Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Medical School

University of Alabama School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Urology


Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital


Urology, University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital


Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Professional Memberships

Society of Women in Urology

American Association of Clinical Urologists

American Urological Association

Selected Research

Sansosti A, Schneck FS, Shaffiey S, Chaudhry R, Killian ME. Gastroschisis and Cryptorchidism: A Multi-Departmental Single Institution Experience. Submitted for publication

Killian ME, Rogers D, Fox PJ, Chaudhry R. Posterior Urethral Valves: Examining the Relationship of Socioeconomic Factors in Disease Presentation and Progression. Submitted for Publication

Killian ME, Grajales V, Ayyash O, Fox PJ, Chaudhry R. Delayed Diagnosis of Posterior Urethral Valves. Manuscript in progress.

Morgan T, Grajales V, Villanueva J, Killian ME, Moore S, Cannon G. Neonatal Testicular Torsion Presenting as Hyperemia: A Case Report. Submitted for publication.

Killian ME, Chaudhry R. Robotic ureteropyelostomy for a lower pole ureteropelvic junction obstruction in a partially duplicated kidney. Moderated Poster Presentation at the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association Meeting. Toronto, Canada (October 11-13, 2018).

Fox PJ, Killian ME, Dwyer ME, Reyes-Mugica M, Witchel SF, Surti U, Rajkovic A, Schneck FS, Yatsenko SA. Male-to-female sex reversal associated with partial disomy of the X chromosome due to a 30-37Mb copy number duplication spanning NR0B1 (DAX1). Manuscript in progress.

Fox, PJ, Killian ME, Ayyash O, Dangle PP, Dwyer ME, Barlas MJ, Cannon GM, Stephany HA, Schneck FS. Does Post-Operative Corticosteroid Administration Improve Outcomes in Proximal Hypospadias Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Submitted for publication.

Killian ME, Fargue S, Holmes R, Assimos DG. The effect of alanine on cell viability and oxalate production in Primary Hyperoxaluria Type I using transformed Chinese hamster ovary cells. Podium presentation at the 80th Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA (March 17-20, 2016).

Killian ME, Lai WS, Fargue S, Holmes R, Assimos DG. The Effect of Alanine on Cell Viability and AGT Activity in Transformed Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells. Moderated Poster Presentation at the American Urological Association 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA (May 6-10, 2016).

Ziebarth AJ, Smith H, Killian ME, Nguyen NA, Durst JK, Subramaniam A, Kim KH, Leath CA 3rd, Straughn JM Jr, Alvarez RD. Completed versus aborted radical hysterectomy for node positive stage I cervical cancer. Gynecologic Oncology 2012 Jul;126(1);69-72.

Fauci J, Schneider K, Walters C, Boone J, Whitworth J, Killian E, Straughn JM Jr. The utilization of palliative care in gynecologic oncology patients near the end of life. Gynecologic Oncology 2012 Oct;127(1):175-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2012.06.025. Epub 2012 Jun 24.

Killian ME, Los Santos JF de, Forero-Torres A, Krontiras H. Receptor concordance in triple-negative breast cancer recurrences. Accepted as a Poster Presentation at the 34th Annual CTRC‐AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, USA (December 6-10, 2011)

Paik JC, Killian ME, Feldhaus JJ, Estrada C. A dreaded complication of MRSA infection. International Journal of Case Reports and Images 2011;2(3):17-20.

Brown WS, Sonnier QM, Killian ME, McClendon SE, Boykin DD, Shaughnessy KH. Palladium catalyzed coupling reactions using water-soluble phosphine ligands: DTBPSP and DAPSP and their ability to promote Suzuki-Miryaura, Heck, Sonagashira, and carbonylation reactions. Presented as a Moderated Poster, American Chemical Society 235th National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (April 6-10, 2008)