Urologist: Kristin Baldea, MD | Loyola Medicine

Kristin Baldea, MD

Kristin Baldea, MD


Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Robotic Surgery

About Dr. Baldea


Medical Education

Medical School
Northwestern University
Loyola University Medical Center - Urology
  • Loyola University Medical Center - Endourology & Laparoscopy

Board Certification

American Board of Urology


  • Association of Impaired Renal Function With Changes in Urinary Mineral Excretion and Stone Composition. Patel, PM; Kandabarow, AM; Druck, A; Hart, S; Blackwell, RH; Kadlec, A; Farooq, A; Turk, TMT; Baldea, KG, Urology
  • Editorial Comment. Baldea, KG; Turk, TMT, The Journal of urology
  • Paravertebral block for percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a prospective randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled study., Baldea, KG; Patel, PM; Delos Santos, G; Ellimoottil, C; Farooq, A; Mueller, ER; Byram, S; Turk, TMT, World journal of urology
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  • Patient and physician reported toxicity with two-fraction definitive high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy: the impact of implant interval. Harris, AA; Korpics, M; Sherwani, Z; Farooq, A; Baldea, KG; Flanigan, R; Harkenrider, MM; Solanki, AA, Journal of contemporary brachytherapy
  • Proton-pump inhibitors associated with decreased urinary citrate excretion. Patel, PM; Kandabarow, AM; Aiwerioghene, E; Blanco-Martinez, E; Hart, S; Leehey, DJ; Farooq, A; Baldea, KG; Turk, TMT, International Urology and Nephrology
  • Socioeconomic Disparities in the Acute Management of Stone Disease in the United States. Kirshenbaum, EJ; Doshi, C; Dornbier, R; Blackwell, RH; Bajic, P; Gupta, GN; Gorbonos, A; Turk, TMT; Flanigan, RC; Baldea, KG, Journal of Endourology
  • Antepartum nephrolithiasis and the risk of preterm delivery. Drescher, M; Blackwell, RH; Patel, PM; Kuo, PC; Turk, TMT; Baldea, KG, Urolithiasis
  • Metabolic Syndrome Increases Risk of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction Following Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. Johans, CE; Bajic, P; Kirshenbaum, E; Blackwell, RH; Kothari, AN; Kuo, PC; Baldea, KG; Turk, TMT, Journal of Endourology
  • Transitioning From a Low-Dose-Rate to a High-Dose-Rate Prostate Brachytherapy Program: Comparing Initial Dosimetry and Improving Workflow Efficiency Through Targeted Interventions. Solanki, AA; Mysz, ML; Patel, R; Surucu, M; Kang, H; Plypoo, A; Bajaj, A; Korpics, M; Martin, B; Hentz, C; Gupta, G; Farooq, A; Baldea, KG; Pawlowski, J; Roeske, J; Flanigan, R; Small, W; Harkenrider, MM, Advances in radiation oncology
  • Design and Implementation of a Robotic Surgery Training Experience Logging System Baldea, K. G.; Thorwarth, R.; Bajic, P.; Quek, M. L.; Gupta, G. N., Journal of surgical education
  • Outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in spinal cord injury patients as compared to a matched cohort Baldea, K. G.; Blackwell, R. H.; Vedachalam, S.; Kothari, A. N.; Kuo, P. C.; Gupta, G. N.; Turk, T. M., Urolithiasis
  • PLK-1 Silencing in Bladder Cancer by siRNA Delivered With Exosomes. Greco, K. A.; Franzen, C. A.; Foreman, K. E.; Flanigan, R. C.; Kuo, P. C.; Gupta, G. N., Urology
  • Open Versus Robotic Radical Prostatectomy in Obese Men. Ellimoottil, C.; Roghmann, F.; Blackwell, R.; Kadlec, A.; Greco, K.; Quek, M. L.; Sun, M.; Trinh, Q. D.; Gupta, G., Current urology
  • Urothelial cells undergo epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition after exposure to muscle invasive bladder cancer exosomes. Franzen, C. A.; Blackwell, R. H.; Todorovic, V.; Greco, K. A.; Foreman, K. E.; Flanigan, R. C.; Kuo, P. C.; Gupta, G. N., Oncogenesis
  • New modalities for evaluation and surveillance of complex renal cysts. Ellimoottil, C.; Greco, K. A.; Hart, S.; Patel, T.; Sheikh, M. M.; Turk, T. M.; Flanigan, R. C., The Journal of urology
  • Comparison of complication rates for unilateral and bilateral percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) using a modified Clavien grading system. Kadlec, A. O.; Greco, K. A.; Fridirici, Z. C.; Hart, S. T.; Vellos, T. G.; Turk, T. M., BJU international
  • Five-year experience with metallic stents for chronic ureteral obstruction. Kadlec, A. O.; Ellimoottil, C. S.; Greco, K. A.; Turk, T. M., The Journal of urology
  • International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association Greco, K. A.; Flanigan, R. C.; Quek, M. L., International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association
  • Online reviews of 500 urologists. Ellimoottil, C.; Hart, A.; Greco, K.; Quek, M. L.; Farooq, A., The Journal of urology
  • Metabolic syndrome and urinary stone composition: what factors matter most? Kadlec, A. O.; Greco, K.; Fridirici, Z. C.; Hart, S. T.; Vellos, T.; Turk, T. M., Urology
  • Effect of renal function on urinary mineral excretion and stone composition. Kadlec, A. O.; Greco, K. A.; Fridirici, Z. C.; Gerber, D.; Turk, T. M., Urology