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-five of our faculty were also recognized in the most recent publication of "Best Doctors in America".

The research interests of the faculty span both clinical and basic science. They are funded by more than 15 organizations, foundations and grants. These organizations include the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the March of Dimes.

Robert W. Wilmott, M.D.
IMMUNO Professor & Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University
School of Medicine
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

Pediatric Grand Rounds

In the News

July 18, 2016 Matthew Broom, MD: Interviewed on KSDK-TV Ch.5 about how text messaging can help postpartum mothers and participated in a Facebook Live Q and A following the interview

July 14, 2016 Anthony Scalzo, MD: Quoted on about synthetic marijuana

July 12, 2016 Anthony Scalzo, MD: Quoted on Live Science about synthetic marijuana

July 12, 2016 Manoj Warrier, MD: Interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about thumb sucking and allergies in children

June 28, 2016 Josh Arthur, MD: Interviewed on KSDK-TV Ch. 5's Show Me St. Louis about sunscreen for children

June 15, 2016 Elaine Siegfried, MD: Quoted about pharmaceutical treatments for atopic dermatitis

June 14, 2016 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted about how much sleep children need






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