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Robert J. Rothbaum, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliations

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

Areas of Clinical Interest

Gastroenterology in children, nutrition in children, cystic fibrosis, inflammatory bowel disease, schwachman-diamond syndrome

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  • Education
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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 2nd Floor, Suite C
Office Phone: 314-454-6173
Fax: 314-454-2412

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinatti, Ohio
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
Medical Degree: University Of Chicago School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 1976
B.S.: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Early volume expansion during diarrhea and relative nephroprotection during subsequent hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Hickey CA, Beattie TJ, Cowieson J, Miyashita Y, Strife CF, Frem JC, Peterson JM, Butani L, Jones DP, Havens PL, Patel HP, Wong CS, Andreoli SP, Rothbaum RJ, Beck AM, Tarr PI
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Oct; 165(10)884-9. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.152.

PMID:
    21784993
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Deer sausage: a newly identified vehicle of transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Ahn CK, Russo AJ, Howell KR, Holt NJ, Sellenriek PL, Rothbaum RJ, Beck AM, Luebbering LJ, Tarr PI
J Pediatr. 2009 Oct; 155(4)587-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2009.02.051.

PMID:
    19773004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mutations of the SBDS gene are present in most patients with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome.
Woloszynek JR, Rothbaum RJ, Rawls AS, Minx PJ, Wilson RK, Mason PJ, Bessler M, Link DC
Blood. 2004 Dec 1; 104(12)3588-90.

PMID:
    15284109
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Image of the month. Focal nodular hyperplasia.
Yang YY, Rothbaum RJ, Chapman WC, Jendrisak MD, Shenoy S, Desai NM, Lowell JA
Arch Surg. 2004 Jan; 139(1)113-4.

PMID:
    14718286
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bone marrow failure in Shwachman-Diamond syndrome does not select for clonal haematopoiesis of the paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria phenotype.
Keller P, Debaun MR, Rothbaum RJ, Bessler M
Br J Haematol. 2002 Dec; 119(3)830-2.

PMID:
    12437667
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Similarities in cyclic vomiting syndrome across age groups.
Prakash C, Staiano A, Rothbaum RJ, Clouse RE
Am J Gastroenterol. 2001 Mar; 96(3)684-8.

PMID:
    11280534
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cystic fibrosis: CT findings of colonic disease.
Pickhardt PJ, Yagan N, Siegel MJ, Balfe DM, Rothbaum RJ
Radiology. 1998 Mar; 206(3)725-30.

PMID:
    9494492
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complications of pediatric endoscopy.
Rothbaum RJ
Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1996 Apr; 6(2)445-59.

PMID:
    8673336
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outpatient liver biopsy in children: has the time come?
Rothbaum RJ
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1993 Nov; 17(4)354-5.

PMID:
    8145086
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multicenter trial of d-alpha-tocopheryl polyethylene glycol 1000 succinate for treatment of vitamin E deficiency in children with chronic cholestasis.
Sokol RJ, Butler-Simon N, Conner C, Heubi JE, Sinatra FR, Suchy FJ, Heyman MB, Perrault J, Rothbaum RJ, Levy J
Gastroenterology. 1993 Jun; 104(6)1727-35.

PMID:
    8500733
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Granulomatous hepatitis associated with cat scratch disease.
Lenoir AA, Storch GA, DeSchryver-Kecskemeti K, Shackelford GD, Rothbaum RJ, Wear DJ, Rosenblum JL
Lancet. 1988 May 21; 1(8595)1132-6.

PMID:
    2896959
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Induction of the stress response in alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency.
Perlmutter DH, Schlesinger MJ, Pierce JA, Campbell EJ, Rothbaum RJ, Schwartz AL
Trans Assoc Am Physicians. 1988; 10133-41.

PMID:
    2855901
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perianal streptococcal cellulitis.
Spear RM, Rothbaum RJ, Keating JP, Blaufuss MC, Rosenblum JL
J Pediatr. 1985 Oct; 107(4)557-9.

PMID:
    4045605
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Grade I Reye's syndrome. A frequent cause of vomiting and liver dysfunction after varicella and upper-respiratory-tract infection.
Lichtenstein PK, Heubi JE, Daugherty CC, Farrell MK, Sokol RJ, Rothbaum RJ, Suchy FJ, Balistreri WF
N Engl J Med. 1983 Jul 21; 309(3)133-9.

PMID:
    6866012
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An ultrastructural study of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infection in human infants.
Rothbaum RJ, Partin JC, Saalfield K, McAdams AJ
Ultrastruct Pathol. 1983 Jun; 4(4)291-304.

PMID:
    6359611
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Silent gonorrhea in siblings. Case reports.
Loney LC, Rothbaum RJ, Middelkamp JN
Mo Med. 1983 Jan; 80(1)18-20.

PMID:
    6828026
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unusual surface distribution of concanavalin A reflects a cytoskeletal defect in neutrophils in Shwachman's syndrome.
Rothbaum RJ, Williams DA, Daugherty CC
Lancet. 1982 Oct 9; 2(8302)800-1.

PMID:
    6181360
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diarrhea caused by adherent enteropathogenic E. coli.
Rothbaum RJ, Giannella RA, Partin JC
J Pediatr. 1982 Sep; 101(3)486.

PMID:
    7050332
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serum alkaline phosphatase and zinc undernutrition in infants with chronic diarrhea.
Rothbaum RJ, Maur PR, Farrell MK
Am J Clin Nutr. 1982 Mar; 35(3)595-8.

PMID:
    6801964
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Research interests include the gastrointestinal and nutritional manifestations of cystic fibrosis as well as medical and psychophysiologic management of children with inflammatory bowel disease.