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Austin Findley, M.D., M.S.C.R.

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Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
afindley@kumc.edu

Professional Background

After graduating from Creighton University School of Medicine with his Doctorate in Medicine, Austin Findley completed his residency at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He went on to the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he completed a Fellowship in Epidemiology and Clinical Trials, a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Pelvic Pain, and a Master of Science in Clinical Research.

Dr. Findley joined The University of Kansas Health System in 2019 and specializes in treating a wide range of complex gynecologic problems by utilizing minimally invasive techniques, which helps shorten patient recovery time. His clinical and research interests include minimally invasive surgery, endometriosis, fibroids, abnormal bleeding, and quality improvement in surgical care.

Education and Training
  • BS, Biology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • MD, Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • MS, Clinical Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Internship, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH
  • Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH
  • Clinical Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Pelvic Pain, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Clinical Fellowship, Training in Epidemiology and Clinical Trials (TECT), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • DEA License, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Medical Doctor (MD), Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • National Provider Identifier, National Plan & Provider Enumeration System

Publications
  • Findley, A., D. 2014. Reply of the authors.. Fertility and sterility, 101 (3), e21
  • Glenn, T., L, Bembry, J, Findley, A., D, Yaklic, J., L, Bhagavath, B, Gagneux, P, Lindheim, S., R. 2018. Cesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy: Current Management Strategies.. Obstetrical & gynecological survey, 73 (5), 293-302
  • Kujansuu, S, Salari, B., W, Galloway, M, Findley, A, Yaklic, J., L, Massengill, J., C, Lindheim, S., R. 2015. Contained morcellation using the GelPOINT advance access platforms and 3M Steri-Drape endobag.. Fertility and sterility, 103 (5), e36
  • Siedhoff, M., T, Smith, D., M, Lippmann, Q., K, Findley, A., D, Steege, J., F, Vora, N., L. 2014. Cornual placenta accreta managed by postpartum total laparoscopic hysterectomy.. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology, 21 (1), 17-22
  • Siedhoff, M., T, Carey, E., T, Findley, A., D, Riggins, L., E, Garrett, J., M, Steege, J., F. 2012. Effect of extreme obesity on outcomes in laparoscopic hysterectomy.. Journal of minimally invasive gynecology, 19 (6), 701-7
  • Salari, B., W, Bhagavath, B, Galloway, M., L, Findley, A., D, Yaklic, J., L, Lindheim, S., R. 2016. Hysteroscopic morcellator to overcome cervical stenosis.. Fertility and sterility, 106 (6), e12-e13
  • Findley, A., D, Siedhoff, M., T, Hobbs, K., A, Steege, J., F, Carey, E., T, McCall, C., A, Steiner, A., Z. 2013. Short-term effects of salpingectomy during laparoscopic hysterectomy on ovarian reserve: a pilot randomized controlled trial.. Fertility and sterility, 100 (6), 1704-8
  • Findley, A., D, Kemner, E. 2019. Selecting the Appropriate Patient for Opioid Therapy: Risk Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Gynecologic Pain.. Clinical obstetrics and gynecology, 62 (1), 48-58
  • Findley, A., D, Solnik, M., J. 2016. Prevention and management of urologic injury during gynecologic laparoscopy.. Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology, 28 (4), 323-8
  • Siedhoff, M., T, Clark, L., H, Hobbs, K., A, Findley, A., D, Moulder, J., K, Garrett, J., M. 2014. Mechanical bowel preparation before laparoscopic hysterectomy: a randomized controlled trial.. Obstetrics and gynecology, 123 (3), 562-7