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Kathleen Puttmann, MD


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Kathleen Puttmann, MD


Dr. Puttmann was born in Ohio, but spent summers in Minnesota. She attended Case Western Reserve University where she studied Chemical Engineering. She spent time working as an engineer on medical devices, and then attended the Ohio State University College of Medicine. She went on to complete her residency training at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Urology Residency.

Dr. Puttmann practices general Urology. She has a special interest in urologic cancers, robotic surgery, urinary stone disease, and minimally invasive procedures for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Clinical Interests

  • General Urology
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Urolift
  • Rezum
  • Photovaporization of prostate
  • Transurethral resection of prostate
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HOLEP)
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic simple prostatectomy
  • Oncology
  • Prostate cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Upper tract urothelial cell cancers
  • DaVinci robotic surgery
  • SpaceOar
  • Kidney Stones
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
  • Mini Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (mini PCNL)


  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Medical School

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • Degree: MD, 2018

Undergraduate/Graduate Education

  • Case Western Reserve University, Columbus, OH
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering


  • Board-Eligible
  • DaVinci XI Surgical System Training Certificate


  • Minnesota
  • Ohio


• Society of Women in Urology
• Association of Women Surgeons
• American Urologic Association

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