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Allan Doctor, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Biochemistry& Molecular Biophysics

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Special Qualification - Pediatric Critical Care
Special Qualification - Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Admission, stabilization and ongoing care of critically ill children, post-operative cardiac care, cardiac intensive care, cardiac arrest in children, heart failure in children, shock in children

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-2527

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care, Harvard University Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 1999
Residency: Pediatrics, Harvard University Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 1996
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Harvard University Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 1994
Residency: Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1992
Medical Degree: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 1989
B.A.: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 1984

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Interaction Between 2 Nutraceutical Treatments and Host Immune Status in the Pediatric Critical Illness Stress-Induced Immune Suppression Comparative Effectiveness Trial.
Carcillo JA, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Berger J, Meert KL, Anand KJ, Zimmerman JJ, Newth CJ, Harrison R, Burr J, Willson DF, Nicholson C, Bell MJ, Berg RA, Shanley TP, Heidemann SM, Dalton H, Jenkins TL, Doctor A, Webster A, Tamburro RF, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN)
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 Sep 22; pii: 0148607116670377.

PMID:
    27660289
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Inherent Risk Factors for Nosocomial Infection in the Long Stay Critically Ill Child Without Known Baseline Immunocompromise: A Post -Hoc Analysis of the CRISIS Trial.
Carcillo JA, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Berger J, Meert KL, Anand K, Zimmerman J, Newth CJ, Harrison R, Burr J, Willson DF, Nicholson C, Bell MJ, Berg RA, Shanley TP, Heidemann SM, Dalton H, Jenkins TL, Doctor A, Webster A, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN)
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Jun 30;

PMID:
    27379619
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Recommendations for utilization of the paracorporeal lung assist device in neonates and young children with pulmonary hypertension.
Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Boston US, Huddleston CB, Hoganson DM, Shepard M, Raithel S, Mehegan M, Doctor A, Spinella PC, Eghtesady P
Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Mar; 20(2)256-70. doi: 10.1111/petr.12673.

PMID:
    26899454
    [PubMed - in process]
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Fentanyl and Midazolam Are Ineffective in Reducing Episodic Intracranial Hypertension in Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.
Welch TP, Wallendorf MJ, Kharasch ED, Leonard JR, Doctor A, Pineda JA
Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr; 44(4)809-18. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001558.

PMID:
    26757162
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Language Analysis as a Window to Bereaved Parents' Emotions During a Parent-Physician Bereavement Meeting.
Eggly S, Manning MA, Slatcher RB, Berg RA, Wessel DL, Newth CJ, Shanley TP, Harrison R, Dalton H, Dean JM, Doctor A, Jenkins T, Meert KL
J Lang Soc Psychol. 2015 Mar; 34(2)181-199.

PMID:
    26726278
    [PubMed]
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Incidence and Outcomes of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in PICUs.
Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Clark AE, Moler F, Meert K, Harrison RE, Newth CJ, Sutton RM, Wessel DL, Berger JT, Carcillo J, Dalton H, Heidemann S, Shanley TP, Zuppa AF, Doctor A, Tamburro RF, Jenkins TL, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Pollack MM, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr; 44(4)798-808. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001484.

PMID:
    26646466
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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End-of-Life Practices Among Tertiary Care PICUs in the United States: A Multicenter Study.
Meert KL, Keele L, Morrison W, Berg RA, Dalton H, Newth CJ, Harrison R, Wessel DL, Shanley T, Carcillo J, Clark A, Holubkov R, Jenkins TL, Doctor A, Dean JM, Pollack M, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep; 16(7)e231-8. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000520.

PMID:
    26335128
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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2015 proceedings of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's State of the Science in Transfusion Medicine symposium.
Spitalnik SL, Triulzi D, Devine DV, Dzik WH, Eder AF, Gernsheimer T, Josephson CD, Kor DJ, Luban NL, Roubinian NH, Mondoro T, Welniak LA, Zou S, Glynn S, State of the Science in Transfusion Medicine Working Groups
Transfusion. 2015 Sep; 55(9)2282-90. doi: 10.1111/trf.13250.

