S. Paul Hmiel, M.D., Ph.D.  hmiel@kids.wustl.edu

Professor of Pediatrics, Nephrology
Patient Oriented Research UnitNephrology

phone: (314) 286-1574

Education

  • B.S., Case Western Reserve University 1980
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University 1987
  • M.D., Case Western Reserve University1989
  • MSc, Churchill College, University of Cambridge 1981

Training

  • Resident , St Louis Children's Hospital1989 - 1991
  • Fellow, St. Louis Children's Hospital1991 - 1994

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, State License1993
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Nephrology Certificate #000467 (recert in 2014)2002
  • Pediatrics Board Certificate #053551/American Board of Pediatrics (Recert in 2008)2008
  • IL, State License2014
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine - Clinical Informatics2016

Honors

  • Churchill Scholar, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK1980
  • Saunders Award in Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University1989
  • Upjohn Award in Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University1989
  • National Kidney Foundation of Eastern Missouri and MetroEast, Research Fellow1992 - 1993
  • National Kidney Foundation/American Society of Nephrology/Pfizer Fellow1993 - 1994
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Pediatric Residents of St Louis Children's Hospital2001
  • Outstanding Division Teaching Award, Pediatric Residents of St Louis Children's Hospital, MO2002 - 2003
  • Outstanding Division Teaching Award, Pediatric Residents of St Louis Children's Hospital, MO2003 - 2004
  • Outstanding Subspecialty Teaching Award, Pediatric Residents of St Louis Childrens Hospital2005 - 2006
  • Best Doctors in America2005 - 2016
  • Outstanding Subspecialty Teaching Award, Pediatric Residents of St Louis Childrens Hospital2015 - 2016

Recent Publications view all (26)


