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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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

A Multicenter Network Assessment of Three Inflammation Phenotypes in Pediatric Sepsis-Induced Multiple Organ Failure.
Carcillo JA, Berg RA, Wessel D, Pollack M, Meert K, Hall M, Newth C, Lin JC, Doctor A, Shanley T, Cornell T, Harrison RE, Zuppa AF, Reeder RW, Banks R, Kellum JA, Holubkov R, Notterman DA, Dean JM, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Sep 18; doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002105.

PMID:
    31568246
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A pilot study on the kinetics of metabolites and microvascular cutaneous effects of nitric oxide inhalation in healthy volunteers.
Tonelli AR, Aulak KS, Ahmed MK, Hausladen A, Abuhalimeh B, Casa CJ, Rogers SC, Timm D, Doctor A, Gaston B, Dweik RA
PLoS One. 2019; 14(8)e0221777. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221777.

PMID:
    31469867
    [PubMed - in process]
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Functional outcomes among survivors of pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest are associated with baseline neurologic and functional status, but not with diastolic blood pressure during CPR.
Wolfe HA, Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Meert KL, Pollack MM, Yates AR, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health., Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network., Pediatric Intensive Care Quality of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Investigators.
Resuscitation. 2019 Oct; 14357-65. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.08.006.

PMID:
    31404636
    [PubMed - in process]
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The association of immediate post cardiac arrest diastolic hypertension and survival following pediatric cardiac arrest.
Topjian AA, Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Telford R, Meert KL, Yates AR, Morgan RW, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) Investigators.
Resuscitation. 2019 Aug; 14188-95. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.05.033.

PMID:
    31176666
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of plasma processing and storage on microparticle abundance, nitric oxide scavenging, and vasoactivity.
Rogers SC, Moynihan FT 4th, McDonough R, Timm DD, Hovmand-Warner E, Frazier E, Thomas KA, Spinella PC, Doctor A
Transfusion. 2019 Apr; 59(S2)1568-1577. doi: 10.1111/trf.15214.

PMID:
    30980740
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of blood storage age on immune, coagulation, and nitric oxide parameters in transfused patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Spinella PC, Sniecinski RM, Trachtenberg F, Inglis HC, Ranganathan G, Heitman JW, Szlam F, Danesh A, Stone M, Keating SM, Levy JH, Assmann SF, Steiner ME, Doctor A, Norris PJ
Transfusion. 2019 Apr; 59(4)1209-1222. doi: 10.1111/trf.15228.

PMID:
    30835880
    [PubMed - in process]
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Development of the Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Prediction Model for Risk-Adjusting Mortality.
Bailly DK, Reeder RW, Winder M, Barbaro RP, Pollack MM, Moler FW, Meert KL, Berg RA, Carcillo J, Zuppa AF, Newth C, Berger J, Bell MJ, Dean MJ, Nicholson C, Garcia-Filion P, Wessel D, Heidemann S, Doctor A, Harrison R, Bratton SL, Dalton H, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN).
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 May; 20(5)426-434. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001882.

PMID:
    30664590
    [PubMed - in process]
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Red blood cell phenotype fidelity following glycerol cryopreservation optimized for research purposes.
Rogers SC, Dosier LB, McMahon TJ, Zhu H, Timm D, Zhang H, Herbert J, Atallah J, Palmer GM, Cook A, Ernst M, Prakash J, Terng M, Towfighi P, Doctor R, Said A, Joens MS, Fitzpatrick JAJ, Hanna G, Lin X, Reisz JA, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Doctor A
PLoS One. 2018; 13(12)e0209201. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209201.

PMID:
    30576340
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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PICU Autopsies: Rates, Patient Characteristics, and the Role of the Medical Examiner.
Basu S, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Meert KL, Berg RA, Carcillo J, Newth CJL, Harrison RE, Pollack MM, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN).
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Dec; 19(12)1137-1145. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001742.

