Saint Louis University

Department of Pediatrics

Welcome to the web site of the Department of Pediatrics of Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Our department is based at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, adjacent to Saint Louis University Medical Center.

Our Department has approximately 150 full-time faculty and another 20 part-time faculty. We have outstanding educational programs for residents and medical students. Thirty-nine of our faculty were also recognized in the most recent publication of "Best Doctors in America".

Robert W. Willmott, MD

Robert W. Wilmott, MD

IMMUNO Professor & Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University
School of Medicine
Pediatrician-in-Chief
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Mission: We strive to improve children's health by providing patient care, education, and research in a unique shared environment of inquisitive minds, compassion, and respect for human dignity, embodied and fostered by Saint Louis University and SSM Health.

U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals

ST. LOUIS, MO (June 21, 2016) - U.S. News & World Report has ranked SSM Health Cardinal
Glennon Children's Hospital in three specialties in the new 2016-17 Best Children's Hospitals
rankings. Read More>>>>

 Heidi Sallee, M.D., Ritu Zei, Cathleen Becker, Jennifer Heithaus, Jennifer Buehler, Josh Arthur, M.D. Front row: Linda Shaw, M.D. (faculty) and Brittnea Adcock pose on the floor of the Missouri House of Representatives.

SLU Pediatrics Travel to Jefferson City for Advocacy Day  Read Full Story >>>

Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias
Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias
Pediatric Grand Rounds Recording Nov 11, 2015

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Pediatric Grand Rounds

In the News


May 23, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in Flash News US story on new recommendations for giving children juice.

May 22, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in KMOX-AM 1120 story on new recommendations for giving children juice.


May 17, 2017 Matt Broom, MD: Quoted in a Villages Sun Times story about excessive caffeine use in teenagers.


May 17, 2017 Matt Broom, MD: Interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about excessive caffeine us in teenagers

May 16, 2017 Matt Broom, MD: Interviewed by KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about excessive caffeine us in teenagers

May 9, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about vaccine education and autism concerns

May 8, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in Town & Style about vaccine education and autism concerns 

April 14, 2017 Stephen Braddock, MD and Marya Strand, MD: Research grants to Drs. Braddock and Strand were mentioned in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch medical research roundup

March 30, 2017 Jeffrey Teckman, MD: Interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about gluten-free diets for children

March 29, 2017 Elaine Siegfried, MD: Quoted on todayonline.com about a newly approved medication for eczema

March 28, 2017 Elaine Siegfried, MD: Quoted in the New York Times about a newly approved medication for eczema

March 22, 2017 Matt Broom, MD: A text messaging program for post-partum depression started by Matt Broom, M.D. (Pediatrics) was mentioned on theBUMP.com

March 21, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in a Virginia First story about when parents should stop hovering

March 17, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in WJXT-TV Ch. 4 story about when parents should stop hovering

March 16, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in KPRC-TV Ch. 2 story about when parents should stop hovering

March 16, 2017 Joshua Arthur, MD: Interviewed by St. Louis Magazine about dealing with a stressed-out kid

March 9, 2017 Jeffrey Teckman, MD: Interviewed on Fox 2 Re: Overweight Kids

Upcoming Events



11th Annual Pediatric Science Days Symposium

Wednesday, May 17 -
Friday, May 19, 2017
2017 PSD Symposium Program


Faculty Development Program
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hussman Conference Room,
1st Floor Cardinal Glennon
"Putting Theory Into Practice:
Learning Theory 101 and
How This Can Impact Your Teaching"
Presented by: Jamie Sutherell, MD, MEd.






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