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Alexis M Elward, MD

Alexis M Elward, MD

Dr. Elward specializes in pediatric infectious disease. You must have a referral from your primary care physician when you make your appointment with Dr. Elward.
Division Of Infectious Disease
Female
Infectious Diseases-Pediatric - certified
Infectious Disease
*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
2Nd Floor Suite D
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6050
  
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Education

Medical School: University of Maryland
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis

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 Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO - Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage- Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry PPO
Essence Standard/Enhanced
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
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
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Worker's Compensation

Risk 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 citationsMethicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: preventing surgical site infections following plastic surgery.Elward AM, McAndrews JM, Young VL.Aesthet Surg J. 2009 May-Jun;29(3):232-44. Review.

PMID:
19608074
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEffect of nosocomial infections due to antibiotic-resistant organisms on length of stay and mortality in the pediatric intensive care unit.Foglia EE, Fraser VJ, Elward AM.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Mar;28(3):299-306. Epub 2007 Feb 20.

PMID:
17326020
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAttributable cost of catheter-associated bloodstream infections among intensive care patients in a nonteaching hospital.Warren DK, Quadir WW, Hollenbeak CS, Elward AM, Cox MJ, Fraser VJ.Crit Care Med. 2006 Aug;34(8):2084-9.

PMID:
16763511
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRisk factors for nosocomial primary bloodstream infection in pediatric intensive care unit patients: a 2-year prospective cohort study.Elward AM, Fraser VJ.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Jun;27(6):553-60. Epub 2006 May 31.

PMID:
16755473
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAttributable cost of nosocomial primary bloodstream infection in pediatric intensive care unit patients.Elward AM, Hollenbeak CS, Warren DK, Fraser VJ.Pediatrics. 2005 Apr;115(4):868-72.

PMID:
15805357
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsSurvey of knowledge, beliefs, and practices of neonatal intensive care unit healthcare workers regarding nosocomial infections, central venous catheter care, and hand hygiene.Kennedy AM, Elward AM, Fraser VJ.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2004 Sep;25(9):747-52.

PMID:
15484799
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPediatric ventilator-associated pneumonia.Elward AM.Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 May;22(5):445-6. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
12792388
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRate, risk factors, and outcomes of nosocomial primary bloodstream infection in pediatric intensive care unit patients.Yogaraj JS, Elward AM, Fraser VJ.Pediatrics. 2002 Sep;110(3):481-5.

PMID:
12205248
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsVentilator-associated pneumonia in pediatric intensive care unit patients: risk factors and outcomes.Elward AM, Warren DK, Fraser VJ.Pediatrics. 2002 May;109(5):758-64.

PMID:
11986433
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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