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Stephanie M. Perkins, MD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Chief, Pediatrics Service
Director, Residency Program

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Radiation Oncology
Leukemia
Gamma Knife
Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

pediatric oncology, pediatric leukemia, pediatric brain tumors, late effects of cancer radiation treatment

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Radiation Oncology Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Floor: LL
Office Phone: 314-747-9628
Fax: 314-747-9557

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-9628
Fax: 314-747-9557

Education

Education

Residency: Radiation Oncology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2009
B.S. (Chemistry & Biology): Union University, Jackson, TN 2001
Chief Resident: Radiation Oncology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2010
Medical Degree: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Effect of Single-Agent Concurrent Chemotherapy on Survival in Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma: A Review of the National Cancer Data Base.
Acharya S, Perkins SM, Campian J, Ansstas G, Chheda M, Tsien CI, Robinson CG, Huang J
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E76-E77. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.784.

PMID:
    27675457
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Trends of Utilization and Disparities in Proton Therapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors in the United States.
Floberg JM, Chen I, King A, DeWees TA, Samson P, Robinson CG, Huang J, Perkins SM
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E532. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.1961.

PMID:
    27674943
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Post-treatment Cardiac Mortality in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients in the Modern Era.
Patel C, Attia A, Shinohara ET, Perkins SM
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E531. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.1958.

PMID:
    27674942
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Immediate 90-Day Stress-Related Cardiovascular Mortality: The Shock of Lung Cancer Diagnosis.
Patel C, Attia A, Shinohara ET, Perkins SM
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E520-E521. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.1933.

PMID:
    27674913
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The World's First Single-Room Proton Therapy Facility-Two-Year Experience.
Contreras J, Zhao T, Perkins SM, Sun B, Goddu SM, Mutic S, Bottani BA, Endicott S, Michalski JM, Robinson CG, Tsien CI, Huang J, Hallahan DE, Bradley JD
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E401-E402. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.1639.

PMID:
    27674594
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Factors Affecting Utilization of Radiation Therapy for Glioblastoma Patients: A Review of the National Cancer Data Base.
Contreras J, DeWees TA, Acharya S, Perkins SM, Robinson CG, Huang J
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E128. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.913.

PMID:
    27673850
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hypofractionated Versus Standard Radiation Therapy in Combination With Concurrent Chemotherapy for Elderly Glioblastoma Patients: A Review of the National Cancer Data Base.
Huang J, Samson P, Perkins SM, DeWees TA, Robinson CG
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E107. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.862.

PMID:
    27673794
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Imaging Changes Following Proton Radiation Therapy in Adult Diffuse Gliomas.
Meeks M, Acharya S, Huang J, Robinson CG, Perkins SM, Campian J, Ansstas G, Kim A, Dunn G, Zhao T, Sun B, Rich K, Tsien CI
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E106. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.859.

PMID:
    27673793
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Clinical and Dosimetric Analysis of Factors Predicting Nidus Obliteration for Arteriovenous Malformations Treated With Radiosurgery.
Chundury A, Abraham CD, Orlowski H, Madaelil T, Laczniak A, DeWees TA, Filiput E, Dryzmala R, Yang D, Perkins SM, Tsien CI, Zipfel G, Robinson CG
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2S)E102. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.848.

PMID:
    27673783
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Physicians in Postgraduate Training Characteristics and Support of Palliative Sedation for Existential Distress.
Cripe LD, Perkins SM, Cottingham A, Tong Y, Kozak MA, Mehta R
Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2016 Jul 18; pii: 1049909116660516.

PMID:
    27432319
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Elevations in the Fasting Serum Proinsulin-to-C-Peptide Ratio Precede the Onset of Type 1 Diabetes.
Sims EK, Chaudhry Z, Watkins R, Syed F, Blum J, Ouyang F, Perkins SM, Mirmira RG, Sosenko J, DiMeglio LA, Evans-Molina C
Diabetes Care. 2016 Sep; 39(9)1519-26. doi: 10.2337/dc15-2849.

PMID:
    27385327
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pilot Randomized Trial of Active Music Engagement Intervention Parent Delivery for Young Children With Cancer.
Robb SL, Haase JE, Perkins SM, Haut PR, Henley AK, Knafl KA, Tong Y
J Pediatr Psychol. 2016 Jun 11; pii: jsw050.

PMID:
    27289068
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Which veterans enroll in a VA health information exchange program?
Dixon BE, Ofner S, Perkins SM, Myers LJ, Rosenman MB, Zillich AJ, French DD, Weiner M, Haggstrom DA
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 Jun 6; pii: ocw058. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocw058.

PMID:
    27274014
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Effects of Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status on Outcome in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Acharya S, Hsieh S, Shinohara ET, DeWees T, Frangoul H, Perkins SM
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016 Jul; 38(5)350-4. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000591.

PMID:
    27177145
    [PubMed - in process]
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Functional characterization of a panel of high-grade serous ovarian cancer cell lines as representative experimental models of the disease.
Haley J, Tomar S, Pulliam N, Xiong S, Perkins SM, Karpf AR, Mitra S, Nephew KP, Mitra AK
Oncotarget. 2016 May 31; 7(22)32810-20. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.9053.

PMID:
    27147568
    [PubMed - in process]
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Distance to Radiation Facility and Treatment Choice in Early-Stage Breast Cancer.
Acharya S, Hsieh S, Michalski JM, Shinohara ET, Perkins SM
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Mar 15; 94(4)691-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.12.020.

PMID:
    26972641
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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End-of-Life Decision Making and Communication of Bereaved Family Members of African Americans with Serious Illness.
Smith-Howell ER, Hickman SE, Meghani SH, Perkins SM, Rawl SM
J Palliat Med. 2016 Feb; 19(2)174-82. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2015.0314.

PMID:
    26840853
    [PubMed - in process]
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Short-Term Medical Costs of a VHA Health Information Exchange: A CHEERS-Compliant Article.
French DD, Dixon BE, Perkins SM, Myers LJ, Weiner M, Zillich AJ, Haggstrom DA
Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jan; 95(2)e2481. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002481.

PMID:
    26765453
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Children with new onset seizures: A prospective study of parent variables, child behavior problems, and seizure occurrence.
Austin JK, Haber LC, Dunn DW, Shore CP, Johnson CS, Perkins SM
Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Dec; 5373-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.09.019.

PMID:
    26520879
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brachytherapy Is Associated With Improved Survival in Inoperable Stage I Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: A Population-Based Analysis.
Acharya S, Perkins SM, DeWees T, Fischer-Valuck BW, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Nov 1; 93(3)649-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.06.013.

PMID:
    26461007
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Dr Perkins research involves assessing risk of secondary malignancies, late causes of death in survivors of childhood brain tumors, and leukemia in children.