Dawson's Smile

Six-year-old Dawson has Mobius Syndrome, which causes facial paralysis. That means he has never had the ability to smile...until now. Dr. Alison Snyder-Warwick is a Washington University pediatric plastic surgeon at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She specializes in facial reanimation surgery. The Plastic Surgery specialty at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is one of only a handful of centers in the country that focuses on this specialized procedure.

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Proton Therapy to Treat Children with Tumors

Proton Therapy at the Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine offers greater accuracy and fewer side effects in treating children with tumors near vital organs, like brain tumors.

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http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/healthy-kids-managing-your-growing-child-s-health-care-transitions/article_9d828618-21e4-598b-ac83-7a52b94d3e3a.html

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch shares advice from Dr. Christina Ruby-Ziegler on managing your child's healthcare transitions in the teen years.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
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http://fox2now.com/2014/04/09/parenting-without-yelling-or-spanking/

Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann talks to StLMoms on Channel 2 about alternatives to yelling and spanking children.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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http://www.today.com/video/today/54942178#54942178

NBC's Weekend Today takes a live look at a world record breaking soccer match to raise money for cancer research, and shares the story of patient who inspired the event: Jackson Steinkuehler.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/2014/04/08/blackburn-college-record-soccer-game/7483077/

KSDK highlights a record-breaking soccer match inspired by a little boy treated for a brain tumor, that will raise money for St. Louis Children's Hospital. 

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

http://www.kmov.com/news/steve-harris-heres-the-thing/Metro-East-mother-turns-tragedy-into-tribute-254882751.html

Dr. Todd Druley talks to channel 4 about a former patient's family, who raises money for his research, and for the cancer floor. 

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Jessica E Pittman, MD

Physician ID: 
11114359
Last Name: 
Pittman
First Name: 
Jessica
Middle Name: 
E
Suffix: 
MD
Gender: 
Female
Date of Birth: 
12241977
Age: 
36
Year Local Practice Began: 
2014
Year Practice Began: 
2011
Practice Name: 
Div Of Allergy/Immun/Pulm Med
Photo URL: 
http://echonet.bjc.org/images/docPhotos/PittmanJessica_2014-04-03_15-40-52.jpg
Headshot: 
Education Type: 
Medical School
Education Institute: 
Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Education Type: 
Internship
Education Institute: 
Seattle Children's Hospital Seattle Washington
Education Type: 
Residency
Education Institute: 
Children's Hospital Seattle Washington
Education Type: 
Fellowship
Education Institute: 
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Global Phone: 
314.454.2694
Office Accepts Referrals: 
Office Accepts Referrals
Public Transportation Available: 
Public Transportation Available
Office Handicap Access: 
Office Handicap Access
Affiliation: 
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Physician Profile: 
Dr. Pittman is a specialist in pediatric allergy, immunology and pulmonary medicine. She focuses her practice on Cystic Fibrosis (CF), asthma, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD), infant and pre-school lung function testing, early childhood lung disease, and pulmonary function testing.
Provider Insurance Name: 
Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
First Health
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Coventry HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Medicare
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
Private Health Care Systems PPO
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
Worker's Compensation
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
USA Managed Care Org
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Aetna PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
Verify insurance with office
Community Health Network PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
Mercy Health Plan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Great-West PPO
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
MultiPlan PPO
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Best Doctors Inc
HFN Inc. PPO
Coventry ASO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Home State-MC+
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
Humana POS-Medicare
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Aetna POS/PPO/Choice
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to Medicare
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Plus POS
Publications: 

Zebrafish Ciliopathy Screen Plus Human Mutational Analysis Identifies C21orf59 and CCDC65 Defects as Causing Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia.

Austin-Tse C, Halbritter J, Zariwala MA, Gilberti RM, Gee HY, Hellman N, Pathak N, Liu Y, Panizzi JR, Patel-King RS, Tritschler D, Bower R, O'Toole E, Porath JD, Hurd TW, Chaki M, Diaz KA, Kohl S, Lovric S, Hwang DY, Braun DA, Schueler M, Airik R, Otto EA, Leigh MW, Noone PG, Carson JL, Davis SD, Pittman JE, Ferkol TW, Atkinson JJ, Olivier KN, Sagel SD, Dell SD, Rosenfeld M, Milla CE, Loges NT, Omran H, Porter ME, King SM, Knowles MR, Drummond IA, Hildebrandt F.

