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Philip C Spinella, MD

Philip C Spinella, MD

Dr. Spinella treats children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit during hospitalization only. Dr. Spinella is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Div Of Critical Care Medicine
43
Male
2011
1998
Pediatric Critical Care/PICU - certified
*Pediatrics - certified
St. Louis Children's 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
One Children's Place
Suite 5S20
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.454.2527
  
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Education

Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Internship: Tripler Army Medical Center
Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center
Medical School: New York Medical College Valhalla New York

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna POS/PPO/Choice
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Preferred HMO/POS
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Health Network PPO
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage- Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry PPO
CoventryAdvantra HMO/POS - Medicare
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 Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
HumanaChoice PPO-Medicare
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to Medicare
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
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United HC MCARE Complete Choice PPO
United HC MCARE Complete HMO
United HC MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
United HC MCARE Dual Complete
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
Verify insurance with office
Worker's Compensation

Impact of the Duration of Platelet Storage in Critically Ill Trauma Patients.Inaba K, Branco BC, Rhee P, Blackbourne LH, Holcomb JB, Spinella PC, Shulman I, Nelson J, Demetriades D.J Trauma. 2011 Dec;71(6):1766-1774.

PMID:
22182887
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsCoagulopathy and shock on admission is associated with mortality for children with traumatic injuries at combat support hospitals.Patregnani JT, Borgman MA, Maegele M, Wade CE, Blackbourne LH, Spinella PC.Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
21926654
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsA predictive model for mortality in massively transfused trauma patients.Barbosa RR, Rowell SE, Sambasivan CN, Diggs BS, Spinella PC, Schreiber MA; Trauma Outcomes Group, Holcomb JB, Wade CE, Brasel KJ, Vercruysse G, MacLeod J, Dutton RP, Hess JR, Duchesne JC, McSwain NE, Muskat P, Johannigamn J, Cryer HM, Tillou A, Cohen MJ, Pittet JF, Knudson P, De Moya MA, Schreiber MA, Tieu B, Brundage S, Napolitano LM, Brunsvold M, Sihler KC, Beilman G, Peitzman AB, Zenait MS, Sperry J, Alarcon L, Croce MA, Minei JP, Kozar R, Gonzalez EA, Stewart RM, Cohn SM, Mickalek JE, Bulger EM, Cotton BA, Nunez TC, Ivatury R, Meredith JW, Pomper GJ, Marin B.J Trauma. 2011 Aug;71(2 Suppl 3):S370-4.

PMID:
21814106
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe association of blood component use ratios with the survival of massively transfused trauma patients with and without severe brain injury.Brasel KJ, Vercruysse G, Spinella PC, Wade CE, Blackbourne LH, Borgman MA, Zarzabal LA, Du F, Perkins JG, Maegele M, Schreiber M, Hess JR, Jastrow KM 3rd, Gonzalez EA, Holcomb JB, Kozar R; Trauma Outcomes Group, Brasel KJ, Vercruysse G, MacLeod J, Dutton RP, Duchesne JC, McSwain NE, Muskat P, Johannigamn J, Cryer HM, Cryer HM, Pittet JF, Knudson P, De Moya MA, Tieu B, Brundage S, Napolitano LM, Brunsvold M, Sihler KC, Beilman G, Peitzman AB, Zenait MS, Sperry J, Alarcon L, Croce MA, Minei JP, Stewart RM, Cohn SM, Mickalek JE, Bulger EM, Cotton BA, Nunez TC, Ivatury R, Meredith JW, Miller P, Pomper GJ, Marin B.J Trauma. 2011 Aug;71(2 Suppl 3):S343-52.

PMID:
21814102
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsDoes the storage duration of blood products affect outcomes in critically ill patients?Spinella PC, Doctor A, Blumberg N, Holcomb JB.Transfusion. 2011 Aug;51(8):1644-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03245.x. No abstract available.

PMID:
21831180
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSeverity of head injury is associated with increased risk of coagulopathy in combat casualties.Cap AP, Spinella PC.J Trauma. 2011 Jul;71(1 Suppl):S78-81.

