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Yumirle Turmelle, MD

Dr. Turmelle specializes in treating children with gastrointestinal and liver disease including Biliary Atresia, Neonatal Hepatitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency, Viral Hepatitis, Fatty Liver Disease and Acute Liver Failure. As part of the pediatric liver transplant team, she is involved in the evaluation of children needing a liver transplant and with their follow-up care. Dr. Turmelle is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of Gastroenterology
42
Female
2007
2007
Spanish
Transplant Medical-Pediatric - certified
Hepatology/Liver-Pediatric - certified
Pediatrics - certified
Gastroenterology-Pediatric - certified
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
Suite 2C
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6173
  
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Education

Medical School: University of Florida
Internship: University of Miami Jackson Memorial
Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri

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 Health 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
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
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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Management of excluded bile ducts in paediatric orthotopic liver transplant recipients of technical variant allografts.Conzen KD, Lowell JA, Chapman WC, Darcy M, Duncan JR, Nadler M, Turmelle YP, Shepherd RW, Anderson CD.HPB (Oxford). 2011 Dec;13(12):893-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2011.00394.x. Epub 2011 Oct 21.

PMID:
22081926
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsSmall bowel obstruction after pediatric liver transplantation: the unusual is the usual.Earl TM, Wellen JR, Anderson CD, Nadler M, Doyle MM, Shenoy SS, Chapman WC, Turmelle Y, Weymann A, Lowell JA.J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jan;212(1):62-7. Epub 2010 Nov 30.

PMID:
21123094
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsBiliary strictures in pediatric liver transplant recipients - early diagnosis and treatment results in excellent graft outcomes.Anderson CD, Turmelle YP, Darcy M, Shepherd RW, Weymann A, Nadler M, Guelker S, Chapman WC, Lowell JA.Pediatr Transplant. 2010 May;14(3):358-63. Epub 2009 Dec 9.

PMID:
20003138
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsp21 is required for dextrose-mediated inhibition of mouse liver regeneration.Weymann A, Hartman E, Gazit V, Wang C, Glauber M, Turmelle Y, Rudnick DA.Hepatology. 2009 Jul;50(1):207-15.

PMID:
19441104
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsTowards minimizing immunosuppression in pediatric liver transplant recipients.Turmelle YP, Nadler ML, Anderson CD, Doyle MB, Lowell JA, Shepherd RW.Pediatr Transplant. 2009 Aug;13(5):553-9. Epub 2009 May 26.

PMID:
19067920
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSerum alpha-NH-butyric acid may predict spontaneous survival in pediatric acute liver failure.Rudnick DA, Dietzen DJ, Turmelle YP, Shepherd R, Zhang S, Belle SH, Squires R; Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study Group.Pediatr Transplant. 2009 Mar;13(2):223-30. Epub 2008 Jul 17.

PMID:
18643912
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsIbuprofen-induced liver injury in an adolescent athlete.Bennett WE Jr, Turmelle YP, Shepherd RW.Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009 Jan;48(1):84-6. Epub 2008 Jul 14. No abstract available.

PMID:
18626108
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEvidence for non-traditional activation of complement factor C3 during murine liver regeneration.Clark A, Weymann A, Hartman E, Turmelle Y, Carroll M, Thurman JM, Holers VM, Hourcade DE, Rudnick DA.Mol Immunol. 2008 Jun;45(11):3125-32. Epub 2008 May 1.

PMID:
18452991
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsProlonged neonatal jaundice and the diagnosis of biliary atresia: a single-center analysis of trends in age at diagnosis and outcomes.Wadhwani SI, Turmelle YP, Nagy R, Lowell J, Dillon P, Shepherd RW.Pediatrics. 2008 May;121(5):e1438-40. Epub 2008 Apr 28.

PMID:
18443020
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsBiliary atresia: a mostly preventable disease?Turmelle YP, Shepherd RW.J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Jan;23(1):3-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
18171336
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRosiglitazone inhibits mouse liver regeneration.Turmelle YP, Shikapwashya O, Tu S, Hruz PW, Yan Q, Rudnick DA.FASEB J. 2006 Dec;20(14):2609-11. Epub 2006 Oct 31.

PMID:
17077279
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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