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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

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

PMID:
    28941545
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Sep 19; doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001319.

PMID:
    28930815
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Sep 16; doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001331.

PMID:
    28926488
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Three Hypothetical Inflammation Pathobiology Phenotypes and Pediatric Sepsis-Induced Multiple Organ Failure Outcome.
Carcillo JA, Halstead ES, Hall MW, Nguyen TC, Reeder R, Aneja R, Shakoory B, Simon D, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network Investigators.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Jun; 18(6)513-523. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001122.

PMID:
    28410274
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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 NLC
Transfusion. 2017 Jun; 57(6)1568-1581. doi: 10.1111/trf.14100.

PMID:
    28369923
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Factors Associated with Bleeding and Thrombosis in Children Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
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 Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep 15; 196(6)762-771. 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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Therapeutic Hypothermia after In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Children.
Moler FW, Silverstein FS, Holubkov R, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Nadkarni VM, Meert KL, Browning B, Pemberton VL, Page K, Gildea MR, Scholefield BR, Shankaran S, Hutchison JS, Berger JT, Ofori-Amanfo G, Newth CJ, Topjian A, Bennett KS, Koch JD, Pham N, Chanani NK, Pineda JA, Harrison R, Dalton HJ, Alten J, Schleien CL, Goodman DM, Zimmerman JJ, Bhalala US, Schwarz AJ, Porter MB, Shah S, Fink EL, McQuillen P, Wu T, Skellett S, Thomas NJ, Nowak JE, Baines PB, Pappachan J, Mathur M, Lloyd E, van der Jagt EW, Dobyns EL, Meyer MT, Sanders RC Jr, Clark AE, Dean JM, THAPCA Trial Investigators.
N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 26; 376(4)318-329. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1610493.

PMID:
    28118559
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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.

PMID:
    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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