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Katherine Smentkowski, MD

  • Primary Specialties: Prostate Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Endoscopic Surgery, General Urology, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Treatments for Upper Urinary Tract Reconstruction
  • Gender: Female

About This Provider

Dr. Smentkowski earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Neurobiology from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.  She received her Medical Doctorate at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, VA where she was involved in community outreach and elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She went on to complete Urological Residency at EVMS as well as a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Her fellowship training at Thomas Jefferson University focused on robotic management of both benign and malignant urological conditions. This included prostate, bladder, kidney and ureteral cancers as well as reconstructive techniques for ureteropelvic junction obstruction and ureteral strictures.

Dr. Smentkowski has co-authored publications and presented at various national and regional conferences in a variety of topics including urological reconstruction, kidney stones and urothelial malignancy. Additionally, she has co-authored book chapters on upper tract urothelial carcinoma and prostatic ultrasound.

Her memberships include the American Urological Association and the Endourological Society


  • American Urological Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Endourological Society
  • College
  • B.S., Physiology and Neurobiology Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Treatments for Upper Urinary Tract Reconstruction
  • Medical School
  • M.D. Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Internship
  • General Surgery Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Residency
  • Urological Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Thomas Jefferson University