Jonathan Routh

Credentials: MD, MPH

Position title: Duke KURe Program

Dr. Routh obtained his MD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He then completed his urologyresidency at the Mayo Clinic. He finished his training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where he completed simultaneous fellowships in Pediatric Urology and Pediatric Health Services Research while also obtaining a Master’s of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. Following completion of his training, Dr. Routh joined the Duke Urology faculty in 2011 and became a KURe Scholar in 2013.

Dr. Routh’s KURe research focused primarily on clinical care variation, surgical outcomes, and health state utility estimation for children with vesicoureteral reflux. His current research focuses primarily on health care delivery among children with spina bifida, vesicoureteral reflux, urolithiasis, and genitourinary malignancies. His research has been funded by grants from CDC and NIDDK in addition to institutional, industry, and foundation awards. Dr. Routh mentors scholars in the UrogynCREST Program and is co-PI on a U18 from NICHD studying the safety and efficacy of posterior tibial nerve stimulation in children. He serves as steering committee chair for the UMPIRE trial: “Optimizing Urologic Care of Children with Spina Bifida”.