Andrea Coverstone, M.D.

Instructor in Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2694

Clinical Interests

Dr. Coverstone is an Instructor in Pediatrics within the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine. She graduated from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA in 2004 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. She went on to receive her medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (2009-2012). After residency she returned to Saint Louis, where she completed her fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at Washington University in St Louis. Dr. Coverstone joined the faculty in 2015. She is a member of the American Thoracic Society and Arnold P Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society. Dr. Coverstone’s research focuses on understanding the different phenotypes of asthma, particularly severe asthma. She is involved with research efforts through the Severe Asthma Research Program and AsthmaNet, both multi-centered networks examining childhood asthma. In addition, she is a member of the Cystic Fibrosis Quality Improvement Team at St Louis Children’s Hospital.


  • B.S., Gonzaga University2004
  • M.D., Saint Louis University School of Medicine2009
  • MSCI, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis2015


  • Pediatric Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals2009 - 2012
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine2012 - 2015

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, Missouri Board of Healing Arts Medical License2012
  • American Board of Pediatrics2012
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonary Board Eligible2015


  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Gonzaga University2004
  • Donald W. Bussman Award, St Louis University School of Medicine2009
  • Paul J McBryan Award, St Louis University School of Medicine2009
  • Rodney M. Coe Award for MD with Distinction in Community Service, St Louis University School of Medicine2009
  • St Louis Pediatric Society Award2009
  • American Thoracic Society Fellows Track Symposium Award2014

Recent Publications view all (6)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Denlinger LC, Phillips BR, Ramratnam S, Ross K, Bhakta NR, Cardet JC, Castro M, Peters SP, Phipatanakul W, Aujla S, Bacharier LB, Bleecker ER, Comhair SAA, Coverstone A, DeBoer M, Erzurum SC, Fain SB, Fajt M, Fitzpatrick AM, Gaffin J, Gaston B, Hastie AT, Hawkins GA, Holguin F, Irani AM, Israel E, Levy BD, Ly N, Meyers DA, Moore WC, Myers R, Opina MTD, Peters MC, Schiebler ML, Sorkness RL, Teague WG, Wenzel SE, Mauger DT, Fahy JV, and Jarjour NN. Inflammatory and Co-Morbid Features of Patients with Severe Asthma and Frequent Exacerbations Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016. doi:10.1164/rccm.201602-0419OC  PMID:27556234  
  2. Peters MC, McGrath KW, Hawkins GA, Hastie AT, Levy BD, Israel E, Phillips BR, Mauger DT, Comhair SA, Erzurum SC, Johansson MW, Jarjour NN, Coverstone AM, Castro M, Holguin F, Wenzel SE, Woodruff PG, Bleecker ER, Fahy JV. Plasma IL6 levels, metabolic dysfunction, and asthma severity: a cross-sectional analysis of two cohorts Lancet Respir Med 2016. 2016;4(7):574-584. doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(16)30048-0  PMID: 27283230  
  3. Boyer D, Nevin M, Thomson CC, Sanders DB, Alexiou S, Goldfarb SB, Nicholas JL, Thacker PG, Coverstone AM, Faro A, Cheng G, Majid A, Moore PE. ATS Core Curriculum 2015: Part III. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015;12(11):1688-96. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201506-322CME  PMID:26540419  
  4. Coverstone A, Bacharier LB, Fitzpatrick AM. Severe asthma in school-age children: evaluation and phenotypic advances. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2015;15(5):521. doi:10.1007/s11882-015-0521-5  PMID:26134431  
  5. Coverstone AM, Bird M, Sicard M, Tao Y, Grange DK, Cleveland C, Molter D, Kemp JS. Overnight pulse oximetry for evaluation of sleep apnea among children with trisomy 21. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014;10(12):1309-15. doi:10.5664/jcsm.4286  PMCID:PMC4237524  PMID:25325597  
  6. Joyner BL, Jones SW, Cairns BA, Harris BD, Coverstone AM, Abode KA, Ortiz-Pujols SM, Kocis KC, Noah TL. DNA and inflammatory mediators in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from children with acute inhalational injuries. J Burn Care Res. 2013;34(3):326-33. doi:10.1097/BCR.0b013e31825d5126  PMCID:PMC3567221  PMID:23128126  
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