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Erica J. Traxel, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical School

M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2002

Post Doctoral Education

General Surgery Internship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2002-2003

Urology Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2003–2007

Fellowship in Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2007–2009

Board Certifications

Urology--Certified

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Urological Cancer
Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Urology
Pediatric urologic surgery, bladder obstructions, incontinence in children, congenital abnormalities of the urinary tract, pediatric urinary tract infections.

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Patients Seen At

St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite A , Second Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
314-454-6034
Fax: 314-454-2878

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Professional Office Building #1
1040 North Mason Road, Suite 122
St. Louis, MO 63141
314-996-8060

Selected Publications

1. Shariat SF, Kattan MW, Traxel EJ, Andrews B, Zhu K, Wheeler TM, Slawin KM. Association of pre- and postoperative plasma levels of transforming growth factor beta(1) and interleukin 6 and its soluble receptor with prostate cancer progression. Clinical Cancer Research. 2004 Mar 15;10(6):1992-1999.

Chapters

1. Traxel EJ, Noh PH. Anorectal Malformation — Imperforate Anus, Cloaca, Urogenital Sinus. In: Gomella LG, et al. The 5-Minute Urology Consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (submitted for publication in 2008)
2. Traxel EJ, Noh PH. Epispadias. In: Gomella LG, et al. The 5-Minute Urology Consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (submitted for publication in 2008)
3. Traxel EJ, Noh PH. Hydronephrosis — Pediatric. In: Gomella LG, et al. The 5-Minute Urology Consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (submitted for publication in 2008)
4. Traxel EJ, Sheldon CA. Posterior Urethral Valves. In: Rabinowitz R, et al. Pediatric Urology for the Primary Care Physician. Totowa, NJ: The Humana Press Inc. (submitted for publication in 2008)
5. Austin PF, Traxel EJ. Laboratory Assessment of the Pediatric Urologic Patient. In: Docimo SG, et al. The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology. 5th ed. Boca Raton, FL: Informa Healthcare UK Ltd, 2006.