A photo of Steven J. Kraus.

Division Chief of Fluoroscopy, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology



Board Certified

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

Clinical Divisions

Radiology, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders

Research Divisions


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

Augmented-pressure distal colostogram: the most important diagnostic tool for planning definitive surgical repair of anorectal malformations in boys. Kraus, SJ; Levitt, MA; Pena, A. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2018; 48:258-269.

Feasibility of superb microvascular imaging to detect high-grade vesicoureteral reflux in children with urinary tract infection. Kim, HK; O'Hara, S; Je, B; Kraus, SJ; Horn, P. European Radiology. 2018; 28:66-73.

Magnetic Resonance-Guided Nasogastric Feeding Tube Placement for Neonates: A Preclinical Study. Daniels, B; Ireland, C; Kraus, S; Racadio, J; Hilvert, N; Dunn, R; Dumoulin, C. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2017; 41:1386-1392.

Approach to Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tract. Towbin, A; Kraus, SJ. In: Merrow AC, Ed. Diagnostic Imaging Pediatrics. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amirsys; 2016.

Radiologic diagnosis of a newborn with cloaca. Kraus, SJ. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 2016; 25:76-81.