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Douglas A. Canning, MD

Chief, Division of Urology

Professor of Urology in Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

"The Best Doctors In America," Woodward/White Publishers.
“Top Doctors,” Philadelphia Magazine
“America’s Top Doctors,” Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
“Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians,” Consumers’ Research Council of America.

Books

Chapters

2009

Mitchell M, Canning DA. Vesical exstrophy primary complete closure. In: Hinman F, Baskin LS, editors. Hinman’s Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2009. p. 377-388.

Hanna M, Canning DA. Vascularized pedicle flaps. In: Hinman F, Baskin LS, editors. Hinman’s Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2009. p. 662-667.

Duckett J, Canning DA. Transverse tubularized preputial island flap. In: Hinman F, Baskin LS, editors. Hinman’s Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2009. p. 722-725.

Steinhardt G, Canning DA. Repair of circumcision injuries. In: Hinman F, Baskin LS, editors. Hinman’s Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2009. p. 784-786.

2008

Shukla A, Canning DA. Exstrophy of the bladder. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 316-317.

Clement M, Canning DA. Hypospadias. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008. p. 436-437.

2007

Docimo SG, Canning DA, Khoury AE. The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology. London: Informa Healthcare UK Ltd; 2007. 1396 pages.

Chang AY, Kirk J, Canning DA. Endoscopic approaches to the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux. In: Smith AD, Badlani G, Bagley D, Clayman RV, Docimo SG, Jordan GH, Kavoussi LR, Lee BR, Lingeman JE, Preminger GM, Segura JW, editors. Smith’s Textbook of Endurology, 2nd Edition. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker Inc; 2007. p. 795-805.

Canning DA, Nguyen MT: Evaluation of the pediatric urology patient. In: Wein AJ, Kavoussi LR, Novick AC, Partin AW, Peters CA, editors. Campbell-Walsh Urology, 9th Edition. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2007. p. 3198-3216.

Zderic SA, Canning DA. Posterior urethral valves. In: Docimo SG, Canning DA, Khoury AE, editors. The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology. London: Informa Healthcare UK Ltd; 2007. p. 1059-1079.

Snodgrass WT, Shukla AR, Canning DA. Hypospadias. In: Docimo SG, Canning DA, Khoury AE, editors. The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology. London: Informa Healthcare UK Ltd; 2007. p. 205-1238.

Casale P, Canning DA. Congenital anomalies. In: Hanno PM, Malkowicz SB, Wein AJ, editors. Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2007. p. 893-918.

2005

Shukla A, Canning DA. Exstrophy of the bladder. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 4th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 370-371.

Clement M, Canning DA. Hypospadias. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 4th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 72-473.

2004

Canning DA, Kolon TF. Pediatric Urology for the General Urologist, Urologic Clinics of North America, Volume 31. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 2004. 641 pages.

Canning DA, Pavlock C. Hernia and hydrocele in boys. In: Caldamone AA, editor. Atlas of the Urologic Clinics of North America, Volume 12. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.; 2004. p. 1-13.

Canning DA. Urological evaluation. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric Nephrology and Urology: The Requisites in Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 326-339.

Canning DA, Kolu J, Meyers KEC. Vesicoureteral reflux. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers EKC, editors. Pediatric Nephrology and Urology: The Requisites in Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 340-345.

Kiddoo DA, Carr MC, Dulczak S, Canning DA. Initial management of complex urological disorders: bladder exstrophy. In: Canning DA, Kolon TF, editors. Urologic Clinics of North America, Volume 31. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.; 2004. p. 417-426.

Shukla AR, Patel RP, Canning DA. Hypospadias. In: Canning DA, Kolon TF, editors. Urologic Clinics of North America, Volume 31. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.; 2004. p. 445-460.

2003

Shukla A, Canning DA. Exstrophy of the bladder. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003. p. 362-363.

Hutcheson JC, Stein R, Canning DA, Wein AJ, Chacko SK, Zderic SA. Murine in vitro whole bladder physiology. Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology; 2003. 539(Pt A) p. 337-345.

Stein R, Gong C, Hutcheson J, Krasnopolsky L, Canning DA, Carr M, Zderic SA. The fate of urinary bladder smooth muscle after outlet obstruction: A role for the sarcoplasmic reticulum. [Review] Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology; 2003. 539(Pt B) p. 773-790.

Canning DA, Snyder HM: Bladder exstrophy. In: Ziegler MM, Azizkhan RG, Weber TR, editors. Operative Pediatric Surgery. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2003. p. 887-902.

