Your browser is not supported. Please upgrade to a modern browser in order to use all the features of the UKHC web application: Firefox | Chrome | Microsoft Edge
Skip to main content
close menu
close menu

Search UK HealthCare

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

Chief Medical Officer, Kentucky Children’s Hospital
Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
| 4.87 out of 5
12 ratings | 4 comments
John M. Draus Jr., MD, FACS, FAAP
best doctor logo
Request an Appointment Physician Referral


  • General and Thoracic Surgery - Pediatric
  • Neonatal Surgery
This provider offers TeleCare
  • 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

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.87 out of 5
    12 ratings |4 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    January, 2020
    *Dr. Draus & staff was very helpful & friendly appreciate him.

    September, 2019
    The doctor was AMAZING! Very friendly, kind, & not rushed.

    September, 2019
    *Dr. Draus has provided kind, considerate and skillful care for my daughter. Emily has done so as well.

    August, 2019
    *Dr. Draus was very kind and compassionate with *her!

Are you happy with the care you received from this provider?

Please let us know by filling out a patient satisfaction survey when you get one. You can also leave an online review by clicking the button below.

Leave a review
Update/Correct This Profile.