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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

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

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

Reduction in Mortality Following Pediatric Rapid Response Team Implementation.
Kolovos NS, Gill J, Michelson PH, Doctor A, Hartman ME
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 May; 19(5)477-482. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001519.

PMID:
    29528975
    [PubMed - in process]
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Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of stable β<sup>6.3</sup>-Helices: Discovery of non-hemolytic antibacterial peptides.
Reddy DN, Singh S, Ho CMW, Patel J, Schlesinger P, Rodgers S, Doctor A, Marshall GR
Eur J Med Chem. 2018 Apr 10; 149193-210. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2018.02.057.

PMID:
    29501941
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Regional oxygen extraction predicts border zone vulnerability to stroke in sickle cell disease.
Fields ME, Guilliams KP, Ragan DK, Binkley MM, Eldeniz C, Chen Y, Hulbert ML, McKinstry RC, Shimony JS, Vo KD, Doctor A, An H, Ford AL, Lee JM
Neurology. 2018 Mar 27; 90(13)e1134-e1142. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005194.

PMID:
    29500287
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mechanisms of red blood cell transfusion-related immunomodulation.
Remy KE, Hall MW, Cholette J, Juffermans NP, Nicol K, Doctor A, Blumberg N, Spinella PC, Norris PJ, Dahmer MK, Muszynski JA, Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (Blood Net).
Transfusion. 2018 Mar; 58(3)804-815. doi: 10.1111/trf.14488.

PMID:
    29383722
    [PubMed - in process]
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Physiologic Impact of Circulating RBC Microparticles upon Blood-Vascular Interactions.
Said AS, Rogers SC, Doctor A
Front Physiol. 2017; 81120. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2017.01120.

PMID:
    29379445
    [PubMed]
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Red blood cell antibody-induced anemia causes differential degrees of tissue hypoxia in kidney and brain.
Mistry N, Mazer CD, Sled JG, Lazarus AH, Cahill LS, Solish M, Zhou YQ, Romanova N, Hare AGM, Doctor A, Fisher JA, Brunt KR, Simpson JA, Hare GMT
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2018 Apr 1; 314(4)R611-R622. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00182.2017.

PMID:
    29351418
    [PubMed - in process]
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Association Between Diastolic Blood Pressure During Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Survival.
Berg RA, Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Meert KL, Yates AR, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Wessel DL, Jenkins TL, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Tamburro RF, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) PICqCPR (Pediatric Intensive Care Quality of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Investigators.
Circulation. 2018 Apr 24; 137(17)1784-1795. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032270.

PMID:
    29279413
    [PubMed - in process]
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Red cell exchange transfusions lower cerebral blood flow and oxygen extraction fraction in pediatric sickle cell anemia.
Guilliams KP, Fields ME, Ragan DK, Eldeniz C, Binkley MM, Chen Y, Comiskey LS, Doctor A, Hulbert ML, Shimony JS, Vo KD, McKinstry RC, An H, Lee JM, Ford AL
Blood. 2018 Mar 1; 131(9)1012-1021. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-06-789842.

PMID:
    29255068
    [PubMed - in process]
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Proceedings of the Food and Drug Administration's public workshop on new red blood cell product regulatory science 2016.
Vostal JG, Buehler PW, Gelderman MP, Alayash AI, Doctor A, Zimring JC, Glynn SA, Hess JR, Klein H, Acker JP, Spinella PC, D'Alessandro A, Palsson B, Raife TJ, Busch MP, McMahon TJ, Intaglietta M, Swartz HM, Dubick MA, Cardin S, Patel RP, Natanson C, Weisel JW, Muszynski JA, Norris PJ, Ness PM
Transfusion. 2018 Jan; 58(1)255-266. doi: 10.1111/trf.14435.

PMID:
    29243830
    [PubMed - in process]
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Viral DNAemia and Immune Suppression in Pediatric Sepsis.
Davila S, Halstead ES, Hall MW, Doctor A, Telford R, Holubkov R, Carcillo JA, Storch GA, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network Investigators.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan; 19(1)e14-e22. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001376.

PMID:
    29189638
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Cognitive Development One Year After Infantile Critical Pertussis.
Berger JT, Villalobos ME, Clark AE, Holubkov R, Pollack MM, Berg RA, Carcillo JA, Dalton H, Harrison R, Meert KL, Newth CJL, Shanley TP, Wessel DL, Anand KJS, Zimmerman JJ, Sanders RC Jr, Liu T, Burr JS, Willson DF, Doctor A, Dean JM, Jenkins TL, Nicholson CE, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Feb; 19(2)89-97. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001367.

