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Alison Whelan, MD

Alison Whelan, MD

Dr. Whelan focuses her practice on genetics; hereditary cancer; hereditary diseases; breast cancer; colon and rectal cancer. Dr. Whelan is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Division Of Medical Genetics
53
Female
1982
1994
Genetics - certified
*Internal Medicine - certified
Siteman Cancer Center
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
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6093
  
Center For Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place Suite 5C
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6093
  
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Education

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Missouri
Internship: Barnes Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Residency: Barnes Hospital St. Louis Missouri
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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Worker's Compensation

A novel missense mutation in the MEN1 gene in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

Hou R, Manwaring LP, Moley JF, Whelan A.

Endocr Pract. 2011 May-Jun;17(3):e63-7.

PMID:
21454242
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

Whelan A.

Acad Med. 2010 Sep;85(9 Suppl):S324-7. No abstract available.

PMID:
20736577
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Primary care specialty choices of United States medical graduates, 1997-2006.

Jeffe DB, Whelan AJ, Andriole DA.

Acad Med. 2010 Jun;85(6):947-58.

PMID:
20505392
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Epitope-positive truncating MLH1 mutation and loss of PMS2: implications for IHC-directed genetic testing for Lynch syndrome.

Zighelboim I, Powell MA, Babb SA, Whelan AJ, Schmidt AP, Clendenning M, Senter L, Thibodeau SN, de la Chapelle A, Goodfellow PJ.

Fam Cancer. 2009;8(4):501-4. Epub 2009 Aug 12.

PMID:
19672700
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

DICER1 mutations in familial pleuropulmonary blastoma.

Hill DA, Ivanovich J, Priest JR, Gurnett CA, Dehner LP, Desruisseau D, Jarzembowski JA, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, Suarez BK, Whelan AJ, Williams G, Bracamontes D, Messinger Y, Goodfellow PJ.

Science. 2009 Aug 21;325(5943):965. Epub 2009 Jun 25.

PMID:
19556464
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Attrition during graduate medical education: medical school perspective.

Andriole DA, Jeffe DB, Hageman HL, Klingensmith ME, McAlister RP, Whelan AJ.

Arch Surg. 2008 Dec;143(12):1172-7; discussion 1177.

PMID:
19075168
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article

Reaping what we sow: the emerging academic medicine workforce.

Jeffe DB, Andriole DA, Hageman HL, Whelan AJ.

J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Sep;100(9):1026-34.

PMID:
18807430
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mutations in the GGCX and ABCC6 genes in a family with pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like phenotypes.

Li Q, Grange DK, Armstrong NL, Whelan AJ, Hurley MY, Rishavy MA, Hallgren KW, Berkner KL, Schurgers LJ, Jiang Q, Uitto J.

J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Mar;129(3):553-63. Epub 2008 Sep 18.

PMID:
18800149
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Characteristics and career intentions of the emerging MD/PhD workforce.

Andriole DA, Whelan AJ, Jeffe DB.

JAMA. 2008 Sep 10;300(10):1165-73.

PMID:
18780845
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Clustering of Lynch syndrome malignancies with no evidence for a role of DNA mismatch repair.

Case AS, Zighelboim I, Mutch DG, Babb SA, Schmidt AP, Whelan AJ, Thibodeau SN, Goodfellow PJ.

Gynecol Oncol. 2008 Feb;108(2):438-44. Epub 2007 Nov 26.

PMID:
18022218
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

The changing paradigm of contemporary U.S. allopathic medical school graduates' career paths: analysis of the 1997-2004 national AAMC Graduation Questionnaire database.

Jeffe DB, Andriole DA, Hageman HL, Whelan AJ.

Acad Med. 2007 Sep;82(9):888-94.

PMID:
17726402
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Safety and pharmacokinetics of agalsidase alfa in patients with Fabry disease and end-stage renal disease.

Pastores GM, Boyd E, Crandall K, Whelan A, Piersall L, Barnett N.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2007 Jul;22(7):1920-5. Epub 2007 Mar 29.

PMID:
17395657
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article

Which U.S. medical graduates plan to become specialty-board certified? Analysis of the 1997-2004 national association of American Medical Colleges Graduation Questionnaire database.

Jeffe DB, Andriole DA, Sabharwal RK, Paolo AM, Ephgrave K, Hageman HL, Nuzzarello A, Jones PJ, Whelan AJ.

Acad Med. 2006 Oct;81(10 Suppl):S98-102.

PMID:
17001148
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

What predicts USMLE Step 3 performance?

Andriole DA, Jeffe DB, Hageman HL, Whelan AJ.

Acad Med. 2005 Oct;80(10 Suppl):S21-4.

PMID:
16199451
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Educational responses to declining student interest in internal medicine careers.

Hauer KE, Alper EJ, Clayton CP, Hershman WY, Whelan AJ, Woolliscroft JO.

Am J Med. 2005 Oct;118(10):1164-70. No abstract available.

PMID:
16194650
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Biomedical education in the 21st century.

Russell JH, Stahl PD, Stephenson J, Whelan A.

Mo Med. 2004 Sep-Oct;101(5):484-6.

PMID:
15535023
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Genetic red flags: clues to thinking genetically in primary care practice.

Whelan AJ, Ball S, Best L, Best RG, Echiverri SC, Ganschow P, Hopkin RJ, Mayefsky J, Stallworth J.

Prim Care. 2004 Sep;31(3):497-508, viii. Review.

PMID:
15331244
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

What predicts surgical internship performance?

Andriole DA, Jeffe DB, Whelan AJ.

Am J Surg. 2004 Aug;188(2):161-4.

PMID:
15249242
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Penetrance and expressivity of MSH6 germline mutations in seven kindreds not ascertained by family history.

Buttin BM, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Babb SA, Huettner PC, Edmonston TB, Herzog TJ, Rader JS, Gibb RK, Whelan AJ, Goodfellow PJ.

Am J Hum Genet. 2004 Jun;74(6):1262-9. Epub 2004 Apr 19.

PMID:
15098177
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Clinical genetic testing and early surgical intervention in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1).

Lairmore TC, Piersall LD, DeBenedetti MK, Dilley WG, Mutch MG, Whelan AJ, Zehnbauer B.

Ann Surg. 2004 May;239(5):637-45; discussion 645-7.

PMID:
15082967
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article