PMID:
    30239389
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Consensus Recommendations for RBC Transfusion Practice in Critically Ill Children From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Valentine SL, Bembea MM, Muszynski JA, Cholette JM, Doctor A, Spinella PC, Steiner ME, Tucci M, Hassan NE, Parker RI, Lacroix J, Argent A, Carson JL, Remy KE, Demaret P, Emeriaud G, Kneyber MCJ, Guzzetta N, Hall MW, Macrae D, Karam O, Russell RT, Stricker PA, Vogel AM, Tasker RC, Turgeon AF, Schwartz SM, Willems A, Josephson CD, Luban NLC, Lehmann LE, Stanworth SJ, Zantek ND, Bunchman TE, Cheifetz IM, Fortenberry JD, Delaney M, van de Watering L, Robinson KA, Malone S, Steffen KM, Bateman ST, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9)884-898. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001613.

PMID:
    30180125
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Implementation of the Recommendations for RBC Transfusions for Critically Ill Children From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Steffen KM, Bateman ST, Valentine SL, Small S, Spinella PC, Doctor A, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9S Suppl 1)S170-S176. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001592.

PMID:
    30161073
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommendations on Selection and Processing of RBC Components for Pediatric Patients From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Zantek ND, Parker RI, van de Watering LM, Josephson CD, Bateman ST, Valentine SL, Delaney M, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9S Suppl 1)S163-S169. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001625.

PMID:
    30161072
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommendations on RBC Transfusion Support in Children With Hematologic and Oncologic Diagnoses From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Steiner ME, Zantek ND, Stanworth SJ, Parker RI, Valentine SL, Lehmann LE, Josephson CD, Bateman ST, Luban NLC, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9S Suppl 1)S149-S156. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001610.

PMID:
    30161070
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommendations on RBC Transfusion in Critically Ill Children With Acute Brain Injury From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Tasker RC, Turgeon AF, Spinella PC, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9S Suppl 1)S133-S136. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001589.

PMID:
    30161068
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommendations on RBC Transfusion in Critically Ill Children With Nonlife-Threatening Bleeding or Hemorrhagic Shock From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Karam O, Russell RT, Stricker P, Vogel AM, Bateman ST, Valentine SL, Spinella PC, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9S Suppl 1)S127-S132. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001605.

PMID:
    30161067
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommendations on RBC Transfusions for Critically Ill Children With Nonhemorrhagic Shock From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Muszynski JA, Guzzetta NA, Hall MW, Macrae D, Valentine SL, Bateman ST, Spinella PC, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (Blood Net), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9S Suppl 1)S121-S126. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001620.

PMID:
    30161066
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommendations on RBC Transfusion in General Critically Ill Children Based on Hemoglobin and/or Physiologic Thresholds From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative.
Doctor A, Cholette JM, Remy KE, Argent A, Carson JL, Valentine SL, Bateman ST, Lacroix J, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI)., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep; 19(9S Suppl 1)S98-S113. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001590.

PMID:
    30161064
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The age of blood in pediatric intensive care units (ABC PICU): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Tucci M, Lacroix J, Fergusson D, Doctor A, Hébert P, Berg RA, Caro J, Josephson CD, Leteurtre S, Menon K, Schechtman K, Steiner ME, Turgeon AF, Clayton L, Bockelmann T, Spinella PC, Canadian Critical Care Trials Group., Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet)., Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.
Trials. 2018 Jul 28; 19(1)404. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2809-y.

PMID:
    30055634
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Chest compression rates and pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest survival outcomes.
Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Landis W, Meert KL, Yates AR, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) Investigators.
Resuscitation. 2018 Sep; 130159-166. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.07.015.

PMID:
    30031055
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development of a Structured Outcomes Assessment and Implementation Program in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
Steffen KM, Lin JC, Malone S, Doctor A, Hartman ME
Am J Med Qual. 2019 Jan/Feb; 34(1)23-29. doi: 10.1177/1062860618788173.

PMID:
    30009638
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 2018:

Company Name: Kalocyte

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Equity: Yes

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Reporting Date: May 01, 2019