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Jesse Vrecenak, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Surgery
Fetal Surgery
Newborn Medicine - Neonatal Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Fetal consultation, EXIT delivery, newborn surgery, congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), ECMO, intestinal atresias, Hirschsprung's disease, gastroschisis/omphalocele, lung lesions, surgical treatment of reflux, open and laparoscopic hernia repair, general pediatric surgery

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 2
Office Phone: 314-454-6022



Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2017
Internship/Residency: General Surgery: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Preclinical Canine Model of Graft-versus-Host Disease after In Utero Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Vrecenak JD, Pearson EG, Todorow CA, Li H, Johnson MP, Flake AW
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Sep; 24(9)1795-1801. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.05.020.

    [PubMed - in process]
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Enhanced in utero allogeneic engraftment in mice after mobilizing fetal HSCs by α4β1/7 inhibition.
Kim AG, Vrecenak JD, Boelig MM, Eissenberg L, Rettig MP, Riley JS, Holt MS, Conner MA, Loukogeorgakis SP, Li H, DiPersio JF, Flake AW, Peranteau WH
Blood. 2016 Nov 17; 128(20)2457-2461.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

In utero cell and gene therapy