Amanda R. Kolmar

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2527


  • BA, cum laude, Pomona College2009
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine2013


  • Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University Hospital2013 - 2016
  • Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Hospital2016 - 2019

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2016 - 2019NC, Medical License
  • 2016American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • 2019MO, Medical License
  • 2020Board Certified, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Honors and Awards

  • F. Sessions Cole, M.D. Master Clinician Award in Clinical Excellence, 2022
  • Kids Care Children’s Miracle Network Grant, Duke University Medical Center2018

Recent Publications view all (7)

  1. Changes in Distribution of Severe Neurologic Involvement in US Pediatric Inpatients With COVID-19 or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children in 2021 vs 2020 JAMA Neurol. 2022. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2022.3881  PMCID:PMC9641594  PMID:36342679 
  2. ‘Between wings of hope and fear’: Muslim parents’ experiences with the American health care system Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2022. doi:10.1089/jpm.2022.0154  PMID:35861545 
  3. Clinician end-of-life experiences with pediatric Muslim patients at a US quaternary care center J Pain Symptom Manage . 2022. PMID:35032621 
  4. Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Children in Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units. J Palliat Med. 2019;22(9):1149-1153. PMID:31498731 
  5. Developing a Path to Improve Cultural Competency in Islam Among Palliative Care Professionals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018;55(3):e1-e3. PMID:29154889 
  6. Outcomes of Greater Occipital Nerve Injections in Pediatric Patients with Chronic Primary Headache Disorders Pediatr Neurol. 2013;50(2):135-9. doi:10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2013.09.008  PMCID:PMC3903978  PMID:24268688 
  7. Cranial autonomic symptoms in pediatric migraine are the rule, not the exception. Neurology. 2013;81(5):431-6. PMCID:PMC3776532  PMID:23897870 
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