Kayleigh Fischer  k.fischer@wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine
Researcher, Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2341


  • BS, Magna Cum Laude, Cornell University, School of Agriculture and Life Sciences2009
  • MD, Stony Brook University School of Medicine2013


  • Pediatric Residency , University of Rochester2013 - 2016
  • Clinical Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine2016 - 2019

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2016 - PresMO, Medical License
  • 2016 - PresMO, Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2016 - PresMO, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Certification
  • 2017 - PresMO, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor
  • 2017 - PresMO, Safe Care Certification
  • 2017 - PresMO, Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • 2017 - PresMO, BNDD
  • 2017 - PresMO, DEA License

Honors and Awards

  • Triple Crown Award awarded to St Louis Children’s Hospital physicians by the staff of Children’s Direct in recognition of someone who consistently exemplifies the Superior Patient Experience attributes of safe care, effective care, & exceptional service.2017
  • EU Strong Award, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Emergency Medicine: Awarded for outstanding leadership and clinical excellence during difficult, multifaceted resuscitation2018

Recent Publications view all (3)

  1. Contraception Provision in the Emergency Department: Are We Ready to Overcome the Obstacles? J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2020. PMID:32074476 
  2. Focused cardiac ultrasound to expedite diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in children in the emergency department: A case series. Am J Emerg Med. 2019. PMID:31924439 
  3. Case 1: Syncope in a 16-year-old Girl. Pediatr Rev. 2019;40(1):37-39. PMID:30600277 
Last updated: 08/24/2021
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