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

Professor of Pediatrics, Nephrology
Patient Oriented Research UnitNephrology

phone: (314) 286-1574

Education

  • BS, Case Western Reserve University 1980
  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University 1987
  • MD, 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 License 1993
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Nephrology Certificate #000467 (recert in 2014) 2002
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatrics Board Certificate #053551(Recert in 2008) 2008
  • IL, State License 2014
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine / Clinical Informatics Certificate #071791 2016

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. 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. 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. 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. Pediatric Hematuria Remains a Clinical Dilemma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014. doi:10.1177/0009922814551137  PMID:25253774 
  5. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Pediatric nephrolithiasis: does treatment affect renal growth? Urology. 2007;69(6):1190-4. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2007.01.072  PMID:17572213 
  12. 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. 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. 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. Histopathology, ultrastructure, and clinical phenotypes in thin glomerular basement membrane disease variants. Hum Pathol. 2002;33(8):836-45. PMID:12203217 
  16. 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. Use of tissue plasminogen activator for thrombolysis in occluded peritoneal dialysis catheters in children. Adv Perit Dial. 2001;17:249-52. PMID:11510286 
  18. 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. Cyclosporine as cause of thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 1997;29(5):813-4. PMID:9159323 
  20. 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. Familial jejunal atresia with renal dysplasia. J Pediatr Surg. 1996;31(10):1427-9. PMID:8906679 
  22. 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. Magnesium transport in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells using magnesium-28 ion. Methods Enzymol. 1989;173:546-63. PMID:2674619 
  24. 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. 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. Measurements of the degradation products of radioiodinated proteins. Anal Biochem. 1981;111(2):212-9. PMID:7247019 
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