  1. Kullgren KA, Scholl P, Kidwell KM, Hmiel SP. Using an interactive water bottle to target fluid adherence in pediatric kidney transplant recipients: a pilot study. Pediatr Transplant. 2015;19(1):35-41. doi:10.1111/petr.12385  PMID:25388882  
  2. Warejko JK, Hmiel SP. Single-center experience in pediatric renal transplantation using thymoglobulin induction and steroid minimization. Pediatr Transplant. 2014;18(8):816-21. doi:10.1111/petr.12374  PMID:25311592  
  3. Said A, Hmiel P, Goldsmith M, Dietzen D, Hartman ME. Successful use of plasma exchange for profound hemolysis in a child with loxoscelism. Pediatrics. 2014;134(5):e1464-7. doi:10.1542/peds.2013-3338  PMID:25349320  
  4. Davis TK, Hmiel P. Pediatric Hematuria Remains a Clinical Dilemma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014. doi:10.1177/0009922814551137  PMID:25253774  
  5. 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):471-85. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000148  PMID:24777299  
  6. Kullgren KA, Hmiel SP, Gevers A. Measuring family management of transplant tasks: the transplant responsibility questionnaire. Pediatr Transplant. 2013;17(3):307-14. doi:10.1111/petr.12064  PMID:23489734  
  7. 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  
  8. Siebrasse EA, Bauer I, Holtz LR, Le BM, Lassa-Claxton S, Canter C, Hmiel P, Shenoy S, Sweet S, Turmelle Y, Shepherd R, Wang D. Human polyomaviruses in children undergoing transplantation, United States, 2008-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012;18(10):1676-9. doi:10.3201/eid1810.120359  PMCID:PMC3471627  PMID:23017293  
  9. Dodson JL, Cohn SE, Cox C, Hmiel PS, Wood E, Mattoo TK, Warady BA, Furth SL. Urinary incontinence in the CKiD cohort and health related quality of life. J Urol. 2009;182(4 Suppl):2007-14. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2009.06.012  PMCID:PMC2950781  PMID:19695588  
  10. Hmiel SP, Canter C, Shepherd R, Lassa-Claxton S, Nadler M. Limitations of cyclosporine C2 monitoring in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2007;11(5):524-9. doi:10.1111/j.1399-3046.2007.00712.x  PMID:17631021  
  11. Reisiger K, Vardi I, Yan Y, Don S, Coplen D, Austin P, Venkatesh R, Bhayani S, Hmiel P, Figenshau R. Pediatric nephrolithiasis: does treatment affect renal growth? Urology. 2007;69(6):1190-4. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2007.01.072  PMID:17572213  
  12. Hmiel SP, Beck AM, de la Morena MT, Sweet S. Progressive chronic kidney disease after pediatric lung transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2005;5(7):1739-47. doi:10.1111/j.1600-6143.2005.00930.x  PMID:15943634  
  13. Hmiel SP, Martin RA, Landt M, Levy FH, Grange DK. Amino acid clearance during acute metabolic decompensation in maple syrup urine disease treated with continuous venovenous hemodialysis with filtration. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2004;5(3):278-81. PMID:15115568  
  14. Schnitzler MA, Lowell JA, Hmiel SP, Hardinger KL, Liapis H, Ceriotti CS, Brennan DC. Cytomegalovirus disease after prophylaxis with oral ganciclovir in renal transplantation: the importance of HLA-DR matching. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003;14(3):780-5. PMID:12595516  
  15. Liapis H, Gökden N, Hmiel P, Miner JH. Histopathology, ultrastructure, and clinical phenotypes in thin glomerular basement membrane disease variants. Hum Pathol. 2002;33(8):836-45. PMID:12203217  
  16. Coopersmith CM, Brennan DC, Miller B, Wang C, Hmiel P, Shenoy S, Ramachandran V, Jendrisak MD, Ceriotti CS, Mohanakumar T, Lowell JA. Renal transplantation following previous heart, liver, and lung transplantation: an 8-year single-center experience. Surgery. 2001;130(3):457-62. doi:10.1067/msy.2001.115834  PMID:11562670  
  17. Shea M, Hmiel SP, Beck AM. Use of tissue plasminogen activator for thrombolysis in occluded peritoneal dialysis catheters in children. Adv Perit Dial. 2001;17:249-52. PMID:11510286  
  18. Buller RS, Arens M, Hmiel SP, Paddock CD, Sumner JW, Rikhisa Y, Unver A, Gaudreault-Keener M, Manian FA, Liddell AM, Schmulewitz N, Storch GA. Ehrlichia ewingii, a newly recognized agent of human ehrlichiosis. N Engl J Med. 1999;341(3):148-55. doi:10.1056/NEJM199907153410303  PMID:10403852  
  19. Miller BW, Hmiel SP, Schnitzler MA, Brennan DC. Cyclosporine as cause of thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 1997;29(5):813-4. PMID:9159323  
  20. Merabet E, Dagogo-Jack S, Coyne DW, Klein S, Santiago JV, Hmiel SP, Landt M. Increased plasma leptin concentration in end-stage renal disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1997;82(3):847-50. doi:10.1210/jcem.82.3.3817  PMID:9062494  
  21. Kilani RA, Hmiel P, Garver MK, Srinathan SK, Wickline KM, Langer JC. Familial jejunal atresia with renal dysplasia. J Pediatr Surg. 1996;31(10):1427-9. PMID:8906679  
  22. Hmiel SP, Snavely MD, Florer JB, Maguire ME, Miller CG. Magnesium transport in Salmonella typhimurium: genetic characterization and cloning of three magnesium transport loci. J Bacteriol. 1989;171(9):4742-51. PMCID:PMC210275  PMID:2548998  
  23. Grubbs RD, Snavely MD, Hmiel SP, Maguire ME. Magnesium transport in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells using magnesium-28 ion. Methods Enzymol. 1989;173:546-63. PMID:2674619  
  24. Hmiel SP, Snavely MD, Miller CG, Maguire ME. Magnesium transport in Salmonella typhimurium: characterization of magnesium influx and cloning of a transport gene. J Bacteriol. 1986;168(3):1444-50. PMCID:PMC213658  PMID:3536881  
  25. Hmiel SP, Snavely MD, Miller CG, Maguire ME. Magnesium transport in Salmonella typhimurium: characterization of magnesium influx and cloning of a transport gene. J Bacteriol. 1986;168(3):1444-50. PMCID:PMC213658  PMID:3536881  
  26. Chisolm GM 3rd, Sila CA, Hmiel SP. Measurements of the degradation products of radioiodinated proteins. Anal Biochem. 1981;111(2):212-9. PMID:7247019  
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