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Pediatrics

Stuart C. Sweet, MD

Current Position
Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Lung Transplant Program


Specialty Areas
Pediatric Pulmonary Disease
Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis
Pediatric Lung Transplant
Pediatric Asthma

Patients Seen At
St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Room 5S30, Suite C, Second Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-454-2694
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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
Lung disease in children, transplant immunology, lung transplant, bronchiolitis obliterans

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Pediatric Pulmonary Disease -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1981
Ph.D.: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989
Medical Degree: University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989
Residency: Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993
Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1996
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

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

Editorial Responsibilities
2005 - Pres Associate Editor (Lung) - Pediatric Transplantation
2008 - Pres Associate Editor - American Journal of Transplantation
2009 - Pres Editorial Board - Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Sweet SC. Induction therapy in lung transplantation. Transpl Int. 2013 Jul;26(7):696-703.

Bharat A, Epstein DJ, Grady M, Faro A, Michelson P, Sweet SC, Huddleston CB. Lung transplant is a viable treatment option for patients with congenital and acquired pulmonary vein stenosis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Jun;32(6):621-5.

Jackups R Jr, Canter C, Sweet SC, Mohanakumar T, Morris GP. Measurement of donor-specific HLA antibodies following plasma exchange therapy predicts clinical outcome in pediatric heart and lung transplant recipients with antibody-mediated rejection. J Clin Apher. 2013 Feb 21.

Hoganson DM, Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB, Eghtesady P. Neonatal paracorporeal lung assist device for respiratory failure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Feb;95(2):692-4.

Goldstein BS, Sweet SC, Mao J, Huddleston CB, Grady RM. Lung transplantation in children with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: an 18-year experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct;30(10):1148-52.

Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB. First experience with a paracorporeal artificial lung in a small child with pulmonary hypertension. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jun;141(6):e48-50.

Puri V, Epstein D, Raithel SC, Gandhi SK, Sweet SC, Faro A, Huddleston CB. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in pediatric lung transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug;140(2):427-32.

Yusen RD, Shearon TH, Qian Y, Kotloff R, Barr ML, Sweet S, Dyke DB, and Murray S. Lung transplantation in the United States, 1999-2008. American Journal of Transplantation 2010. 10(4:Pt 2): 1047-68.

Benden C. Faro A. Worley S. Arrigain S. Aurora P. Ballmann M. Boyer D. Conrad C. Eichler I. Elidemir O. Goldfarb S. Mallory GB. Mogayzel PJ. Parakininkas D. Solomon M. Visner G. Sweet SC. Danziger-Isakov LA. 2010.Minimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation--does it matter?. Ped Transpl 14(4), 534-9.

Berk DR, Ciliberto HM, Sweet SC, Ferkol TW, Bayliss SJ. Aquagenic wrinkling of the palms in cystic fibrosis: comparison with controls and genotype-phenotype correlations. Arch Dermatol. 2009 Nov;145(11):1296-9.

Sweet SC. Update on pediatric lung allocation in the United States. Pediatr Transplant. 2009 Nov;13(7):808-13.

Grady RM, Gandhi S, Sweet SC, Mao J, Huddleston CB. Dismal lung transplant outcomes in children with tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia compared to Eisenmenger syndrome or pulmonary vein stenosis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Nov;28(11):1221-5.

Elizur A, Faro A, Huddleston CB, Gandhi SK, White D, Kuklinski CA, Sweet SC. Lung transplantation in infants and toddlers from 1990 to 2004 at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Am J Transplant. 2009 Apr;9(4):719-26.

Sweet SC. Pediatric lung transplantation. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2009 Jan 15;6(1):122-7.

McCurry KR, Shearon TH, Edwards LB, Chan KM, Sweet SC, Valapour M, Yusen R, Murray S. Lung Transplantation in the United States 1998-2007. American Journal of Transplantation. 2009. 9(4): 942-958.

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

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