CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSKristen E. Burhans, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 275-2691Administrative: (585) 276-5368Fax: (585) 242-8707A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocationsLattimore Medical Center Obstetrics and Gynecology125 Lattimore Rd, Ste 150Rochester, NY 14620-4156Obstetrics and Gynecology: (585) 275-2691Faculty AppointmentsAssistant Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) Patient Care SettingObstetrics & GynecologyBiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. Kristen Burhans is a graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology here at the Univeristy of Rochester. As a general gynecologist she enjoys providing gynecologic care from adolescence through menopausal care - from general preventative care, to management of gynecologic problems such as PCOS, fibroids, painful periods or abnormal uterine bleeding. She has a special interest in minimally invasive surgerical approaches such as operative hysteroscopy and laparoscopic hysterectomy. She was recognized during her residency for her excellent laparoscopic surgical skills with the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeon's Resident Achievement Award in 2015. She also enjoys taking care of patients with complex obstetric needs; she cares for pregnant women during their prenatal care, as well as for their inpatient deliveries and postpartum care. She was awarded the Obstetric Perinatology Award and the Resident Award for Excellence in Obstetrics in 2015. She strives to educate women of all ages about reproductive health, contraceptive options and empowers women to take charge of their health care. She has a special interest in educating medical students and residents and training the next generation of obstetricians and gynecologists. She has been recognized for her abilities as a teacher and as a leader amongst her peers with the Dr. Ward L Ekas, the Dr. Richard E Fullerton and Obstetrics & Gynecology Department Awards. She is also the Director for OB/GYN Simulation Curriculum - organizing simulation sessions for residents to practice important skills, manage uncommon obstetric emergencies and demonstrate competency in a variety of obstetric & gynecologic skills.ResearchMy research interests include medical student, resident and interprofessional education, specifically integration of experiential learning and simulation into formal curriculum.CredentialsSpecialtiesObstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyEducation2011MD | University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesPost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center06/01/2011 - 06/30/2012Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical CenterAwards2018CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident EducationSponsor: CREOG2015The Obstetrics & Gynecology Department AwardSponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine Department of OB/GYN2015The Dr. Ward L Ekas AwardSponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine OB/GYN Department2015Resident Achievement AwardSponsor: The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons2015The Obstetrical Perinatology AwardSponsor: URMC Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology20152015 Resident Award for Excellence in ObstetricsSponsor: Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine2013The Dr. Richard E Fullerton AwardSponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine OB/GYN Department2011Hans J Lowenstein Award for Academic Excellence in ObstetricsSponsor: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles11/6/2020Toscano M, Burhan K, Mack LM, Henderson S, Koltz PF, Girotto JA, Thornburg LL. "Prenatal Ultrasound Measurement of Fetal Stomach Size Is Predictive of Postnatal Development of GERD in Isolated Cleft Lip and/or Palate." The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.. 2020 Nov 6; :1055665620968717. Epub 2020 Nov 06. VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Kristen E. Burhans, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Kristen E. 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