Jeffrey Stokes, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2694

Clinical Interests

Dr. Stokes is a Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Stokes did his early training at the University of Kansas Medical Center with his subsequent fellowships in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy/Immunology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, and Allergy and Clinical Immunology. After completing his training he was in private practice in Omaha, Nebraska for 3 years. Dr. Stokes then joined Creighton University School of Medicine where he was faculty for 14 years. Dr. Stokes primary clinic responsibility in Omaha was to care for the Military members and their families from the Offutt Air Force base. He was the Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program Director for 12 years. He joined the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis the summer of 2016. His clinical and research interests include childhood asthma and the development of allergic diseases. Dr. Stokes looks forward to treating the children of the St. Louis area and their families.


  • B.S., (cum laude) Pre-Med/Life Sciences, Kansas State University1987
  • M.D., University of Kansas Medical Center1991


  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center1991 - 1994
  • Fellow, Pediatric Pulmonology, University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics1994 - 1997
  • Fellow, Allergy & Immunology, University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics1997 - 1998

Licensure and Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners1992
  • American Board of Pediatrics. Recertified 2000, 20081994
  • American Board of Pediatric Pulmonology-Subspecialty. Recertified 20051998
  • Medical License, State of Nebraska1998
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Recertified 20091999
  • Medical License, State of Iowa2005
  • Medical License, State of Missouri2016


  • Hospitality Award-Ehrling Bergquist Hospital2003
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: Clinical Fellowship Stipend Award2006 - 2008
  • Best Doctors® in America2011 - Pres

Recent Publications view all (30)

  1. Stokes JR, Casale TB. Characterization of asthma endotypes: implications for therapy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016;117(2):121-5. PMID:27499539  
  2. Stokes JR, Casale TB. The use of anti-IgE therapy beyond allergic asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2015;3(2):162-6. PMID:25609342  
  3. Stokes JR. Promising future therapies for asthma. Int Immunopharmacol. 2014;23(1):373-7. PMID:24957689  
  4. Casale TB, Stokes JR. Immunotherapy: what lies beyond. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014;133(3):612-9: quiz 620. PMID:24581428  
  5. Stokes JR, Romero FA Jr, Allan RJ, Phillips PG, Hackman F, Misfeldt J, Casale TB. The effects of an H3 receptor antagonist (PF-03654746) with fexofenadine on reducing allergic rhinitis symptoms. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012;129(2):409-12, 412.e1-2. PMID:22196768  
  6. Stokes JR, Casale TB. Allergic rhinitis and asthma: celebrating 100 years of immunotherapy. Curr Opin Immunol. 2011;23(6):808-13. PMID:21862303  
  7. Nguyen TH, Stokes JR, Casale TB. Future forms of immunotherapy and immunomodulators in allergic disease. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2011;31(2):343-65, x-xi. PMID:21530824  
  8. Casale TB, Stokes JR. Future forms of immunotherapy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;127(1):8-15; quiz 16-7. PMID:21094518  
  9. Dimov VV, Stokes JR, Casale TB. Immunomodulators in asthma therapy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2009;9(6):475-83. PMID:19814921  
  10. Mehta V, Stokes JR, Berro A, Romero FA, Casale TB. Time-dependent effects of inhaled corticosteroids on lung function, bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and airway inflammation in asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009;103(1):31-7. PMID:19663124  
  11. Bellamkonda P, Warrier P, Stokes JR, Chiang DT, Clark JP, Romero FA, Casale TB. Limitations of objective measures of asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009;102(6):530-1. PMID:19558014  
  12. Warrier PJ, Bellamkonda P, Stokes JR, Casale TB. Utility and limitations of objective measures of asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009;102(6):518-22. PMID:19558012  
  13. Hopp RJ, Stokes JR. The natural history of methacholine responsivenesss in the CAMP study: who becomes unresponsive? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009;179(7):622; author reply 622-3. PMID:19318544  
  14. Casale TB, Stokes J. Anti-IgE therapy: clinical utility beyond asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009;123(4):770-1.e1. PMID:19348915  
  15. Waggoner D, Stokes J, Casale TB. Asthma and obesity. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008;101(6):641-3. PMID:19119710  
  16. Waggoner D, Stokes J, Romero F, Casale TB. Dyspnea and obesity in African American women. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008;101(6):644-5. PMID:19119711  
  17. Segal M, Stokes JR, Casale TB. Anti-immunoglobulin e therapy. World Allergy Organ J. 2008;1(10):174-83. PMCID:PMC3651047  PMID:23282676  
  18. Casale TB, Stokes JR. Immunomodulators for allergic respiratory disorders. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;121(2):288-96; quiz 297-8. PMID:18269921  
  19. Stokes JR. Allergy immunotherapy: indications, efficacy, and safety. J Respir Dis. 2008;29:136-141. 
  20. Stokes J. Intranasal corticosteroids for the treatment of perennial allergic rhinitis. Southern Med J. 2007;100:667-668. 
  21. Stokes JR, Casale TB. Allergy immunotherapy for primary care physicians. Am J Med. 2006;119(10):820-3. PMID:17000208  
  22. Stokes J, Fenstad E, Casale TB. Managing impairment in patients with allergic rhinitis. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2006;27:12-16. 
  23. Lai L, Casale TB, Stokes J. Pediatric allergic rhinitis: treatment. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2005;25(2):283-99, vi. PMID:15878456  
  24. Stokes JR, Casale TB. Management of the patient with allergic asthma. Resident and Staff Physician. 2005;51:23-40. 
  25. Stokes J, Casale TB. Rationale for new treatments aimed at IgE immunomodulation. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2004;93(3):212-7; quiz 217-9, 271. PMID:15478378  
  26. Stokes JR, Hartel R, Ford LB, Casale TB. Cannabis (hemp) positive skin tests and respiratory symptoms. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2000;85(3):238-40. PMID:11030280  
  27. Stokes JR, Sorkness RL, Kaplan MR, Castleman WL, Tomai MA, Miller RL, Lemanske RF Jr. Attenuation of virus-induced airway dysfunction in rats treated with imiquimod. Eur Respir J. 1998;11(2):324-9. PMID:9551732  
  28. Stokes JR, Busse WW. Antileukotriene therapy in asthma. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 1998;19(6):647-656. 
  29. Stokes JR, Heatley DG, Lusk RP, Huddleston CT, Green CG. The bridging bronchus. Successful diagnosis and repair. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997;123(12):1344-7. PMID:9413366  
  30. Stokes J, Kessler R, Philip G, Casale TB. Ragweed skin test responsiveness correlates with specific immunoglobulin E levels. Allergy and Asthma Proc. 26(2):103-107. 
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