Steven Brennan, MBBS  skbrennan@wustl.edu

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

phone: (314) 454-2694

Clinical Interests

Dr. Brennan received his Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Victoria in Victoria, Canada. After working as a Social Worker in the health care field for three years he moved to Australia where he earned his medical degree from the University of Queensland. He then moved to the United States and completed his Residency in Pediatrics at St. Louis University followed by his fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout his fellowship he studied screening techniques for primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) in conjunction with the Washington University Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinic. He continues to work in the laboratory of Dr. Steven Brody studying phenotypes of novel PCD mutations. Dr. Brennan's research and clinical interests are in the areas of (PCD) and rare pulmonary disorders. He also takes an active role in helping educate Washington University medical students.

Education

  • BSW, Honors, University of Victoria2007
  • MBBS, University of Queensland2013

Training

  • Resident in Pediatrics, St. Louis University / Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital2014 - 2017
  • Fellow in Pediatric Pulmonology, Washington University / St. Louis Chidren's Hospital2017 - 2020
  • Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network Certificate Program, National Institutes of Health2018 - 2019

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2017 - 2022MO, Board Certification in General Pediatrics
  • 2019 - 2021MO, Registered Physician

Honors and Awards

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Resident Roundtable Travel Grant2016

Recent Publications view all (2)


  1. Serum sickness-like reaction following initiation of elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor therapy Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020. doi:10.1002/ppul.25072   PMID: 32956574 
  2. Effects of a PICU Status Asthmaticus De-Escalation Pathway on Length of Stay and Albuterol Use. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018;19(7):658-664. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001551.  PMID:29664873 
Last updated: 09/22/2020
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