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Paul F. Austin, MD

Professor, Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery
Director of Pediatric Urology Research

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Urologic Oncology
Urologic Surgery

Board Certifications

Urology

Hospital Affiliations

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric urological surgery, bladder obstruction, composite urinary reservoir, incontinence in children, congenital abnormalities, pediatric urology

  • 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, First Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6034
Fax: 314-454-2876

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One

1040 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: 122
Office Phone: 314-454-6034
Fax: 314-454-2876

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 1999
Residency: Urology, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 1997
Residency: General Surgery, University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 1993
Medical Degree: University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky 1991
B.A.: Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky 1987

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

First-ever Reported Obstructing Ureteral Nephrogenic Adenoma in a Child and Subsequent Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Ileal Ureter.
Koenig JF, Rensing A, Austin PF, Vricella G
Urology. 2016 Mar 18; pii: S0090-4295(16)00310-1. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.03.013.

PMID:
    27001506
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Concepts and Updates in the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Common Disorders of Sexual Development.
Rawal AY, Austin PF
Curr Urol Rep. 2015 Dec; 16(12)83. doi: 10.1007/s11934-015-0556-0.

PMID:
    26547422
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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BMP-7 Signaling and its Critical Roles in Kidney Development, the Responses to Renal Injury, and Chronic Kidney Disease.
Manson SR, Austin PF, Guo Q, Moore KH
Vitam Horm. 2015; 9991-144. doi: 10.1016/bs.vh.2015.05.003.

PMID:
    26279374
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cell type specific changes in BMP-7 expression contribute to the progression of kidney disease in patients with obstructive uropathy.
Manson SR, Song JB, Guo Q, Liapis H, Austin PF
J Urol. 2015 May; 193(5 Suppl)1860-9. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.10.117.

PMID:
    25813565
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function in children and adolescents: Update report from the standardization committee of the International Children's Continence Society.
Austin PF, Bauer SB, Bower W, Chase J, Franco I, Hoebeke P, Rittig S, Walle JV, von Gontard A, Wright A, Yang SS, Nevéus T
Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Apr; 35(4)471-81. doi: 10.1002/nau.22751.

PMID:
    25772695
    [PubMed - in process]
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Transcriptional dysregulation in the ureteric bud causes multicystic dysplastic kidney by branching morphogenesis defect.
Guo Q, Tripathi P, Manson SR, Austin PF, Chen F
J Urol. 2015 May; 193(5 Suppl)1784-90. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.08.122.

PMID:
    25301096
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation and treatment of nonmonosymptomatic enuresis.
Roth EB, Austin PF
Pediatr Rev. 2014 Oct; 35(10)430-6; quiz 437-8. doi: 10.1542/pir.35-10-430.

PMID:
    25274970
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adam10 mediates the choice between principal cells and intercalated cells in the kidney.
Guo Q, Wang Y, Tripathi P, Manda KR, Mukherjee M, Chaklader M, Austin PF, Surendran K, Chen F
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jan; 26(1)149-59. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2013070764.

PMID:
    24904084
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term efficacy and durability of botulinum-A toxin for refractory dysfunctional voiding in children.
Vricella GJ, Campigotto M, Coplen DE, Traxel EJ, Austin PF
J Urol. 2014 May; 191(5 Suppl)1586-91. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.10.034.

PMID:
    24679879
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function in children and adolescents: update report from the Standardization Committee of the International Children's Continence Society.
Austin PF, Bauer SB, Bower W, Chase J, Franco I, Hoebeke P, Rittig S, Vande Walle J, von Gontard A, Wright A, Yang SS, Nevéus T
J Urol. 2014 Jun; 191(6)1863-1865.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.01.110.

PMID:
    24508614
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Symptoms and side effects: delicate balance in the management of patients with neurogenic bladder.
Austin PF
J Urol. 2013 Dec; 190(6)1974-5. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.09.023.

PMID:
    24055263
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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HDAC dependent transcriptional repression of Bmp-7 potentiates TGF-β mediated renal fibrosis in obstructive uropathy.
Manson SR, Song JB, Hruska KA, Austin PF
J Urol. 2014 Jan; 191(1)242-52. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.06.110.

PMID:
    23820056
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Granulomatous lymphangitis.
Vricella GJ, Coplen DE, Austin PF, White FV
J Urol. 2013 Sep; 190(3)1052-3. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.06.033.

PMID:
    23773564
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Psychosocial comorbidities and obesity are associated with lower urinary tract symptoms in children with voiding dysfunction.
Oliver JL, Campigotto MJ, Coplen DE, Traxel EJ, Austin PF
J Urol. 2013 Oct; 190(4 Suppl)1511-5. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.02.025.

PMID:
    23429069
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endopyelotomy for pediatric ureteropelvic junction obstruction: a review of our 25-year experience.
Kim EH, Tanagho YS, Traxel EJ, Austin PF, Figenshau RS, Coplen DE
J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl)1628-33. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.02.016.

PMID:
    22906656
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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International Children's Continence Society's recommendations for initial diagnostic evaluation and follow-up in congenital neuropathic bladder and bowel dysfunction in children.
Bauer SB, Austin PF, Rawashdeh YF, de Jong TP, Franco I, Siggard C, Jorgensen TM, International Children's Continence Society
Neurourol Urodyn. 2012 Jun; 31(5)610-4. doi: 10.1002/nau.22247.

PMID:
    22532312
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endogenous BMP-7 is a critical molecular determinant of the reversibility of obstruction-induced renal injuries.
Manson SR, Niederhoff RA, Hruska KA, Austin PF
Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2011 Dec; 301(6)F1293-302. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00071.2011.

PMID:
    21880836
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The efficacy of oral midazolam for decreasing anxiety in children undergoing voiding cystourethrogram: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.
Ferguson GG, Chen C, Yan Y, Royer ME, Campigotto M, Traxel EJ, Coplen DE, Austin PF
J Urol. 2011 Jun; 185(6 Suppl)2542-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.01.031.

PMID:
    21555034
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The BMP-7-Smad1/5/8 pathway promotes kidney repair after obstruction induced renal injury.
Manson SR, Niederhoff RA, Hruska KA, Austin PF
J Urol. 2011 Jun; 185(6 Suppl)2523-30. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.01.034.

PMID:
    21527199
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cell death serves as a single etiological cause of a wide spectrum of congenital urinary tract defects.
Guo Q, Tripathi P, Poyo E, Wang Y, Austin PF, Bates CM, Chen F
J Urol. 2011 Jun; 185(6)2320-8. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.02.044.

PMID:
    21511282
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Regulation of bladder smooth muscle hyperplasia, combination therapy for refractory primary nocturnal enuresis,