Shukla AR, Patel RP, Canning DA. Hypospadias. In: Gearhart JP, editor.: Pediatric Urology. Totowa, NY: Humana Press Inc.; 2003. p.103-125.

Merlini E, Canning DA. Ureteral duplications and ureteroceles. In: Vaughan ED, Perlmutter AP, editors. Atlas of Clinical Urology. Philadelphia: Current Medicine Inc.; 2003. p. 37-46.

2002

Zderic SA, Canning DA, Carr MC, Snyder HM. Pediatric Gender Assignment: A Critical Reappraisal. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers; 2002. 309 pages. 

Canning DA, Koo HP. The female urethra. In: Gillenwater JY, Grayhack JT, Howards SS, Mitchell ME, editors. Adult and Pediatric Urology, 4th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2002. p. 2359-2378.

Canning DA. Evaluation of the pediatric urologic patient. In: Walsh PC, Retik AB, Vaughan ED, Wein AJ, editors. Campbell’s Urology, 8th Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier Science; 2002. p. 1812-1832.

Zderic SA, Canning DA, Carr MC, Kodman-Jones C, Snyder HM. The CHOP experience with cloacal exstrophy and gender reassignment. In: Zderic SA, Canning DA, Carr MC, Snyder HM, editors. Pediatric Gender Assignment: A Critical Reappraisal. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers; 2002. p. 135-147.

2001

Canning DA, Tarry WF. Snyder HM. Congenital anomalies. In: Hanno PM, Malkowicz SB, Wein AJ, editors. Clinical Manual of Urology, 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc.; 2001. p. 813-848.

Wu HY, Canning DA. The “full valve-bladder syndrome.” In: McLorie GA, editor. Progress in Paediatric Urology, Volume 4. London: Penwel Publishers; 2001. p. 64-73.

1999

Macarak EJ, Zderic S, Snyder HM, Canning DA, Howard PS. The response of the bladder smooth muscle to increased bladder neck resistance. In: Gearhart JP, Mathews R, editors. The Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex: Research Concepts and Clinical Applications. New York: R. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers; 1999. p. 25-32.

Canning DA, Lanchoney T, McKitty S, Zderic S, Snyder HM, Duckett JW. Bladder exstrophy closure without osteotomy in Philadelphia. In: Gearhart JP, Mathews R, editors. The Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex: Research Concepts and Clinical Applications. New York: R. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers; 1999. p. 77-82.

1998

Canning DA, Snyder HM. Mitrofanoff principle in reconstruction of the lower urinary tract. In: Libertino JA, editor. Reconstructive Urologic Surgery, 3rd edition. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc.; 1998. p. 403-414.

Canning DA. Continent urinary diversion. In: King LR, editor. Urologic Surgery in Infants and Children. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1998. p. 139-161.

1996

Canning DA. Koo HP. Duckett JW Anomalies of the bladder and cloaca. In: Gillenwater JY, Grayhack JT, Howards SS, Duckett JW, editors. Adult and Pediatric Urology, 3rd Edition. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc.; 1996. p. 2445-2488.

Canning DA. Endoscopic approaches to the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux. In: Bagley DH, Badlani GH, Clayman R, Jordan G, Kavoussi L, Lingeman JE, Preminger Gl, Segura, editors. Smith's Textbook of Endourology. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishers; 1996. p. 1352-1375.

1994

Canning DA. Renal cell carcinoma in children. In: Seidmon, Hanno, Kaufman, editors. Current Urologic Therapy #3. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co.; 1994. p. 96-98.

1993

Canning DA, Gearhart JP. Bladder exstrophy. In: Ashcraft K, Holder T, editors. Pediatric Surgery. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1993. Ch. 56.

1991

Burks DD, Markey BJ, Burkhard TK, Balsara ZN, Canning DA. Color Doppler sonography in scrotal disease. Video Journal of Color Flow Imaging; 1991 (Print and video).

Burks DD, Markey BJ, Burkhard TK, Balsara ZN, Canning DA. Color Doppler sonography: Depiction of normal testicular vascular anatomy. Video Journal of Color Flow Imaging; 1991 (Print and video).

