Kevin Koo, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Urologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishMandarin

Kevin Koo, M.D., M.P.H., is a urologist specializing in the medical and surgical management of urinary stone disease. His clinical interests include:

  • Endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery for urinary stones
  • Medical and metabolic management of urinary stone disease
  • Staghorn calculus
  • Cystinuria
  • Transplant kidney stones

Dr. Koo maintains an active research program evaluating new technologies that can enhance surgeon and patient safety and strengthen trainee performance. He participates in the clinical education of students, residents, and fellows and conducts grant-funded educational scholarship. Dr. Koo is also a nationally recognized leader in health policy and advocacy and previously served as a fellow at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  1. Bladder stones
  2. Kidney stone
  3. Ureterocele
  4. Urinary obstruction
  1. Endoscopic procedure
  2. ESWL
  3. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy
  4. Percutaneous renal intervention
  5. Ureteral dilatation and stenting
  6. Ureteroscopy
  1. 2020
    Fellowship - Endourology and Minimally Invasive Urological SurgeryThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  2. 2018
    Residency - UrologyDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  3. 2014
    Internship - General SurgeryDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  4. 2013
    MPHHarvard School of Public Health
  5. 2013
    MDYale School of Medicine
  6. 2008
    M. Phil - SociologyUniversity of Cambridge
  7. 2007
    BA - Biochemical Sciences; PsychologyHarvard College

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Junior Faculty AwardSociety of Asian Academic Surgeons
  2. 2020
    E. Robert Feroli Award for Excellence in Medication Safety, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and QualityThe Johns Hopkins University
  3. 2019
    First Place - American Urological Association/Endourological Society StoneLab Scientific Symposium Early Career Investigator AwardAmerican Urological Association
  4. 2018
    H. Logan Holtgrewe Legislative FellowshipAmerican Urological Association
  5. 2017
    Best Poster - Geisel School of Medicine Educator's SymposiumGeisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
  6. 2016
    First Place - Resident and Associate Society Essay ContestAmerican College of Surgeons
  7. 2016
    Best Poster - Ann Arbor Health Services Research SymposiumUniversity of Michigan
  8. 2016
    Best Poster - AUA Annual MeetingAmerican Urological Association
  9. 2015
    First Place - Young Fellows Association Advocacy Essay ContestAmerican College of Surgeons
  10. 2015
    First Place - Urology Joint Advocacy Conference Resident Essay CompetitionAmerican Urological Association, New England Section
  11. 2014
    First Place - Urology Joint Advocacy Conference Resident Essay Competition American Urological Association, New England Section
  12. 2014
    First Place - Surgical Trainees Advancing Research SymposiumDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  13. 2013
    David and Harriet Seligson Thesis PrizeYale School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberPolicy Council, Minnesota Medical Association
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberTask Force on Barriers to Workforce Diversification in Physician Education, Training and Licensure, Minnesota Medical Association
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberBoard of Governors Grassroots Advocacy Engagement Workgroup, American College of Surgeons
  4. 2019 - 2020
    ChairPolicy and Advocacy Resident Work Group, American Urological Association
  5. 2019 - present
    Board of DirectorsPolitical Action Committee, American Urological Association
  6. 2018 - 2019
    ChairResidents and Fellows Committee, American Urological Association
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberLegislative Affairs Committee, American Urological Association
  8. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Urologists
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberEndourological Society
  10. 2015 - present
    MemberSociete Internationale d'Urologie
  11. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  12. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Urological Association
  13. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

Publications