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Andrew J. White, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Director of Rheumatology Services, Shriner's Hospital

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Rheumatology
Pediatric Diagnostics

Patients Seen At
Diagnostic Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite C, 2nd Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-2524
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St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Suite C, 2nd Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis,juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosis, juvenile dermatomyositis, mixed connective tissue disease, Sjögren’s syndrome, HHT, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, immunodeficiencies and any diagnostic dilemma

Areas of Research Interest
Dr. White's current research focuses on the clinical efficacy of novel pharmacotherapeutics in the treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosis, as well as investigations of gene expression arrays in familial autoimmune diseases. He also is the Co-Director of the Osler Weber Rendu (aka Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia) Center of Excellence at Washington University.

Board Certification
Pediatric Rheumatology -- Certified
Pediatrics -- Certified

Medical Education
Undergraduate Degree: Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Austin, Texas
Fellowship: St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
M.S.: Physical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1989
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Shriner's Hospital of St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2011-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Slattery E, White AJ, Gauthier M, Linscott L, Hirose K. Tolosa-Hunt syndrome masquerading as Gradenigo syndrome in a teenager. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Jul;77(7):1219-21.

Lee CA, White AJ. Picture of the month.. Carpal-tarsal osteolysis. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Mar 1;167(3):297-8.

Rosman IS, Liang LC, Patil S, Bayliss SJ, White AJ. Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease with central nervous system vasculitis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Jan-Feb;30(1):90-3.

Mon T, L'ecuyer S, Farber NB, White AJ, Baszis KW, Hearn JK, Spiegel TE, French AR, Kitcharoensakkul M. The use of electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus and catatonia. Lupus. 2012 Dec;21(14):1575-81.

Rosman IS, Berk DR, Bayliss SJ, White AJ, Merritt DF. Acute genital ulcers in nonsexually active young girls: case series, review of the literature, and evaluation and management recommendations. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012 Mar-Apr;29(2):147-53.

Baszis K, Garbutt J, Toib D, MaoJ, King A, White AJ, French A., Clinical outcomes after withdrawal of anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a twelve-year experience. Arthritis Rheum. 2011

Lueder GT, White AJ. Ophthalmology education in pediatric residency training programs. J AAPOS. 2010 Feb;14(1):58-60.

Cooper MA, Willingham DL, Brown DE, French AR, Shih FF, White AJ. Rituximab for the treatment of juvenile Dermatomyositis: a report of four pediatric patients. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Sep;56(9):3107-11.

Pachman LM, Abbott K, Sinacore JM, Amoruso L, Dyer A, Lipton R, Ilowite N, Hom C, Cawkwell G, White A, Rivas-Chacon R, Kimura Y, Ray L, Ramsey-Goldman R. Duration of illness is an important variable for untreated children with juvenile dermatomyositis. J Pediatrics. 2006 Feb 148(2): 247-53.

Thatayatikom A, Thatayatikom S, White AJ. Infliximab treatment for severe granulomatous disease in common variable immunodeficiency: a case report and review of the literature. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2005 Sep;95(3):293-300.

Thatayatikom A, White AJ. Rituximab: a promising therapy in systemic lupus erythematosus. Autoimmun Rev. 2006 Jan;5(1):18-24. Epub 2005 Jun 13. Review.

Thatayatikom A, White AJ. Swollen uvula in an 18-year-old man with hypogammaglobulinemia. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2004 Nov;93(5):417-24. No abstract available.

Verbsky JW, White AJ. Effective use of the recombinant interleukin 1 receptor antagonist anakinra in therapy resistant systemic onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2004 Oct;31(10):2071-5.

Thatayatikom A, White AJ. Clinical Allergy-Immunology Rounds, “Swollen uvula in an 18-year-old male with hypogammaglobulinemia.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2004; 93:417-424.

Eaton PE, White AJ. The mechanism of olefin-to-carbene rearrangement for 9-phenyl-1(9)-homocubene. J Org Chem 1990; 55(4):1321.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Andrew J. White.

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