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Baddr A. Shakhsheer, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Languages

English
Arabic

Areas of Clinical Interest

Neonatal and pediatric colorectal surgery, adolescent bariatric surgery, bowel management, pediatric general and thoracic surgery, congenital colorectal anomalies, pediatric and adolescent obesity

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 2A
Floor: 2
Office Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax: 314-454-2442

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2019
Residency: General Surgery: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2017
Fellowship: Clinical Medical Ethics: MacLean Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2015
Research Fellowship: Laboratory of John Alverdy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2015
Medical Degree: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia 2010

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A communal catalogue reveals Earth's multiscale microbial diversity.
Thompson LR, Sanders JG, McDonald D, Amir A, Ladau J, Locey KJ, Prill RJ, Tripathi A, Gibbons SM, Ackermann G, Navas-Molina JA, Janssen S, Kopylova E, Vázquez-Baeza Y, González A, Morton JT, Mirarab S, Zech Xu Z, Jiang L, Haroon MF, Kanbar J, Zhu Q, Jin Song S, Kosciolek T, Bokulich NA, Lefler J, Brislawn CJ, Humphrey G, Owens SM, Hampton-Marcell J, Berg-Lyons D, McKenzie V, Fierer N, Fuhrman JA, Clauset A, Stevens RL, Shade A, Pollard KS, Goodwin KD, Jansson JK, Gilbert JA, Knight R, Earth Microbiome Project Consortium.
Nature. 2017 Nov 23; 551(7681)457-463. doi: 10.1038/nature24621.

PMID:
    29088705
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bacterial colonization and succession in a newly opened hospital.
Lax S, Sangwan N, Smith D, Larsen P, Handley KM, Richardson M, Guyton K, Krezalek M, Shogan BD, Defazio J, Flemming I, Shakhsheer B, Weber S, Landon E, Garcia-Houchins S, Siegel J, Alverdy J, Knight R, Stephens B, Gilbert JA
Sci Transl Med. 2017 May 24; 9(391)pii: eaah6500. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aah6500.

PMID:
    28539477
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Morphine Promotes Colonization of Anastomotic Tissues with Collagenase - Producing Enterococcus faecalis and Causes Leak.
Shakhsheer BA, Versten LA, Luo JN, Defazio JR, Klabbers R, Christley S, Zaborin A, Guyton KL, Krezalek M, Smith DP, Ajami NJ, Petrosino JF, Fleming ID, Belogortseva N, Zaborina O, Alverdy JC
J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Oct; 20(10)1744-51. doi: 10.1007/s11605-016-3237-5.

PMID:
    27530446
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The intestinal microbiome and surgical disease.
Krezalek MA, Skowron KB, Guyton KL, Shakhsheer B, Hyoju S, Alverdy JC
Curr Probl Surg. 2016 Jun; 53(6)257-93. doi: 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2016.06.001.

PMID:
    27497246
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Collagen degradation and MMP9 activation by Enterococcus faecalis contribute to intestinal anastomotic leak.
Shogan BD, Belogortseva N, Luong PM, Zaborin A, Lax S, Bethel C, Ward M, Muldoon JP, Singer M, An G, Umanskiy K, Konda V, Shakhsheer B, Luo J, Klabbers R, Hancock LE, Gilbert J, Zaborina O, Alverdy JC
Sci Transl Med. 2015 May 6; 7(286)286ra68. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3010658.

PMID:
    25947163
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Thyroidectomy in a two-year old for graves' disease.
Shakhsheer BA, Bordini B, Abdulrasool L, Grogan R, Kaplan E
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2015; 8C131-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2015.01.046.

PMID:
    25661638
    [PubMed]
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The opposing forces of the intestinal microbiome and the emerging pathobiome.
Defazio J, Fleming ID, Shakhsheer B, Zaborina O, Alverdy JC
Surg Clin North Am. 2014 Dec; 94(6)1151-61. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2014.08.002.

PMID:
    25440116
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Membership and behavior of ultra-low-diversity pathogen communities present in the gut of humans during prolonged critical illness.
Zaborin A, Smith D, Garfield K, Quensen J, Shakhsheer B, Kade M, Tirrell M, Tiedje J, Gilbert JA, Zaborina O, Alverdy JC
mBio. 2014 Sep 23; 5(5)e01361-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01361-14.

PMID:
    25249279
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SugarBind database (SugarBindDB): a resource of pathogen lectins and corresponding glycan targets.
Shakhsheer B, Anderson M, Khatib K, Tadoori L, Joshi L, Lisacek F, Hirschman L, Mullen E
J Mol Recognit. 2013 Sep; 26(9)426-31. doi: 10.1002/jmr.2285.

PMID:
    23836470
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Recidivism in bariatric surgery, fatty liver disease in association with obesity