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Martin S. Keller, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Director of Trauma, St. Louis Children's Hospital

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric General Surgery
Newborn Medicine - Neonatal Surgery

Board Certifications

Pediatric Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Surgery

Areas of Clinical Interest

Newborn surgery, pediatric general surgery, trauma, critical care and ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite A
Floor: 1
Office Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax: 314-454-2442

Education

Education

Residency: Pediatric Surgery, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis MO
Fellowship: Trauma & Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 1998
Residency: Surgery, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, University of Vermont, School of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 1996
Medical Degree: M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington Vermont 1990
B.A. Biology: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Status of systemic to pulmonary arterial collateral flow after the fontan procedure.
Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, DiMaria MV, Harrison NE, Dori Y, Keller MS, Rome JJ, Fogel MA
Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jun 15; 115(12)1739-45. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.03.022.

PMID:
    25907503
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiac MRI and CT: differentiation of normal ostium and intraseptal course from slitlike ostium and interarterial course in anomalous left coronary artery in children.
Brothers JA, Whitehead KK, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Paridon SM, Weinberg PM, Harris MA
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jan; 204(1)W104-9. doi: 10.2214/AJR.14.12953.

PMID:
    25539262
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison by magnetic resonance phase contrast imaging of pulse-wave velocity in patients with single ventricle who have reconstructed aortas versus those without.
Fogel MA, Li C, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Keller MS, Harris MA, Yoganathan AP, Whitehead KK
Am J Cardiol. 2014 Dec 15; 114(12)1902-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.09.032.

PMID:
    25432153
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia using ethiodized oil lymphangiography.
Gray M, Kovatis KZ, Stuart T, Enlow E, Itkin M, Keller MS, French HM
J Perinatol. 2014 Sep; 34(9)720-2. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.71.

PMID:
    25179384
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brain magnetic resonance immediately before surgery in single ventricles and surgical postponement.
Fogel MA, Pawlowski T, Schwab PJ, Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Berenstein LD, Spray TL, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Keller MS, Harris MA, Whitehead KK, Vossough A, Licht DJ
Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov; 98(5)1693-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.079.

PMID:
    25149046
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful treatment of plastic bronchitis by selective lymphatic embolization in a Fontan patient.
Dori Y, Keller MS, Rychik J, Itkin M
Pediatrics. 2014 Aug; 134(2)e590-5. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-3723.

PMID:
    25002668
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Left main coronary artery dissection in pediatric sport-related chest trauma.
Diaz-Miron JL, Dillon PA, Saini A, Balzer DT, Singh J, Kolovos NS, Duncan JG, Keller MS
J Emerg Med. 2014 Aug; 47(2)150-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.04.034.

PMID:
    24928544
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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MRI of lymphatic abnormalities after functional single-ventricle palliation surgery.
Dori Y, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Rome JJ, Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Itkin M
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Aug; 203(2)426-31. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.11797.

PMID:
    24848564
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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US-guided placement and tip position confirmation for lower-extremity central venous access in neonates and infants with comparison versus conventional insertion.
Gaballah M, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, McIntosh A, Munson DA, Cahill AM
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Apr; 25(4)548-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2014.01.003.

PMID:
    24674213
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Single-incision technique for placement of tunneled internal jugular vein vascular access in children.
Gaballah M, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, McIntosh A, Cahill AM
Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Aug; 44(8)1004-10. doi: 10.1007/s00247-014-2917-0.

PMID:
    24615352
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intraoperative cerebral angiography in arteriovenous malformation resection in children: a single institutional experience.
Gaballah M, Storm PB, Rabinowitz D, Ichord RN, Hurst RW, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, McIntosh A, Cahill AM
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Feb; 13(2)222-8. doi: 10.3171/2013.10.PEDS13291.

PMID:
    24286156
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pectus carinatum.
Desmarais TJ, Keller MS
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Jun; 25(3)375-81. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e3283604088.

PMID:
    23657247
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Authors' reply.
Pineda JA, Leonard JR, Mazotas IG, Noetzel M, Limbrick DD, Keller MS, Gill J, Doctor A
Lancet Neurol. 2013 May; 12(5)427-8. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(13)70074-7.

PMID:
    23602159
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Guidelines for alcohol screening in adolescent trauma patients: a report from the Pediatric Trauma Society Guidelines Committee.
Kelleher DC, Renaud EJ, Ehrlich PF, Burd RS, Pediatric Trauma Society Guidelines Committee
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Feb; 74(2)671-82. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31827d5f80.

PMID:
    23354268
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute effects of embolizing systemic-to-pulmonary arterial collaterals on blood flow in patients with superior cavopulmonary connections: a pilot study.
Dori Y, Glatz AC, Hanna BD, Gillespie MJ, Harris MA, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Rome JJ, Whitehead KK
Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Feb; 6(1)101-6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.112.972265.

PMID:
    23322742
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The long-term outcome of retained foreign bodies in pediatric gunshot wounds.
Mazotas IG, Hamilton NA, McCubbins MA, Keller MS
J Trauma Nurs. 2012 Oct-Dec; 19(4)240-5. doi: 10.1097/JTN.0b013e31827757a7.

PMID:
    23222406
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of implementation of a paediatric neurocritical care programme on outcomes after severe traumatic brain injury: a retrospective cohort study.
Pineda JA, Leonard JR, Mazotas IG, Noetzel M, Limbrick DD, Keller MS, Gill J, Doctor A
Lancet Neurol. 2013 Jan; 12(1)45-52. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(12)70269-7.

PMID:
    23200264
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Percutaneous CT-guided vertebral bone biopsy in children.
Ballah D, Nijs E, Keller MS, Zhu X, Krishnamurthy G, Cahill AM
Pediatr Radiol. 2013 Mar; 43(5)582-8. doi: 10.1007/s00247-012-2542-8.

PMID:
    23179486
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiac magnetic resonance and the need for routine cardiac catheterization in single ventricle patients prior to Fontan: a comparison of 3 groups: pre-Fontan CMR versus cath evaluation.
Fogel MA, Pawlowski TW, Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Keller MS, Glatz AC, Zhu W, Shore D, Diaz LK, Rome JJ
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Sep 18; 60(12)1094-102. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.06.021.

PMID:
    22974693
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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ACR Appropriateness Criteria® limping child--ages 0 to 5 years.
Milla SS, Coley BD, Karmazyn B, Dempsey-Robertson ME, Dillman JR, Dory CE, Garber M, Hayes LL, Keller MS, Meyer JS, Paidas C, Raske ME, Rigsby CK, Spottswood S, Strouse PJ, Widmann RF, Wootton-Gorges SL
J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Aug; 9(8)545-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2012.04.017.

PMID:
    22863462
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

improving the efficacy of trauma resuscitation, renal injury outcomes