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

  1. Urologist



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



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 kidney, ureteral, and bladder stones
  • Medical and metabolic management of urinary stone disease
  • Staghorn calculus
  • Cystinuria
  • Transplant kidney stones

Dr. Koo is an associate professor of urology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He maintains an active multidisciplinary research program supported by the National Institutes of Health studying the pathophysiology of urinary stone disease. He also leads clinical trials evaluating new technologies that can enhance surgical outcomes and patient safety during endoscopic surgery. He participates in the clinical education of students, residents, and fellows, and conducts research in surgical simulation and education science.

A frequent contributor to the medical press, Dr. Koo is an editorial board member of prominent medical journals and serves on numerous committees and advisory councils of the American Urological Association, Endourological Society, and American College of Surgeons. He is also a national leader in health policy and advocacy and was previously a fellow at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  1. Bladder stones
  2. Kidney stone
  3. Ureterocele
  4. Urinary obstruction
  5. Urolithiasis
  1. Endoscopic procedure
  2. ESWL
  3. Mini-PCNL
  4. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy
  5. Percutaneous renal intervention
  6. Ureteral dilatation and stenting
  7. Ureteroscopy

Rochester, Minnesota

  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


  1. 2022
    UrologyAmerican Board of Urology

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Best Education Abstract - AUA North Central Section Annual MeetingAmerican Urological Association, North Central Section
  2. 2022
    Best Pediatric Urology Abstract - AUA North Central Section Annual MeetingAmerican Urological Association, North Central Section
  3. 2022
    Best Reviewer AwardUrology Practice
  4. 2021
    Education Science Career Development AwardMayo Clinic Office of Applied Scholarship and Education Science
  5. 2021
    Junior Faculty AwardSociety of Asian Academic Surgeons
  6. 2021
    Outstanding Reviewer AwardUrology
  7. 2021
    Top Reviewer AwardUrology Practice
  8. 2020
    E. Robert Feroli Award for Excellence in Medication Safety, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and QualityThe Johns Hopkins University
  9. 2020
    Best Reviewer AwardUrology Practice
  10. 2019
    First Place - American Urological Association/Endourological Society StoneLab Scientific Symposium Early Career Investigator AwardAmerican Urological Association
  11. 2018
    H. Logan Holtgrewe Legislative FellowshipAmerican Urological Association
  12. 2016
    First Place - Resident and Associate Society Essay ContestAmerican College of Surgeons
  13. 2016
    Best Poster - AUA Annual MeetingAmerican Urological Association
  14. 2015
    First Place - Young Fellows Association Advocacy Essay ContestAmerican College of Surgeons
  15. 2014
    First Place - Surgical Trainees Advancing Research SymposiumDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - present
    Research on Calculus Kinetics (ROCK) Society
  2. 2020 - present
    Minnesota Medical Association
  3. 2015 - present
    Endourological Society
  4. 2013 - present
    American College of Surgeons
  5. 2012 - present
    American Urological Association
  6. 2008 - present
    American Medical Association