Bill Kennedy

Urologist

Associate Professor of Urology at the Stanford University Medical Center

Professional Education

Board Certification: Urology, American Board of Urology (2000)

Sloan Fellowship, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Management (2011)

Specialty Board Certification, Pediatric Urology, American Board of Urology (2009)

Board Certification: Pediatric Urology, American Board of Urology (2009)

Fellowship, Children's Hospital, Philadelphia, Pediatric Urology (1997)

Residency, Columbia University, Urology (1995)

M.D., Columbia University, Medicine (1989)

A.B., Harvard University, Biology (1985)

Medical Education: Columbia University (1989) NY

Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1997) PA

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1995) NY

Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1990) NY

Honors & Awards

Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals.com (2010)

Best Doctor, Best Doctors in America (2008 - 2012)

Patient's Choice Award, MDx Medical, INC. (2009-2012)

Top Urologist, Guide to America's Top Urologists (2009, 2010)

Rose Award, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (September 2009)

Certicate of Appreciation, Hypospadias and Epispadias Association (August 2009)

Rose Award, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (2004)

Rose Award, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (2003)

Best Poster, 92nd Annual Meeting, American Urological Association (1997)

Prize Essay, Ambrose/Reed Socioeconomics Essay Competition, American Urological Association (1995)

Research Fellowship, American Foundation for Urological Diseases (1993 - 1994)

Research Fellowship, National Kidney Foundation (1993 - 1994)

Prize Essay, Society for Basic Urological Research (1993)

John K. Lattimer Prize in Urology, Columbia University (1989)

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Pediatric Urology, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2012 - Present)

Associate Chief Medical Officer, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2011 - Present)

Chairperson, Finance Committee, PedsOB Faculty Practice Organization (2003 - Present)

Associate Chief, Pediatric Urology, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (1997 - 2012)

Indirect inguinal hernia with uterine tissue in a male: A case of persistent Mullerian duct syndrome and literature review.
Ahdoot, M., Qadan, M., Santa-Maria, M., Kennedy, W. A., & Ilano, A. (2013). Indirect inguinal hernia with uterine tissue in a male: A case of persistent Mullerian duct syndrome and literature review. Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada, 7(1-2), E121-4.

Radiation Exposure During Pediatric Videourodynamics
Ngo, T. C., Clark, C. J., Wynne, C., & Kennedy, W. A. (2011). Radiation Exposure During Pediatric Videourodynamics. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 186(4), 1672-1676.

Compliance With Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux: Results From a National Pharmacy Claims Database
Copp, H. L., Nelson, C. P., Shortliffe, L. D., Lai, J., Saigel, C. S., & Kennedy, W. A. (2010). Compliance With Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux: Results From a National Pharmacy Claims Database. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 183(5), 1994-1999.

Urinary Tract Infection in Children: When to Worry
Clark, C. J., Kennedy, W. A., & Shortliffe, L. D. (2010). Urinary Tract Infection in Children: When to Worry. UROLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 37(2), 229-?.

Clinical Presentation and Urachal Remnant Pathology: Implications for Treatment
Copp, H. L., Wong, I. Y., Krishnan, C., Malhotra, S., & Kennedy, W. A. (2009). Clinical Presentation and Urachal Remnant Pathology: Implications for Treatment. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 182(4), 1921-1924.

MR Voiding Cystography for Evaluation of Vesicoureteral Reflux
Vasanawala, S. S., Kennedy, W. A., Ganguly, A., Fahrig, R., Rieke, V., & Barth, R. A. (2009). MR Voiding Cystography for Evaluation of Vesicoureteral Reflux. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 192(5), W206-W211.

Dichorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy discordant for bladder exstrophy.
Tu, W., Chueh, J., & Kennedy, W. (2009). Dichorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy discordant for bladder exstrophy. Advances in urology, 186483-?.

Persistent and recurrent postsurgical varicoceles: Venographic anatomy and treatment with n-butyl cyanoacrylate embolization
Sze, D. Y., Kao, J. S., Frisoli, J. K., McCallum, S. W., Kennedy, W. A., & Razavi, M. K. (2008). Persistent and recurrent postsurgical varicoceles: Venographic anatomy and treatment with n-butyl cyanoacrylate embolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 19(4), 539-545.

Results of a 2-year multicenter trial of endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux with synthetic calcium hydroxyapatite
Mevorach, R. A., Hulbert, W. C., Rabinowitz, R., Kennedy, W. A., Kogan, B. A., & Elder, J. S. (2006). Results of a 2-year multicenter trial of endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux with synthetic calcium hydroxyapatite. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 175(1), 288-291.

The effect of oxybutynin treatment on cognition in children with diurnal incontinence
Sommer, B. R., O'Hara, R., Askari, N., Kraemer, H. C., & Kennedy, W. A. (2005). The effect of oxybutynin treatment on cognition in children with diurnal incontinence. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 173(6), 2125-2127.

Juvenile posttraumatic high-flow priapism: current management dilemmas
Marotte, J. B., Brooks, J. D., Sze, D., & Kennedy, W. A. (2005). Juvenile posttraumatic high-flow priapism: current management dilemmas. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, 40(4).

