S. Paul Hmiel, M.D., Ph.D.  stanleyphmiel@wustl.edu

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Professor of Pediatrics, Nephrology
Nephrology

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

  • 1993 - PresMO, State License
  • 2002 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Nephrology Certificate #000467 (recert in 2014)
  • 2008 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Pediatrics Board Certificate #053551(Recert in 2008)
  • 2014 - 2020IL, State License
  • 2016 - 2026American Board of Preventive Medicine / Clinical Informatics Certificate #071791

Honors and Awards

  • 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 - 2021
  • Outstanding Subspecialty Teaching Award, Pediatric Residents of St Louis Childrens Hospital2015 - 2016
  • Robert Strunk MD Award in Clinical Excellence2019

Recent Publications view all (37)


  1. Lethal neonatal respiratory failure due to biallelic variants in BBS1 and monoallelic variant in TTC21B. Pediatr Nephrol. 2022. PMID:35695966 
  2. Characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of neutropenia after liver or kidney transplantation in children. Pediatr Transplant. 2021;e14131. PMID:34494348 
  3. Late first acute rejection in pediatric kidney transplantation: A North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies special study. Pediatr Transplant. 2021;25(5):e13953. PMID:33350558 
  4. Performance of the various serum creatinine-based GFR estimating equations in pediatric kidney transplant recipients, stratified by age and CKD staging. Pediatr Nephrol. 2021. PMID:33893542 
  5. The utility of surveillance biopsies in pediatric kidney transplantation. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018;33(5):889-895. PMID:29260318 
  6. The light at the end of the tunnel: an unusual case of acute kidney injury in a pediatric patient: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018. PMID:29523957 
  7. The light at the end of the tunnel: an unusual case of acute kidney injury in a pediatric patient: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018. PMID:29523959 
  8. 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 
  9. 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 
  10. 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 
  11. Pediatric Hematuria Remains a Clinical Dilemma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014. doi:10.1177/0009922814551137  PMID:25253774 
  12. 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 
  13. The impact of short stature on health-related quality of life in children with chronic kidney disease. J Pediatr. 2013;163(3):736-41.e1. PMCID:PMC3755086  PMID:23628375 
  14. Measuring family management of transplant tasks: the transplant responsibility questionnaire. Pediatr Transplant. 2013;17(3):307-14. doi:10.1111/petr.12064  PMID:23489734 
  15. 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 
  16. 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 
  17. Reliability of resting blood pressure measurement and classification using an oscillometric device in children with chronic kidney disease. J Pediatr. 2012;160(3):434-440.e1. PMCID:PMC3274610  PMID:22048052 
  18. 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 
  19. Valganciclovir dosing according to body surface area and renal function in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2009;9(3):636-43. PMID:19260840 
  20. 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 
  21. Pediatric nephrolithiasis: does treatment affect renal growth? Urology. 2007;69(6):1190-4. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2007.01.072  PMID:17572213 
  22. 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 
  23. 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 
  24. 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 
  25. Histopathology, ultrastructure, and clinical phenotypes in thin glomerular basement membrane disease variants. Hum Pathol. 2002;33(8):836-45. PMID:12203217 
  26. 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 
  27. Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in children: correlation of histology to clinical behavior. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2001;23(1):14-8. PMID:11196263 
  28. Use of tissue plasminogen activator for thrombolysis in occluded peritoneal dialysis catheters in children. Adv Perit Dial. 2001;17:249-52. PMID:11510286 
  29. Ehrlichia ewingii, a newly recognized agent of human ehrlichiosis. N Engl J Med. 1999;341(3):148-55. doi:10.1056/NEJM199907153410303  PMID:10403852 
  30. Cyclosporine as cause of thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 1997;29(5):813-4. PMID:9159323 
  31. 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 
  32. Familial jejunal atresia with renal dysplasia. J Pediatr Surg. 1996;31(10):1427-9. PMID:8906679 
  33. 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 
  34. Magnesium transport in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells using magnesium-28 ion. Methods Enzymol. 1989;173:546-63. PMID:2674619 
  35. 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 
  36. 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 
  37. Measurements of the degradation products of radioiodinated proteins. Anal Biochem. 1981;111(2):212-9. PMID:7247019 
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