Katherine (Katie) M. Theisen, M.D.

  1. Urologist



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Katherine Theisen, M.D., is a urologist specializing in genitourinary trauma and reconstruction at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She received her M.D. at the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed a urology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. She completed a fellowship in Genitourinary Trauma and Reconstruction at the University of Minnesota. Her clinic focus includes:

  • Adults with congenital urologic conditions with an emphasis on neurogenic bladder
  • Acquired neurogenic bladder from spina cord injury, surgery, and malignancies
  • Urethral stricture disease
  • Ureteral obstruction from stricture disease or trauma
  • Male stress urinary incontinence after treatment of prostate cancer
  • Genitourinary fistula
  • Urinary complications secondary to pelvic radiation
  • Adult acquired buried penis

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Theisen is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents. She also publishes regularly in peer-reviewed scientific journals dedicated to urologic diseases.

  1. Artificial urinary sphincter implantation
  2. Bladder augmentation
  3. Bladder botox injection
  4. Penile reconstruction
  5. Ureteral reconstruction
  6. Urethral reconstruction
  7. Urethroplasty
  8. Urinary diversion
  9. Urodynamic testing
  1. 2020
    Fellowship - Genitourinary Reconstructive SurgeryUniversity of Minnesota Medical Center
  2. 2019
    Residency - Urologic SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  3. 2015
    Internship - General SurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  4. 2013
    Doctorate of MedicineUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  5. 2009
    BSUniversity of St. Thomas

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    "Article of the Month" Recipient BJUI
  2. 2010
    NCAA post-graduate scholarship - $48,000Walter Byers Scholarship
  3. 2008
    Collaborative Inquiry Grant - $1,000 - “Investigating the genetic basis for differences in elemental ratios of C:N:P in a freshwater snail.” University of St. Thomas
  4. 2008
    Award for research in science, mathematics, or engineering - $7,500Barry M. Goldwater National Scholar
  5. 2007
    Collaborative Inquiry Grant - $1,000 - “Testing the all-else-equal assumption for the maintenance of sex from the perspective of ecological stoichiometry.” University of St. Thomas

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of International Urology
  2. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Urological Association
  3. 2013 - present
    MemberSociety of Women in Urology
  4. 2012 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society