Academic Pediatrics

The Division of Academic Pediatrics at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the home of the several different pediatric services, including the Complex Care Clinic and its outpatient services for general pediatric patients, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (physiatry) and Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics.

Adolescent Medicine

The specialty of adolescent medicine has developed in response to the unique health care needs of adolescents. Knowledge of the physical, cognitive, emotional and social changes that adolescents undergo, as well as the disease processes that occur during adolescence, is vital when caring for patients in this age group. Typical concerns for adolescents that we see include sexual and reproductive health concerns, depression, anxiety and eating disorders.

Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine

Our division supports premier clinical and research programs in pulmonary and allergic diseases of children. The division provides exceptional care for children with various allergic and pulmonary diseases. We similarly pursue the academic mission to advance knowledge of the molecular and immunological basis of these conditions and to develop novel diagnostic and treatment strategies to improve outcomes.


The David Goldring Division of Cardiology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital offers the families of infants and children with heart disease the benefit of a world-class team of pediatric cardiologists and health care professionals.

Critical Care Medicine

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine provides an academic structure for the activities involved in the care of critically ill children in the Washington University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Units.

Emergency Medicine

Our division provides clinical care to patients seen at two locations: St. Louis Children’s Hospital Emergency Department, an ACS-verified Level 1 pediatric trauma center and Northwest Healthcare in North St. Louis County. The division also includes the Section of Child Abuse Pediatrics, whose members care for children with suspected physical or sexual abuse in inpatient and outpatient settings.  Our division offers fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine and child abuse pediatrics.

Endocrinology & Diabetes

Through excellence in patient care, research, advocacy and education, we aim to improve the lives of children and adolescents with diabetes and endocrine disorders.

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive care for infants, children and adolescents with gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders. Its full-time staff is supported by extensive experience in diagnostic and therapeutic services and special training.

Genetics & Genomic Medicine

Our division takes pride in providing prompt, comprehensive and compassionate state-of-the art clinical care to patients and their families.

Hematology & Oncology

The Division of Hematology and Oncology is a part of the Washington University Department of Pediatrics and is located in St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Hospital Medicine

Pediatric Hospital Medicine is a rapidly emerging field in pediatric facilities around the country. Pediatric hospitalist responsibilities are varied depending on each institution’s needs. Our pediatric hospital medicine division is affiliated with the Washington University Medical Center and serves St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH), Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Progress West HealthCare Center, Memorial Hospital Shiloh and Memorial Hospital Belleville. The group is composed of board-eligible and board-certified pediatricians who are exclusively hospital-based.

Infectious Diseases

Activities within the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases include the delivery of cutting-edge patient care, biomedical and clinical research in childhood infections and microbial pathogenesis, and teaching of fellows, residents and students.

Nephrology, Hypertension & Apheresis

Our division provides comprehensive treatment for children who suffer from kidney or genitourologic disorders, both acute and chronic.

Newborn Medicine

The Division of Newborn Medicine at the Washington University Department of Pediatrics is comprised of basic and clinical science investigators, clinician educators, neonatal-perinatal fellows, outstanding nurses, excellent advanced practice nurses and exceptional administrative staff.

Rheumatology & Immunology

The Division of Rheumatology and Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine provides comprehensive care for pediatric patients with rheumatologic disorders and immunodeficiencies.