Dr. Kathleen A. Connell, MD

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Dr. Kathleen A. Connell, MD

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery | Female

University of Colorado 12605 E 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045 Get Directions
(877) 225-5654

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I believe that it is my responsibility to provide women with the most up to date medical knowledge and treatment options available for their condition(s), and to engage them in all aspects of their medical decision making so that they can decide which treRead more

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Dr. Kathleen A. Connell received her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical College of Medicine in...Read more

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in Littleton, CO |
I was seen by Dr. Connell in November and asked to come back for a bladder study. I scheduled it for Jan/Feb and then the machine broke and the staff said they would call me to reschedule. Her staff actually told me not to call back, they would call me. No one ever called so I finally called in May and got an appt for June. Dr. Connell is sick today so now they are offering me July 25th. I am going to go somewhere else where they value my time and honor their word.
Erie,CO |
Should be ashamed. I went to her for help in trying to start a family and managing my symptoms. Not only did I wait a half hour past my appt time but she didn't have any of the 60 pages of records I had faxed over and called and confirmed she got before my appt. She did a minor exam and gave me no advice or guidance. I received a $700 bill for absolutely nothing. Worthless.
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Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    SUNY Health Science Center @ Brooklyn

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine (Montefiore) Program
  • Undergraduate School
    State University Of New York

    Graduated in 1992

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Connell says...

Dr. Kathleen A. Connell received her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical College of Medicine in 1996. She went on to complete a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery in 2003 at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. In 2004, she was board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in 2013 became one of the first doctors in Colorado to become board-certified in Urogynecology.

Dr. Connell's practice focuses on the female pelvic system with special medical interests in pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence, reconstructive pelvic surgery.

As a leader in the field of urogynecology, Dr. Connell participates in a number of professional organizations, including as a fellow of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a member of American Urogynecologic Society and the Society for Gynecologic Investigation.

She is passionate about advancing scientific research in the field of female pelvic medicine, running the Anschutz Medical Campus science laboratory for University of Colorado Hospital where she leads the OB/GYN department's clinical and translational research.

Dr. Connell's own research focuses on the effects of aging and other women's issues on pelvic support, with the ultimate goal of preventing pelvic organ prolapse and developing new treatment options.

Outside of her practice at UC Urogynecology, Dr. Connell enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, traveling, hiking and skiing.

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Dr. Connell's Care Philosophy

I believe that it is my responsibility to provide women with the most up to date medical knowledge and treatment options available for their condition(s), and to engage them in all aspects of their medical decision making so that they can decide which tre