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Paul Jacob Kokorowski, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop 114 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 2247

Overview

Dr. Paul Kokorowski is an Assistant Professor of Urology working in the Division of Pediatric Urology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He is a native Californian who spent his childhood in the San Fernando Valley. After completing his Bachelors degree in Molecular & Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, he attended the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He stayed to complete a residency in Urology through the LAC/USC program and rotated several times through Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Urology at Boston Children's Hospital. During fellowship, he also earned his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. His research interests include the clinical effectiveness and health services. Current work focuses on comparative effectiveness and cost- effectiveness, quality improvement and evaluation of outcomes.

Publications

Choi D, Ramu S, Park E, Jung E, Yang S, Jung W, Choi I, Lee S, Kim KE, Seong YJ, Hong M, Daghlian G, Kim D, Shin E, Seo JI, Khatchadourian V, Zou M, Li W, De Filippo R, Kokorowski P, Chang A, Kim S, Bertoni A, Furlanetto TW, Shin S, Li M, Chen Y, Wong A, Koh C, Geliebter J, Hong YK. Aberrant Activation of Notch Signaling Inhibits PROX1 Activity to Enhance the Malignant Behavior of Thyroid Cancer Cells. Cancer Res. 2016 Feb 1; 76(3):582-93. View in: PubMed

Nelson CP, Routh JC, Logvinenko T, Rosoklija I, Kokorowski PJ, Prosser LA, Schuster MA. Utility scores for vesicoureteral reflux and anti-reflux surgery. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):177-82. View in: PubMed

Lloyd JC, Yen T, Pietrobon R, Wiener JS, Ross SS, Kokorowski PJ, Nelson CP, Routh JC. Estimating utility values for vesicoureteral reflux in the general public using an online tool. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Dec; 10(6):1026-31. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Wang HH, Routh JC, Hubert KC, Nelson CP. Evaluation of the contralateral inguinal ring in clinically unilateral inguinal hernia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hernia. 2014 Jun; 18(3):311-24. View in: PubMed

Hubert KC, Kokorowski PJ, Huang L, Prasad MM, Rosoklija I, Retik AB, Nelson CP. New contralateral vesicoureteral reflux after unilateral ureteral reimplantation: predictive factors and clinical outcomes. J Urol. 2014 Feb; 191(2):451-7. View in: PubMed

Lloyd JC, Madden-Fuentes RJ, Nelson CP, Kokorowski PJ, Wiener JS, Ross SS, Kutikov A, Routh JC. Response to "Reputation rankings for pediatric urology moderately". J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Feb; 10(1):201-2. View in: PubMed

Lloyd JC, Madden-Fuentes RJ, Nelson CP, Kokorowski PJ, Wiener JS, Ross SS, Kutikov A, Routh JC. The Publication Ranking Score for pediatric urology: Quantifying thought leadership within the subspecialty. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec; 9(6):1108-13. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski P. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2013 Oct; 190(4):1369-70. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Chow JS, Strauss KJ, Pennison M, Tan W, Cilento B, Nelson CP. Prospective systematic intervention to reduce patient exposure to radiation during pediatric ureteroscopy. J Urol. 2013 Oct; 190(4 Suppl):1474-8. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Routh JC, Hubert K, Graham DA, Nelson CP. Trends in revision circumcision at pediatric hospitals. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Aug; 52(8):699-706. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Routh JC, Nelson CP. Quality assessment of economic analyses in pediatric urology. Urology. 2013 Feb; 81(2):263-7. View in: PubMed

Nelson CP, Hubert KC, Kokorowski PJ, Huang L, Prasad MM, Rosoklija I, Retik AB. Long-term incidence of urinary tract infection after ureteral reimplantation for primary vesicoureteral reflux. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Feb; 9(1):92-8. View in: PubMed

Lee NG, Gomez P, Uberoi V, Kokorowski PJ, Khoshbin S, Bauer SB, Estrada CR. In utero closure of myelomeningocele does not improve lower urinary tract function. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl):1567-71. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Routh JC, Hubert KC, Graham DA, Nelson CP. Association of urolithiasis with systemic conditions among pediatric patients at children's hospitals. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl):1618-22. View in: PubMed

Hubert KC, Kokorowski PJ, Huang L, Prasad MM, Rosoklija I, Retik AB, Nelson CP. Clinical outcomes and long-term resolution in patients with persistent vesicoureteral reflux after open ureteral reimplantation. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl):1474-9. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Chow JS, Strauss K, Pennison M, Routh JC, Nelson CP. Prospective measurement of patient exposure to radiation during pediatric ureteroscopy. J Urol. 2012 Apr; 187(4):1408-14. View in: PubMed

