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Jacqueline M Saito, MD

Dr. Saito's practice focuses on the complications of short bowel syndrome and neonatal gastrointestinal disorders. She has special expertise in advanced laparoscopy and clinical outcomes research. Dr. Saito is happy to provide a second opinion to help answer your questions and confirm diagnosis and treatment options for families who have been told that their child needs a surgical procedure. Dr. Saito is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of General Surgery
Surgery-Pediatric - certified
Surgery (General) - certified
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
20 Progress Point Parkway
Medical Office BuildingSuite 200
O Fallon, MO 63368
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Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons New York
Residency: University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine
Fellowship: San Francisco General Hospital
Fellowship: University of Alabama Birmingham

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna POS/PPO/Choice
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Preferred HMO/POS
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Health Network PPO
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage- Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry PPO
CoventryAdvantra HMO/POS - Medicare
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
Home State-MC+
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
HumanaChoice PPO-Medicare
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
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
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United HC MCARE Complete Choice PPO
United HC MCARE Complete HMO
United HC MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
United HC MCARE Dual Complete
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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State of the practice for pediatric surgery--career satisfaction and concerns. A report from the American Pediatric Surgical Association Task Force on Family Issues.Katz A, Mallory B, Gilbert JC, Bethel C, Hayes-Jordan AA, Saito JM, Tomita SS, Walsh DS, Shin CE, Wesley JR, Farmer D.J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Oct;45(10):1975-82.

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Related citationsImpact of hospital volume on in-hospital mortality of infants undergoing repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.Bucher BT, Guth RM, Saito JM, Najaf T, Warner BW.Ann Surg. 2010 Oct;252(4):635-42.

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Related citationsEmbryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with a novel t(2;6)(p23;p21.1).Pressey JG, Mroczek-Musulman E, Murata-Collins JL, Saito JM, Hammers Y.Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2008 Nov;187(1):39-42.

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Related citationsOlder age at diagnosis of Hirschsprung disease decreases risk of postoperative enterocolitis, but resection of additional ganglionated bowel does not.Haricharan RN, Seo JM, Kelly DR, Mroczek-Musulman EC, Aprahamian CJ, Morgan TL, Georgeson KE, Harmon CM, Saito JM, Barnhart DC.J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jun;43(6):1115-23.

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Related citationsRevision Nissen fundoplication can be completed laparoscopically with a low rate of complications: a single-institution experience with 72 children.Celik A, Loux TJ, Harmon CM, Saito JM, Georgeson KE, Barnhart DC.J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Dec;41(12):2081-5.

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Related citationsInfiltrating neutrophils in bile duct-ligated livers do not promote hepatic fibrosis.Saito JM, Bostick MK, Campe CB, Xu J, Maher JJ.Hepatol Res. 2003 Feb;25(2):180-191.

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