T. Keefe Davis, M.D.  davis_tk@kids.wustl.edu

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Nephrology
Director of Pediatric Pheresis Program
Patient Oriented Research UnitNephrology

phone: (314) 286-1574


  • B.S., Regis University1999
  • M.D., Saint George's University 2004


  • Intern/Resident , Albany Medical Center2004 - 2008
  • Fellow, Washington University 2008 - 2012

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine2008
  • American Board of Pediatrics2008
  • American Board of Pediatric Nephrology2012
  • PALS Instructor2013


  • Alumni of Americorps National Civilian Community Corps, Southern Eastern Campus, Charleston, SC1998 - 1999
  • Presented Outstanding Fellow Teacher Award at St Louis Childrens Hospital2008 - 2009
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Trainee Research Award Recipient2010
  • Awarded Department of Pediatrics: Training of the Pediatric Physicians-Scientist T-32 grant from the NIH under Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards2011 - 2012

Recent Publications view all (20)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Groves A, Reich P, Sigdel B, Davis TK. Pneumococcal Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in an Adolescent with Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. Clinical Kidney Journal. 2016. doi:10.1093/ckj/sfw025  
  2. Orandi AB, Theisen JW, Saland J, Davis TK. Fever, Jaundice, Abdominal Pain, Skin Lesions, and Dark Urine for 2 Days. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016;55(3):308-11. doi:10.1177/0009922815589918  PMID:26054779  
  3. Cooks T, Davis TK, Hu J, Metheny R, Schwartz M, Gerona R. "Smoking" guns: Questions. “Smoking” guns: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016;31(1):61-2, 63-6. doi:10.1007/s00467-014-2978-1  PMID:25330878  
  4. Davis TK, Hmiel P. Pediatric Hematuria Remains a Clinical Dilemma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015;54(9):817-30. doi:10.1177/0009922814551137  PMID:25253774  
  5. Huebner K, Davis TK, Jackson T, Dawson J. Severe hyponatremia in a 1-week-old male infant. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015;54(4):396-400. doi:10.1177/0009922814553437  PMID:25305263  
  6. T Keefe Davis, Nicole C.A,J. Van De Ker, Phillip I. Tarr. Shiga Toxin/Verocytotoxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infections: Practical Clinical Perspectives Microbiology Spectrum. 2014;2(4):1-16. 
  7. Davis TK, Van De Kar NC, Tarr PI. Shiga Toxin/Verocytotoxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infections: Practical Clinical Perspectives. Microbiol Spectr. 2014;2(4):EHEC-0025-2014. PMID:26104210  
  8. Davis TK, Agrawal G, Tiefenbrunn M. A helmet to the flank. Am Fam Physician. 2014;90(2):119-20. PMID:25077587  
  9. Davis TK, Neumayr T, Geile K, Doctor A, Hmeil P. Citrate anticoagulation during continuous renal replacement therapy in pediatric critical care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014;15(5):471-485. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000148  PMID:24777299  
  10. Davis TK, Hoshi M, Jain S. To bud or not to bud: the RET perspective in CAKUT. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014;29(4):597-608. doi:10.1007/s00467-013-2606-5  PMCID:PMC3952039  PMID:24022366  
  11. Davis TK, McKee R, Schnadower D, Tarr PI. Treatment of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2013;27(3):577-97. doi:10.1016/j.idc.2013.05.010  PMID:24011831  
  12. Davis TK, Davis AJ. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring should be used in the primary care setting to diagnose hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2013;26(9):1057-8. doi:10.1093/ajh/hpt089  PMID:23747955  
  13. Davis TK, Halabi CM, Siefken P, Karmarkar S, Leonard J . Aggressive blood pressure control for chronic kidney disease unmasks moyamoya! Clinical Kidney Journal . 2013;6:495-9. 
  14. Keefe Davis T, Hoshi M, Jain S. Stage specific requirement of Gfrα1 in the ureteric epithelium during kidney development. Mech Dev. 2013. doi:10.1016/j.mod.2013.03.001  PMID:23542432  
  15. Chatterjee R, Ramos E, Hoffman M, VanWinkle J, Martin DR, Davis TK, Hoshi M, Hmiel SP, Beck A, Hruska K, Coplen D, Liapis H, Mitra R, Druley T, Austin P, Jain S. Traditional and targeted exome sequencing reveals common, rare and novel functional deleterious variants in RET-signaling complex in a cohort of living US patients with urinary tract malformations. Hum Genet. 2012;131(11):1725-38. doi:10.1007/s00439-012-1181-3  PMCID:PMC3551468  PMID:22729463  
  16. Anyaegbu E, Davis TK, Kniska K, Hruska K, Beck A. Buyer beware! doctor be aware!: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012. doi:10.1007/s00467-012-2338-y  PMID:23111895  
  17. Davis TK, Ciliberto M, Hmiel P. Pseudo-Puzzler: Pseudohypoaldosteronism and Pseudoparalysis in a Newborn Contemporary Pediatrics . 2012. 
  18. Seske L, Davis TK, Hoffman M, Austin P. Index of Suspencion in the Nursery: Rapidly enlarging kidneys in utero. NeoReviews. 2012;13:e434-e7. 
  19. . Submandibular sialadenitis/lymphadenitis (SA/LA) in neonates: Epidemiology and relation to secular trends in the incidence of S. aureus sepsis. Webmed Central. 2011. 
  20. Hruska KA, Choi ET, Memon I, Davis TK, Mathew S. Cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease (CKD): the CKD-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD). Pediatr Nephrol. 2010;25(4):769-78. doi:10.1007/s00467-009-1337-0  PMID:19898875  
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