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Steven R. Hunt, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialty Areas

Colorectal Surgery
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Crohn's Disease
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Board Certifications

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery (General)

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, pelvic floor disorders, anorectal disease, and inflammatory bowel disease, dysfunctional voiding, anal stenosis, obstructive defecation, perirecral fistulas and fissures, rectocele, cystocele and enterocele

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: (314) 454-7177
Fax: (314) 454-5249

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One

1040 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: (314) 454-7177
Fax: (314) 454-5249

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-454-7177

Education

Education

Fellowship: Colon & Rectal Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Residency: Washington University Department of Surgery 2004
Medical Degree: Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California 1997
B.A.: Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 1992

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A Transperineal Approach to Hysterectomy of a Retained Didelphic Uterine Horn.
Mullen MM, Kuroki LM, Hunt SR, Ratkowski KL, Mutch DG
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Sep; 130(3)561-564. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002196.

PMID:
    28796686
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combination of Oral Antibiotics and Mechanical Bowel Preparation Reduces Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery.
Ohman KA, Wan L, Guthrie T, Johnston B, Leinicke JA, Glasgow SC, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Wise PE, Silviera ML
J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Oct; 225(4)465-471. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2017.06.011.

PMID:
    28690206
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative Chemotherapy and Survival for Large Anorectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: A National Analysis of 333 Cases.
Hawkins AT, Wells KO, Krishnamurty DM, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Glasgow SC, Wise PE, Silviera ML
Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 May; 24(5)1195-1201. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5706-1.

PMID:
    28050726
    [PubMed - in process]
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Omission of Adjuvant Chemotherapy Is Associated With Increased Mortality in Patients With T3N0 Colon Cancer With Inadequate Lymph Node Harvest.
Wells KO, Hawkins AT, Krishnamurthy DM, Dharmarajan S, Glasgow SC, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Wise P, Silviera ML
Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Jan; 60(1)15-21.

PMID:
    27926553
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preoperative short-course radiation therapy for rectal cancer provides excellent disease control and toxicity: Results from a single US institution.
Roy A, Mahasittiwat P, Weiner AA, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Birnbaum EH, Kodner IJ, Read TE, Fleshman JW, Olsen JR, Myerson RJ, Parikh PJ
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jan - Feb; 7(1)e51-e58. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.08.010.

PMID:
    27720702
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired outcome colitis-associated rectal cancer versus sporadic cancer.
Klos CL, Safar B, Wise PE, Hunt SR, Mutch MG, Birnbaum EH, Fleshman JW, Dharmarajan S
J Surg Res. 2016 Jul; 204(1)123-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.03.006.

PMID:
    27451878
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Watch and Wait: Is Surgery Always Necessary for Rectal Cancer?
Hawkins AT, Hunt SR
Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2016 May; 17(5)22. doi: 10.1007/s11864-016-0398-0.

PMID:
    27032644
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply.
Raup VT, Eswara JR, Potretzke AM, Hunt SR, Brandes SB
Urology. 2015 Dec; 86(6)1233-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.06.067.

PMID:
    26531774
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of Iatrogenic Genitourinary Injuries During Colorectal Surgery.
Eswara JR, Raup VT, Potretzke AM, Hunt SR, Brandes SB
Urology. 2015 Dec; 86(6)1228-33. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.06.065.

PMID:
    26368509
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of adding mFOLFOX6 after neoadjuvant chemoradiation in locally advanced rectal cancer: a multicentre, phase 2 trial.
Garcia-Aguilar J, Chow OS, Smith DD, Marcet JE, Cataldo PA, Varma MG, Kumar AS, Oommen S, Coutsoftides T, Hunt SR, Stamos MJ, Ternent CA, Herzig DO, Fichera A, Polite BN, Dietz DW, Patil S, Avila K, Timing of Rectal Cancer Response to Chemoradiation Consortium.
Lancet Oncol. 2015 Aug; 16(8)957-66. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(15)00004-2.

PMID:
    26187751
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute health care resource utilization for ileostomy patients is higher than expected.
Tyler JA, Fox JP, Dharmarajan S, Silviera ML, Hunt SR, Wise PE, Mutch MG
Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Dec; 57(12)1412-20. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000246.

PMID:
    25380008
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Top nurse-management staffing collapse and care quality in nursing homes.
Hunt SR, Corazzini K, Anderson RA
J Appl Gerontol. 2014 Feb; 33(1)51-74. doi: 10.1177/0733464812455096.

PMID:
    24652943
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Accordion complication grading predicts short-term outcome after right colectomy.
Klos CL, Safar B, Hunt SR, Wise PE, Birnbaum EH, Mutch MG, Fleshman JW, Dharmarajan S
J Surg Res. 2014 Aug; 190(2)510-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.11.1084.

PMID:
    24485152
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Obesity increases risk for pouch-related complications following restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA).
Klos CL, Safar B, Jamal N, Hunt SR, Wise PE, Birnbaum EH, Fleshman JW, Mutch MG, Dharmarajan S
J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Mar; 18(3)573-9. doi: 10.1007/s11605-013-2353-8.

PMID:
    24091910
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Time to initiation of postoperative chemotherapy: an outcome measure for patients undergoing laparoscopic resection for rectal cancer.
Strouch MJ, Zhou G, Fleshman JW, Birnbaum EH, Hunt SR, Mutch MG
Dis Colon Rectum. 2013 Aug; 56(8)945-51. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e318290ce30.

PMID:
    23838862
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surgical management of Crohn's disease.
Lu KC, Hunt SR
Surg Clin North Am. 2013 Feb; 93(1)167-85. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2012.09.002.

PMID:
    23177070
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Host genes related to paneth cells and xenobiotic metabolism are associated with shifts in human ileum-associated microbial composition.
Zhang T, DeSimone RA, Jiao X, Rohlf FJ, Zhu W, Gong QQ, Hunt SR, Dassopoulos T, Newberry RD, Sodergren E, Weinstock G, Robertson CE, Frank DN, Li E
PLoS One. 2012; 7(6)e30044. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030044.

PMID:
    22719822
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An ileal Crohn's disease gene signature based on whole human genome expression profiles of disease unaffected ileal mucosal biopsies.
Zhang T, Song B, Zhu W, Xu X, Gong QQ, Morando C, Dassopoulos T, Newberry RD, Hunt SR, Li E
PLoS One. 2012; 7(5)e37139. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037139.

PMID:
    22606341
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is an elective diverting colostomy warranted in patients with an endoscopically obstructing rectal cancer before neoadjuvant chemotherapy?
Patel JA, Fleshman JW, Hunt SR, Safar B, Birnbaum EH, Lin AY, Mutch MG
Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Mar; 55(3)249-55. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e3182411a8f.

PMID:
    22469790
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Single-molecule lysozyme dynamics monitored by an electronic circuit.
Choi Y, Moody IS, Sims PC, Hunt SR, Corso BL, Perez I, Weiss GA, Collins PG
Science. 2012 Jan 20; 335(6066)319-24. doi: 10.1126/science.1214824.

PMID:
    22267809
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Notes

For more information, visit the Colon and Rectal Surgery Section web site.

Areas of Research Interest

Serum markers for inflammatory bowel disease, local therapy for rectal cancer, and enhancing the safety of intestinal anastomoses.