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David A Hunstad, MD

David A Hunstad, MD

Dr. Hunstad specializes in pediatric infectious disease. You must have a referral from your primary care physician when you make your appointment with Dr. Hunstad.
Division Of Infectious Disease
45
Male
2002
2002
Infectious Diseases-Pediatric - 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 D
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6050
  
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Education

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

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/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
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
Verify insurance with office
Worker's Compensation

A second target of the antimalarial and antibacterial agent fosmidomycin revealed by cellular metabolic profiling.Zhang B, Watts KM, Hodge D, Kemp LM, Hunstad DA, Hicks LM, Odom AR.Biochemistry. 2011 May 3;50(17):3570-7. Epub 2011 Apr 11.

PMID:
21438569
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsThe natural history of contemporary Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in community children.Fritz SA, Krauss MJ, Epplin EK, Burnham CA, Garbutt J, Dunne WM, Hunstad DA, Storch GA.Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Apr;30(4):349-51.

PMID:
21412205
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAttenuation of human neutrophil migration and function by uropathogenic bacteria.Loughman JA, Hunstad DA.Microbes Infect. 2011 Jun;13(6):555-65. Epub 2011 Feb 19.

PMID:
21315174
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMorphological plasticity promotes resistance to phagocyte killing of uropathogenic Escherichia coli.Horvath DJ Jr, Li B, Casper T, Partida-Sanchez S, Hunstad DA, Hultgren SJ, Justice SS.Microbes Infect. 2011 May;13(5):426-37. Epub 2010 Dec 21.

PMID:
21182979
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsIntracellular lifestyles and immune evasion strategies of uropathogenic Escherichia coli.Hunstad DA, Justice SS.Annu Rev Microbiol. 2010;64:203-21. Review.

PMID:
20825346
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsShell crosslinked nanoparticles carrying silver antimicrobials as therapeutics.Li Y, Hindi K, Watts KM, Taylor JB, Zhang K, Li Z, Hunstad DA, Cannon CL, Youngs WJ, Wooley KL.Chem Commun (Camb). 2010 Jan 7;46(1):121-3. Epub 2009 Nov 9.

PMID:
20024313
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsOmpA of uropathogenic Escherichia coli promotes postinvasion pathogenesis of cystitis.Nicholson TF, Watts KM, Hunstad DA.Infect Immun. 2009 Dec;77(12):5245-51. Epub 2009 Sep 21.

PMID:
19797074
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationscontribution of genetically restricted, methicillin-susceptible strains to the ongoing epidemic of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections.Orscheln RC, Hunstad DA, Fritz SA, Loughman JA, Mitchell K, Storch EK, Gaudreault M, Sellenriek PL, Armstrong JR, Mardis ER, Storch GA.Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Aug 15;49(4):536-42.

PMID:
19589082
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsVirulence gene expression in human community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infection.Loughman JA, Fritz SA, Storch GA, Hunstad DA.J Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 1;199(3):294-301.

PMID:
19115951
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsComponents of SurA required for outer membrane biogenesis in uropathogenic Escherichia coli.Watts KM, Hunstad DA.PLoS One. 2008 Oct 6;3(10):e3359.

PMID:
18836534
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMorphological plasticity as a bacterial survival strategy.Justice SS, Hunstad DA, Cegelski L, Hultgren SJ.Nat Rev Microbiol. 2008 Feb;6(2):162-8. Review.

PMID:
18157153
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSalmonella ovarian abscess in an adolescent.Miller AS, Hunstad DA.Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Jun;26(6):548-9.

PMID:
17529879
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsFilamentation by Escherichia coli subverts innate defenses during urinary tract infection.Justice SS, Hunstad DA, Seed PC, Hultgren SJ.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Dec 26;103(52):19884-9. Epub 2006 Dec 15.

PMID:
17172451
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMaturation of intracellular Escherichia coli communities requires SurA.Justice SS, Lauer SR, Hultgren SJ, Hunstad DA.Infect Immun. 2006 Aug;74(8):4793-800.

PMID:
16861667
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsPeriplasmic peptidyl prolyl cis-trans isomerases are not essential for viability, but SurA is required for pilus biogenesis in Escherichia coli.Justice SS, Hunstad DA, Harper JR, Duguay AR, Pinkner JS, Bann J, Frieden C, Silhavy TJ, Hultgren SJ.J Bacteriol. 2005 Nov;187(22):7680-6.

PMID:
16267292
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsSuppression of bladder epithelial cytokine responses by uropathogenic Escherichia coli.Hunstad DA, Justice SS, Hung CS, Lauer SR, Hultgren SJ.Infect Immun. 2005 Jul;73(7):3999-4006.

PMID:
15972487
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsInteraction of uropathogenic Escherichia coli with host uroepithelium.Kau AL, Hunstad DA, Hultgren SJ.Curr Opin Microbiol. 2005 Feb;8(1):54-9. Review.

PMID:
15694857
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAntibody responses and protection from pyelonephritis following vaccination with purified Escherichia coli PapDG protein.Roberts JA, Kaack MB, Baskin G, Chapman MR, Hunstad DA, Pinkner JS, Hultgren SJ.J Urol. 2004 Apr;171(4):1682-5.

PMID:
15017266
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsBacterial meningitis in children.Hunstad DA.Pediatr Case Rev. 2002 Oct;2(4):195-208. No abstract available.

PMID:
12865668
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsCD14- and Toll-like receptor-dependent activation of bladder epithelial cells by lipopolysaccharide and type 1 piliated Escherichia coli.Schilling JD, Martin SM, Hunstad DA, Patel KP, Mulvey MA, Justice SS, Lorenz RG, Hultgren SJ.Infect Immun. 2003 Mar;71(3):1470-80.

PMID:
12595465
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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