Stephanie J Kielb, MD
Associate Professor of Urology, Medical Education and Obstetrics and Gynecology (Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology))
Focus of Work
Dr. Kielb is an associate professor of urology and the residency program director in the Department of Urology at Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a recognized expert in voiding dysfunction and incontinence, having performed sacral neuromodulation and botulinum toxin injections for urinary leakage procedures since 2004. Dr. Kielb was awarded research funding to investigate the effects of sacral neuromodulation on urinary and bowel symptoms and pain, and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in this area. She also performs minimally invasive procedures for stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, including robotic surgery as well as native-tissue and mesh slings.
Dr. Kielb is the urologic director of the multi-disciplinary adult spina bifida clinic at the Rehabilitation Institue of Chicago and has extensive experience treating both men and women with neurogenic bladder. She is a founding member of the American Urological Association Working Group on Congenitalism and has published extensively on the needs and outcomes of this patient population. She manages adults with many other congenital genitourinary conditions, including cloacal exstrophy, sacral agenesis, urogenital sinus conditions, vaginal agenesis/atresia, and disorders of sexual differentiation. Additionally, Dr. Kielb specializes in the treatment of urinary symptoms related to spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurologic conditions which affect urination.
Dr. Kielb is a respected clinician with surgical experience in complex reconstructive procedures, including bladder augmentation, mitrofanoff/monti procedures (catheterizable channels), ureteral reconstruction for ureteral strictures or injury including robotic ureteral reimplant, boari flap, psoas hitch, and ileal ureter construction for extensive ureteral strictures from radiation therapy. She also treats genitourinary fistulas, including vesicovaginal (between bladder and vagaina), ureterovaginal (between the ureter and vagina), and enterovesical (between bowel and bladder). Dr. Kielb regularly travels to Africa on women’s health mission trips to repair genitourinary fistulas in Rwanda.[Shorten text]
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Education and Certification
- MD: University of Michigan (1996)
- Residency: University of Michigan Health System (2002)
- Board Certification: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Urology
Clinic (for patients): 312-695-8146
NMH/Galter Room 20-150
675 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611