Kristen Burns Farling, DNP, MS, CUNP

Adult Urology Nurse Practitioner
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Brady Urological Institute
Office: (410) 955-4494


Kristen Burns Farling is a board certified urology nurse practitioner who joined the Brady Urological Institute in 2002. In 2014 she completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at the University of Maryland School of Nursing focusing on sexual recovery after prostate cancer. Her patient interest includes prostate and bladder cancer survivorship, sexual recovery and erectile dysfunction. She's written articles and chapters in nursing related journals and textbooks.


  1. Farling, K. (2017). Bladder cancer: Risk factors, diagnosis and management. The Nurse Practitioner, 42 (3), 26-33.
  2. Farling, K., & Walker, J. (2015). Coordinating Care for Patients with Urinary Disorders. In Hoffman, J., Sullivan, N. (Eds). Medical Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice. Philadelphia: FA Davis.
  3. Burns, K. (2013). Renal and Urinary Disorders. In Nettina, S. (Ed.), Lippincott Manual of Nursin Practice 10th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkens.
  4. Burns, K. (2009). Maintaining Balance â Work and Life During Treatment. Johns Hopkins Patient's Guide to Bladder Cancer (pp. 69-77). Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett.