Kevin T. Barton, M.D.

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Instructor in Pediatrics, Nephrology

phone: (314) 286-1574

Clinical Interests

I am interested in clinical nephrology with a focus on resident and fellowship education. I have helped facilitate a "Residents as Teachers" curriculum for our residency program and also co-direct the Pediatric Nephrology Division Education Conference for our faculty and fellow. My research interests include acute kidney injury, resident handoffs, and simulation training.


  • BS, Haverford College2000
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine2006


  • Resident, St. Louis Children's Hospital2006 - 2009
  • Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, St. Louis Children's Hospital2009 - 2012
  • Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, Washington University2016 - 2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, Medical License 2009
  • American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) 2010
  • MO, American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Nephrology) 2018
  • IL, Medical License 2018

Recent Publications view all (7)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Using the Newer Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes Criteria, Beta-2 Microglobulin Levels Associate with Severity of Acute Kidney Injury Clinical Kidney Journal. 2018. 
  2. Posaconazole-induced hypertension and hypokalemia due to inhibition of the 11β-hydroxylase enzyme CKJ. 2018. doi:  
  3. Integrating Research, Quality Improvement, and Medical Education for Better Handoffs and Safer Care: Disseminating, Adapting, and Implementing the I-PASS Program. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43(7):319-329. PMID:28648217 
  4. Families as Partners in Hospital Error and Adverse Event Surveillance. JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171(4):372-381. PMCID:PMC5526631  PMID:28241211 
  5. Acute Hypocalcemia and Metabolic Alkalosis in Children on Cation-Exchange Resin Therapy. Case Rep Nephrol. 2017;2017:6582613. PMCID:PMC5556615  PMID:28959498 
  6. Clinical Characterization of Children Presenting to the Hospital with Enterovirus D68 Infection During the 2014 Outbreak in St. Louis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016;35(5):481-7. PMCID:PMC5237429  PMID:26771663 
  7. Changes in medical errors after implementation of a handoff program. N Engl J Med. 2014;371(19):1803-12. PMID:25372088 
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