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Robert J. Hoffman, MD

Professor, Clinical Pediatrics
Washington University Clinical Associates

Specialty Areas

Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Progress West Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric primary care

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Northwest Pediatrics - Florissant

1265 Graham Rd
Florissant, MO 63031
Phone: 314-837-0405

Northwest Pediatrics - St. Charles

11 Garvey Parkway 
St. Charles, MO 63303
Phone: 636-441-7280

Northwest Pediatrics - Wentzville

1660 West Meyer Rd.
Wentzville, MO 63385
Phone: 636-332-6663

Education

Education

Bachelor of Science: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 1972
Medical Degree: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1976
Residency, Pediatrics: Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1979

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effect of intravenous ondansetron on QTc interval in children with gastroenteritis.
Hoffman RJ, Alansari K
Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct 4; pii: S0735-6757(17)30806-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.10.004.

PMID:
    29029798
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Top Ten Myths Regarding the Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections.
Schulz L, Hoffman RJ, Pothof J, Fox B
J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 51(1)25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.02.009.

PMID:
    27066953
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Femur Fracture Diagnosis and Management Aided by Point-of-Care Ultrasonography.
Ali AA, Solomon DM, Hoffman RJ
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Mar; 32(3)192-4. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000732.

PMID:
    26928101
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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RGS4 inhibits angiotensin II signaling and macrophage localization during renal reperfusion injury independent of vasospasm.
Pang P, Jin X, Proctor BM, Farley M, Roy N, Chin MS, von Andrian UH, Vollmann E, Perro M, Hoffman RJ, Chung J, Chauhan N, Mistri M, Muslin AJ, Bonventre JV, Siedlecki AM
Kidney Int. 2015 Apr; 87(4)771-83. doi: 10.1038/ki.2014.364.

PMID:
    25469849
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Death of a child in the emergency department.
American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine., American College of Emergency Physicians Pediatric Emergency Medicine Committee., Emergency Nurses Association Pediatric Committee., O'Malley PJ, Barata IA, Snow SK
J Emerg Nurs. 2014 Jul; 40(4)301-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2014.05.002.

PMID:
    24998713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Viscous lidocaine treatment for painful oral infections in children: disappointingly dismissive of pediatric pain.
Hoffman RJ
Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jul; 64(1)96-7. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.02.026.

PMID:
    24951416
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to "Comparison of rectal, axillary, tympanic, and temporal artery thermometry in the pediatric emergency room".
Hoffman RJ
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Jul; 29(7)876-7. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31829ba337.

PMID:
    23823275
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of temporal artery thermometry and rectal thermometry in febrile pediatric emergency department patients.
Hoffman RJ, Etwaru K, Dreisinger N, Khokhar A, Husk G
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Mar; 29(3)301-4. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182850421.

PMID:
    23426242
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Toxin-related seizures.
Sharma AN, Hoffman RJ
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2011 Feb; 29(1)125-39. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2010.08.011.

PMID:
    21109109
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Eight cases of feline cutaneous leishmaniasis in Texas.
Trainor KE, Porter BF, Logan KS, Hoffman RJ, Snowden KF
Vet Pathol. 2010 Nov; 47(6)1076-81. doi: 10.1177/0300985810382094.

PMID:
    20826847
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Denim, rattlesnakes, and evidence-based scouting.
Hoffman RJ
Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Jul; 56(1)74; author reply 74-5. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2009.12.035.

PMID:
    20620655
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ethics, equipoise, and evidence: when should investigators decide to not test their hypothesis.
Hoffman RJ, Farcy D, Scalea T
Am J Emerg Med. 2009 Oct; 27(8)983-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2009.07.002.

PMID:
    19857419
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Linear correlation of endotracheal tube cuff pressure and volume.
Hoffman RJ, Dahlen JR, Lipovic D, Stürmann KM
West J Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 10(3)137-9.

PMID:
    19718371
    [PubMed]
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Clinical confounder: an incarcerated appendix masquerading as epididymitis.
Coleman K, Aurora T, Suri P, Hoffman RJ
J Emerg Med. 2012 Feb; 42(2)e35-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2008.08.016.

PMID:
    19500938
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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ETT cuff inflation and assessment. The experience and practice of Fire Department of New York paramedics.
Hoffman RJ, Kato Y, Rivera LC, Sheth S, Prokofieva A, Parwani V
EMS Mag. 2009 Jan; 38(1)64-6.

PMID:
    19198538
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In vitro-activated charcoal binding of staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
Hoffman RJ, Hahn IH, Shen JM, Protic J, Nelson LS
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2007 Oct-Nov; 45(7)773-5.

PMID:
    17924253
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Practicing paramedics cannot generate or estimate safe endotracheal tube cuff pressure using standard techniques.
Parwani V, Hoffman RJ, Russell A, Bharel C, Preblick C, Hahn IH
Prehosp Emerg Care. 2007 Jul-Sep; 11(3)307-11.

PMID:
    17613904
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Experienced emergency medicine physicians cannot safely inflate or estimate endotracheal tube cuff pressure using standard techniques.
Hoffman RJ, Parwani V, Hahn IH
Am J Emerg Med. 2006 Mar; 24(2)139-43.

PMID:
    16490640
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessing endotracheal tube cuff pressure.
Parwani V, Hahn IH, Krieger P, Zajac P, Arakaki D, Hoffman RJ
Emerg Med Serv. 2006 Jan; 35(1)82-4.

PMID:
    16459751
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Apparent life-threatening event, not acute.
Hoffman RJ
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2004 Dec; 20(12)865.

PMID:
    15572983
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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