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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

American College of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock.
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 NT, 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
Crit Care Med. 2017 Jun; 45(6)1061-1093. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002425.

PMID:
    28509730
    [PubMed - in process]
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2016 proceedings of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's scientific priorities in pediatric transfusion medicine.
Cure P, Bembea M, Chou S, Doctor A, Eder A, Hendrickson J, Josephson CD, Mast AE, Savage W, Sola-Visner M, Spinella P, Stanworth S, Steiner M, Mondoro T, Zou S, Levy C, Waclawiw M, El Kassar N, Glynn S, Luban NL
Transfusion. 2017 Mar 28; doi: 10.1111/trf.14100.

PMID:
    28369923
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Factors Associated with Bleeding and Thrombosis in Children Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).
Dalton HJ, Reeder R, Garcia-Filion P, Holubkov R, Berg RA, Zuppa A, Moler FW, Shanley T, Pollack MM, Newth C, Berger J, Wessel D, Carcillo J, Bell M, Heidemann S, Meert KL, Harrison R, Doctor A, Tamburro RF, Dean JM, Jenkins T, Nicholson C, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN).
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar 22; doi: 10.1164/rccm.201609-1945OC.

PMID:
    28328243
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Experimental assessment of oxygen homeostasis during acute hemodilution: the integrated role of hemoglobin concentration and blood pressure.
Kei T, Mistry N, Tsui AKY, Liu E, Rogers S, Doctor A, Wilson DF, Desjardins JF, Connelly K, Mazer CD, Hare GMT
Intensive Care Med Exp. 2017 Dec; 5(1)12. doi: 10.1186/s40635-017-0125-6.

PMID:
    28251580
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Pediatric Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Promising Therapies.
Doctor A, Zimmerman J, Agus M, Rajasekaran S, Bubeck Wardenburg J, Fortenberry J, Zajicek A, Mairson E, Typpo K
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar; 18(3_suppl Suppl 1)S67-S82. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001053.

PMID:
    28248836
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Specific Etiologies Associated With the Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Children: Part 2.
Upperman JS, Bucuvalas JC, Williams FN, Cairns BA, Cox CS Jr, Doctor A, Tamburro RF
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar; 18(3_suppl Suppl 1)S58-S66. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001051.

PMID:
    28248835
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A Systemic Inflammation Mortality Risk Assessment Contingency Table for Severe Sepsis.
Carcillo JA, Sward K, Halstead ES, Telford R, Jimenez-Bacardi A, Shakoory B, Simon D, Hall M, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network Investigators.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb; 18(2)143-150. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001029.

PMID:
    27941423
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Eyes Wide Shut: Improving Physiologic Monitoring During Mechanical Ventilation.
Doctor A
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 17(12)1180-1181.

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    27918387
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RBC Distribution Width: Biomarker for Red Cell Dysfunction and Critical Illness Outcome?
Said AS, Spinella PC, Hartman ME, Steffen KM, Jackups R, Holubkov R, Wallendorf M, Doctor A
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb; 18(2)134-142. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001017.

PMID:
    27832023
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Modulating Vascular Hemodynamics With an Alpha Globin Mimetic Peptide (HbαX).
Keller TC 4th, Butcher JT, Broseghini-Filho GB, Marziano C, DeLalio LJ, Rogers S, Ning B, Martin JN, Chechova S, Cabot M, Shu X, Best AK, Good ME, Simão Padilha A, Purdy M, Yeager M, Peirce SM, Hu S, Doctor A, Barrett E, Le TH, Columbus L, Isakson BE
Hypertension. 2016 Dec; 68(6)1494-1503.

PMID:
    27802421
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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 KJ, 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 Nov; 35(11)1182-1186.

PMID:
    27753764
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Transfusion-related immunomodulation: review of the literature and implications for pediatric critical illness.
Muszynski JA, Spinella PC, Cholette JM, Acker JP, Hall MW, Juffermans NP, Kelly DP, Blumberg N, Nicol K, Liedel J, Doctor A, Remy KE, Tucci M, Lacroix J, Norris PJ, Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (Blood Net).
Transfusion. 2017 Jan; 57(1)195-206. doi: 10.1111/trf.13855.

PMID:
    27696473
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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    26726278
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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
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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
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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
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