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Faculty Physicians

Ferdinand Coste III, DO

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Program

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Allergy
Pediatric Asthma
Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Pediatric Pulmonary Disease
Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis

Board Certifications

Pediatric Pulmonology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Asthma in children, pediatric allergies, lung disease, Prader-Willi syndrome, sleep disorders in infancy and 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: 314-454-2515
Fax: 314-454-2219

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-454-2694
Fax: 314-454-2515



Residency: Pediatrics, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York 2007
B.S.: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 1998
Medical Degree: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY 2004
Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 63110 2010

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Ventilatory control and supplemental oxygen in premature infants with apparent chronic lung disease.
Coste F, Ferkol T, Hamvas A, Cleveland C, Linneman L, Hoffman J, Kemp J
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2015 May; 100(3)F233-7. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307272.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Interest in inflammatory markers in children associated with sleep-disordered breathing.  Dr Coste developed an educational model on lung transplantation to improve the hospital experience for these patients and their families