Pediatric Surgical Associates is delighted to announce the addition of Katie Willihnganz-Lawson, MD to our growing pediatric urology team. Dr. Katie Willihnganz-Lawson grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She attended medical school and completed her urology residency training at the University of Minnesota. She then completed her fellowship training in pediatric urology at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. Willihnganz-Lawson enjoys all aspects of pediatric urology but is especially interested in genitourinary reconstruction, sex development, neurogenic bladder and congenital anomalies of the urinary tract. She is also trained in minimally invasive robotic surgery. During her training she researched surgical outcomes for patients with bladder exstrophy, vascular anomalies, and disorders of sex development. She has performed quality improvement projects and improved standardization of care and quality of life for pediatric urology patients. In both education and treatment, Dr. Willihnganz-Lawson uses a family-centered care model to engage her pediatric patients. She is excited to be returning to Minnesota and bringing her talents and skills as a physician and reconstructive surgeon to the Twin Cities!
Pediatric Surgical Associates is delighted to announce the addition of Amy Hou, MD to our growing pediatric urology team! Dr. Hou grew up in the borough of Queens in New York City. She obtained her undergraduate and medical degree through the Seven-Year Accelerated Medical Program at Boston University. Dr. Hou then moved west to Colorado for her urology residency and pediatric urology fellowship training at the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Hou has a strong background in endoscopic procedures . Dr. Hou enjoys all aspects of pediatric urology and has a special interest in neurogenic bladder and urinary reconstruction.