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Karin Hickey, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Medical Oncology
Endocrine, Metabolism and Lipid Research

Specialty Areas

Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Areas of Clinical Interest

Bone disorders in patients with bone marrow transplants, hormonal therapy for patients with DCIS or at high risk for breast cancer, endocrine disorders in cancer patients 

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research



Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 7
Floor: A
Office Phone: 314-286-2500

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-286-2500



Fellowship, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2016
Residency, Internal Medicine: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL 2013
Medical Degree: Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj Napoca, Romania 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Withholding Perioperative Steroids in Patients Undergoing Transsphenoidal Resection for Pituitary Disease: Randomized Prospective Clinical Trial to Assess Safety.
Sterl K, Thompson B, Goss CW, Dacey RG, Rich KM, Zipfel GJ, Chicoine MR, Kim AH, Silverstein JM
Neurosurgery. 2019 Aug 1; 85(2)E226-E232. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy479.

    [PubMed - in process]
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Cholinergic signaling mediates the effects of xenin-25 on secretion of pancreatic polypeptide but not insulin or glucagon in humans with impaired glucose tolerance.
Wang S, Oestricker LZ, Wallendorf MJ, Sterl K, Dunai J, Kilpatrick CR, Patterson BW, Reeds DN, Wice BM
PLoS One. 2018; 13(2)e0192441. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192441.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Metabolic responses to xenin-25 are altered in humans with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
Sterl K, Wang S, Oestricker L, Wallendorf MJ, Patterson BW, Reeds DN, Wice BM
Peptides. 2016 Aug; 8276-84. doi: 10.1016/j.peptides.2016.06.001.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Bone health in bone marrow transplant patients; pituitary disorders