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Kathryn Rowland

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Kathryn Rowland, MD, MPHS is a skilled pediatric surgeon with expertise in caring for children of all ages – from infancy through adolescence. She specializes in the surgical treatment of neonatal disease and congenital malformations, anorectal malformations, gastrointestinal tract disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, pediatric colorectal disease, thoracic lung abnormalities, and pediatric cancers. She has extensive training and experience in minimally invasive surgical techniques, using smaller incisions that lead to faster recovery time and less patient discomfort and scarring.

    Dr. Rowland strives for excellence in providing compassionate, personalized care to every patient using evidence-based treatments. She works within multidisciplinary teams and is committed to ensuring children receive the best treatment of their conditions.

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    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR07/2018Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
    Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO06/2016General Surgery Residency
    Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MOMPHS05/2013Master of Population Health Science
    Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MOMD05/2008Medical School
    Baylor University, Waco, TXBA06/2004University Scholars

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    1. Subramanian T, Rowland KJ. Opportunities and Challenges in Medical Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pediatr Ann. 2022 Aug; 51(8):e319-e323. PMID: 35938900.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    2. Stephens CQ, Dukhovny S, Rowland KJ, Hamilton NA. Neonatal echocardiogram in duodenal obstruction is unnecessary after normal fetal cardiac imaging. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Nov; 53(11):2145-2149. PMID: 29866484.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Skinner M, Gillanders WE, Lairmore TC, Rowland KJ, Traugott AL, Jin LX, Wells SA, Moley JF. Management of the Parathyroid Glands During Preventive Thyroidectomy in Patients With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2. Ann Surg. 2015 Oct; 262(4):641-6. PMID: 26366543; PMCID: PMC4795473.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Rowland KJ, Moley JF. Hereditary thyroid cancer syndromes and genetic testing. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Jan; 111(1):51-60. PMID: 25351655.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Rowland KJ, Jin LX, Moley JF. Biochemical cure after reoperations for medullary thyroid carcinoma: a meta-analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jan; 22(1):96-102. PMID: 25234024.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Rowland KJ, Diaz-Miron J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Mei J, Worthen GS, Warner BW. CXCL5 is required for angiogenesis, but not structural adaptation after small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun; 49(6):976-80; discussion 980. PMID: 24888846; PMCID: PMC4044536.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    7. Rowland KJ, Chernock RD, Moley JF. Pheochromocytoma in an 8-year-old patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A: implications for screening. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Sep; 108(4):203-6. PMID: 23868299; PMCID: PMC3983847.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Rowland KJ, Yao J, Wang L, Erwin CR, Maslov KI, Wang LV, Warner BW. Up-regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha and hemodynamic responses following massive small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1330-9. PMID: 23845627; PMCID: PMC3755458.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    9. Rowland KJ, Choi PM, Warner BW. The role of growth factors in intestinal regeneration and repair in necrotizing enterocolitis. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 May; 22(2):101-11. PMID: 23611614; PMCID: PMC3635039.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Rowland KJ, McMellen ME, Wakeman D, Wandu WS, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Enterocyte expression of epidermal growth factor receptor is not required for intestinal adaptation in response to massive small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Sep; 47(9):1748-53. PMID: 22974617; PMCID: PMC3443391.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    11. Rowland KJ, Yao J, Wang L, Erwin CR, Maslov KI, Wang LV, Warner BW. Immediate alterations in intestinal oxygen saturation and blood flow after massive small bowel resection as measured by photoacoustic microscopy. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jun; 47(6):1143-9. PMID: 22703784; PMCID: PMC3377986.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    12. Leinicke JA, Wakeman D, Guo J, Erwin CR, Rowland KJ, Merrick EC, Heuckeroth RO, Warner BW, Hitch MC. Ret heterozygous mice have enhanced intestinal adaptation after massive small bowel resection. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012 May 15; 302(10):G1143-50. PMID: 22421622; PMCID: PMC3362098.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    13. Yao J, Maslov KI, Puckett ER, Rowland KJ, Warner BW, Wang LV. Double-illumination photoacoustic microscopy. Opt Lett. 2012 Feb 15; 37(4):659-61. PMID: 22344139; PMCID: PMC3306616.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    14. Martin CA, Perrone EE, Longshore SW, Toste P, Bitter K, Nair R, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW. Intestinal resection induces angiogenesis within adapting intestinal villi. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun; 44(6):1077-82; discussion 1083. PMID: 19524720; PMCID: PMC2697129.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    15. Rowland KJ, Kodner IJ, Cashen M, Schwarze ML. Surgical futility: "Aggressive" surgery on the severely demented. Surgery. 2009 Apr; 145(4):351-354. PMID: 19317034.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Bitter KJ, Epstein LG, Melin-Aldana H, Curran JG, Miller ML. Cyclophosphamide treatment of primary angiitis of the central nervous system in children: report of 2 cases. J Rheumatol. 2006 Oct; 33(10):2078-80. PMID: 17014023.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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