Candace F. Granberg, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Urologist

Candace Granberg, M.D., is a pediatric urologist with specialty interest in pediatric urologic cancers and complex pediatric urologic conditions, and/or medically complex patients with common urologic problems. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Multidisciplinary treatment of genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Surgical management of Wilms tumor
  • Children and adolescents with testicular cancer
  • Fertility Preservation Program, offering options to prepubertal children before undergoing gonadotoxic treatment for pediatric cancers
  • Expertise in surgical management of children with primary and reoperative hypospadias
  • Expertise in robotic surgery for treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction and other congenital anomalies
  • Surgical treatment of kidney and ureteral stones, with subsequent co-management in the Pediatric Stone Clinic with our Pediatric Nephrology team
  • Management of neurogenic bladder, in conjunction with Mayo Clinic's Cerebral Palsy/Spina Bifida Specialty Clinic
  • Prenatal diagnosis of urologic problems, meeting with families to discuss postnatal care
  • Common pediatric urologic conditions such as vesicoureteral reflux, undescended testicle, recurrent urinary tract infections, and enuresis
  • Promoting each patient's understanding of disease and empowering patients and caregivers to become partners in managing their health

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Granberg is active in research and education, serves as an Associate Program Directro for the Urology Residency program, and provides mentorship to medical students and residents. She is the Surgeon-in-Chief of the Mayo Clinic Children's Center.

  1. Fertility preservation
  2. HIPEC
  3. Laparoscopic surgery
  4. Minimally invasive surgery
  5. Reconstructive surgery
  6. Robotic surgery
  • Genitourinary Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Wilms Tumor
  • Testicular cancer in children and adolescents
  • Hypospadias
  • Minimally-invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) surgery
  • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  • Urologic management in spina bifida
  • Surgical management of intersex disorders
  • Pediatric stone disease
  • Fertility preservation for children undergoing cancer treatment
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Cryptorchidism
  • Testicular torsion
  1. 2012
    Fellow - Pediatric UrologyChildren's Medical Center-Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  2. 2010
    ResidentUrology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2010
    Resident - UrologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2006
    InternshipMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2005
    MDUniversity of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  6. 2000
    BA - ChemistryUniversity of Jamestown

Certifications

  1. 2016
    Pediatric UrologyAmerican Board of Urology
  2. 2014
    UrologyAmerican Board of Urology

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Best Podium in sessionNorth Central Section American Urological Association
  2. 2022
    Top Doctors in MinnesotaMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  3. 2021
    Top 3 Poster, GRIT for Women in Medicine conferenceMayo Clinic
  4. 2021
    Top 3 Case PresentationSociety for Fetal Urology
  5. 2021
    Top Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  6. 2021
    2021 Residents and Fellows Committee Teaching Award NomineeAmerican Urological Association
  7. 2021
    Top Doctors in MinnesotaMinnesota Monthly's Top Doctors
  8. 2021
    Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic Rochester
  9. 2020
    AMA Inspiration AwardWomen Physicians Congress, American Medical Association
  10. 2020
    Top Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly’s Top Doctors for Women
  11. 2020
    Young Urologist of the YearAUA North Central Section
  12. 2019
    Top Doctor - Pediatric UrologyMinnesota Monthly’s Top Doctors
  13. 2019
    Best case presentation: “Use of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in Pediatric Sarcoma for Maximal Oncologic Control.” Pediatric Urology Oncology Working Group
  14. 2019
    Best Poster, 2nd place: “Blockade of immune checkpoint B7-H3 sensitizes rhabdomyosarcoma to anti-tumor immune response.”Society for Urologic Oncology
  15. 2018
    Clinical prize finalist abstract: “Discrepancies in Self-Reported and Actual Conflicts of Interest in Pediatric Urology Robotic Surgery.”Society for Pediatric Urology
  16. 2018
    Honorable mention abstract: “3D Printing of Anatomic Models for Wilms Tumor.”Society for Pediatric Urology
  17. 2018
    Clinical prize finalist abstract: “Renal Replacement Therapy and Clean Intermittent Catheterization in Posterior Urethral Valves: A 20-year Multi-Institutional Retrospective Cohort Study.” Society for Pediatric Urology
  18. 2018
    Best case presentation: “Bladder Rhabdomyosarcoma: Multidisciplinary Surgical Approach for the ‘Unresectable’ Recurrence.”Pediatric Urology Oncology Working Group
  19. 2017
    Top Doctor - Pediatric UrologyMinnesota Monthly's Top Doctors
  20. 2016
    Best case presentation: "Bilateral Prenatal Hydronephrosis: An Interesting Case of Posterior Urethral Valves in the Setting of Currarino Syndrome."Society for Fetal Urology
  21. 2014
    Young Medallion Alumni AwardUniversity of Jamestown
  22. 2010
    Joseph W. Segura Essay ContestMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  23. 2005
    Axel & Agnes Kongslie Memorial Medical ScholarshipUniversity of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  24. 2005
    Karen & Elvira lynner Memoral Medical ScholarshipUniversity of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  25. 2005
    Dr. A.K. Saiki Memorial Medical ScholarshipUniversity of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  26. 2000
    Kennedy S. Wanner Memoral TrophyJamestown College
  27. 1999
    NAIA All-American Scholar-AthleteNAIA
  28. 1999
    NAIA All-American Scholar-AthleteNAIA
  29. 1999
    NDCAC All-Conference Volleyball SelectionNDCAC
  30. 1998
    NDCAC All-Conference Volleyball SelectionNDCAC
  31. 1996
    Wilson ScholarJamestown College
  32. 1996
    College Fellow in ChemistryJamestown College
  33. 1996
    Who's Who in American Colleges and UniversitiesWho's Who in American Colleges and Universities

