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Anne Marie Beck, MD

Current Position
Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Medical Director, Pediatric Dialysis Unit, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Medical Director, Pediatric Apheresis

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Nephrology

Patients Seen At
Dialysis and Infusion Center
St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Dialysis and Infusion Center
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-2762
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St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Ambulatory Suite C, 2nd Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-4283
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
9th Floor Northwest Tower
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Children with acute and chronic renal diseases, hypertension, urinary tract disorders, renal replacement therapy, dialysis, hemofiltration, fluid and electrolyte disorders, renal transplants, peritoneal or hemodialysis, dialysis, general pediatrics

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Pediatric Nephrology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1984
Medical Degree: Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, 1988
Residency: Southern Illinois University Affiliated Hospitals, 1991
Fellowship: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1995
Masters Degree: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1995
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2010-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Marsenic O, Wierenga A, Wilson DR, Anderson M, Shrivastava T, Simon GA, Beck AM, Swanson TJ, Studnicka K, Elberg D, Couloures K, Turman MA. Cystatin C in children on chronic hemodialysis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Apr;28(4):647-53.

O'Haire ME, McKenzie SJ, Beck AM, Slaughter V. Social behaviors increase in children with autism in the presence of animals compared to toys. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57010.

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.

Anyaegbu E, Keefe Davis T, Kniska K, Hruska K, Beck A. Buyer beware! Doctor be aware!-Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012 Nov 3.

Anyaegbu E, Davis TK, Kniska K, Hruska K, Beck A. Buyer beware! doctor be aware!: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012 Oct 31.

Hickey CA, Beattie TJ, Cowieson J, Miyashita Y, Strife CF, Frem JC, Peterson JM, Butani L, Jones DP, Havens PL, Patel HP, Wong CS, Andreoli SP, Rothbaum RJ, Beck AM, Tarr PI. Early volume expansion during diarrhea and relative nephroprotection during subsequent hemolytic uremic syndrome. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Oct;165(10):884-9.

Yi Qian, Jing Pan, Xiaodong Zhou, Weiser P, Hong Lu, Beck AM, Shih FF, Lijuan Zhang. Contaminated heparin-affected patient plasmas are associated with activated contact systems. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2010 Jun;16(3):261-5.

Ahn CK, Russo AJ, Howell KR, Holt NJ, Sellenriek PL, Rothbaum RJ, Beck AM, Luebbering LJ, Tarr PI. Deer sausage: a newly identified vehicle of transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7. J Pediatr. 2009 Oct;155(4):587-9.

Johnson MD, Schneider CJ, Beck AM: Management of systemic hypertesnion in children and adolescents: An update. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 2007 Oct.

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.

Liapis H, Rajaram V, Beck A, Brennan D. C4d expression in pediatric renal transplant biopsies. Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation 2003; 4(Supl.18):281

Shea M, Hmiel SP, Beck AM. Use of tissue plasminogen activator for thrombolysis in occluded peritoneal dialysis catheters in children. Adv Perit Dial. 2001.
Sardegna KM, Beck AM, Strife CF. Evaluation of perioperative antibiotics at the time of dialysis catheter placement. Pediatr Nephrol. 1998 Feb;12(2):149-52.

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

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