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John M. Draus, Jr., MD, FAAP, FACS

Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
John M. Draus, Jr. MD, FAAP
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  • General and Thoracic Surgery - Pediatric
  • Neonatal Surgery
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  • Conditions treated

    Chest wall deformities,  Hernias,  Inflammatory bowel disease,  Neonatal surgical diseases (including abdominal wall defects, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, congenital lung lesions, esophageal atresia, necrotizing enterocolitis),  Pediatric colorectal diseases (including anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung disease),  Pediatric oncologic diseases (including kidney tumors, liver tumors, neuroblastoma, sarcoma and teratoma),  Pediatric trauma,  Pyloric stenosis,  Short bowel syndrome,  Vascular and lymphatic anomalies
  • About

    John Draus is a native of Kentucky and completed medical school, general surgery residency and a research fellowship at the University of Louisville. He went on to complete a pediatric surgery fellowship at Riley Children’s Hospital at the University of Indiana, Indianapolis.

    Draus is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Pediatric Trauma Society. He has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on Pediatric Surgery and Trauma.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics


    University of Louisville School of Medicine


    University of Louisville School of Medicine


    Pediatric Surgery, Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Academy of Pediatrics

    American Board of Surgery

    American College of Surgeons

    American Pediatric Surgical Association

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