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Patrick A Dillon, MD

Dr. Dillon specializes in pediatric surgery and pediatric oncology. Dr. Dillon is happy to provide a second opinion to help answer your questions and confirm diagnosis and treatment options for families who have been told that their child needs a surgical procedure. Dr. Dillon is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of General Surgery
51
Male
1997
1997
Surgery-Pediatric - certified
Surgery (General) - certified
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Siteman Cancer Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
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
1 Children's Place
Suite 2A
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6022
  
1020 North Mason Road
Suite 110
St. Louis, MO 63141
314.454.6022
  
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Education

Medical School: Georgetown University Washington D.C.
Internship: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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

Antibiotic prophylaxis and the prevention of surgical site infection.Bucher BT, Warner BW, Dillon PA.Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Jun;23(3):334-8. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e3283464a75. Review.

PMID:
21494149
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRisk factors and outcomes of surgical site infection in children.Bucher BT, Guth RM, Elward AM, Hamilton NA, Dillon PA, Warner BW, Keller MS.J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jun;212(6):1033-1038.e1. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

PMID:
21398150
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEndorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease-a multicenter, long-term comparison of results: transanal vs transabdominal approach.Kim AC, Langer JC, Pastor AC, Zhang L, Sloots CE, Hamilton NA, Neal MD, Craig BT, Tkach EK, Hackam DJ, Bax NM, Dillon PA, Chamberlain JN, Teitelbaum DH.J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun;45(6):1213-20.

PMID:
20620323
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEvidence for a novel blood RNA diagnostic for pediatric appendicitis: the riboleukogram.Muenzer JT, Jaffe DM, Schwulst SJ, Dixon DJ, Schierding WS, Li Q, MacMillan SK, Oppedal D, Warner BW, Dillon PA, Lin N, Checchia PA, Cobb JP.Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 May;26(5):333-8.

PMID:
20404783
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsOutcomes in neonatal gastroschisis: an institutional experience.Vachharajani AJ, Dillon PA, Mathur AM.Am J Perinatol. 2007 Sep;24(8):461-5.

PMID:
17992713
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsBladder injury from a shard of glass.Shindel AW, Rollins M, Dillon PA, Austin PF.J Trauma. 2006 Dec;61(6):1557. No abstract available.

PMID:
17159710
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCT manifestations of ileal dysgenesis.Oberhelman AP, Herman TE, McAlister WH, Keating JP, Rollins MD, Dillon PA.Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Feb;37(2):209-12. Epub 2006 Nov 9.

PMID:
17115213
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsComplications associated with an implantable vascular access device.Dillon PA, Foglia RP.J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Sep;41(9):1582-7.

PMID:
16952595
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsUnsafe at any speed--kids riding all-terrain vehicles.Kelleher CM, Metze SL, Dillon PA, Mychaliska GB, Keshen TH, Foglia RP.J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Jun;40(6):929-34; discussion 934-5.

PMID:
15991173
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsTrauma stat and trauma minor: are we making the call appropriately?Chen LE, Snyder AK, Minkes RK, Dillon PA, Foglia RP.Pediatr Emerg Care. 2004 Jul;20(7):421-5.

PMID:
15232239
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAn analysis of pediatric gunshot wounds treated at a Level I pediatric trauma center.Snyder AK, Chen LE, Foglia RP, Dillon PA, Minkes RK.J Trauma. 2003 Jun;54(6):1102-6.

PMID:
12813329
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsBlunt duodenal injuries in children.Desai KM, Dorward IG, Minkes RK, Dillon PA.J Trauma. 2003 Apr;54(4):640-5; discussion 645-6.

PMID:
12707524
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsManagement of late-stage parapneumonic empyema.Chen LE, Langer JC, Dillon PA, Foglia RP, Huddleston CB, Mendeloff EN, Minkes RK.J Pediatr Surg. 2002 Mar;37(3):371-4.

PMID:
11877650
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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