PMID:
    26260861
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Simultaneous Prediction of New Morbidity, Mortality, and Survival Without New Morbidity From Pediatric Intensive Care: A New Paradigm for Outcomes Assessment.
Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Funai T, Berger JT, Clark AE, Meert K, Berg RA, Carcillo J, Wessel DL, Moler F, Dalton H, Newth CJ, Shanley T, Harrison RE, Doctor A, Jenkins TL, Tamburro R, Dean JM, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug; 43(8)1699-709. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001081.

PMID:
    25985385
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Red cell physiology and signaling relevant to the critical care setting.
Said A, Rogers S, Doctor A
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 27(3)267-76. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000225.

PMID:
    25888155
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Association of bleeding and thrombosis with outcome in extracorporeal life support.
Dalton HJ, Garcia-Filion P, Holubkov R, Moler FW, Shanley T, Heidemann S, Meert K, Berg RA, Berger J, Carcillo J, Newth C, Harrison R, Doctor A, Rycus P, Dean JM, Jenkins T, Nicholson C, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb; 16(2)167-74. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000317.

PMID:
    25647124
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How to guide transfusion decision-making? That is the question.
Doctor A
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov; 15(9)895-6. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000252.

PMID:
    25370054
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Pediatric intensive care outcomes: development of new morbidities during pediatric critical care.
Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Funai T, Clark A, Berger JT, Meert K, Newth CJ, Shanley T, Moler F, Carcillo J, Berg RA, Dalton H, Wessel DL, Harrison RE, Doctor A, Dean JM, Jenkins TL, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov; 15(9)821-7. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000250.

PMID:
    25226501
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Relationship between the functional status scale and the pediatric overall performance category and pediatric cerebral performance category scales.
Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Funai T, Clark A, Moler F, Shanley T, Meert K, Newth CJ, Carcillo J, Berger JT, Doctor A, Berg RA, Dalton H, Wessel DL, Harrison RE, Dean JM, Jenkins TL
JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jul; 168(7)671-6. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.5316.

PMID:
    24862461
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Citrate anticoagulation during continuous renal replacement therapy in pediatric critical care.
Davis TK, Neumayr T, Geile K, Doctor A, Hmeil P
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jun; 15(5)471-85. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000148.

PMID:
    24777299
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Role of transfused red blood cells for shock and coagulopathy within remote damage control resuscitation.
Spinella PC, Doctor A
Shock. 2014 May; 41 Suppl 130-4. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000089.

PMID:
    24296434
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Feasibility and perceived benefits of a framework for physician-parent follow-up meetings after a child's death in the PICU.
Meert KL, Eggly S, Berg RA, Wessel DL, Newth CJ, Shanley TP, Harrison R, Dalton H, Clark AE, Dean JM, Doctor A, Nicholson CE, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network
Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan; 42(1)148-57. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182a26ff3.

PMID:
    24105453
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Ratio of PICU versus ward cardiopulmonary resuscitation events is increasing.
Berg RA, Sutton RM, Holubkov R, Nicholson CE, Dean JM, Harrison R, Heidemann S, Meert K, Newth C, Moler F, Pollack M, Dalton H, Doctor A, Wessel D, Berger J, Shanley T, Carcillo J, Nadkarni VM, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network and for the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation (formerly the National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Investigators
Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 41(10)2292-7. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31828cf0c0.

PMID:
    23921270
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Critical pertussis illness in children: a multicenter prospective cohort study.
Berger JT, Carcillo JA, Shanley TP, Wessel DL, Clark A, Holubkov R, Meert KL, Newth CJ, Berg RA, Heidemann S, Harrison R, Pollack M, Dalton H, Harvill E, Karanikas A, Liu T, Burr JS, Doctor A, Dean JM, Jenkins TL, Nicholson CE, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN)
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 14(4)356-65. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31828a70fe.

PMID:
    23548960
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Sickle hemoglobin disturbs normal coupling among erythrocyte O2 content, glycolysis, and antioxidant capacity.
Rogers SC, Ross JG, d'Avignon A, Gibbons LB, Gazit V, Hassan MN, McLaughlin D, Griffin S, Neumayr T, Debaun M, DeBaun MR, Doctor A
Blood. 2013 Feb 28; 121(9)1651-62. doi: 10.1182/blood-2012-02-414037.

PMID:
    23297128
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