A photo of Steven J. Kraus.

Division Chief of Fluoroscopy, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology



My Biography & Research


In his tenure here at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Kraus' most significant professional achievements relate to his recruitment to lead the division of fluoroscopy, his awards received for outstanding clinician and outstanding educator from the fellows who graduate from the fellowship program, his invitations received from several radiologic societies to speak at their national meetings on his special areas of expertise, and his invited manuscripts to journals on topics of his expertise.

Clinical Interests

Genitourinary; gastrointestinal imaging in children

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology


Radiology, Radiology, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders

My Education

BS: University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, 1983.

MS: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1987.

MD: Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1992.

Internship: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1993.

Residency: General Radiology, Fairview University Medical Center at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1997.

Fellowship: Pediatric Radiology, Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1999.

My Publications

Kim H, O’Hara SM, Je BK, Kraus SJ, Horn P. Feasibility of Superb Microvascular Imaging to Detect High Grade Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with Urinary Tract Infection. Eur Radiol. 2018 Jan:28(1):66-73.

Daniels B, Ireland C, Kraus SJ, Racadio JM, Hilvert N, Dunn R, Dumoulin CL. Magnetic Resonance-Guided Nasogastric Feeding Tube Placement for Neonates: A Preclinical Study. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2016 Aug:p.1-7.

Kraus SJ. Radiologic diagnosis of a newborn with cloaca. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2016 Apr;25(2):76-81.

Wiland EL, South AP, Kraus SJ, Meinzen-Derr J. Utility of gastrointestinal fluoroscopic studies in detecting stricture after neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Dec;59(6):p.789-794.

Kraus SJ, Levitt MA, Peña A. Augmented-Pressure Distal Colostogram: The Anatomic Evaluation of Anorectal Malformations in Male and Selected Female Patients with
Imperforate Anus Prior to Definitive Surgical Repair; a Pictorial Essay.
Pediatr Radiol. 2018;Feb 48(2):p.258-269.  

Garrett KM, Levitt MA, Peña A, Kraus SJ. Contrast Enema Findings in Patients Presenting With Poor Functional Outcome after Primary Repair for Hirschsprung Disease. Pediatr Radiol. 2012 Sept;42(9):1099-1106.

Calvo-Garcia MA, Kline-Fath BM, Levitt MA, Lim FY, Linam LE, Patel MN, Kraus SJ, Crombleholme TM. Fetal MRI clues to diagnose cloacal malformation. Pediatric Radiol. 2011;41(9):1117-1128.

Chand DH, Rhoades T, Poe SA, Kraus SJ Strife CF. Incidence and Severity of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children Related to Age, Gender, Race and Diagnosis. The Journal of Urology. 2003;170:1548-1550.

Guillerman P, Brody AS, Kraus SJ. Evidence-Based Guidelines for Pediatric Imaging: The example of the Child with Possible Appendicitis. Pediatric Annals. 2002;31(10):629-40.

Kraus SJ. GU Imaging in Children. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2001; 48:1381-1424.