PMID:
21795882
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsProperties of stored red blood cells: understanding immune and vascular reactivity.Spinella PC, Sparrow RL, Hess JR, Norris PJ.Transfusion. 2011 Apr;51(4):894-900. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03103.x. No abstract available.

PMID:
21496052
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPediatric trauma BIG score: predicting mortality in children after military and civilian trauma.Borgman MA, Maegele M, Wade CE, Blackbourne LH, Spinella PC.Pediatrics. 2011 Apr;127(4):e892-7. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

PMID:
21422095
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsBalanced massive transfusion ratios in multiple injury patients with traumatic brain injury.Peiniger S, Nienaber U, Lefering R, Braun M, Wafaisade A, Wutzler S, Borgmann M, Spinella PC, Maegele M; Trauma Registry of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie.Crit Care. 2011;15(1):R68. Epub 2011 Feb 22.

PMID:
21342499
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsCare of pediatric neurosurgical patients in Iraq in 2007: clinical and ethical experience of a field hospital.Martin JE, Teff RJ, Spinella PC.J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Sep;6(3):250-6.

PMID:
20809709
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsComparison of platelet transfusion as fresh whole blood versus apheresis platelets for massively transfused combat trauma patients (CME).Perkins JG, Cap AP, Spinella PC, Shorr AF, Beekley AC, Grathwohl KW, Rentas FJ, Wade CE, Holcomb JB; 31st Combat Support Hospital Research Group.Transfusion. 2011 Feb;51(2):242-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02818.x. Epub 2010 Aug 26.

PMID:
20796254
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsUse of recombinant factor VIIa in US military casualties for a five-year period.Wade CE, Eastridge BJ, Jones JA, West SA, Spinella PC, Perkins JG, Dubick MA, Blackbourne LH, Holcomb JB.J Trauma. 2010 Aug;69(2):353-9.

PMID:
20699744
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAssociation of shock, coagulopathy, and initial vital signs with massive transfusion in combat casualties.Larson CR, White CE, Spinella PC, Jones JA, Holcomb JB, Blackbourne LH, Wade CE.J Trauma. 2010 Jul;69 Suppl 1:S26-32.

PMID:
20622616
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsUse of a massive transfusion protocol with hemostatic resuscitation for severe intraoperative bleeding in a child.Dressler AM, Finck CM, Carroll CL, Bonanni CC, Spinella PC.J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jul;45(7):1530-3.

PMID:
20638538
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSurvey of transfusion policies at US and Canadian children's hospitals in 2008 and 2009.Spinella PC, Dressler A, Tucci M, Carroll CL, Rosen RS, Hume H, Sloan SR, Lacroix J; Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators Network.Transfusion. 2010 Nov;50(11):2328-35. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02708.x.

PMID:
20529008
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEmergent endotracheal intubations in children: be careful if it's late when you intubate.Carroll CL, Spinella PC, Corsi JM, Stoltz P, Zucker AR.Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 May;11(3):343-8.

PMID:
20464775
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAssociation between length of storage of transfused red blood cells and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in pediatric intensive care patients.Gauvin F, Spinella PC, Lacroix J, Choker G, Ducruet T, Karam O, Hébert PC, Hutchison JS, Hume HA, Tucci M; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network.Transfusion. 2010 Sep;50(9):1902-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02661.x.

PMID:
20456697
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAssociation between length of storage of red blood cell units and outcome of critically ill children: a prospective observational study.Karam O, Tucci M, Bateman ST, Ducruet T, Spinella PC, Randolph AG, Lacroix J.Crit Care. 2010;14(2):R57. Epub 2010 Apr 8.

PMID:
20377853
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsOptimal use of blood in trauma patients.Holcomb JB, Spinella PC.Biologicals. 2010 Jan;38(1):72-7. Epub 2010 Jan 13. Review.

PMID:
20074980
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsThe U.S. military wartime pediatric trauma mission: how surgeons and pediatricians are adapting the system to address the need.Fuenfer MM, Spinella PC, Naclerio AL, Creamer KM.Mil Med. 2009 Sep;174(9):887-91.

PMID:
19780362
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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