Steven J. Kraus, MD

Chief, Radiography and Fluoroscopy

Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology

Phone 513-636-7131

Fax 513-636-8145


Genitourinary; gastrointestinal imaging in children

Steven Kraus, MD, grew up in New England and received his BS from the University of Hartford, and his MS degree from the University of Connecticut.

Dr. Kraus received his MD from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, and completed a radiology residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. He completed a two-year fellowship in pediatric radiology at Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.

Dr. Kraus is currently the division chief of Radiology and Fluoroscopy at Cincinnati Children's. His special areas of clinical interest are genitourinary and gastrointestinal imaging in children. 

Dr. Kraus' research interests include imaging of anorectal malformations, radiologic workup in children with urinary tract infections and outcomes studies in GI and GU radiology. He has particular interest in medical education. 

BS: University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, 1979-1983.

MS: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1983-1987.

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

Internship: Transitional Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1992-1993.

Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, University of Minnesota Health Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1993-1997. 

Fellowship: Chief Fellow, Pediatric Radiology, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1997-1999.

Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1997; CAQ Pediatric Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2000.

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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.

Kraus SJ. Imaging of Vesicoureteral Reflux. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2004.

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.

Garcia-Pena BM, Mandl KD, Kraus SJ, Fischer AC, Lund DP, Taylor GA. Ultrasonography and Limited Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis and Management of Appendicitis in Children. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). 1999 Sep 15; 282(11):1041-1046.

Kraus SJ, Lebowitz RL, Royal SA. Renal calculi in children: imaging features that lead to diagnoses: a pictorial essay. Pediatric Radiology. 1999; 29:624-630.

Kazziha SY, Kraus SJ, Loesser KE, Hess ML. Photosensitizer studies with rose bengal-derived reactive oxygen intermediates on isolated papillary rat heart muscle. FASEB. 1991; 5:A1282 (Abstract).