Kimberly Kenton, MD, MS
Dr. Kenton is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. She completed ABOG/ABU accredited fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center. She is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology and the Division Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery at Feinberg.
Dr. Kenton has served as a Fellowship Program Director since 2007, mentoring over 13 fellows from both Gynecology and Urology. She is an internationally recognized leader in FPMRS and surgical education, serving in leadership of most major subspecialty societies including ACGME Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Review Committee; ABOG/ABU Division of FPMRS and Board Exam Committees for Obstetrics & Gynecology and FPMRS certification; AUGS Education Counsel Chair; International Urogynecologic Society Education Committee; ACOG FPMRS Prolog Committee Chair and CREOG Exam Committee. Dr. Kenton also possesses substantial expertise in clinical research. She earned a Master of Science in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and served as PI on multiple NIH grants with over 10 years of continuous funding including a comparative effectiveness trial of laparoscopic versus robotic sacrocolpopexy. Additionally, Dr. Kenton has special training and expertise in neurophysiologic testing of the pelvic floor, including needle EMG and sensory nerve testing. Learn more about Dr. Kenton's education and research and clinical interests via her faculty profile.
Christina Lewicky-Gaupp, MD
Dr. Lewicky-Gaupp is an Associate Professor as well as the Director of Resident Gynecologic Surgical Simulation in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology. She previously served for three years as the Associate Residency Program Director. She sits on the Resident Clinical Competency Committee, the Residency Education Committee and the Robotic Education Curriculum Committee. Dr. Lewicky-Gaupp is a passionate and gifted surgical educator, receiving the Resident Excellent Teaching Award for three consecutive years, and awarded Most Outstanding Teacher in Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2011. She has consistently obtained funding for both resident and fellow simulation education and leads multiple simulations in the wet, dry and virtual reality labs of NCASE (Northwestern Center for Advanced Surgical Education) as well as the cadaver lab throughout the year. Dr. Lewicky-Gaupp is also the director of the Fundamentals of Laparoscopy Simulation (FLS) for the Department.Dr. Lewicky-Gaupp is the Medical Director of the PEAPOD perineal clinic at Northwestern Medicine; this clinic one of only a few in the country. Her research interests focus on maternal birth trauma; she is currently leading a randomized controlled trial studying the impact of education and fitness on birth outcomes. Learn more about Dr. Lewicky-Gaupp’s education and research and clinical interests via her faculty profile.
Margaret G. Mueller, MD
Assistant Program Director
Dr. Mueller joined the faculty of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery/Urogynecology as an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology after completing her Female Pelvic and Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern University. She is enthusiastic about surgical education and is currently a member of the Robotic Education Curriculum Committee as well as the MS 4 Clerkship Director.
Dr. Mueller is actively involved in Women’s Health Research, and has received several national grants to study complex pelvic floor disorders. Most of her research interests focus on surgical outcomes. She is currently the principal investigator in a national, multicenter innovative research network studying the effect of the urinary microbiome on sacral neuromodulation in women with urinary incontinence. She is also studying outcomes of sacral neuromodulation on fecal and urinary incontinence. Learn more about Dr Mueller's education, research and clinical interests via her faculty profile.