Katarina Semkiu  ksemkiu@wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology
Hematology and Oncology

phone: (314) 454-6018


  • BA, Saint Louis University2010
  • MD, Honors in Bioethics and Professionalism, Stritch School of Medicine2014


  • Pediatric Residency, Advocate Children's Hospital- Park Ridge2014 - 2017
  • Pediatric Chief Resident, Advocate Children's Hospital- Park Ridge2017 - 2018
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis2018 - 2021
  • Certificate in Medical Education, University of Cincinnati2020 - 2021
  • Educational Skill Program Certificate, Washington University in St. Louis2022 - 2022

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2017 - PresIllinois State Medical License
  • 2017 - PresDiplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2018 - PresMissouri State Medical License

Honors and Awards

  • ASH MEI Cohort 2020-20212020
  • Academy of Educators Honor Roll2021

Recent Publications view all (2)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Successful treatment of CNS involvement in a patient with widely disseminated PTLD through the addition of intrathecal methotrexate to standard therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021;e29236. PMID:34260152 
  2. Hb F-Wentzville [Gγ24(B6)Gly→Glu; HBG2: c.74G>A, p.Gly25Glu]: An Unstable Gγ-Globin Variant Associated with Neonatal Hemolytic Anemia. Hemoglobin. 2020;44(1):67-69. PMID:31985299 
Last updated: 09/16/2022
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