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Jacqueline M. Saito, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric General Surgery
Newborn Medicine - Neonatal Surgery

Board Certifications

General Surgery
Pediatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

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,

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite A
Floor: First Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax: 314-454-2442
Email:

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Education

Education

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
AB, Engineering Sciences: Harvard-Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 1989
Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 1993

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Understanding antibiotic prophylaxis prescribing in pediatric surgical specialties.
Malone SM, Seigel NS, Newland JG, Saito JM, McKay VR
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Apr 7; 1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.71.

PMID:
    32252848
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Changing the Paradigm for Management of Pediatric Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax: A Simple Aspiration Test Predicts Need for Operation.
Leys CM, Hirschl RB, Kohler JE, Cherney-Stafford L, Marka N, Fallat ME, Gadepalli SK, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Burns RC, Downard CD, Foley DS, Halleran DR, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Knezevich MS, Lal DR, Landman MP, Lawrence AE, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Musili N, Rymeski B, Saito JM, Sato TT, St Peter SD, Warner BW, Ostlie DJ, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium MWPSC.
J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan; 55(1)169-175. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.09.043.

PMID:
    31706614
    [PubMed - in process]
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Multi-institutional trial of non-operative management and surgery for uncomplicated appendicitis in children: Design and rationale.
Minneci PC, Hade EM, Lawrence AE, Saito JM, Mak GZ, Hirschl RB, Gadepalli S, Helmrath MA, Leys CM, Sato TT, Lal DR, Landman MP, Kabre R, Fallat ME, Fischer BA, Cooper JN, Deans KJ, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 Aug; 8310-17. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.06.013.

PMID:
    31254670
    [PubMed - in process]
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Current operative management of congenital lobar emphysema in children: A report from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
Kunisaki SM, Saito JM, Fallat ME, St Peter SD, Kim AG, Johnson KN, Mon RA, Adams C, Aladegbami B, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Deans KJ, Downard CD, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Leys CM, Linden AF, Lopez JJ, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Rademacher BL, Shaaban A, Walker SK, Wright TN, Hirschl RB, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jun; 54(6)1138-1142. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.02.043.

PMID:
    30898401
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can fecal continence be predicted in patients born with anorectal malformations?
Minneci PC, Kabre RS, Mak GZ, Halleran DR, Cooper JN, Afrazi A, Calkins CM, Corkum K, Downard CD, Ehrlich P, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kohler JE, Landisch R, Landman MP, Lee C, Leys CM, Lodwick DL, McLeod J, Mon R, McClure B, Rymeski B, Saito JM, Sato TT, St Peter SD, Wood R, Levitt MA, Deans KJ, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jun; 54(6)1159-1163. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.02.035.

PMID:
    30898398
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development of a multi-institutional registry for children with operative congenital lung malformations.
Kunisaki SM, Saito JM, Fallat ME, St Peter SD, Lal DR, Johnson KN, Mon RA, Adams C, Aladegbami B, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Deans KJ, Downard CD, Fraser JD, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Landman MP, Leys CM, Linden AF, Lopez JJ, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Rademacher BL, Shaaban A, Walker SK, Wright TN, Hirschl RB, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Feb 28; pii: S0022-3468(19)30112-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.01.058.

PMID:
    30879756
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Reduction of Computed Tomography Use for Pediatric Closed Head Injury Evaluation at a Nonpediatric Community Emergency Department.
Puffenbarger MS, Ahmad FA, Argent M, Gu H, Samson C, Quayle KS, Saito JM
Acad Emerg Med. 2019 Jul; 26(7)784-795. doi: 10.1111/acem.13666.

PMID:
    30428150
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Development and Implications of an Evidence-based and Public Health-relevant Definition of Complicated Appendicitis in Children.
Cameron DB, Anandalwar SP, Graham DA, Melvin P, Serres SK, Dunlap JL, Kashtan M, Hall M, Saito JM, Barnhart DC, Kenney BD, Rangel SJ
Ann Surg. 2018 Oct 10; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003059.

PMID:
    30308607
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Infants with esophageal atresia and right aortic arch: Characteristics and outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Minneci PC, Knezevich M, Chelius TH, Rapp CT, Billmire D, Bruch S, Carland Burns R, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Hebel F, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre R, Kohler J, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Ostlie DJ, Raque J, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Apr; 54(4)688-692. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.08.002.

