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Jonathan Charles Routh, MD, MPH

Paul H. Sherman, M.D. Distinguished Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Office: 200 Trent Dr, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Mail: DUMC 3831, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital Boston, 2008 - 2011
  • Fellow, Pediatric Health Services Research, Harvard Medical School, 2008 - 2010
  • Resident, Urology, Mayo School of Health Sciences, 2003 - 2008
  • Intern, General Surgery, Mayo School of Health Sciences, 2002 - 2003
  • M.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, 2002

In the News


Tejwani, Rohit, Hui-Jie Lee, Taylor L. Hughes, Kevin T. Hobbs, Scales Charles D. Jr, and Jonathan C. Routh. “PREDICTING POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS IN PEDIATRIC SURGERY: A NOVEL COMORBIDITY INDEX FOR PATIENT RISK STRATIFICATION.” In Journal of Urology, 206:E661–E661, 2021.


Simmons, Kirsten L., Jason C. Chandrapal, Steven Wolf, Henry E. Rice, Elisabeth E. Tracy, Tamara Fitzgerald, Gina-Maria Pomann, and Jonathan C. Routh. “Open versus minimally-invasive surgical techniques in pediatric renal tumors: A population-level analysis of in-hospital outcomes.” J Pediatr Urol 17, no. 4 (August 2021): 534.e1-534.e7.

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Ackall, Feras Y., Dominik Greda, Beiyu Liu, Hui-Jie Lee, Jonathan C. Routh, and Jeffrey Cheng. “Decreasing tracheostomy placement in hospitalized pediatric patients with subglottic stenosis - Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) analysis.” Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 146 (July 2021): 110760.

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Wallis, M Chad, Pangaja Paramsothy, Kimberly Newsome, Tonya Williams, Jonathan C. Routh, David B. Joseph, Earl Cheng, et al. “Incidence of Urinary Tract Infections in Newborns with Spina Bifida-Is Antibiotic Prophylaxis Necessary?” J Urol 206, no. 1 (July 2021): 126–32.

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Simmons, Kirsten L., Leah G. Davis, Jonathan C. Routh, and Maryellen S. Kelly. “Utility estimation for neurogenic bowel dysfunction in the general population.” J Pediatr Urol 17, no. 3 (June 2021): 395.e1-395.e9.

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Yerkes, Elizabeth B., Earl Y. Cheng, John S. Wiener, J Christopher Austin, Duong D. Tu, David B. Joseph, Jonathan C. Routh, and Stacy T. Tanaka. “Translating pediatric urodynamics from clinic into collaborative research: Lessons and recommendations from the UMPIRE study group.” J Pediatr Urol, May 11, 2021.

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Tanaka, Stacy T., Elizabeth B. Yerkes, Jonathan C. Routh, Duong D. Tu, J Christopher Austin, John S. Wiener, Evalynn Vasquez, et al. “Urodynamic characteristics of neurogenic bladder in newborns with myelomeningocele and refinement of the definition of bladder hostility: Findings from the UMPIRE multi-center study.” J Pediatr Urol, May 1, 2021.

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Hughes, Taylor L., Kirsten L. Simmons, Rohit Tejwani, Karen D. Barton, John S. Wiener, J. Todd Purves, and Jonathan C. Routh. “Sexual Function and Dysfunction in Individuals with Spina Bifida: A Systematic Review.” Urology, April 27, 2021.

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