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Surgery / Urologic Surgery

Erica J. Traxel, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Pediatric Urological Cancer

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite A, First Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-2878
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Additional Languages Spoken

Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8242
St Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Pediatric urologic surgery, bladder obstructions, incontinence in children, congenital abnormalities of the urinary tract, urinary tract infections, pediatric UTI

Board Certification
Urology -- Certified

Medical Education
BA: Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, 1998
Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tx, 2002
Residency: Urologic Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis MO, 2007
Fellowship: Pediatric Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO, 2009
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis

Editorial Responsibilities

Reviewer: Journal of Pediatric Surgery (2008)
Reviewer:  Nature Clinical Practice Urology (2008)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Oliver JL, Campigotto MJ, Coplen DE, Traxel EJ, Austin PF. Psychosocial comorbidities and obesity are associated with lower urinary tract symptoms in children with voiding dysfunction. J Urol. 2013 Oct.

Kim EH, Tanagho YS, Traxel EJ, Austin PF, Figenshau RS, Coplen DE. Endopyelotomy for Pediatric Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: A Review of our 25-Year Experience. J Urol. 2012 Aug 18.

Ferguson GG, Chen C, Yan Y, Royer ME, Campigotto M, Traxel EJ, Coplen DE, Austin PF. The efficacy of oral midazolam for decreasing anxiety in children undergoing voiding cystourethrogram: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study. J Urol. 2011 Jun.

Traxel EJ, Minevich EA, Noh PH. A review: the application of minimally invasive surgery to pediatric urology: upper urinary tract procedures. Urology. 2010 Jul.

Traxel EJ, Minevich EA, Noh PH. A review: the application of minimally invasive surgery to pediatric urology: lower urinary tract reconstructive procedures. Urology. 2010 Jul.

Andriole GL, Bullock TL, Belani JS, Traxel E, Yan Y, Bostwick DG, Humphrey PA. Is there a better way to biopsy the prostate? Prospects for a novel transrectal systematic biopsy approach. Urology. 2007 Dec.

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