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Patrick A. Dillon, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric General Surgery

Board Certifications

Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Advanced Trauma Life Support

Hospital Affiliations

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

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric surgery, head and neck lesions, lymphangioma, newborn disorders, congenital anomalies, laparoscopic surgery, thoracoscopic surgery, mediastinal lesions, congenital and acquired lesions of lung and trachea, surgical oncology, sarcomas, Wilm's, neuroblastoma, gastrointestinal disorders, Hirschsprung's disease, ano-rectal disorders, burn management, trauma management, groin hernias, hydroceles, undescended testes

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 1st Floor, Suite A
Office Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax: 314-454-2442

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Education

Education

Chief Residency: Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, John Hopkins School of Medicine 1996
Senior Residency: Pediatric Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 1995
Chief Residency: Surgery, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1994
Residency: Surgery, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1993
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. 1988
B.A.: Political Science, Brown University, Providence, RI 1983

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Sutureless vs sutured abdominal wall closure for gastroschisis: Operative characteristics and early outcomes from the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
Fraser JD, Deans KJ, Fallat ME, Helmrath MA, Kabre R, Leys CM, Burns RC, Corkum K, Dillon PA, Downard CD, Gadepalli SK, Grabowski JE, Hernandez E, Hirschl RB, Johnson KN, Kohler JE, Landman MP, Landisch RM, Lawrence AE, Mak GZ, Minneci PC, Rymeski B, Sato TT, Scannell M, Slater BJ, Wilkinson KH, Wright TN, St Peter SD, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Feb 20; pii: S0022-3468(20)30118-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.02.017.

PMID:
    32151403
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Understanding the Value of Tumor Markers in Pediatric Ovarian Neoplasms.
Lawrence AE, Fallat ME, Hewitt G, Hertweck P, Onwuka A, Afrazi A, Bence C, Burns RC, Corkum KS, Dillon PA, Ehrlich PF, Fraser JD, Gonzalez DO, Grabowski JE, Kabre R, Lal DR, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Overman RE, Rademacher BL, Raiji MT, Sato TT, Scannell M, Sujka JA, Wright T, Minneci PC, Deans KJ, Aldrink JH, Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium.
J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jan; 55(1)122-125. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.09.062.

PMID:
    31677824
    [PubMed - in process]
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Non-Neural (S-100 Negative) Bronchial Granular Cell Tumor Causing Acute Respiratory Failure.
Chen SY, Sadanand A, Dillon PA, He M, Dehner LP, Leonard DS
Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2020 Feb; 39(1)85-89. doi: 10.1080/15513815.2019.1636431.

PMID:
    31286806
    [PubMed - in process]
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Factors Associated With Management of Pediatric Ovarian Neoplasms.
Lawrence AE, Gonzalez DO, Fallat ME, Aldrink JH, Hewitt GD, Hertweck SP, Onwuka A, Bence C, Burns RC, Dillon PA, Ehrlich PF, Fraser JD, Grabowski JE, Hirschl RB, Kabre R, Kohler JE, Lal DR, Landman MP, Leys CM, Mak GZ, Sato TT, Scannell M, Sujka JA, Minneci PC, Deans KJ
Pediatrics. 2019 Jul; 144(1)pii: e20182537. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-2537.

PMID:
    31164439
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Physical Preparation Factors That Influence Technical and Physical Match Performance in Professional Australian Football.
Ryan S, Coutts AJ, Hocking J, Dillon PA, Whitty A, Kempton T
Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2018 Sep 1; 13(8)1021-1027. doi: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0640.

PMID:
    29466065
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interchange rotation factors and player characteristics influence physical and technical performance in professional Australian Rules football.
Dillon PA, Kempton T, Ryan S, Hocking J, Coutts AJ
J Sci Med Sport. 2018 Mar; 21(3)317-321. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.06.008.

PMID:
    28629667
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Analysis of surgical interruption of the enterohepatic circulation as a treatment for pediatric cholestasis.
Wang KS, Tiao G, Bass LM, Hertel PM, Mogul D, Kerkar N, Clifton M, Azen C, Bull L, Rosenthal P, Stewart D, Superina R, Arnon R, Bozic M, Brandt ML, Dillon PA, Fecteau A, Iyer K, Kamath B, Karpen S, Karrer F, Loomes KM, Mack C, Mattei P, Miethke A, Soltys K, Turmelle YP, West K, Zagory J, Goodhue C, Shneider BL, Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN).
Hepatology. 2017 May; 65(5)1645-1654. doi: 10.1002/hep.29019.

PMID:
    28027587
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Suction rectal biopsy yields adequate tissue in children.
Brady AC, Saito JM, Lukas K, Guthrie T, Utterson EC, White FV, Dillon PA
J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6)966-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.064.

PMID:
    27032614
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. Gastric Pneumatosis.
Brady AC, Dillon PA
N Engl J Med. 2015 Sep 3; 373(10)954. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm1411051.

PMID:
    26332550
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Left main coronary artery dissection in pediatric sport-related chest trauma.
Diaz-Miron JL, Dillon PA, Saini A, Balzer DT, Singh J, Kolovos NS, Duncan JG, Keller MS
J Emerg Med. 2014 Aug; 47(2)150-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.04.034.

PMID:
    24928544
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Congenital hyperinsulinism.
Dillon PA
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Jun; 25(3)357-61. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e3283600ebb.

PMID:
    23652685
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antibiotic prophylaxis and the prevention of surgical site infection.
Bucher BT, Warner BW, Dillon PA
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 23(3)334-8. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e3283464a75.

PMID:
    21494149
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk factors and outcomes of surgical site infection in children.
Bucher BT, Guth RM, Elward AM, Hamilton NA, Dillon PA, Warner BW, Keller MS
J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun; 212(6)1033-1038.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2011.01.065.

PMID:
    21398150
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease-a multicenter, long-term comparison of results: transanal vs transabdominal approach.
Kim AC, Langer JC, Pastor AC, Zhang L, Sloots CE, Hamilton NA, Neal MD, Craig BT, Tkach EK, Hackam DJ, Bax NM, Dillon PA, Chamberlain JN, Teitelbaum DH
J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun; 45(6)1213-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.02.087.

PMID:
    20620323
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evidence for a novel blood RNA diagnostic for pediatric appendicitis: the riboleukogram.
Muenzer JT, Jaffe DM, Schwulst SJ, Dixon DJ, Schierding WS, Li Q, MacMillan SK, Oppedal D, Warner BW, Dillon PA, Lin N, Checchia PA, Cobb JP
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 May; 26(5)333-8. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181db1de3.

PMID:
    20404783
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A pediatric acute wound service: a novel approach in wound management.
Bucher BT, Seigel J, Rosenblum E, Nesslein C, Keswani S, Foglia RP, Dillon PA, Warner BW, Keller MS
J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jan; 45(1)167-70; discussion 170. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2009.10.031.

PMID:
    20105599
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes in neonatal gastroschisis: an institutional experience.
Vachharajani AJ, Dillon PA, Mathur AM
Am J Perinatol. 2007 Sep; 24(8)461-5.

PMID:
    17992713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bladder injury from a shard of glass.
Shindel AW, Rollins M, Dillon PA, Austin PF
J Trauma. 2006 Dec; 61(6)1557.

PMID:
    17159710
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT manifestations of ileal dysgenesis.
Oberhelman AP, Herman TE, McAlister WH, Keating JP, Rollins MD, Dillon PA
Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Feb; 37(2)209-12.

PMID:
    17115213
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complications associated with an implantable vascular access device.
Dillon PA, Foglia RP
J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Sep; 41(9)1582-7.

PMID:
    16952595
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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