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Carl G. Klutke, MD

  • Professor of Surgery

Medical School

University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1983

Post Doctoral Education

Residency: Surgery, Dept of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, 1985

Residency: Surgery, Dept of Urology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, 1988

Fellowship: Urology, Urodynamics & Female Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1989

Board Certifications


Honors and Awards

2011, Listed in Best Doctors in America (Best Doctors, Inc.)

2010, Listed in America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Klutke specializes in urologic surgery, female urology and urogynecology.

His areas of clinical interest include urodynamics, interstitial cystitis, incontinence, vaginal prolapse, gynecologic ureteral injury, stress injury incontinence, urethral diverticula, cystocele, endosurgery for incontinence, bowel and bladder problems, pelvic floor reconstruction, urogynecology and voiding dysfunction in men and women.

Dr. Klutke also treats erectile dysfunction in men.

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Progress West HealthCare Center

Patients Seen At

West County Office, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Professional Office Building #1
1040 North Mason Road, Suite 122
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 362-8200

Selected Publications

Klutke J, Stanczyk FZ, Ji Q, Campeau JD, Klutke CG. Suppression of lysyl oxidase gene expression by methylation in pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2010 Jul;21(7):869-72.

Thom MR, Klutke CG. Transobturator midurethral sling: surgical technique and outcomes. Curr Urol Rep. 2009 Sep;10(5):390-5. Review.

Klutke CG, Burgio KL, Wyman JF, Guan Z, Sun F, Berriman S, Bavendam T. Combined effects of behavioral intervention and tolterodine in patients dissatisfied with overactive bladder medication. J Urol. 2009 Jun;181(6):2599-607.

Cox M, Klutke JJ, Klutke CG. Assessment of patient outcomes following submucosal injection of triamcinolone for treatment of Hunner's ulcer subtype interstitial cystitis. Can J Urol. 2009 Apr;16(2):4536-40.

Klutke CG, Klutke JJ. Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome for the primary care physician. Can J Urol. 2008 Aug;15 Suppl 1:44-52; discussion 52-3. Review.

Anast JW, Skolarus TA, Yan Y, Klutke CG. Transobturator sling with intraoperative cough test is effective for patients with low valsalva leak point pressure. Can J Urol. 2008 Aug;15(4):4153-7. Erratum in: Can J Urol. 2009 Feb;16(1):4531.

Williams ER, Klutke CG. Stress urinary incontinence: the evolution of the sling. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2008 Jul;5(4):507-23. Review.

Klutke CG. Female pelvic prolapse. Mo Med. 2007 Sep-Oct;104(5):430-4. Review.

Weinstock LB, Klutke CG, Lin HC. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with interstitial cystitis and gastrointestinal symptoms. Dig Dis Sci. 2008 May;53(5):1246-51.

Bent AE, Gousse AE, Hendrix SL, Klutke CG, Monga AK, Yuen CK, Muram D, Yalcin I, Bump RC. Duloxetine compared with placebo for the treatment of women with mixed urinary incontinence. Neurourol Urodyn. 2008;27(3):212-21.

Bullock TL, Ghoniem G, Klutke CG, Staskin DR. Advances in female stress urinary incontinence: mid-urethral slings. BJU International. 2006;98 Suppl 1:32-40; discussion 41-42.

Bullock TL, Klutke CG. Long-term outcomes of the distal urethral polypropylene sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence. Nature Clinical Practice Urology. 2006;3(8):414-415.

Shindel AW, Klutke CG. Urethral slings placed by the transobturator approach: evolution in the technique and review of the literature. Curr Urol Rep. 2005;6(5):385-392.

Ozel B, Minaglia S, Hurtado E, Klutke CG, Klutke JJ. Treatment of voiding dysfunction after transobturator tape procedure. Urology. 2004;64(5):1030.

Sundaram CP, Venkatesh R, Landman J, Klutke CG. Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for the correction of vaginal vault prolapse. Journal of Endourology. 2004:18(7):620-623; discussion 623-624.

Pub Med page for Carl G. Klutke, M.D.

Editorial Positions

Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Urology
Guest Editor, Journal of Endourology
Guest Editor, Journal of Urology
Guest Editor, Urologic Clinics of North America
Guest Editor, Urology


Klutke CG, Klutke JJ. Anatomy for the Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeon. In: Female Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Springer-Verlag Publishers: Surrey, UK, 2001, chapter 1

Niemczyk P, Klutke CG. Cystocele and Enterocele. In: Gomella LG (ed.). The 5-Minute Urology Consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000:264-265.

Niemczyk P, Klutke CG. Urinary Incontinence-Adult Male. In: Gomella LG (ed.). The 5-Minute Urology Consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000:166-169.

Klutke CG, Bullock AD, Ratliff TL. Experimental Autoimmune Cystitis (EAC): An Autoimmune Model for Interstitial Cystitis. In: Sant GR (ed.). Interstitial Cystitis. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers; 1997:33-45.