Douglas Fitzwater  douglas.fitzwater@wustl.edu

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist Medicine
Hospitalist Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2076

Education

  • BA, University of Missouri-Kansas City1986
  • MD, University of Missouri-Kansas city1987

Training

  • Pediatric Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation1987 - 1991
  • Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, University of Tennessee - Memphis School of Medicine1991 - 1994

Licensure and Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners 1988
  • American Board of Pediatrics 1991
  • TN, Medical License 2010
  • Basic Life Support 2016
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2016
  • MO, BNDD 2017
  • DEA 2017
  • MO, Medical License 2018
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program 2018

Honors

  • New Faculty Teaching Award, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics1995
  • Harold P Freeman National Cancer Society Award2006
  • Missouri Unsung Hero Award - Missouri State Senate2009

Recent Publications view all (8)


  1. An 11-month-old with anti-glomerular basement membrane disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 1997;30(5):710-2. PMID:9370188 
  2. Use of a modified peritoneal equilibration test to optimize solute and water clearance. Pediatr Nephrol. 1995;9(3):341-5. PMID:7632528 
  3. Hematuria. Pediatr Rev. 1994;15(3):102-8; quiz 109. PMID:8041670 
  4. Pediatric renal transplant experience in Memphis, Tennessee. Transplant Proc. 1994;26(1):54-6. PMID:8109020 
  5. Clinical quiz. Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN). Pediatr Nephrol. 1993;7(4):501-2. PMID:8104459 
  6. Mucor peritonitis associated with acute peritoneal dialysis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1992;11(6):498-500. PMID:1608691 
  7. The outcome of renal transplantation in children without prolonged pre-transplant dialysis. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1991;30(3):148-52. PMID:2009719 
  8. Use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors for the treatment of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Am J Dis Child. 1990;144(5):522. PMID:2330915 
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