Katherine Abell  abell_k@wustl.edu

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  • BA, St. Olaf College2011
  • MD, University of Mississippi Medical Center2015


  • Resident physician, St. Louis Children's Hospital2015 - 2018
  • Fellow physician, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2018 - 2020

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2018 - 2021OH, State Medical License
  • 2018 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2020 - PresMO, Board of Healing Arts

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa Member2011
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Member2014
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Member2015

Recent Publications view all (9)

  1. Outcomes of screening for gammopathies in children and adults with Gaucher disease type 1 in a cohort from Brazil and the United States Am J Med Genet C. 2020;184(4):1052-1059. doi:10.1002/ajmg.c.31870  PMID:33277783 
  2. Mandibulofacial dysostosis with microcephaly: An expansion of the phenotype via parental survey Am J Med Genet A. 2020. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.61977  PMID:33247512 
  3. XY Gonadal Dysgenesis in a Phenotypic Female Identified by Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Pediatrics. 2020;146(5):e20193302. doi:10.1542/peds.2019-3302  PMID:33060256 
  4. Prenatal diagnosis of Proteus syndrome: Diagnosis of an AKT1 mutation from amniocytes Birth Defects Res. 2020. doi:10.1002/bdr2.1801  PMID:32935482 
  5. Case Report: Is Catatonia a Clinical Feature of the Natural Progression of NLGN2-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder? J Autism Dev Disord. 2020. PMID:32405903 
  6. Update on newborn screening and therapy for congenital hypothyroidism American Academy of Pediatics. 2019. 
  7. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and assessment of maxillary and mandibular arc measurements. Am J Med Genet A. 2016;170(7):1763-71. PMID:27253440 
  8. Non-tender pre-auricular nodule and papules Journal of American Academy of Dermatology: Images in Dermatology. . 2015;37(1):e3-e4. 
  9. Gastric dysmotility and low serum vitamin D levels in patients with gastroparesis. Horm Metab Res. 2013;45(1):47-53. PMCID:PMC5089061  PMID:22956309 
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