Department of Urology

Kathleen Kieran

Associate Professor

Faculty: Attending

Telephone: 206-987-1623

Email: kathleen.kieran@seattlechildrens.org

Dr. Kieran is a board certified pediatric urologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and an associate professor of urology at the University of Washington. Her clinical interests include general and prenatal urology and her research interests include health care disparities, impact of public health initiatives on pediatric urologic health, and teaching and optimizing communication skills in surgeons

Dr. Kieran received her bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Tufts University in Medford, MA, and her M.D. from Boston University School of Medicine. She also holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistics from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Medical Education from the University of Iowa.  She completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in urology at the University of Michigan, followed by a fellowship in pediatric urology at the University of Tennessee.

Prior to coming to Seattle, Dr. Kieran was a clinical assistant professor of urology and associate program director for the urology residency at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA.

She is a member of numerous local, regional, and national societies, including the American Urological Association, Society for Pediatric Urology, and Society for Fetal Urology. She is a member of the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Executive Board of the Society for Women in Urology, and the Urinary Late Effects Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group.