PMID:
    30224238
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Association of Intraoperative Findings With Outcomes and Resource Use in Children With Complicated Appendicitis.
Anandalwar SP, Cameron DB, Graham DA, Melvin P, Dunlap JL, Kashtan M, Hall M, Saito JM, Barnhart DC, Kenney BD, Rangel SJ
JAMA Surg. 2018 Nov 1; 153(11)1021-1027. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2085.

PMID:
    30046808
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Infantile Hemangioma Presenting as Colocolic Intussusception in an Infant Case Report with Review of Pathologic Lead Points.
Rais R, González I, Saito JM, Dehner LP
Case Rep Pediatr. 2018; 20186494075. doi: 10.1155/2018/6494075.

PMID:
    30034903
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Screening practices and associated anomalies in infants with anorectal malformations: Results from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
Minneci PC, Kabre RS, Mak GZ, Halleran DR, Cooper JN, Afrazi A, Calkins CM, Downard CD, Ehrlich P, Fraser J, Gadepalli SK, Helmrath MA, Kohler JE, Landisch R, Landman MP, Lee C, Leys CM, Lodwick DL, Mon R, McClure B, Rymeski B, Saito JM, Sato TT, St Peter SD, Wood R, Levitt MA, Deans KJ, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jun; 53(6)1163-1167. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.02.079.

PMID:
    29602552
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Extended Versus Narrow-spectrum Antibiotics in the Management of Uncomplicated Appendicitis in Children: A Propensity-matched Comparative Effectiveness Study.
Cameron DB, Melvin P, Graham DA, Glass CC, Serres SK, Kronman MP, Saito JM, Rangel SJ
Ann Surg. 2018 Jul; 268(1)186-192. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002349.

PMID:
    28654543
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Challenging surgical dogma in the management of proximal esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula: Outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius TH, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Billmire D, Bruch S, Burns RC, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Fraser JD, Grabowski J, Hebel F, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre R, Kohler J, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Raque J, Rymeski B, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jul; 53(7)1267-1272. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.05.024.

PMID:
    28599967
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Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery-Esophageal Fistula in 20-Year-Old with VATER Association.
Kudose S, Pineda J, Saito JM, Dehner LP
J Pediatr Intensive Care. 2017 Jun; 6(2)127-131. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1584812.

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    31073436
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Development of a multi-institutional clinical research consortium for pediatric surgery.
Hirschl RB, Minneci P, Gadepalli S, Saito JM, Askegard-Giesmann J, Deans K, Downard C, Fallat M, Finnell M, Helmrath M, Kabre R, Lal D, Leys C, Mak G, Ostlie D, Rescorla F, Sato T, St Peter S, von Allmen D, Warner B, MidWest Pediatric Surgery Consortium (MWPSC).
J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jul; 52(7)1084-1088. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.11.042.

PMID:
    28081853
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Perioperative management and outcomes of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.
Lal DR, Gadepalli SK, Downard CD, Ostlie DJ, Minneci PC, Swedler RM, Chelius T, Cassidy L, Rapp CT, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Finnell SME, Helmrath MA, Hirschl RB, Kabre RS, Leys CM, Mak G, Raque J, Rescorla FJ, Saito JM, St Peter SD, von Allmen D, Warner BW, Sato TT, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Aug; 52(8)1245-1251. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.11.046.

PMID:
    27993359
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Development and Evaluation of the American College of Surgeons NSQIP Pediatric Surgical Risk Calculator.
Kraemer K, Cohen ME, Liu Y, Barnhart DC, Rangel SJ, Saito JM, Bilimoria KY, Ko CY, Hall BL
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Nov; 223(5)685-693. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.08.542.

PMID:
    27666656
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Suction rectal biopsy yields adequate tissue in children.
Brady AC, Saito JM, Lukas K, Guthrie T, Utterson EC, White FV, Dillon PA
J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6)966-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.064.

PMID:
    27032614
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Diagnostic imaging practices for children with suspected appendicitis evaluated at definitive care hospitals and their associated referral centers.
Glass CC, Saito JM, Sidhwa F, Cameron DB, Feng C, Karki M, Abdullah F, Arca MJ, Goldin AB, Barnhart DC, Zurakowski D, Rangel SJ
J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6)912-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.055.

PMID:
    26995518
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