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Dr. Douglas Canning is Chief of the Division of Urology and Professor of Urology in Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.

Specialty – Dr. Canning focuses on work with chronic, complex urological conditions in children, including hypospadias, exstrophy, epispadias, complex reconstruction, kidney transplantation, and posterior urethral valves.

Education – Dr. Canning received his M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was an intern and a resident at the Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, as well as a fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Brady Urological Institute. He has received additional training from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Hs is board-certified in Urology and Pediatric Urology.

Other – Dr. Canning is author or co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, three textbooks, and more than 500 editorials in urology. His focus has been in all areas of pediatric reconstructive urology, with a particular interest in the care of children with complex urological conditions such as bladder and cloacal exstrophy, hypospadias, posterior urethral valves, and genital anomalies in both sexes.