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Douglas E Coplen, MD

Douglas E Coplen, MD

Dr. Coplen 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. He 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. Coplen is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of Urological Surgery
55
Male
1994
1994
Urology-Pediatric - certified
Pediatrics - certified
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Progress West Hospital
Siteman Cancer Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's 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
1040 North Mason Road
Building 1 Suite 122
St. Louis, MO 63141
314.454.6034
  
1 Children's Place
Second Floor Suite 2A
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6034
  
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Education

Medical School: IU Health University Hospital Indianapolis
Internship: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare Open Access HMO/POS
Aetna Medicare Plan HMO
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice
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-MCARE
Coventry Gold Advantage - MCARE
Coventry Healthcare ASO
Coventry Healthcare HMO
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Medicare Advantage & Plus
First Health Coventry
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 Care PPO
Humana Choice/Regional PPO - MCARE
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - MCARE
Humana Gold Plus HMO - MCARE
Humana POS - MCARE
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

The 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 citationsDo we need more rigorous standards for validation of new technology?Coplen DE.J Urol. 2009 Nov;182(5):2107-8. Epub 2009 Sep 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
19758640
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEditorial comment.Coplen DE.J Urol. 2009 Oct;182(4 Suppl):1853. Epub 2009 Aug 19. No abstract available.

PMID:
19692075
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEfficacy and safety of transdermal and oral oxybutynin in children with neurogenic detrusor overactivity.Cartwright PC, Coplen DE, Kogan BA, Volinn W, Finan E, Hoel G.J Urol. 2009 Oct;182(4):1548-54. Epub 2009 Aug 15. Erratum in: J Urol. 2009 Dec;182(6):2985. Dosage error in article text.

PMID:
19683731
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsImpact of wait time on outcome for inguinal hernia repair in infants.Chen LE, Zamakhshary M, Foglia RP, Coplen DE, Langer JC.Pediatr Surg Int. 2009 Mar;25(3):223-7. Epub 2008 Dec 16.

PMID:
19084967
[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 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 citationsThe type and frequency of fetal renal disorders and management of renal pelvis dilatation.Dicke JM, Blanco VM, Yan Y, Coplen DE.J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Aug;25(8):973-7.

PMID:
16870890
[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 citationsTransforming growth factor-beta1-induced hypertrophy and matrix expression in human bladder smooth muscle cells.Howard PS, Kucich U, Coplen DE, He Y.Urology. 2005 Dec;66(6):1349-53.

PMID:
16360482
[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]

Related citationsMatrix synthesis by bladder smooth muscle cells is modulated by stretch frequency.Coplen DE, Macarak EJ, Howard PS.In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2003 Mar-Apr;39(3-4):157-62.

PMID:
14505431
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe effect of health care coverage on circumcision rates among newborns.Quayle SS, Coplen DE, Austin PF.J Urol. 2003 Oct;170(4 Pt 2):1533-6; discussion 1536.

PMID:
14501653
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsVesicoureteral reflux and clinical outcomes in infants with prenatally detected hydronephrosis.Brophy MM, Austin PF, Yan Y, Coplen DE.J Urol. 2002 Oct;168(4 Pt 2):1716-9; discussion 1719.

PMID:
12352342
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsIs bladder dysfunction and incontinence associated with ureteroceles congenital or acquired?Holmes NM, Coplen DE, Strand W, Husmann D, Baskin LS.J Urol. 2002 Aug;168(2):718-9.

PMID:
12131358
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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