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Paul F Austin, MD

Dr. Austin specializes in pediatric urology and fetal urology: prenatal intervention for hydronephrosis, renal dilation, endopyelotomy, disorders of the penis, ectopic ureters, ureteroceles, buccal mucosal urethral replacement, hypospadias, bladder exstrophy, urogenital sinus anomaly, cloacal anomaly, epispadias, prune belly syndrome, enuresis, neurogenic bladder, myelomeningocele, testicular cancer and urological cancer. Dr. Austin is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology with subspecialty certification in pediatric urology. Currently there are less than 150 practicing physicians in the US that have this certification. Dr. Austin is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of Urological Surgery
49
Male
2000
1999
Urology-Pediatric - certified
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Siteman Cancer Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
1 Children's Place
2Nd Floor Suite 2A
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6034
  
1040 North Mason Road
Medical Office Building 1 Suite 122
St. Louis, MO 63141
314.996.8060
  
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Education

Medical School: University of Kentucky Lexington Kentucky
Internship: University of South Florida Tampa
Residency: University of South Florida Tampa
Fellowship: Indiana University Indianapolis
Fellowship: James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children Indianapolis

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Home State-MC+
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Worker's Compensation

Endogenous BMP-7 is a critical molecular determinant of the reversibility of obstruction-induced renal injuries.Manson SR, Niederhoff RA, Hruska KA, Austin PF.Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2011 Dec;301(6):F1293-302. Epub 2011 Aug 31.

PMID:
21880836
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsThe efficacy of oral midazolam for decreasing anxiety in children undergoing voiding cystourethrogram: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.Ferguson GG, Chen C, Yan Y, Royer ME, Campigotto M, Traxel EJ, Coplen DE, Austin PF.J Urol. 2011 Jun;185(6 Suppl):2542-6. Epub 2011 Apr 28.

PMID:
21555034
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe BMP-7-Smad1/5/8 pathway promotes kidney repair after obstruction induced renal injury.Manson SR, Niederhoff RA, Hruska KA, Austin PF.J Urol. 2011 Jun;185(6 Suppl):2523-30. Epub 2011 Apr 27.

PMID:
21527199
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCell death serves as a single etiological cause of a wide spectrum of congenital urinary tract defects.Guo Q, Tripathi P, Poyo E, Wang Y, Austin PF, Bates CM, Chen F.J Urol. 2011 Jun;185(6):2320-8. Epub 2011 Apr 21.

PMID:
21511282
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsManagement of lower urinary tract dysfunction: A stepwise approach.Thom M, Campigotto M, Vemulakonda V, Coplen D, Austin PF.J Pediatr Urol. 2011 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21377425
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsThe physiological significance of p27(KIP1) expression in detrusor function.Niederhoff RA, Manson SR, Tawfik A, Austin PF.J Urol. 2010 Oct;184(4 Suppl):1686-91. Epub 2010 Aug 21.

PMID:
20728136
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCircumcision.Austin PF.Curr Opin Urol. 2010 Jul;20(4):318-22. Review.

PMID:
20531091
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEditorial comment.Austin PF.J Urol. 2010 Feb;183(2):730. Epub 2009 Dec 21. No abstract available.

PMID:
20022040
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMechanoregulation of proliferation.Jiang X, Austin PF, Niederhoff RA, Manson SR, Riehm JJ, Cook BL, Pengue G, Chitaley K, Nakayama K, Nakayama KI, Weintraub SJ.Mol Cell Biol. 2009 Sep;29(18):5104-14. Epub 2009 Jul 13.

PMID:
19596792
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsIs neonatal circumcision clinically beneficial? Argument in favor.Austin PF.Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2009 Jan;6(1):16-7. Epub 2008 Dec 9. No abstract available.

PMID:
19065137
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCombination therapy with desmopressin and an anticholinergic medication for nonresponders to desmopressin for monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.Austin PF, Ferguson G, Yan Y, Campigotto MJ, Royer ME, Coplen DE.Pediatrics. 2008 Nov;122(5):1027-32.

PMID:
18977983
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsThe incidence of disorders of sexual differentiation and chromosomal abnormalities of cryptorchidism and hypospadias stratified by meatal location.Cox MJ, Coplen DE, Austin PF.J Urol. 2008 Dec;180(6):2649-52; discussion 2652. Epub 2008 Oct 31.

PMID:
18951572
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCorrelation of prenatal and postnatal ultrasound findings with the incidence of vesicoureteral reflux in children with fetal renal pelvic dilatation.Coplen DE, Austin PF, Yan Y, Dicke JM.J Urol. 2008 Oct;180(4 Suppl):1631-4; discussion 1634. Epub 2008 Aug 20.

PMID:
18718617
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEnuresis is a common and persistent problem among children and young adults with sickle cell anemia.Field JJ, Austin PF, An P, Yan Y, DeBaun MR.Urology. 2008 Jul;72(1):81-4. Epub 2008 Apr 2.

PMID:
18384865
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEnuresis and dysfunctional elimination.Austin PF, Coplen DE.Mo Med. 2007 Sep-Oct;104(5):421-4. Review.

PMID:
18018529
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPrenatal diagnosis and neonatal management of congenital urethral diverticulum.Coplen DE, Austin PF.J Urol. 2007 Jun;177(6):2330-2.

PMID:
17509352
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsBladder injury from a shard of glass.Shindel AW, Rollins M, Dillon PA, Austin PF.J Trauma. 2006 Dec;61(6):1557. No abstract available.

PMID:
17159710
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe magnitude of fetal renal pelvic dilatation can identify obstructive postnatal hydronephrosis, and direct postnatal evaluation and management.Coplen DE, Austin PF, Yan Y, Blanco VM, Dicke JM.J Urol. 2006 Aug;176(2):724-7; discussion 727.

PMID:
16813930
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsInhibition of mitogenic signaling and induction of apoptosis in human bladder smooth muscle cells treated with doxazosin.Austin PF, Cook BL, Niederhoff RA, Manson SR, Coplen DE, Weintraub SJ.J Urol. 2004 Oct;172(4 Pt 2):1662-5; discussion 1666.

PMID:
15371785
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsOutcome analysis of prenatally detected ureteroceles associated with multicystic dysplasia.Coplen DE, Austin PF.J Urol. 2004 Oct;172(4 Pt 2):1637-9; discussion 1639.

PMID:
15371779
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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