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Surgery / Pediatric Surgery

Jacqueline M. Saito, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric General Surgery
Newborn Medicine - Neonatal Surgery

Additional Features and Interviews with Dr. Saito:

Ask the Expert - Ladue News: GI Problems in Infants

Patients Seen At
Medical Building Three
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1020 N. Mason Road, Suite 110
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
Fax:   3140454-2442
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St. Louis Children's Hospital (Primary Location)
One Children's Place, Suite A, First Floor
St. Louis , MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-2442
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Mailing Address
St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite 5S60
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Neonatal surgery, minimally invasive surgery in infants and children, pediatric short bowel syndrome, pediatric gastrointestinal disorders, laparoscopic congenital diaphragmatic hernia, CDH,

Board Certification
General Surgery -- Certified
Pediatric Surgery -- Certified

Medical Education
AB, Engineering Sciences: Harvard-Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA , 1989
Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, 1993
Fellowship (Research): Rice Liver Center Laboratory, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1998
Residency : General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2001
Residency : Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital of Alabama, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 2003
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Azakie-Chesson Award for Compassion, UCSF Department. of Surgery, 2001

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Saito JM, Chen LE, Hall BL, Kraemer K, Barnhart DC, Byrd C, Cohen ME, Fei C, Heiss KF, Huffman K, Ko CY, Latus M, Meara JG, Oldham KT, Raval MV, Richards KE, Shah RK, Sutton LC, Vinocur CD, Moss RL. Risk-adjusted hospital outcomes for children's surgery. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep.

Saito JM, Yan Y, Evashwick TW, Warner BW, Tarr PI. Use and accuracy of diagnostic imaging by hospital type in pediatric appendicitis. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan.

Bucher BT, Mazotas IG, Warner BW, Saito JM. Effect of time to surgical evaluation on the outcomes of infants with gastroschisis. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jun.

Saito JM. Beyond appendicitis: evaluation and surgical treatment of pediatric acute abdominal pain. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Jun.

Bucher BT, Guth RM, Saito JM, Najaf T, Warner BW. Impact of hospital volume on in-hospital mortality of infants undergoing repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Ann Surg. 2010 Oct.

Saito JM, Bostick MK, Campe CB, Xu J, Maher JJ. Infiltrating Neutrophils in Bile Duct-Ligated Livers Do Not Promote Hepatic Fibrosis. Hepatol Res 2003; 25 (2): 180-91.

O’Rourke RW, Saito JM, Albanese CT. Laparoscopic Diagnosis and Resection of Pediatric Appendicitis Epiploicae: Case Report and Literature Review. Ped Endosurg & Innovative Techniques 2001; 5 (3): 319-22.

Saito JM, Maher JJ. Bile Duct Ligation in Rats Induces Biliary Expression of Cytokine-Induced Neutrophil Chemoattractant. Gastroenterology 2000; 18 (6): 1157-68.

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