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Thomas W Ferkol, MD

Thomas W Ferkol, MD

Dr. Ferkol is a pediatrician who specializes in allergy, pulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis. He is Director of the Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine. You must have a referral from your primary care physician before you make an appointment with Dr. Ferkol. Dr. Ferkol is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Div Of Allergy/Immun/Pulm Med
53
Male
2000
1992
Pulmonology-Pediatric - certified
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
1 Children's Place
2Nd Floor Suite C
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.2694
  
1020 North Mason Road
Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63141
314.454.2694
  
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Education

Medical School: Ohio State University Medical School
Internship: University of North Carolina
Residency: University of North Carolina
Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Home State-MC+
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Worker's Compensation

Mutations of DNAH11 in patients with primary ciliary dyskinesia with normal ciliary ultrastructure.Knowles MR, Leigh MW, Carson JL, Davis SD, Dell SD, Ferkol TW, Olivier KN, Sagel SD, Rosenfeld M, Burns KA, Minnix SL, Armstrong MC, Lori A, Hazucha MJ, Loges NT, Olbrich H, Becker-Heck A, Schmidts M, Werner C, Omran H, Zariwala MA; for the Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium.Thorax. 2011 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
22184204
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsCiliopathies: The Central Role of Cilia in a Spectrum of Pediatric Disorders.Ferkol TW, Leigh MW.J Pediatr. 2011 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
22177992
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsThe emerging genetics of primary ciliary dyskinesia.Zariwala MA, Omran H, Ferkol TW.Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2011 Sep;8(5):430-3.

PMID:
21926394
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsDiagnostic yield of nasal scrape biopsies in primary ciliary dyskinesia: A multicenter experience.Olin JT, Burns K, Carson JL, Metjian H, Atkinson JJ, Davis SD, Dell SD, Ferkol TW, Milla CE, Olivier KN, Rosenfeld M, Baker B, Leigh MW, Knowles MR, Sagel SD; for the Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium.Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 Jan 31. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21402. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21284095
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsHitting the target: new treatments for cystic fibrosis.Davis SD, Ferkol TW.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Dec 15;182(12):1460-1. No abstract available.

PMID:
21159902
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsEffect of polarized release of CXC-chemokines from wild-type and cystic fibrosis murine airway epithelial cells.Farberman MM, Ibricevic A, Joseph TD, Akers KT, Garcia-Medina R, Crosby S, Clarke LL, Brody SL, Ferkol TW.Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011 Aug;45(2):221-8. Epub 2010 Jul 16.

PMID:
20639462
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPrimary ciliary dyskinesia in Amish communities.Lie H, Zariwala MA, Helms C, Bowcock AM, Carson JL, Brown DE 3rd, Hazucha MJ, Forsen J, Molter D, Knowles MR, Leigh MW, Ferkol TW.J Pediatr. 2010 Jun;156(6):1023-5. Epub 2010 Mar 29.

PMID:
20350728
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsAquagenic wrinkling of the palms in cystic fibrosis: comparison with controls and genotype-phenotype correlations.Berk DR, Ciliberto HM, Sweet SC, Ferkol TW, Bayliss SJ.Arch Dermatol. 2009 Nov;145(11):1296-9.

PMID:
19917960
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsClinical 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. Review.

PMID:
19606528
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citations[18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography for lung antiinflammatory response evaluation.Chen DL, Bedient TJ, Kozlowski J, Rosenbluth DB, Isakow W, Ferkol TW, Thomas B, Mintun MA, Schuster DP, Walter MJ.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Sep 15;180(6):533-9. Epub 2009 Jul 2.

PMID:
19574441
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsAirway inflammation in cystic fibrosis.Elizur A, Cannon CL, Ferkol TW.Chest. 2008 Feb;133(2):489-95. Review.

PMID:
18252915
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsTransmission of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus between patients with cystic fibrosis.Elizur A, Orscheln RC, Ferkol TW, Dunne WM Jr, Storch GA, Cannon CL.J Pediatr. 2007 Jul;151(1):90-2.

PMID:
17586197
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPanton-Valentine Leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus lung infection in patients with cystic fibrosis.Elizur A, Orscheln RC, Ferkol TW, Atkinson JJ, Dunne WM Jr, Buller RS, Armstrong JR, Mardis ER, Storch GA, Cannon CL.Chest. 2007 Jun;131(6):1718-25. Epub 2007 Mar 30.

PMID:
17400676
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsRegulation of systemic and local neutrophil responses by G-CSF during pulmonary Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.Gregory AD, Hogue LA, Ferkol TW, Link DC.Blood. 2007 Apr 15;109(8):3235-43. Epub 2006 Dec 21.

PMID:
17185469
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsQuantifying 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 ArticleRelated citationsEnergy cost of activity and exercise in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis.Johnson MR, Ferkol TW, Shepherd RW.J Cyst Fibros. 2006 Jan;5(1):53-8. Epub 2005 Dec 15.

PMID:
16360343
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsDelivery of CFTR by adenoviral vector to cystic fibrosis mouse lung in a model of chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection.Van Heeckeren AM, Scaria A, Schluchter MD, Ferkol TW, Wadsworth S, Davis PB.Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Apr;286(4):L717-26. Epub 2003 Sep 26.

PMID:
14514520
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsInflammatory response in airway epithelial cells isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis.Aldallal N, McNaughton EE, Manzel LJ, Richards AM, Zabner J, Ferkol TW, Look DC.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Nov 1;166(9):1248-56.

PMID:
12403695
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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