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Albert Faro, MD

Albert Faro, MD

Dr. Faro cares for children with cystic fibrosis, lung disease, and lung transplants. You must have a referral from your primary care physician before you make an appointment with Dr. Faro. Dr. Faro is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Div of Allergy/Immun/Pulm Med
51
Male
2005
1990
Transplant Medical-Pediatric
Pulmonology-Pediatric - certified
Transplantation-Medical
Pediatrics
Barnes-Jewish West County 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
One Childrens Place
2nd Floor Suite C
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.2694
  
13001 North Outer 40 Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
314.454.2694
  
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Education

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Residency: Children's Hospital Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Children's Hospital Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Choice POS I & II
Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access HMO/POS
Aetna Medicare Plan HMO
Aetna Medicare Plan PPO
Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice
Anthem Blue Preferred HMO (BOONE)
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna HMO/POS/LocalPlus
Cigna PPO
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-MCARE
Coventry Gold Advantage - MCARE
Coventry Healthcare ASO
Coventry Healthcare HMO
Coventry PPO/FocusedCare
Essence Medicare Advantage & Plus
First Health Coventry
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 Care PPO
Humana Choice/Regional PPO - MCARE
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - MCARE
Humana Gold Plus HMO - MCARE
Humana POS - MCARE
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Priv Hlthcare Syst./Land of Lincoln
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 PPO/ Options
United Hlthcare Choice/Plus/Navigat
United Hlthcare Select/Plus/Compass
USA Managed Care Org
Verify insurance with office
Worker's Compensation

Lung transplantation for pulmonary fibrosis in dyskeratosis congenita: Case Report and systematic literature review.Giri N, Lee R, Faro A, Huddleston CB, White FV, Alter BP, Savage SA.BMC Blood Disord. 2011 Jun 15;11:3.

PMID:
21676225
[PubMed]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsExercise testing in pediatric lung transplant candidates with cystic fibrosis.Radtke T, Faro A, Wong J, Boehler A, Benden C.Pediatr Transplant. 2011 May;15(3):294-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2010.01471.x. Epub 2011 Jan 18.

PMID:
21244591
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsExtracorporeal membrane oxygenation in pediatric lung transplantation.Puri V, Epstein D, Raithel SC, Gandhi SK, Sweet SC, Faro A, Huddleston CB.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug;140(2):427-32. Epub 2010 Jun 9.

PMID:
20538306
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMinimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation--does it matter?Benden C, Faro A, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet SC, Danziger-Isakov LA.Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Jun;14(4):534-9. Epub 2010 Jan 4.

PMID:
20059725
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsCytomegalovirus immunoglobulin decreases the risk of cytomegalovirus infection but not disease after pediatric lung transplantation.Ranganathan K, Worley S, Michaels MG, Arrigan S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB Jr, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet SC, Faro A, Danziger-Isakov L.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Oct;28(10):1050-6.

PMID:
19782286
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsThe risk, prevention, and outcome of cytomegalovirus after pediatric lung transplantation.Danziger-Isakov LA, Worley S, Michaels MG, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet S, Faro A.Transplantation. 2009 May 27;87(10):1541-8.

PMID:
19461492
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsIncreased mortality after pulmonary fungal infection within the first year after pediatric lung transplantation.Danziger-Isakov LA, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB Jr, Michaels MG, Michelson P, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet S, Faro A.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Jun;27(6):655-61. Epub 2008 Apr 24.

PMID:
18503966
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsLower incidence of bronchiolitis obliterans in pediatric liver-lung transplant recipients with cystic fibrosis.Faro A, Shepherd R, Huddleston CB, Lowell J, Gandhi S, Nadler M, Sweet SC.Transplantation. 2007 Jun 15;83(11):1435-9.

PMID:
17565316
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPre-transplant mechanical ventilation increases short-term morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis.Elizur A, Sweet SC, Huddleston CB, Gandhi SK, Boslaugh SE, Kuklinski CA, Faro A.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Feb;26(2):127-31.

PMID:
17258145
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSpecial considerations in pediatric lung transplantation.Wells A, Faro A.Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Oct;27(5):552-60. Review.

PMID:
17072803
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRecurrent pneumonia in children: a case report and approach to diagnosis.Kaplan KA, Beierle EA, Faro A, Eskin TA, Flotte TR.Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2006 Jan-Feb;45(1):15-22. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
16429211
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsNot so fast--don't deprive children with cystic fibrosis of the option for lung transplantation.Sweet SC, Faro A.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan 15;173(2):246-7; author reply 247-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
16391305
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsThe use of multiple transbronchial biopsies as the standard approach to evaluate lung allograft rejection.Faro A, Visner G.Pediatr Transplant. 2004 Aug;8(4):322-8. Review.

PMID:
15265155
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRole of transbronchial biopsies in pediatric lung diseases.Visner GA, Faro A, Zander DS.Chest. 2004 Jul;126(1):273-80.

PMID:
15249471
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsVariability in standard care for cytomegalovirus prevention and detection in pediatric lung transplantation: survey of eight pediatric lung transplant programs.Danziger-Isakov LA, Faro A, Sweet S, Michaels MG, Aurora P, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Mallory GB Jr, Boyer DM, Rice TB, DelaMorena M, DeBaun MR; International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative Group.Pediatr Transplant. 2003 Dec;7(6):469-73.

PMID:
14870896
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsChronic cough in children.Wubbel C, Faro A.Pediatr Case Rev. 2003 Apr;3(2):95-104. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
12865718
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsToxic serum trough concentrations after administration of nebulized tobramycin.Kahler DA, Schowengerdt KO, Fricker FJ, Mansfield M, Visner GA, Faro A.Pharmacotherapy. 2003 Apr;23(4):543-5.

PMID:
12680485
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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