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Sarah Garwood, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Co-director, Transgender Center
Medical Director, The Spot at Jennings High School

Specialty Areas

Adolescent Medicine
Transgender Health

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Medical conditions affecting adolescents, including teen-age eating disorders, weight management, adolescent depression, anxiety, sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health, transgender health

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St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-2468
Fax: 314-454-2524



B.A. : Truman State University, Kirksville MO 1998
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis MO 2005
Medical Degree: University of Missouri Medical School, Columbia MO 2002

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Urinalysis findings and urinary kidney injury biomarker concentrations.
Nadkarni GN, Coca SG, Meisner A, Patel S, Kerr KF, Patel UD, Koyner JL, Garg AX, Philbrook HT, Edelstein CL, Shlipak M, El-Khoury J, Parikh CR, TRIBE-AKI Consortium Investigators.
BMC Nephrol. 2017 Jul 6; 18(1)218. doi: 10.1186/s12882-017-0629-z.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations

More Than Poverty: The Effect of Child Abuse and Neglect on Teen Pregnancy Risk.
Garwood SK, Gerassi L, Jonson-Reid M, Plax K, Drake B
J Adolesc Health. 2015 Aug; 57(2)164-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.05.004.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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