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Joan Catherine Downey, MPH, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Medical Director, Labor and Delivery Service and Nurseries, Barnes Hospital
Director, St. Louis Children's Hospital Antenatal Consult Service

Specialty Areas

Newborn Medicine - Neonatology

Board Certifications

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Newborn medicine, jaundice, high-risk infants, hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, breast feeding

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 5th Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6148
Fax: 314-454-4633



Fellowship: Neonatology, Joint Program in Neonatology, Brigham & Women's Hosp, Children's Hosp, Beth Israel Hosp 1990
Residency: Pediatrics, (PL-1, 2, 3), The Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 1988
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 1985
Masters Degree: Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 1983
B.A.: Boston University (Biology, Magna Cum Laude) 1979

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Jaundice and bleeding from peripheral intravenous sites in a neonate. Neonatal hemochromatosis (idiopathic neonatal iron-storage disease).
Leal-khouri S, Mallory SB, Downey JC
Arch Dermatol. 1996 Dec; 132(12)1507-8, 1511.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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