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Kelly Harris, M.D.

Current Position:

  • Assistant Professor at Children’s Hospital Colorado


  • B.A. degree in Religion from Washington and Lee University in Virginia
  • M.D. from Johns Hopkins University


Dr. Kelly Harris earned her B.A. degree in Religion from Washington and Lee University in Virginia. From there, she obtained her M.D. from Johns Hopkins University where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She remained at Hopkins and completed Urology residency at the Brady Urological Institute. As a Brady resident, she earned awards as General Surgical Intern of the Year and the Miller Coulson Award for Clinical Excellence as a chief resident. She is in her final year of Pediatric Urology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital Colorado, where she has gained additional training in complex genitourinary congenital anomalies. Dr. Harris will remain at CU Medicine as Assistant Professor with privileges at both the children’s and adult hospitals.

Dr. Harris’ clinical and research interests center around improving the care of patients with complex genitourinary congenital anomalies such as exstrophy/epispadias, anorectal anomalies, differences in sex development, and neurogenic bladder. She is particularly passionate about being able to provide care for the patient and family from prenatal diagnosis into adulthood. Her research focuses on optimizing transition of care from pediatric to adult healthcare systems for these populations through the use of both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Her clinical scholarship thus far has led to over 30 publications, numerous international and national conference presentations, and multiple book chapters. In addition, she has internal grant funding to support her research endeavors.