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Brad W. Warner, MD

Jessie L. Ternberg, MD., PhD Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric General Surgery

Board Certifications

Surgical Critical Care
Pediatric Surgery
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Appendicitis,inguinal hernia, necrotizing enterocolitis, omphalocele, umbilical hernia, biliary atresea, Hirschsprung’s disease, imperforate anus, intussusception, malrotation/volvulus, cystic hygroma, duodenal atresia, gastroschisis, hiatal hernia (pediatric), pyloric stenosis, and esophageal atresia.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax: 314-454-2442

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1991
Chief Resident: General Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1989
Fellowship: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Pediatric Surgery Division, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1987
Fellowship: Nutritional Support Service & Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1987
Residency: General Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1988
Medical Degree: University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri 1982
B.A.: University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri 1982

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Early Impact of American College of Surgeons-Verification at a Level-1 Pediatric Trauma Center.
Choi PM, Hong C, Woods S, Warner BW, Keller MS
J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Mar 4; pii: S0022-3468(16)00169-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.081.

PMID:
    26995521
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Both epidermal growth factor and insulin-like growth factor receptors are dispensable for structural intestinal adaptation.
Sun RC, Diaz-Miron JL, Choi PM, Sommovilla J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6)943-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.015.

PMID:
    25818318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of impaired angiogenesis on intestinal function following massive small bowel resection.
Diaz-Miron J, Sun R, Choi P, Sommovilla J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Mei J, Scott Worthen G, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6)948-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.014.

PMID:
    25818317
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The association between congenital diaphragmatic hernia and undescended testes.
Azarow KS, Cusick R, Wynn J, Chung W, Mychaliska GB, Crombleholme TM, Chung DH, Lim FY, Potoka D, Warner BW, Aspelund G, Arkovitz MS
J Pediatr Surg. 2015 May; 50(5)744-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.02.025.

PMID:
    25783379
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can Children With Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis Be Treated With Antibiotics Instead of an Appendectomy?
Horst JA, Trehan I, Warner BW, Cohn BG
Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Aug; 66(2)119-22. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.01.025.

PMID:
    25724624
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High-protein diet improves postoperative weight gain after massive small-bowel resection.
Sun RC, Choi PM, Diaz-Miron J, Sommovilla J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW
J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Mar; 19(3)451-7. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2715-x.

PMID:
    25519080
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia masquerading as traumatic diaphragm rupture.
Mirensky TL, Warner BW
J Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 165(6)1269-1269.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.08.026.

PMID:
    25258151
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Small bowel resection induces long-term changes in the enteric microbiota of mice.
Sommovilla J, Zhou Y, Sun RC, Choi PM, Diaz-Miron J, Shaikh N, Sodergren E, Warner BB, Weinstock GM, Tarr PI, Warner BW
J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Jan; 19(1)56-64; discussion 64. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2631-0.

PMID:
    25183407
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tis7 deletion reduces survival and induces intestinal anastomotic inflammation and obstruction in high-fat diet-fed mice with short bowel syndrome.
Garcia AM, Wakeman D, Lu J, Rowley C, Geisman T, Butler C, Bala S, Swietlicki EA, Warner BW, Levin MS, Rubin DC
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 Sep 15; 307(6)G642-54. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00374.2013.

PMID:
    25059825
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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IGF-2 is necessary for retinoblastoma-mediated enhanced adaptation after small-bowel resection.
Choi PM, Sun RC, Sommovilla J, Diaz-Miron J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW
J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Nov; 18(11)1887-93. doi: 10.1007/s11605-014-2586-1.

PMID:
    25002022
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CXCL5 is required for angiogenesis, but not structural adaptation after small bowel resection.
Rowland KJ, Diaz-Miron J, Guo J, Erwin CR, Mei J, Worthen GS, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun; 49(6)976-80; discussion 980. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.01.034.

PMID:
    24888846
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Insulin-like growth factor 2 and its enterocyte receptor are not required for adaptation in response to massive small bowel resection.
Sun RC, Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun; 49(6)966-70; discussion 970. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.01.035.

PMID:
    24888844
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surgical options to enhance intestinal function in patients with short bowel syndrome.
Sommovilla J, Warner BW
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 26(3)350-5. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000103.

PMID:
    24759225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A fish tale worth telling: enteral fat for management of short gut syndrome.
Warner BB, Warner BW
J Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 165(2)226-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.03.024.

PMID:
    24755239
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Disruption of retinoblastoma protein expression in the intestinal epithelium impairs lipid absorption.
Choi PM, Guo J, Erwin CR, Wandu WS, Leinicke JA, Xie Y, Davidson NO, Warner BW
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2014 May 15; 306(10)G909-15. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00067.2014.

PMID:
    24742992
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of enteral fat as a modulator of body composition after small bowel resection.
Choi PM, Sun RC, Sommovilla J, Diaz-Miron J, Khil J, Erwin CR, Guo J, Warner BW
Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2)412-8. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.03.013.

PMID:
    24713095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Whole exome sequencing identifies de novo mutations in GATA6 associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Yu L, Bennett JT, Wynn J, Carvill GL, Cheung YH, Shen Y, Mychaliska GB, Azarow KS, Crombleholme TM, Chung DH, Potoka D, Warner BW, Bucher B, Lim FY, Pietsch J, Stolar C, Aspelund G, Arkovitz MS, University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics, Mefford H, Chung WK
J Med Genet. 2014 Mar; 51(3)197-202. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2013-101989.

PMID:
    24385578
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Toward an understanding of lymphatic malformations.
Vogel AM, Warner BW
Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2013 Mar; 9(3)195-6.

PMID:
    23961274
    [PubMed]
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IGF-2 mediates intestinal mucosal hyperplasia in retinoblastoma protein (Rb)-deficient mice.
Choi P, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6)1340-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.042.

PMID:
    23845628
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Up-regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha and hemodynamic responses following massive small bowel resection.
Rowland KJ, Yao J, Wang L, Erwin CR, Maslov KI, Wang LV, Warner BW
J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6)1330-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.03.031.

PMID:
    23845627
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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