Wilson Molina

Wilson Molina, MD

Dr. Molina is a urologist at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Molina was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he completed his medical school and general surgery and urology residency at the Federal University of Sao Paulo. Afterwards, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio for a fellowship in urology minimally invasive surgery at Cleveland Clinic.

He went back to Brazil for a few years, working as a full-time urologist in an academic program in Sao Paulo, as well as at a kidney transplant service in the most prestigious hospital in the country. During this time, he realized his passion for treating patients with kidney stones. In 2008, Dr. Molina moved back to the US to complete his second fellowship in urology at the University of Colorado and Denver Health Medical Center. Afterwards, he was hired as a faculty member at the University of Colorado and was an attending urologist at Denver Health Medical Center. He became the chief of the endourology-stone program and was responsible for the treatment of complex kidney stone cases. In 2018, Dr. Molina moved to the Kansas City area, where he joined the urology department with the academic ranking of professor.

Dr. Molina has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers. He also has a passion for educating medical students, residents, and fellows. In 2011, he was awarded the Faculty Teaching Award at the University of Colorado.

Dr. Molina is dedicated to the treatment of kidney and ureteral stones. He performs all of the most advanced minimally invasive endoscopic procedures for stones, including ureteroscopy, external shock wave lithotripsy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy. He also performs endoscopic procedures for uretero-pelvic junction obstruction, upper tract urothelial tumors and ureteral strictures. His research is concentrated in stone disease, including the development of new tools to treat stones more efficiently and less invasively with a faster recovery period for patients.

In his spare time, Dr. Molina likes sports such as running, golfing, and soccer.

 

Memberships

  • South Central Section of the American Urological Association (AUA) Member
  • American Urological Association (AUA) Member
  • Endourological Society Member

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