Urinary tract infections in children: treatment
Malhotra, S. M., & Kennedy, W. A. (2004). Urinary tract infections in children: treatment. UROLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 31(3), 527-?.

Fetal renal growth as assessed through renal parenchymal area derived from prenatal and perinatal ultrasonography
Kennedy, W. A., Chitkara, U., Abidari, J. M., & Shortliffe, L. Md. (2003). Fetal renal growth as assessed through renal parenchymal area derived from prenatal and perinatal ultrasonography. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 169(1), 298-302.

Serial followup of the contralateral renal size in children with multicystic dysplastic kidney
Abidari, J. M., Park, K. H., Kennedy, W. A., & Shortliffe, A. D. (2002). Serial followup of the contralateral renal size in children with multicystic dysplastic kidney. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 168(4), 1821-1825.

Effect of circumcision on prostatic bacterial colonization and subsequent bacterial seeding following transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies.
Lai, F. C., Kennedy, W. A., Lindert, K. A., & Terris, M. K. (2001). Effect of circumcision on prostatic bacterial colonization and subsequent bacterial seeding following transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies. Techniques in urology, 7(4), 305-309.

The effects of intravesical lidocaine on bladder dynamics of children with myelomeningocele
Lapointe, S. P., Wang, B. Y., Kennedy, W. A., & Shortliffe, L. Md. (2001). The effects of intravesical lidocaine on bladder dynamics of children with myelomeningocele. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 165(6), 2380-2382.

Evaluation of sonographic renal parenchymal area in the management of hydronephrosis
Rodriguez, L. V., Lock, J., Kennedy, W. A., & Shortliffe, L. Md. (2001). Evaluation of sonographic renal parenchymal area in the management of hydronephrosis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 165(2), 548-551.

The modern endoscopic approach to ureterocele
Hagg, M. J., Mourachov, P. V., Snyder, H. M., Canning, D. A., Kennedy, W. A., & Duckett, J. W. (2000). The modern endoscopic approach to ureterocele. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 163(3), 940-943.

Biochemical and physiological characterization of the urinary bladder in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Deveaud, C. M., Kennedy, W. A., Zderic, S. A., & Howard, P. S. (1999). Biochemical and physiological characterization of the urinary bladder in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. ADVANCES IN BLADDER RESEARCH, 462, 201-214.

Epidermal growth factor suppresses renal tubular apoptosis following ureteral obstruction
Kennedy, W. A., Buttyan, R., GARCIAMONTES, E., DAGATI, V., Olsson, C. A., & Sawczuk, I. S. (1997). Epidermal growth factor suppresses renal tubular apoptosis following ureteral obstruction. UROLOGY, 49(6), 973-980.

Acute urinary retention secondary to urethral inflammation from a vaginal contraceptive suppository in a 17-year-old boy
Saborio, D. V., Kennedy, W. A., & Hoke, G. P. (1997). Acute urinary retention secondary to urethral inflammation from a vaginal contraceptive suppository in a 17-year-old boy. UROLOGIA INTERNATIONALIS, 58(2), 128-130.

UROLOGY PEER-REVIEW AT THE NATIONAL-INSTITUTES-OF-HEALTH
Olsson, C. A., & Kennedy, W. A. (1995). UROLOGY PEER-REVIEW AT THE NATIONAL-INSTITUTES-OF-HEALTH. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 154(5), 1866-1869.

BLADDER NECK CLOSURE IN ASSOCIATION WITH CONTINENT URINARY-DIVERSION
Hensle, T. W., Kirsch, A. J., Kennedy, W. A., & Reiley, E. A. (1995). BLADDER NECK CLOSURE IN ASSOCIATION WITH CONTINENT URINARY-DIVERSION. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 154(2), 883-885.

RENAL TUBULAR APOPTOSIS AFTER PARTIAL URETERAL OBSTRUCTION
Kennedy, W. A., Stenberg, A., Lackgren, G., Hensle, T. W., & Sawczuk, I. S. (1994). RENAL TUBULAR APOPTOSIS AFTER PARTIAL URETERAL OBSTRUCTION. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 152(2), 658-664.

PREGNANCY AFTER ORTHOTOPIC CONTINENT URINARY-DIVERSION
Kennedy, W. A., Hensle, T. W., Reiley, E. A., Fox, H. E., & HAUS, T. (1993). PREGNANCY AFTER ORTHOTOPIC CONTINENT URINARY-DIVERSION. SURGERY GYNECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS, 177(4), 405-409.

POTASSIUM THIOPHOSPHATE LASER TREATMENT OF GENITOURINARY HEMANGIOMA IN THE PEDIATRIC POPULATION
Kennedy, W. A., Hensle, T. W., GIELLA, J., HENDRICKS, J. G., & Treat, M. (1993). POTASSIUM THIOPHOSPHATE LASER TREATMENT OF GENITOURINARY HEMANGIOMA IN THE PEDIATRIC POPULATION. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 150(3), 950-952.