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
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

October 21, 2016 Renee Manley-Markowski, MD: Interviewed by KPLR-TV Ch. 11's The Pulse about protecting children from gun violence

October 17, 2016 Ken Haller, MD: Interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about homeopathic teething products

October 1, 2016 Stuart Slavin, MD, MED: Quoted on about pressure and high school students

October 5, 2016 Matt Broom, M.D: Podcast series containing interview with Dr. Broom was featured on

September 29, 2016 Matt Broom, MD: Interviewed about postpartum depression for "Making Babies," a new podcast series for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

September 29, 2016 Matt Broom, MD: Quoted in a St. Louis Review story about his work to improve postpartum depression for new mothers

September 27, 2016 Manoj Warrior, MD: Appeared in a Facebook Live Q&A with KMOX-AM 1120 about food allergies

September 26, 2016 Matt Broom, MD: Interviewed on KSDK-TV Ch. 5's Show Me St. Louis about the flu

September 26, 2016 Bradley Becker, MD: Interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about peanut allergies

September 26, 2016 Ken Haller, MD: Interviewed for an American Academy of Pediatrics story about healthy diets for low-income families

September 25, 2016 Rachel Charney, MD: Interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about the flu


Upcoming Faculty Events

Faculty Development Program
November 1, 2016
"The Difficult Transition From Trainee to Attending - Common Pitfalls"

Pediatric Research Colloquium
November 8, 2016
"You Do Everything Right and It Still Goes Horribly Wrong"

Pediatric Research Colloquium
January 10, 2017

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