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Catherine deVries, M.D., M.S.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

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(801) 662-5555 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

As a pediatric urologist, Catherine deVries cares for children with congenital and acquired diseases of the urinary tract and genitalia. As a Professor of Urology, she practices at Primary Children's Medical Center. Her areas of particular interest are neurogenic bladder associated with spina bifida and birth defects of the genitalia. Her work extends overseas to teaching pediatric and reconstructive urology in low resource countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

A graduate of Harvard University, she holds a Masters in Pathology from Duke University and an M.D. from Stanford University. She trained in Urology at Stanford University and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Urology at University of California, San Diego. Her awards include the American Red Cross International Hero Award in 2011, the American Urological Association’s 2009 Distinguished Contribution Award, The Southeastern Section AUA Presidential Lectureship 2009, The American Urological Association’s Honorary Member 2007, and the American Medical Association’s 2006 Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Professor
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Public Health
Urology
Board Certification American Board of Urology (Sub: Pediatric Urology)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Professor
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Public Health
Urology
Board Certification American Board of Urology (Sub: Pediatric Urology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-5555 School of Medicine
Surgery
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. deVries joined the Pediatric Urology group at the University of Utah and Primary Children's Medical Center in 2000 and is a Professor of Surgery and Public Health at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. deVries is the Director of the University of Utah Center for Global Surgery in the Department of Surgery which focuses on the academic study of the Surgical Ecosystem as well as advocacy for surgical accessibility in low resource countries and engineering and business practices for "extreme affordability".

While pediatric urology is her clinical focus, she has been intensively active in the development of sustainable global surgery since1992. She founded International Volunteers in Urology (now IVUmed) in 1994 and continues as its President. IVUmed is dedicated to urological education worldwide and focuses on training doctors and nurses in developing countries. Dr. deVries has developed urological training programs in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. She serves as a member of the Global Alliance for Elimination of Filariasis (GAELF) , and on the Board of Chairmen of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU). She teaches courses in surgery and public health and in engineering innovation for the developing world at the University of Utah and at Stanford University. She has recently completed a book, Global Surgery and Public Health; A New Paradigm.

A graduate of Harvard University, she holds a Masters in Pathology from Duke University and an M.D. from Stanford University. She trained in Urology at Stanford University and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Urology at University of California, San Diego. Her awards include the Western Section, AUA Distinguished Contribution Award 2013, American College of Surgeons Surgical Humanitarian Award 2012, American Red Cross International Hero Award in 2011, the American Urological Association’s 2009 Distinguished Contribution Award, The Southeastern Section AUA Presidential Lectureship 2009, The American Urological Association’s Honorary Member 2007, and the American Medical Association’s 2006 Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Hahnemann University
Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM)
Fellow
Fellowship University of California - San Diego
Pediatric Urology
Fellow
Post Graduate Training University of Washington
Female Urology
Postgraduate Studies
Post Graduate Training University of California San Francisco
Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery
Postgraduate Studies
Post Graduate Training University of California - Irvine
Lasers in Urology
Postgraduate Studies
Chief Resident Stanford University Medical Center
Urology
Chief Resident
Residency Stanford University Medical Center
Urology
Resident
Residency Stanford University Medical Center
General Surgery
Resident
Internship Stanford University Medical Center
Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Stanford University
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training Duke University
Pathology
M.S.
Harvard University
Natural Sciences
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Jeffrey D Redshaw, Trung L Tran, M Chad Wallis, Catherine R deVries (4/12/2014). Epididymitis: A 21 year retrospective review of boys presenting to an outpatient urology clinic. J Urol, 192(4), 1203-1207.
  2. Ian S Metzler, Hiep T Nguyen, Lars Hagander, Mohamed Jalloh, Ton Nguyen, Serigne Magueye Gueye, Catherine R deVries, John G Meara (Feb 10, 2014). Surgical outcomes and cultural perceptions in international hypospadias care. J Urol.

Book

  1. Abrams P, deRidder D, deVries C, Elniel Sohier, Esegbona G, Mourad S, and Muleta M (2012). Obstetric Fistula in the Developing World (First). (Vol. 1). Montreal: Societe Internationale d'Urologie.
  2. deVries CR and Price RR (2010). Global Surgery and Public Health: A New Paradigm. Boston: JB Learning.

Book Chapter

  1. Price RR and deVries CR (2014). Global Surgery (Chapter 49). In Andersen D, Billiar T, Dunn D, Hunter J, Matthews J, Pollock R (Ed.), Schwarz's Principles of Surgery (10, pp. 1954-1982). New York: McGraw Hill.

Editorial

  1. deVries, C (Sept, 2013). Debunking Myths about Female Circumcision. African Journal of Urology, 19(3), 143-144.

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