12627-Chan, Katherine

Katherine H. Chan, MD, MPH

Adjunct Associate Professor of Urology

RT 420
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Chan is an NIH-funded pediatric urologist and health services researcher.  In May 2017, she received a five-year K23 Career Development Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop decision support tools for parents.  Her research team is developing a decision aid for parents who sons have hypospadias, an abnormal opening of the pee hole on the underside of the penis.  They are also developing a patient-centered outcomes tool to study the long-term outcomes in adolescents and young adults after hypospadias repair as children.

Dr. Chan completed medical school at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, followed by Urology residency at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed a three-year pediatric urology fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. As part of the fellowship, she earned a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.  Dr. Chan joined the Division of Pediatric Urology in the Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in August 2013.

Dr. Chan sees patients at the Riley Outpatient Center, Eskenazi Health Outpatient Care Center and at a Riley satellite clinic in Richmond, Indiana.

Riley and Richmond appointment scheduling: 317-948-5777

Eskenazi appointment scheduling: 317-880-3616

Parents may use Zoc Doc's website to schedule an appointment with Dr. Chan at Riley via the following link:


Katherine Hubert Chan, M.D., M.P.H. 
Pediatric Urology 
RE: Appointments 
IU Health Riley Children's Hospital 
705 Riley Hospital Dr., Suite 4230 
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Urology
  • Education
    2012 MPH Harvard School of Public Health
    2004 MD Saint Louis University
    1999 BS Indiana University
  • Research

    Dr. Chan is actively involved in the development of a clinical outcomes research program in pediatric urology at Riley Hospital.  Her research interests include shared decision-making and patient-centered outcomes for hypospadias surgery. She has NIH-funding to develop a hypospadias decision aid and a patient-centered tool to track long-term outcomes after hypospadias repair.  She is also interested in risk factors for the development of kidney stone disease in adolescents. 

    Dr. Chan is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine. She has dual appointments in the Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology and the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Comparative Effectiveness Research in the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine.

  • Professional Organizations
    American Urologic Association
    Society for Pediatric Urology
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Urology - Pediatric Urology
  • Clinical Interests

    Her clinical interests include pediatric stone disease, hypospadias, undescended testicles, vesicoureteral reflux and congenital upper tract anomalies including prenatal hydronephrosis.

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