of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. As the Medical Director of the Women’s Integrated Pelvic Health Program, Dr. Kenton leads the fully integrated program which provides world class clinical and surgical care while offering patients access to breakthrough clinical research. Dr. Kenton earned international recognition for treatment and research 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. Her research focuses on clinical effectiveness trials and patient centered outcomes for pelvic floor disorder treatments. With over 250 peer-reviewed publications, a Master of Science in clinical research and biostatistical analysis, and 20 years of continuous NIH, industry and private funding, Dr. Kenton has been the primary investigator on numerous National Institutes of Health-funded studies that have led to advances in surgical treatment and outcomes for women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
She is a leader in urogynecology and surgical education and has served in leadership roles in most national organizations dedicated to women’s health care. She is on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and has served on ACGME Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Review Committee; ABOG/ABU Division of FPMRS and Board Exam Committees for Obstetrics & Gynecology and FPMRS certification; AUGS Education Counsel Chair; International Urogynecologic Society Education Committee; ACOG FPMRS Prolog Committee Chair and CREOG Exam Committee.
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