Keith Kowalczyk, MD, Urology, Washington, DC, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

KeithJohnKowalczykMD

Urology Washington, DC

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Director of Urologic Oncology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital; Associate Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Keith Kowalczyk is an urologist in Washington, DC and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Sibley Memorial Hospital, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in practice 12 years. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery and surgical oncology and is experienced in laparoscopy, prostatectomy, urologic oncology, minimally invasive urologic surgery, and urologic trauma and reconstructive surgery.
  • Standard vs. Retzius Sparing Robotic Prostatectomy

    An instructional video highlighting differences between the two surgical approaches.

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalFELLOWSHIP
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Georgetown University HospitalRESIDENCY
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Georgetown University HospitalINTERNSHIP
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Georgetown University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • University of Notre DameOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2011 - 2022
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2010 - 2011
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2005 - 2020
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Resident Teacher Award, Department of Urology Georgetown University Hospital, 2010
  • String of Pearls Finalist, Best Resident Teacher Georgetown University Hospital, 2010
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Is there any evidence of a "July effect" in patients undergoing major cancer surgery?  
    Ravi P, Trinh VQ, Sun M, Sammon J, Sukumar S, Gervais MK, Shariat SF, Kim SP, Kowalczyk KJ, Hu JC, Menon M, Karakiewicz PI, Trinh QD, Can J Surg, 4/1/2014
  • Venous Thromboembolism After Major Cancer Surgery: Temporal Trends and Patterns of Care  
    Trinh VQ, Karakiewicz PI, Sammon J, Sun M, Sukumar S, Gervais MK, Shariat SF, Tian Z, Kim SP, Kowalczyk KJ, Hu JC, Menon M, Trinh QD, JAMA Surg, 11/6/2013
  • Predictors of Gleason score upgrading in a large African-American population  
    Vora AA, Large T, Aronica J, Haynes S, Harbin AC, Marchalik D, Nissim H, Lynch JH, Bandi G, McGeagh KM, Kowalczyk KJ, Ghasemian SR, Venkatesen K, Verghese M, Hwang JJ, International Urology and Nephrology, 7/1/2013
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Multi-institutional Predictors of Gleason Score Upgrading in a Large African-American Population.
    Vora AA, Large T, Aronica J, Haynes S, Harbin AC, Marchalik D, Nissim H, Lynch JH, Bandi G, McGeagh KM, Kowalczyk KJ, Ghasemian SR, Venkatesen K, Verghese M, Hwang JJ, AUA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 5/1/2013
  • Correlation of Prognostic Molecular Markers (ERG expression, PTEN delation, and HOXD3 promotor hypermethylation) with Clinical and Pathologic Features in Screening Pro...
    Rubin R, Chen L, Bandi G, McGeagh K, Pahira H, Collins S, Suy S, Kowalczyk KJ, Lynch JH, AUA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 5/1/2013
  • Multi-institutional Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of Using Alvimopan to Lower GI Morbidity After Cystectomy and Urinary Diversion.
    Vora AA, Rayson R, Harbin AC, Bandi G, McGeagh KM, Kowalczyk KJ, Lynch JH, Ghasemian SR, Venkatesen K, Hwang JJ, Verghes M, AUA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 5/1/2013
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Lectures

  • “Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Prostate Cancer” 
    Washington, DC - 8/1/2013
  • "The Role of Active Surveillance and Robotic Prostatectomy in Management of Prostate Cancer.” 
    Washington, DC - 4/1/2013
  • “Robotic Prostatectomy: Past Influences, Present Utilization, and Future Improvement" 
    Leonardtown, MD - 3/1/2012
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Authored Content

  • Corrigendum Re: “The Impact of Prostate Size, Median Lobe, and Prior Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Intervention on Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: Technique and Outcomes” [Eur Urol 2011;59:595–603]June 2018

Press Mentions

  • Melania Trump Hospitalised for Planned Procedure
    Melania Trump Hospitalised for Planned ProcedureMay 15, 2018
  • Kidney Embolization: What Was Melania Trump’s Surgery For?
    Kidney Embolization: What Was Melania Trump’s Surgery For?May 15, 2018
  • Melania Trump Quietly Had Surgery & Her Husband Didn’t Bother to Visit Her for Hours
    Melania Trump Quietly Had Surgery & Her Husband Didn’t Bother to Visit Her for HoursMay 15, 2018
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations