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Stanley Paul Hmiel, MD

Current Position
Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Nephrology
Pediatric Kidney Transplant

Additional Features & Interviews with Dr. Hmiel:

Ask the Expert: Urinary Tract Infections in Children

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Patients Seen At
Medical Building Three
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1020 N. Mason Road, Suite 110
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
Fax:   314-454-4283
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St Louis Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
One Children's Place, 2nd Floor, Suite C
St. Louis, MO  63110
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St. Louis Children's Hospital
Dialysis and Infusion Center
One Children's Place, 2nd Floor, Room 2N80
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
evaluation of kidney function, electrolyte disorders, inherited kidney disorders) transplant medicine and pediatric pharmacology, immunosuppressive medications, kidney disease, kidney transplant, renal dysplasia, renal disease, renal transplantation, urinary tract infection

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Pediatric Nephrology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: Case Institute of Technology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1980
Medical: Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K., 1981
Ph. D.: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1987
Medical: School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio, 1989
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, 1991
Fellowship: St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, 1991
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2005-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Saunders Award in Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 1989

Upjohn Award in Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 1989

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Kullgren KA, Hmiel SP, Gevers A. Measuring family management of transplant tasks: the transplant responsibility questionnaire. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 May;17(3):307-14.

Chatterjee R, Ramos E, Hoffman M, VanWinkle J, Martin DR, Davis TK, Hoshi M, Hmiel SP, Beck A, Hruska K, Coplen D, Liapis H, Mitra R, Druley T, Austin P, Jain S. Traditional and targeted exome sequencing reveals common, rare and novel functional deleterious variants in RET-signaling complex in a cohort of living US patients with urinary tract malformations. Hum Genet. 2012 Nov;131(11):1725-38.

Flynn JT, Pierce CB, Miller ER 3rd, Charleston J, Samuels JA, Kupferman J, Furth SL, Warady BA; Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study Group. Reliability of resting blood pressure measurement and classification using an oscillometric device in children with chronic kidney disease. J Pediatr. 2012 Mar;160(3):434-440.e1.

Hmiel SP, Canter C, Shepherd R, Lassa-Claxton S, Nadler M. Limitations of cyclosporine C2 monitoring in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2007 Aug;11(5):524-9.

Hmiel SP, Beck AM, de la Morena MT, Sweet S. Progressive chronic kidney disease after pediatric lung transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2005 Jul;5(7):1739-47.

Hmiel SP, Martin RA, Landt M, Levy FH, Grange DK. Amino acid clearance during acute metabolic decompensation in maple syrup urine disease treated with continuous venovenous hemodialysis with filtration. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2004 May;5(3):278-81.

Schnitzler MA, Lowell JA, Hmiel SP, Hardinger KL, Liapis H, Ceriotti CS, Brennan DC. Cytomegalovirus disease after prophylaxis with oral ganciclovir in renal transplantation: the importance of HLA-DR matching. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Mar;14(3):780-5.

Shea M, Hmiel SP, Beck AM. Use of tissue plasminogen activator for thrombolysis in occluded peritoneal dialysis catheters in children. Adv Perit Dial. 2001;17:249-52.

Buller RS, Arens M, Hmiel SP, Paddock CD, Sumner JW, Rikhisa Y, Unver A, Gaudreault-Keener M, Manian FA, Liddell AM, Schmulewitz N, Storch GA. Ehrlichia ewingii, a newly recognized agent of human ehrlichiosis. N Engl J Med. 1999 Jul 15;341(3):148-55.

Miller BW, Hmiel SP, Schnitzler MA, Brennan DC. Cyclosporine as cause of thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 1997 May;29(5):813-4. No abstract available.

Merabet E, Dagogo-Jack S, Coyne DW, Klein S, Santiago JV, Hmiel SP, Landt M. Increased plasma leptin concentration in end-stage renal disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1997 Mar;82(3):847-50.

Kilani RA, Hmiel SP, Garver MK, Srinathan SK, Wickline SW, Langer JC. Familial Jejunal Atresia with Renal Dysplasia. Pediatr Surg. 1996, 31:1427-1429

Hmiel SP, Snavely MD, Florer JB, Maguire ME, Miller CG. Magnesium transport in Salmonella typhimurium: genetic characterization and cloning of three magnesium transport loci. J Bacteriol. 1989 Sep;171(9):4742-51.

Grubbs RD, Snavely MD, Hmiel SP, Maguire ME. Magnesium transport in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells using magnesium-28 ion. Methods Enzymol. 1989;173:546-63. No abstract available.

Hmiel SP, Snavely MD, Miller CG, Maguire ME. Magnesium transport in Salmonella typhimurium: characterization of magnesium influx and cloning of a transport gene. J Bacteriol. 1986 Dec;168(3):1444-50.

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

Professional Societies and Organizations
American Federation for Clinical Research, 1995
American Society of Transplant Physicians, 1995
International Society for Pediatric Nephrology, 1994
National Kidney Foundation, 1993
American Society for Pediatric Nephrology, 1993
American Society of Nephrology, 1993

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