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Faculty Physicians

James Hoekel, OD

Instructor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Optometry
Corrective Lenses

Board Certifications

Not Applicable

Hospital Affiliations

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Strabismus, amblyopia, infant contact lenses







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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One

1040 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 219
Office Phone: 314-996-7400
Fax: 314-996-7401

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Rm 2S89
Office Phone: 314-454-6026

Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
Suite 1C
St. Louis, MO 63017

Suite: C
Floor: 2
Office Phone: 314-454-6026

Education

Education

Optometry Degree: University of Missouri College of Optometry, St. Louis, Missouri 1994
B.S.: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Time course and predictors of amblyopia improvement with 2 hours of daily patching.
Wallace DK, Lazar EL, Crouch ER 3rd, Hoover DL, Kraker RT, Tamkins SM, Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 May; 133(5)606-9. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.6.

PMID:
    25695355
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ophthalmologic correlates of disease severity in children and adolescents with Wolfram syndrome.
Hoekel J, Chisholm SA, Al-Lozi A, Hershey T, Tychsen L, Washington University Wolfram Study Group
J AAPOS. 2014 Oct; 18(5)461-465.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2014.07.162.

PMID:
    25439303
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phenotypic characteristics of early Wolfram syndrome.
Marshall BA, Permutt MA, Paciorkowski AR, Hoekel J, Karzon R, Wasson J, Viehover A, White NH, Shimony JS, Manwaring L, Austin P, Hullar TE, Hershey T, Washington University Wolfram Study Group
Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2013 Apr 27; 864. doi: 10.1186/1750-1172-8-64.

PMID:
    23981289
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early presentation of gait impairment in Wolfram Syndrome.
Pickett KA, Duncan RP, Hoekel J, Marshall B, Hershey T, Earhart GM, Washington University Wolfram Study Group
Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2012 Dec 8; 792. doi: 10.1186/1750-1172-7-92.

PMID:
    23217193
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early brain vulnerability in Wolfram syndrome.
Hershey T, Lugar HM, Shimony JS, Rutlin J, Koller JM, Perantie DC, Paciorkowski AR, Eisenstein SA, Permutt MA, Washington University Wolfram Study Group
PLoS One. 2012; 7(7)e40604. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040604.

PMID:
    22792385
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Balance impairment in individuals with Wolfram syndrome.
Pickett KA, Duncan RP, Paciorkowski AR, Permutt MA, Marshall B, Hershey T, Earhart GM, Washington University Wolfram Study Group
Gait Posture. 2012 Jul; 36(3)619-24.

PMID:
    22771154
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phakic intraocular lens correction of high ametropia in children with neurobehavioral disorders.
Tychsen L, Hoekel J, Ghasia F, Yoon-Huang G
J AAPOS. 2008 Jun; 12(3)282-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2007.12.001.

PMID:
    18589386
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Refractive surgery for high bilateral myopia in children with neurobehavioral disorders: 2. Laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK).
Tychsen L, Hoekel J
J AAPOS. 2006 Aug; 10(4)364-70.

PMID:
    16935239
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Refractive surgery for high bilateral myopia in children with neurobehavioral disorders: 1. Clear lens extraction and refractive lens exchange.
Tychsen L, Packwood E, Hoekel J, Lueder G
J AAPOS. 2006 Aug; 10(4)357-63.

PMID:
    16935238
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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