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Kelly M. Maxwell MD


  • “I appreciate Dr. Kelly's time and talents. She clearly is an excellent physician, yet was willing to take a few moments to speak to me on a personal level." 

Kelly M. Maxwell MD

Dr. Kelly Maxwell is a Urologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology in the Department of Urology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Maxwell was recruited from residency at Northwestern to join the private practice based in Arkes Pavilion that has been active at Northwestern Memorial Hospital since the 1920's. She focuses on developing a working relationship with patients and their primary physicians to facilitate the delivery of individualized urologic care. She was recognized for excellence in patient care with the Leander W. Riba Urology Award during her Chief Residency at Northwestern in 2009. Her clinical interests include stone disease, urologic cancer and general urology including prostate enlargement, female incontinence, infections and overactive bladder.

Dr. Maxwell is also very involved in resident teaching and co-chairs the Curriculum Committee that shapes and innovates the residents' education each year. She is an active member of the American Urological Association and the Chicago Urological Society. 

Hospital Affiliation
Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL

Education and Training

2005 - 2009
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University , Chicago, Illinois United States
Residency - Urology
2003 - 2005
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University , Chicago, Illinois United States
Residency - General Surgery
1999 - 2003
New York University Grossman School of Medicine, New York, New York United States
Doctor of Medicine
1994 - 1998
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois United States
Bachelor of Arts - Biological Science

Illinois State Medical License

American Urological Association
Chicago Urological Society

Special Interests
Robotic Prostatectomy, Robotic Nephrectomy, Robotic Pyeloplasty
Female Urinary Incontinence
Urethral Stricture Disease
Urologic Cancer
Stone Disease

Evaluation of targeted antimicrobial prophylaxis for transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy: A prospective cohort trial

Zembower TR, Maxwell KM, Nadler RB, Cashy J, Scheetz MH, Qi C, Schaeffer AJ BMC Infectious Diseases. 2017 Jun; 17(1):

OnabotulinumtoxinA for the Treatment of Patients with Overactive Bladder and Urinary Incontinence: Results of a Phase 3, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial

Nitti VW, Dmochowski R, Herschorn S, Sand P, Thompson C, Nardo C, Yan X, Haag-Molkenteller C, Andreou C, Egerdie RB, Eiley D, Goldfarb B, Mahoney J, Pommerville PJ, Radomski S, Steinhoff G, Aliotta P, Antoci JP, Archer-Goode CL, Auerbach SM, Beam TD, Becker JM, Berger Y, Biester RJ, Blick SD, Bradford RS, Burzon DT, Cline K, D'Anna RE, Dmochowski RR, Efros M, Fialkov JM, Freedman S, Gaylis F, Ginsberg D, Goldman H, Gousse A, Grunberger I, Hale DS, Hazan L, Hertzman BL, Hlavinka TC, Huff NA, Jacoby K, Jalkut MW, Johnson AR, Josephson D, Kalota S, Kaminetsky J, Kane R, Kaplan MM, Khorsandi M, King-Menzner D, Klimberg IW, Klutke CG, Krejci K, Kriteman LS, Leach GE, Leng WW, Lipsitz DU, Lotenfoe RR, Lumerman J, Margolis EJ, Maxwell K, Moore CK, Moseley W, Mutchnik S, Mynatt RJ, Park G, Payne CK, Peters-Gee JM, Pettit P, Roberts BJ, Rockove S, Sand PK, Schiff W, Shenot P, Siami P, Siegel S, Simmons G, Snyder J, Sussman D, Sutherland SE, Tietjen DN, Torgerson E, Viselli A, Werner MA, Whitmore K, Williams T, Wurzel R, Zusman E Journal of Urology. 2017 Feb; 197(2): S216-S223. ISSN: 0022-5347

Optimal timing of oral fosfomycin administration for pre-prostate biopsy prophylaxis

Rhodes NJ, Gardiner BJ, Neely MN, Grayson ML, Ellis AG, Lawrentschuk N, Frauman AG, Maxwell KM, Zembower TR, Scheetz MH Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2015 Dec; 70(7): 2068-2073. ISSN: 0305-7453

Androgen receptor drives cellular senescence

Mirochnik Y, Veliceasa D, Williams L, Maxwell K, Yemelyanov A, Budunova I, Volpert OV PLoS ONE. 2012 Mar; 7(3):

A case of systemic polyarteritis nodosa with spermatic cord involvement

Bush NC, Maxwell KM, Hamoui N, Colegrove P Nature Clinical Practice Urology. 2008 Jul; 5(8): 462-466. PMID: 18626512 ISSN: 1743-4270

Reprogramming requirements after sacral nerve stimulator implantation: Correlation with preoperative indication

Maxwell KM, Clemens JQ, Mazzenga L, Kielb SJ Journal of Urology. 2008 Jan; 179(2): 549-551. PMID: 18076913 ISSN: 0022-5347

Urothelial-type adenocarcinoma of the prostate mimicking metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma

Adley BP, Maxwell K, Dalton DP, Yang XJ International Braz J Urol. 2006 Jan; 32(6): 681-687. ISSN: 1677-5538