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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

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 110
Office Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax: 314-454-2442

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

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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Unsafe at any speed--kids riding all-terrain vehicles.
Kelleher CM, Metze SL, Dillon PA, Mychaliska GB, Keshen TH, Foglia RP
J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Jun; 40(6)929-34; discussion 934-5.

PMID:
    15991173
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trauma stat and trauma minor: are we making the call appropriately?
Chen LE, Snyder AK, Minkes RK, Dillon PA, Foglia RP
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2004 Jul; 20(7)421-5.

PMID:
    15232239
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An analysis of pediatric gunshot wounds treated at a Level I pediatric trauma center.
Snyder AK, Chen LE, Foglia RP, Dillon PA, Minkes RK
J Trauma. 2003 Jun; 54(6)1102-6.

PMID:
    12813329
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blunt duodenal injuries in children.
Desai KM, Dorward IG, Minkes RK, Dillon PA
J Trauma. 2003 Apr; 54(4)640-5; discussion 645-6.

PMID:
    12707524
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Management of late-stage parapneumonic empyema.
Chen LE, Langer JC, Dillon PA, Foglia RP, Huddleston CB, Mendeloff EN, Minkes RK
J Pediatr Surg. 2002 Mar; 37(3)371-4.

PMID:
    11877650
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of pediatric surgical practice on the treatment of children with appendicitis.
Kokoska ER, Minkes RK, Silen ML, Langer JC, Tracy TF Jr, Snyder CL, Dillon PA, Weber TR
Pediatrics. 2001 Jun; 107(6)1298-301.

PMID:
    11389246
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A state-wide evaluation of appendectomy in children.
Kokoska ER, Murayama KM, Silen ML, Miller TA, Dillon PA, Weber TR
Am J Surg. 1999 Dec; 178(6)537-40.

PMID:
    10670867
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of intraoperative culture on treatment and outcome in children with perforated appendicitis.
Kokoska ER, Silen ML, Tracy TF Jr, Dillon PA, Kennedy DJ, Cradock TV, Weber TR
J Pediatr Surg. 1999 May; 34(5)749-53.

PMID:
    10359176
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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