Jonathan Routh, MD, MPH, FAAP

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Chief, Duke Center for Children’s Surgery Paul H. Sherman Distinguished Assoc Prof of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine

Dr. Routh is a pediatric urologist and health services researcher at Duke University School of Medicine, where he serves as the Chief of Children’s Surgery and the Paul H. Sherman Distinguished Associate Professor (with Tenure) of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Population Health Sciences.  His clinical & research interests include minimally-invasive surgery, complex urologic reconstruction (particularly in children with spina bifida and neurogenic bladder), surgical and non-surgical management of children with disorders of sex development, and pediatric urologic oncology. He is currently an Associate Section Editor for the Journal of Urology, the Chair of the Steering Committee for the Urologic Management to Preserve Initial Renal Function Protocol for Young Children with Spina Bifida (UMPIRE) study, and the co-PI at Duke for both UMPIRE and the National Spina Bifida Patient Registry (NSBPR).  He has extensive experience as a mentor and currently serves as a formal mentor for both the KURe K12 and the UrogynCREST R25 programs; his list of mentees includes 4 undergraduate students, 10 medical students, 10 urology residents, 2 post-doctoral researchers, and 6 junior faculty members. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Committee for the Duke Urology K12 program and is the Co-Director of the Duke Research Development Course for Trainees.