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Texas Medical Center
Specialty Care

Phone: 832-822-2778 (Main) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire) | 713-533-9016 (Kirby)
Fax: 832-825-9019


Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor, Wallace Tower
Houston, TX 77030

David R. Roth, MD


Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Children's Hospital of Michigan Fellowship Pediatric Urology 1985
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Urology 1984
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Surgery 1980
University of Southern California Medical Center Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1978

Selected Publications

Afsarlar CE, Ryan SL, Donel E, Baccam TH, Jones B, Chandwani B, Au J, Huang GO, Gonzales ET, Janzen N, Tu D, Seth A, Roth DR, Koh CJ: Standardized process to improve patient flow from the Emergency Room to the Operating Room for pediatric patients with testicular torsion. J Pediatr Urol 2016 Aug; 12(4):233.e1-4.Epub 2016 May 15. PMID: 27270069.

Kurtz M, Koh CJ, Jamail GA, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Shamshirsaz AA, Espinoza J, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Olutoye OA, Braun MC, Roth DR, Belfort MA, and Ruano R. Factors Associated with Fetal Shunt Dislodgement in Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction. Prenat Diagn. 2016 Aug;36(8):720-5. doi: 10.1002/pd.4850. PMID: 27247093.

Nassr AA, Koh C, Shamshirsaz A, Espinoza J, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Sharhan D, Welty S, Angelo J, Roth D, Belfort MA, Braun M, Ruano R Are ultrasound renal aspects associated with urinary biochemistry in fetuses with lower urinary tract obstruction? Prenat Diagn 2016 Nov 12. doi: 10.1002/pd.4958  PMID: 27862070.

Elizondo RA, Au JK, Roth DR, Olutoye OO, Cass DL, Koh CJ. Urologic Considerations in the Separation of Thoracoomphalopagus Conjoined Twins.  Urology 2017 Jan; 99:231-233. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.06.029. Epub 2016  Jun 28.  PMID:27369817.

Bekheirnia MR, Bekheirnia N, Bainbridge MN, Gu S, Coban Akdemir ZH, Gambin T, Janzen NK, Jhangiani SN, Muzny DM, Michael M, Brewer ED, Elenberg E, Kale AS, Riley AA, Swartz SJ, Scott DA, Yang Y, Srivaths PR, Wenderfer SE, Bodurtha J, Applegate CD, Velinov M, Myers A, Borovik L, Craigen WJ, Hanchard NA, Rosenfeld JA, Lewis RA, Gonzales ET, Gibbs RA, Belmont JW, Roth DR, Eng C, Braun MC, Lupski JR, Lamb DJ: Whole-exome sequencing in the molecular  diagnosis of individuals with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract and  identification of a new causative gene. Genet Med 2017 Apr;19(4):412-420. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.131. Epub 2016 Sep 22.PMID: 27657687.

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