Steven J. Kraus, MD
As a staff academic pediatric radiologist, I am committed to provide the best care for the patients and families we serve in the safest manner possible and provide the best training to the training radiologists and other clinical trainees providing radiologic and clinical care of the future. In addition, in the course of my work, if there are clinical or radiologic questions that arise, I seek to be involved in clinically relevant research that will improve the quality and safety of care to the patients and families we serve as well as those needing similar care both nationally and internationally.
Gastrointestinal and genitourinary congenital anomalies in children especially in regards to bowel obstruction and urinary tract obstruction in neonates. Diagnosis and radiologic management of anorectal malformations in neonates and young infants especially prior to definitive repair and diagnosis of stooling problems after repair.
Diagnosis of anorectal malformations and bowel obstruction in neonates, poor functional outcomes in patients after repair of Hirschsprung Disease, feeding Intolerance in patients after episodes of Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Ultrasound in diagnosis of Vesicoureteral reflux.
Garrett KM, Levitt MA, Peña A, Kraus SJ. Contrast Enema Findings in Patients Presenting With Poor Functional Outcome after Primary Repair for Hirschsprung Disease. Pediatr Radiol. 2012;42(9):1099-1106. doi: 10.1007/s00247-012-2394-2
Wiland EL, South AP, Kraus SJ, Meinzen-Derr J. Utility of gastrointestinal fluoroscopic studies in detecting stricture after neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2014;59(6):789-794. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000000496
Kraus SJ. Radiologic diagnosis of a newborn with cloaca. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2016;25(2):76-81. doi: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2015.11.007
Daniels B, Ireland C, Kraus SJ, Racadio JM, Hilvert N, Dunn R, Dumoulin CL. Magnetic Resonance-Guided Nasogastric Feeding Tube Placement for Neonates: A Preclinical Study. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2016;41(8)1386-1392. doi:10.1177/0148607116662973
Kraus SJ, Levitt MA, Peña A. Augmented-pressure distal colostogram: the most important diagnostic tool for planning definitive surgical repair of anorectal malformation in boys. J Pediatr Radiol. 2018;48(2):258-269. doi:10.1007/s00247-017-3962-2
Hartford Medical Society Scholarship, University of Hartford, 1982-1983
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, 1985-1987
A.D. Williams Fellowship Research Grant, Medical College of Virginia, 1989
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Outstanding Clinician Award, 2000-2001
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Outstanding Educator Award, 2002-2003
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