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Editorial Consultant, Journal of Urology
Editorial Consultant, Urology
Editorial Consultant, Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Editorial Consultant, Journal of Emergency Pediatrics
Editorial Consultant, Medical and Pediatric Oncology
Editorial Consultant, The Lancet
Member, Editorial Committee of the Urological Survey Section, Journal of Urology
Editorial Consultant, European Urology
Associate Editor, Urologic Clinics of North America
Editorial Consultant, Journal of Andrology
Editorial Consultant, The Journal of Pediatrics
Editorial Consultant, Pediatric Emergency Care
Executive Committee Member, Journal of Pediatric Urology
Editorial Consultant, Journal of Endourology
Editorial Consultant, Pediatric Nephrology

Academic Committees

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Chairman, Claims Review Committee
Civic Center Ambulatory Facility Planning Committee
Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Planning Committee
Quality Improvement Board Committee
Member, Patient Safety Committee
Graduate Medical Education Committee
Internal Reviewer, ACGME CHOP Fellowship programs
Search Committee, General Counsel
Search Committee, Chief Medical Officer

Hospital Committees

Immediate Past President, Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Member, Healthcare and Health Status Subcommittee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Combined Board of Trustees

Leadership

National Societies

American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow)
American Association of Clinical Urologists
American Association of Pediatric Urologists
American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
American Urological Association (Active Membership)
Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association
Pediatric Oncology Group, (Associate Member)
Society for Fetal Urology
Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons
Society of Government Service Urologists
Society for Pediatric Urology
Society of University Urologists
American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons

International Societies

European Society for Paediatric Urology, Corresponding Member
Société Internationale d'Urologie

National Scientific Committees

Society for Pediatric Urology, Executive Council, member
Society for Pediatric Urology, Research Committee, member
American Academy of Pediatrics/Society for Pediatric Urology, Joint Committee Group, member 

Organizing Roles in Scientific Meetings

American-Austrian Foundation Salzburg Seminar in Pediatric Urology, Salzburg, Austria.
Abstract Review Team Member, American Urological Association 2010 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif.
Abstract Review Team Member, American Urological Association 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill.
Abstract Review Team Member, American Academy of Pediatrics 2007 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif.
2nd Quinquennial John W. Duckett Festschrift, International Conference, Organizer, Philadelphia, Pa.
Abstract Review Team Member, American Urological Association 2006 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Ga.
Abstract Review Team Member, American Urological Association 2005 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
American-Austrian Foundation Salzburg Seminar in Pediatric Urology, Salzburg, Austria.
Coordinating Council for the Combined American Academy of Pediatrics/Society for Pediatric Urology Committee.
Executive Council for the Society for Pediatric Urology.
Society for Pediatric Urology Meeting, Coordinating Council, Orlando, Fla.

Original Papers

2013

Christman MS, Canning DA, Schast AP, Baluarte HJ, Kaplan BM. Transplanting into a diverted system: Is it safe in children? J Urol. Epub 2013 Feb 14. doi:pii: S0022-5347(13)00288-7. 10.1016/j.juro.2013.02.019. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23416640. Read the abstract

2012

Kraft KH, Bhargava N, Schast AP, Canning DA, Kolon TF. Histological examination of solitary contralateral descended testis in congenital absence of the testis. J Urol. 2012 Feb;187(2):676-80. Epub 2011 Dec 16. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22177918. Read the abstract

Kraft KH, Canning DA, Snyder HM 3rd, Kolon TF. Undescended testis histology correlation with adult hormone levels and semen analysis. J Urol. 2012 Oct;188(4 Suppl):1429-35. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.04.025. Epub 2012 Aug 17. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22906677. Read the abstract

2011

Kraft KH, Mucksavage P, Canning DA, Snyder HM III, Kolon TF. Histological findings in patients with cryptorchidism and testis-epididymis nonfusion. J Urol. 2011 Nov;186(5):2045-9. Epub 2011 Sep 23. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21944137. Read the abstract

Chang AY, Sliwoski J, Butler S, Hearn G, Lassmann J, Chacko S, et al. Calcineurin mediates bladder wall remodeling secondary to partial outlet obstruction. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2011 Oct;301(4):F813-22. Epub 2011 Jul 20. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21775483. Read the abstract

Kraft KH, Lambert SM, Snyder HM 3rd, Canning DA. Pyocele of the scrotum in the pediatric patient. J Pediatr Urol. Epub 2011 Nov 21. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22113002. Read the abstract

 

Posters and Presentations

2012

Oct 10, 2012 “Pediatric Urology Potpourri.” Medical Student Core Lecture, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Oct 23, 2012 “Testicular Torsion: Observations and a Suggestion of Testicular Compartment Syndrome.” Visiting Professor, UC Davis Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA.

Oct 23, 2012 “Remembrances of Micturitions Past – Targeted Induction of CREBi to the Forebrain and Amygdalia Prevents Social Stress Induced Voiding Dysfunction.” Visiting Professor, UC Davis Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA.
 

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