Hubert KC, Kokorowski PJ, Huang L, Prasad MM, Rosoklija I, Retik AB, Nelson CP. Durability of antireflux effect of ureteral reimplantation for primary vesicoureteral reflux: findings on long-term cystography. Urology. 2012 Mar; 79(3):675-9. View in: PubMed

Routh JC, Grant FD, Kokorowski PJ, Nelson CP, Fahey FH, Treves ST, Lee RS. Economic and radiation costs of initial imaging approaches after a child's first febrile urinary tract infection. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jan; 51(1):23-30. View in: PubMed

Routh JC, Pennison M, Rosoklija I, Dobbins S, Kokorowski PJ, Hubert KC, Huang L, Nelson CP. Racial variation in timing of pyeloplasty: prenatal versus postnatal diagnosis. J Urol. 2011 Dec; 186(6):2386-91. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Routh JC, Borer JG, Estrada CR, Bauer SB, Nelson CP. Screening for malignancy after augmentation cystoplasty in children with spina bifida: a decision analysis. J Urol. 2011 Oct; 186(4):1437-43. View in: PubMed

Wang HH, Huang L, Routh JC, Kokorowski P, Cilento BG, Nelson CP. Use of the ureteral access sheath during ureteroscopy in children. J Urol. 2011 Oct; 186(4 Suppl):1728-33. View in: PubMed

Abbott MM, Kokorowski PJ, Meara JG. Timeliness of surgical care in children with special health care needs: delayed palate repair for publicly insured and minority children with cleft palate. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jul; 46(7):1319-24. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski P, De Filippo RE, Koh CJ. Editorial comment. Urology. 2011 May; 77(5):1253; author reply 1253. View in: PubMed

Routh JC, Grant FD, Kokorowski P, Lee RS, Fahey FH, Treves ST, Nelson CP. Costs and consequences of universal sibling screening for vesicoureteral reflux: decision analysis. Pediatrics. 2010 Nov; 126(5):865-71. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Hubert K, Nelson CP. Evaluation of pediatric nephrolithiasis. Indian J Urol. 2010 Oct; 26(4):531-5. View in: PubMed

Kokorowski PJ, Routh JC, Graham DA, Nelson CP. Variations in timing of surgery among boys who underwent orchidopexy for cryptorchidism. Pediatrics. 2010 Sep; 126(3):e576-82. View in: PubMed

Nguyen HT, Herndon CD, Cooper C, Gatti J, Kirsch A, Kokorowski P, Lee R, Perez-Brayfield M, Metcalfe P, Yerkes E, Cendron M, Campbell JB. The Society for Fetal Urology consensus statement on the evaluation and management of antenatal hydronephrosis. J Pediatr Urol. 2010 Jun; 6(3):212-31. View in: PubMed

Chandrasoma S, Kokorowski P, Peters CA, Koh CJ. Straight-arm positioning and port placement for pediatric robotic-assisted laparoscopic renal surgery. J Robot Surg. 2010 May; 4(1):29-32. View in: PubMed

Yamzon J, Kokorowski P, De Filippo RE, Chang AY, Hardy BE, Koh CJ. Pediatric robot-assisted laparoscopic excision of urachal cyst and bladder cuff. J Endourol. 2008 Oct; 22(10):2385-8; discussion 2388. View in: PubMed

Hadjizacharia P, Inaba K, Teixeira PG, Kokorowski P, Demetriades D, Best C. Evaluation of immediate endoscopic realignment as a treatment modality for traumatic urethral injuries. J Trauma. 2008 Jun; 64(6):1443-9; discussion 1449-50. View in: PubMed

Yamzon JL, Kokorowski P, Koh CJ. Stem cells and tissue engineering applications of the genitourinary tract. Pediatr Res. 2008 May; 63(5):472-7. View in: PubMed

Giuliani S, Perin L, Sedrakyan S, Kokorowski P, Jin D, De Filippo R. Ex vivo whole embryonic kidney culture: a novel method for research in development, regeneration and transplantation. J Urol. 2008 Jan; 179(1):365-70. View in: PubMed

Calder K, Kokorowski P, Tran T, Henderson S. Emergency department presentation of pediatric stroke. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2003 Oct; 19(5):320-8. View in: PubMed

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