Am J Hum Genet. 2013 Oct 3;93(4):672-86. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2013.08.015.

PMID:
24094744
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

ZMYND10 is mutated in primary ciliary dyskinesia and interacts with LRRC6.

Zariwala MA, Gee HY, Kurkowiak M, Al-Mutairi DA, Leigh MW, Hurd TW, Hjeij R, Dell SD, Chaki M, Dougherty GW, Adan M, Spear PC, Esteve-Rudd J, Loges NT, Rosenfeld M, Diaz KA, Olbrich H, Wolf WE, Sheridan E, Batten TF, Halbritter J, Porath JD, Kohl S, Lovric S, Hwang DY, Pittman JE, Burns KA, Ferkol TW, Sagel SD, Olivier KN, Morgan LC, Werner C, Raidt J, Pennekamp P, Sun Z, Zhou W, Airik R, Natarajan S, Allen SJ, Amirav I, Wieczorek D, Landwehr K, Nielsen K, Schwerk N, Sertic J, Köhler G, Washburn J, Levy S, Fan S, Koerner-Rettberg C, Amselem S, Williams DS, Mitchell BJ, Drummond IA, Otto EA, Omran H, Knowles MR, Hildebrandt F.

Am J Hum Genet. 2013 Aug 8;93(2):336-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2013.06.007. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

PMID:
23891469
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Variability of a closed, rebreathing setup for multiple breath wash-out testing in children.

Pittman JE, Johnson RC, Jones PW, Davis SD.

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Dec;47(12):1242-50. doi: 10.1002/ppul.22531. Epub 2012 Mar 29.

PMID:
22467329
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Improvement in pulmonary function following antibiotics in infants with cystic fibrosis.

Pittman JE, Johnson RC, Davis SD.

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 May;47(5):441-6. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21575. Epub 2011 Oct 18.

PMID:
22009796
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Spirometry in biracial children: how adequate are race-based reference equations?

Pittman JE, Van Rie A, Davis SD.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Jun;165(6):573-4. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.76. No abstract available.

PMID:
21646594
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Age of Pseudomonas aeruginosa acquisition and subsequent severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease.

Pittman JE, Calloway EH, Kiser M, Yeatts J, Davis SD, Drumm ML, Schechter MS, Leigh MW, Emond M, Van Rie A, Knowles MR.

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21194167
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Clinical and genetic aspects of primary ciliary dyskinesia/Kartagener syndrome.

Leigh MW, Pittman JE, Carson JL, Ferkol TW, Dell SD, Davis SD, Knowles MR, Zariwala MA.

Genet Med. 2009 Jul;11(7):473-87. doi: 10.1097/GIM.0b013e3181a53562. Review.

PMID:
19606528
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Early lung disease in young children with primary ciliary dyskinesia.

Brown DE, Pittman JE, Leigh MW, Fordham L, Davis SD.

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 May;43(5):514-6. doi: 10.1002/ppul.20792.

PMID:
18383332
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Quantifying pulmonary inflammation in cystic fibrosis with positron emission tomography.

Chen DL, Ferkol TW, Mintun MA, Pittman JE, Rosenbluth DB, Schuster DP.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jun 15;173(12):1363-9. Epub 2006 Mar 16.

PMID:
16543553
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
Specialty Description: 
Allergy-Pediatric
Specialty Board Certified: 
uncertified
Specialty Referrable: 
referrable
Specialty Description: 
Pulmonology-Pediatric
Specialty Board Certified: 
certified
Specialty Referrable: 
referrable
Specialty Description: 
Pediatrics
Specialty Board Certified: 
certified
Specialty Referrable: 
not referrable

Location

One Childrens Place Suite 2C
St. Louis, MO 63110
United States
38° 38' 14.6292" N, 90° 15' 53.8164" W

http://www.wndu.com/news/specialreports/headlines/Congenital-diaphragmatic-hernias-in-babies-249320481.html

Dr. Brad Warner discusses a rare condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia, and diagnostic and treatment options for the disease.

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Friday, March 14, 2014

http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/medical/three-grievous-losses-for-st-charles-county-couple-all-blamed/article_9b4201bd-7144-5011-8a8b-48b82ce502ab.html

Drs. Sessions Cole and Todd Druley discuss dramatic advances in genetic research, and how they are getting closer to identifying and preventing deadly diseases.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014
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