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Thomas W. Ferkol Jr., MD

Alexis Hartmann Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Director, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Pulmonary Disease
Pediatric Asthma
Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cystic fibrosis, pulmonary inflammation and disease in children

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Second Floor, Suite C
Office Phone: 314-454-2694
Fax: 314-454-2515

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO 63017

Suite: 2E
Office Phone: 314-454-2694

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 1989
Chief Resident: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1989
Residency: Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1988
Medical Degree: Ohio State University College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 1985
B.S.: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 1981

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Pediatric lung transplantation: Dynamics of the microbiome and bronchiolitis obliterans in cystic fibrosis.
Metwally AA, Ascoli C, Turturice B, Rani A, Ranjan R, Chen Y, Schott C, Faro A, Ferkol TW, Finn PW, Perkins DL
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 May 19; pii: S1053-2498(20)31523-0. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2020.04.016.

PMID:
    32580896
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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High-Speed Videomicroscopy Analysis Presents Limitations in Diagnosis of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia.
Shapiro AJ, Ferkol TW, Manion M, Leigh MW, Davis SD, Knowles MR
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 Jan 1; 201(1)122-123. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201907-1366LE.

PMID:
    31433949
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevention of cystic fibrosis: The beginning of the end?
Ferkol TW
Sci Transl Med. 2019 Mar 27; 11(485)pii: eaax2361. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aax2361.

PMID:
    30918110
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early respiratory viral infections in infants with cystic fibrosis.
Deschamp AR, Hatch JE, Slaven JE, Gebregziabher N, Storch G, Hall GL, Stick S, Ranganathan S, Ferkol TW, Davis SD
J Cyst Fibros. 2019 Nov; 18(6)844-850. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2019.02.004.

PMID:
    30826285
    [PubMed - in process]
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Black Race Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.
Ryan RM, Feng R, Bazacliu C, Ferkol TW, Ren CL, Mariani TJ, Poindexter BB, Wang F, Moore PE, Prematurity and Respiratory Outcome Program (PROP) Investigators.
J Pediatr. 2019 Apr; 207130-135.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.11.025.

PMID:
    30612812
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Differences in the lower airway microbiota of infants with and without cystic fibrosis.
Frayman KB, Wylie KM, Armstrong DS, Carzino R, Davis SD, Ferkol TW, Grimwood K, Storch GA, Ranganathan SC
J Cyst Fibros. 2019 Sep; 18(5)646-652. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2018.12.003.

PMID:
    30580994
    [PubMed - in process]
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Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: Longitudinal Study of Lung Disease by Ultrastructure Defect and Genotype.
Davis SD, Rosenfeld M, Lee HS, Ferkol TW, Sagel SD, Dell SD, Milla C, Pittman JE, Shapiro AJ, Sullivan KM, Nykamp KR, Krischer JP, Zariwala MA, Knowles MR, Leigh MW
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Jan 15; 199(2)190-198. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201803-0548OC.

PMID:
    30067075
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electronic cigarette use in youths: a position statement of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies.
Ferkol TW, Farber HJ, La Grutta S, Leone FT, Marshall HM, Neptune E, Pisinger C, Vanker A, Wisotzky M, Zabert GE, Schraufnagel DE, Forum of International Respiratory Societies.
Eur Respir J. 2018 May; 51(5)pii: 1800278. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00278-2018.

PMID:
    29848575
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Advances in the Genetics of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: Clinical Implications.
Horani A, Ferkol TW
Chest. 2018 Sep; 154(3)645-652. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.05.007.

PMID:
    29800551
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comment on: Acquired monosomy 7 myelodysplastic syndrome in a child with clinical features of dyskeratosis congenita and IMAGe association.
Wilson DB, Bessler M, Ferkol TW, Shenoy S, Amano N, Ishii T, Shima H, Narumi S
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Jan; 65(1)doi: 10.1002/pbc.26747.

PMID:
    28834235
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of Antibiotics, Airway Microbiome, and Inflammation in Infants with Cystic Fibrosis.
Pittman JE, Wylie KM, Akers K, Storch GA, Hatch J, Quante J, Frayman KB, Clarke N, Davis M, Stick SM, Hall GL, Montgomery G, Ranganathan S, Davis SD, Ferkol TW, Australian Respiratory Early Surveillance Team for Cystic Fibrosis.
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Oct; 14(10)1548-1555. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201702-121OC.

PMID:
    28708417
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The lower airway microbiota in early cystic fibrosis lung disease: a longitudinal analysis.
Frayman KB, Armstrong DS, Carzino R, Ferkol TW, Grimwood K, Storch GA, Teo SM, Wylie KM, Ranganathan SC
Thorax. 2017 Dec; 72(12)1104-1112. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209279.

PMID:
    28280235
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: First Health-related Quality-of-Life Measures for Pediatric Patients.
Dell SD, Leigh MW, Lucas JS, Ferkol TW, Knowles MR, Alpern A, Behan L, Morris AM, Hogg C, DunnGalvin A, Quittner AL
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Oct; 13(10)1726-1735.

PMID:
    27464304
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical Features and Associated Likelihood of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia in Children and Adolescents.
Leigh MW, Ferkol TW, Davis SD, Lee HS, Rosenfeld M, Dell SD, Sagel SD, Milla C, Olivier KN, Sullivan KM, Zariwala MA, Pittman JE, Shapiro AJ, Carson JL, Krischer J, Hazucha MJ, Knowles MR
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Aug; 13(8)1305-13. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201511-748OC.

PMID:
    27070726
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Primary ciliary dyskinesia and associated sensory ciliopathies.
Horani A, Ferkol TW
Expert Rev Respir Med. 2016; 10(5)569-76. doi: 10.1586/17476348.2016.1165612.

PMID:
    26967669
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetics and biology of primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Horani A, Ferkol TW, Dutcher SK, Brody SL
Paediatr Respir Rev. 2016 Mar; 1818-24. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2015.09.001.

PMID:
    26476603
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes and Treatment of Chronic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Differs by Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec (SCCmec) Type in Children With Cystic Fibrosis.
Heltshe SL, Saiman L, Popowitch EB, Miller MB, Kloster M, Thompson V, Ferkol TW, Hoover WC, Schechter MS, Muhlebach MS
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Sep; 4(3)225-31. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piu048.

PMID:
    26336603
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Such Are the Impositions of Quackery: E-Cigarettes.
Leone FT, Ferkol TW
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Jun; 12(6)787-8. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201504-252ED.

PMID:
    26075549
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of ibuprofen to assess inflammatory biomarkers in induced sputum: Implications for clinical trials in cystic fibrosis.
Chmiel JF, Konstan MW, Accurso FJ, Lymp J, Mayer-Hamblett N, VanDevanter DR, Rose LM, Ramsey BW, Assessment of Induced Sputum in Cystic Fibrosis Study Group.
J Cyst Fibros. 2015 Nov; 14(6)720-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2015.03.007.

PMID:
    25869324
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Evolution of Cystic Fibrosis Care.
Pittman JE, Ferkol TW
Chest. 2015 Aug; 148(2)533-542. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-1997.

PMID:
    25764168
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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