Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Kevin McKenna, MD

Kevin McKenna, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer

Research Interests

  • Colectomy
  • Crohn Disease
  • Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Pouchitis
  • Genes
  • Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
  • Mutation
  • Ileostomy
  • Surgical Wound Infection
  • Rectal Neoplasms
  • Epidural Anesthesia

Recent Publications


Morrell, DJ, McKenna, KJ, Messaris, E & Pauli, EM 2020, 'Endoscopic management of recurrent anastomotic leak following chemotherapy after colorectal surgery – a video vignette', Colorectal Disease, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 1451-1452.


Kulaylat, AS, Boltz, MM, Moyer, M, Mathew, A, McKenna, K & Messaris, E 2018, 'Management of large cecal polyps: When can the ileocecal valve be spared?', Diseases of the colon and rectum, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 1089-1095.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)