Erica J. Traxel, MD

Erica J. Traxel, MD


Specialty Areas

Pediatric Urology

Common Procedures

  • Circumcision and circumcision revision
  • Hypospadias repair
  • Orchiopexy
  • Inguinal hernia/hydrocele repair
  • Ureteral reimplantation
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Ureteroscopy and stone surgeries
  • Continent reconstructive urologic surgery (bladder outlet procedures, bladder augmentation, creation of Mitrofanoff, creation of MACE)

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Phimosis
  • Redundant prepuce
  • Urethral meatal stenosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Undescended testicle
  • Inguinal hernia/hydrocele
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Posterior urethral valves
  • UPJ obstruction
  • UVJ obstruction
  • Megaureter
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Urolithiasis
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Neurogenic bladder/bowel
  • UTI/pyelonephritis
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Nocturnal enuresis/bedwetting
  • Bladder/bowel dysfunction

Board Certifications


Pediatric Urology


Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2002


2002-2003 General Surgery Internship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

2003-2007 Urology Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


2007-2009 Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Professional Memberships

Society of Academic Urologists

Society of Women in Urology

American Urological Association

Society of Pediatric Urology

Awards and Honors

Washington University Academy of Educators

Washington University Graduate Medical Education Council (GMEC)

House Staff Council Faculty Liaison

Washington University GME Education Monitoring Subcommittee (EMS)

Washington University GME Wellness Champion Committee

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Performance Subcommittee

Medical School Gateway Curriculum build team member, Washington University School of Medicine

Washington University Learning Climate Committee and Task Force member

Abstract Review Committee lead, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Patient Safety & Quality Symposium


Areas of Research Interest

Patient Safety & Quality Improvement

Surgical Education

Graduate Medical Education

Undergraduate Medical Education



Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
Second Floor, Suite A
St. Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center
13001 N Outer 40 Road
Town and Country, MO 63017

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To request an appointment with Dr. Traxel, please call (314) 454-6034.

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