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Dr. Kristin Kozakowski

Urology
Miami, FL
19 years experience

Locations

Office

Miami, FL

Address

3200 SW 60th Ct , Suite 104, Miami, FL
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About

Bio

A pediatric urologist with a rich degree of experience in her field, Dr. Kristin Kozakowski maintains a busy schedule of clinical and academic activities at her practice in Miami, Florida. Dr. Kristin Kozakowski applies her expertise in pediatric and reconstructive urology, with a focus on diagnosis and treatment for numerous urological conditions in children, including hydroceles, hernias, undescended testicles, varicoceles, penile hypospadias, kidney stones, vesicoureteral reflux, voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, and hydronephrosis. Commanding an extensive educational background, Dr. Kristin Kozakowski prepared for her career as an undergraduate at Georgetown University, where she majored in philosophy.Dr. Kozakowski earned selection to the Phi Beta Kappa Society and Alpha Sigma Nu. A recipient of the Philosophy Medal of Honor, she graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts in May 1999. After receiving her degree, she relocated to New York City and enrolled at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. From August 1999 to May 2003, Dr. Kristin Kozakowski continued to build on her solid record of academic achievement at Columbia. Dr. Kozakowski served as Class President and President of the Ethics Club, tutored fellow medical students through the Student Success Network, and contributed to the university administration as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee. After graduating from Columbia with her Doctor of Medicine, Dr. Kristin Kozakowski commenced a yearlong general surgery internship at both Columbia University Medical Center and Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian. In July 2004, Dr. Kozakowski began her residency in urology through the aforementioned institutions, after which she spent a year as Chief Resident in the J. Bentley Squier Urologic Clinic in New York. As the recipient of a clinical and research fellowship in pediatric urology, she completed her formal training at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children in June 2010. During her fellowship, she played a key role in several research projects that led to presentations at various professional conferences and publication in several peer-reviewed scholarly journals. At present, she lives in the greater Miami metropolitan area.

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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Epidydmal cyst: Your friend should see his doctor for an exam and a testicular ultrasound to further investigate this "tiny ball". It is likely to be a cyst on the e... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Treat the blockage: Renal or ureteric colic is caused by an underlying blockage of the kidney or ureter, commonly caused by a stone or by a congenital malformation of the... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Sexual stimulation, even just hugging or kissing, can arouse men of any age to cause an erection. This is normal. But it does not obligate you to beco... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
See your doctor: Your doctor can refer you to a urologist or urogynecologist who can help diagnose why you are having the symptoms of urinary hesitancy and incontinenc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Cost varies: A basic IUI costs between $500-$900. If the sperm has to be purchased from a sperm bank, then there is an extra cost for the sperm. The prices vary ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: When a baby is born with both hypospadias and one or two undescended testicles, there may be a chromosomal or hormone defect. With a severe hypospadia... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Strength of stream: The voiding flow rate study provides information about the strength of your urinary stream, how long it takes you to void, and your general pattern of... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Not immediately: Foreskin does not usually naturally begin retracting until children are 2-3 years old. Parents should gently stretch the foreskin daily with normal ba... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Steroid cream: I prescribe triamcinilone 0.05% steroid cream, also known as betamethasone, to be applied to the distal foreskin 2 times a day for six weeks. This com... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Bladder emptying: The same nerves that control the muscles in the legs, also control the bladder and bowel. Your fiance needs a full work-up of his bladder functioning ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
You can get a STD: If your boyfriend cheated on you with someone who has a sexually transmitted disease, then you can contract that from him. A std is different from a u... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Steroid cream: I prescribe triamcinilone 0.1% steroid cream. Apply it to the distal foreskin 2-4 times a day for 6 weeks. This in combination with gentle daily retra... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
See a doctor: Problems with urination can be associated with bladder infections, bladder or urethral masses, prostate disease, constipation, neurological disease, o... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Unlikely: Modern techniques for hypospadias repair involve the use of local skin flaps from the foreskin for skin coverage- there is no fat on the foreskin so a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Urologist: Depending upon the specialists available in your area, urologists who are speciality trained in reconstructive surgery do hypospadias repairs in adult... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Steroid cream: The foreskin will not grow back, but occasionally, adhesions can form between the shaft skin and the head of the penis following a circumcision, this ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
No: A tese (testicular sperm extraction) is a procedure that involves removing a small part of the testicle and extracting the viable sperm that can be us... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Risk of UTI: Prolonged holding of urine can cause the overgrowth of bacteria which can lead to cystitis. It also can train your bladder to only signal the need to ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Most likely yes: Despite damage to the undescended testicle and often a subclinical anomaly of the contralateral testicle, the majority of men will be fertile. Also, w... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
Urology 19 years experience
Laparoscopic or Open: Varicocele repair can be done via two main approaches: laparoscopic or open. The open operation is done via a snall lower groin incision which is use... Read More

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Aug 4, 2013
Great responses. Highly recommend.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kozakowski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kozakowski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for the advice Dr Kozakowski. I am much obliged.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 2003MD

Affiliations

Miami childrens hospital
Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital
University of Miami
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