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Board of Directors - Member at LargeMinnesota Urological Society
  2. 2022 - present
    Diversity Departmental LeaderDepartment of Diversity Leaders
  3. 2022 - present
    Urology Faculty Diversity OfficrUrology Education Committee
  4. 2022 - present
    PresidentSociety for Fetal Urology
  5. 2021 - present
    PresidentSociety for Fetal Urology
  6. 2021 - present
    MemberOR Allocation Subcommittee
  7. 2021 - present
    Surgeon-in-ChiefChildren's Surgical and Procedural Sub-Committee
  8. 2020 - present
    Member, ARST2032 Study CommitteeChildren's Oncology Group
  9. 2020 - present
    Co-chair, Social Media CommitteeSociety for Pediatric Urology
  10. 2020 - present
    MemberInnovation Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  11. 2020 - 2022
    Committee MemberAmerican Urological Association
  12. 2020 - 2021
    Advisory Council MemberShepherd Foundation
  13. 2020 - 2021
    President ElectSociety for Fetal Urology
  14. 2020 - present
    Co-chair, Social media committeeSociety for Pediatric Urology
  15. 2020 - present
    President ElectSociety for Fetal Urology
  16. 2020 - present
    Member - Advisory CouncilShepherd Foundation
  17. 2019 - present
    Career AdvisorMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  18. 2019 - present
    ChairNorth Central Section American Urological Association - Health Policy Council
  19. 2019 - present
    ChairHealth Policy Committee - North Central Section AUA
  20. 2018 - 2022
    Associate Program DirectorEducation Committee, Department of Urology
  21. 2018 - 2022
    Executive Committee, At-Large MemberPediatric Urology Oncology Working Group
  22. 2018 - 2020
    Co-ChairSociety for Pediatric Urology - Hypospadias Task Force
  23. 2018 - 2020
    Vice ChairHypospadias Task Force, Society for Pediatric Urology
  24. 2018 - present
    Executive Committee – At-Large MemberPediatric Urology Oncology Working Group
  25. 2018 - present
    Member, Pediatric Health CommitteeAUA Urology Care Foundation
  26. 2017 - 2020
    Executive committee memberSociety for Fetal Urology
  27. 2017 - 2019
    Vice ChairNorth Central Section American Urological Association - Health Policy Council
  28. 2017 - 2019
    Vice ChairHealth Policy Committee - North Central Section AUA
  29. 2017 - present
    Executive Committee, MemberSociety for Fetal Urology
  30. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Pediatric Urologists
  31. 2016 - present
    Member, Surgical Sub-committeeInternational Soft Tissue Sarcoma Consortium
  32. 2016 - present
    Member, surgical committee subgroupInternational Soft Tissue Sarcoma Consortium
  33. 2014 - present
    Member - Sarcoma Surgical CommitteeChildren’s Oncology Group
  34. 2013 - 2021
    MemberChildren's Surgical and Procedural Sub-Committee
  35. 2013 - 2019
    MemberSurgical Quality Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  36. 2013 - 2018
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Urology
  37. 2013 - present
    MemberDepartment of Urology Marketing Committee
  38. 2013 - present
    MemberMinnesota Urological Society, Inc.
  39. 2012 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Urology
  40. 2010 - present
    MemberNorth Central Section AUA
  41. 2007 - 2013
    MemberEndourological Society
  42. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Urological Association
  43. 2005 - present
    MemberSociety of Women in Urology
  44. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Urologists

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