Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Section Chief; Obstetrics & Gynecology, Associate Professor
Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado Hospital
1635 Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045
Lone Tree Health Center
University of Colorado Hospital: Lone Tree
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80528
Dr. Kathleen 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 Urology, with a focus on Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, in 2003 at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Montefiore). 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 kidneys and urinary system, with special medical interests in pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence, reconstructive pelvic surgery and reconstructive urology.
Dr. Connell is dedicated to helping women suffering from pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and interstitial cystitis by using the best nonsurgical and surgical treatment options available. She also routinely addresses her patients’ conditions through minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopy and robotics.
“I believe that it is my responsibility to provide women with the most up-to-date medical knowledge and treatment options for their conditions,” Dr. Connell says. “I want to engage my patients in all aspects of their medical decision making so they can decide which treatment is best for their lifestyle.“
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.