Sima Bhatt

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology
Hematology and Oncology

phone: (314) 454-6018


  • BS, University of Illinois2006
  • MD, Rush University2010
  • MSCI, Washington University2018


  • Residency, University of Chicago2010 - 2013
  • Fellowship, Washington University2014 - 2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2013 - 2023American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics
  • 2014 - PresMO, State License
  • 2015 - PresMO, State of Missouri
  • 2019 - 2029American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology Oncology

Honors and Awards

  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award2013
  • Ash Abstract Award2016
  • David Gilstrap Award2017

Recent Publications view all (10)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. TLR2/6 signaling promotes the expansion of premalignant hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells in the NUP98-HOXD13 mouse model of MDS Exp. Hematol. 2021. PMID:32652111 
  2. Immune Reconstitution in Pediatric Patients Following Hematopoietic Cell Transplant for Non-malignant Disorders Front Immunol. 2020. PMID:33013851 
  3. Engraftment of rare, pathogenic donor hematopoietic mutations in unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Sci Transl Med. 2020;12(526). PMID:31941826 
  4. A single-center experience using alemtuzumab, fludarabine, melphalan, and thiotepa as conditioning for transplantation in pediatric patients with chronic granulomatous disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019;e28030. PMID:31599480 
  5. Immune Reconstitution and Infection Patterns Following Early Alemtuzumab and Reduced Intensity Transplantation for Non-Malignant Disorders in Pediatric Patients. BBMT. 2018. PMID:30321596 
  6. Loss of Toll-like receptor 2 results in accelerated leukemogenesis in the NUP98-HOXD13 mouse model of MDS. Blood. 2018;131(9):1032-1035. PMCID:PMC5833264  PMID:29358180 
  7. The Role of Toll-Like Receptors in Hematopoietic Malignancies. Front Immunol. 2016;7:390. PMCID:PMC5039188  PMID:27733853 
  8. Systemic TLR2 agonist exposure regulates hematopoietic stem cells via cell-autonomous and cell-non-autonomous mechanisms. Blood Cancer J. 2016;6:e437. PMCID:PMC5141360  PMID:27315114 
  9. A 12-week-old male with a 10-day history of fever. Pediatr Ann. 2014;43(5):e111-5. PMID:24877492 
  10. Contemporary strategies in stem cell transplantation for chronic granulomatous disease Pediatr Med. 
Last updated: 09/10/2021
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