PMID:
    29117060
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Hypoxia modulates the purine salvage pathway and decreases red blood cell and supernatant levels of hypoxanthine during refrigerated storage.
Nemkov T, Sun K, Reisz JA, Song A, Yoshida T, Dunham A, Wither MJ, Francis RO, Roach RC, Dzieciatkowska M, Rogers SC, Doctor A, Kriebardis A, Antonelou M, Papassideri I, Young CT, Thomas TA, Hansen KC, Spitalnik SL, Xia Y, Zimring JC, Hod EA, D'Alessandro A
Haematologica. 2018 Feb; 103(2)361-372. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2017.178608.

PMID:
    29079593
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Transfusion Decision Making in Pediatric Critical Illness.
Markham C, Small S, Hovmand P, Doctor A
Pediatr Clin North Am. 2017 Oct; 64(5)991-1015. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2017.06.003.

PMID:
    28941545
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Variability in Usual Care Mechanical Ventilation for Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Time for a Decision Support Protocol?
Newth CJL, Sward KA, Khemani RG, Page K, Meert KL, Carcillo JA, Shanley TP, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Dalton HJ, Wessel DL, Berger JT, Berg RA, Harrison RE, Holubkov R, Doctor A, Dean JM, Jenkins TL, Nicholson CE, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN).
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Nov; 18(11)e521-e529. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001319.

PMID:
    28930815
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Potential Acceptability of a Pediatric Ventilator Management Computer Protocol.
Sward KA, Newth CJL, Khemani RG, Page K, Meert KL, Carcillo JA, Shanley TP, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Dalton HJ, Wessel DL, Berger JT, Berg RA, Harrison RE, Doctor A, Dean JM, Holobkov R, Jenkins TL, Nicholson CE, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN).
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Nov; 18(11)1027-1034. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001331.

PMID:
    28926488
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Identifying Risk for Acute Kidney Injury in Infants and Children Following Cardiac Arrest.
Neumayr TM, Gill J, Fitzgerald JC, Gazit AZ, Pineda JA, Berg RA, Dean JM, Moler FW, Doctor A
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct; 18(10)e446-e454. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001280.

PMID:
    28737594
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The American College of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock: Executive Summary.
Davis AL, Carcillo JA, Aneja RK, Deymann AJ, Lin JC, Nguyen TC, Okhuysen-Cawley RS, Relvas MS, Rozenfeld RA, Skippen PW, Stojadinovic BJ, Williams EA, Yeh TS, Balamuth F, Brierley J, de Caen AR, Cheifetz IM, Choong K, Conway E Jr, Cornell T, Doctor A, Dugas MA, Feldman JD, Fitzgerald JC, Flori HR, Fortenberry JD, Graciano AL, Greenwald BM, Hall MW, Han YY, Hernan LJ, Irazuzta JE, Iselin E, van der Jagt EW, Jeffries HE, Kache S, Katyal C, Kissoon N, Kon AA, Kutko MC, MacLaren G, Maul T, Mehta R, Odetola F, Parbuoni K, Paul R, Peters MJ, Ranjit S, Reuter-Rice KE, Schnitzler EJ, Scott HF, Torres A Jr, Weingarten-Abrams J, Weiss SL, Zimmerman JJ, Zuckerberg AL
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep; 18(9)884-890. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001259.

PMID:
    28723883
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Controlling Phlebotomy Volume Diminishes PICU Transfusion: Implementation Processes and Impact.
Steffen K, Doctor A, Hoerr J, Gill J, Markham C, Brown SM, Cohen D, Hansen R, Kryzer E, Richards J, Small S, Valentine S, York JL, Proctor EK, Spinella PC
Pediatrics. 2017 Aug; 140(2)pii: e20162480. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2480.

PMID:
    28701427
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The authors reply.
Typpo K, Doctor A
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul; 18(7)731-732. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001214.

PMID:
    28691971
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Influence of red blood cell-derived microparticles upon vasoregulation.
Said AS, Doctor A
Blood Transfus. 2017 Oct; 15(6)522-534. doi: 10.2450/2017.0353-16.

PMID:
    28686154
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2017:

Company Name: Kalocyte

Royalties: $1 - $9,999

Equity: Yes

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2018