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Aaron Hamvas, MD

Dr. Hamvas sees newborn patients while they are in the St. Louis Children's Hospital neonatal intensive care unit. In 2005, Dr. Hamvas was recognized in "America's Top Doctors."
Division Of Newborn Medicine
56
Male
1990
1990
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - certified
*Pediatrics
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
NICU 5Th Floor
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6148
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Education

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

Health Plans Accepted

Admar
Aetna PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
BCBS/Anthem(Blue Access Choice PPO
BCBS/Anthem(Blue Access PPO)
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
CMR (Care Management Resources)
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry HMO/POS (formerly GHP)
Coventry PPO (formerly GHP)
First Health
Great Rivers Network
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
Home State-MC+
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
IPA Secondary to Medicare
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
PPO Next/HealthStar
Preferred Plan of MO PPO/Takecare
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
ProAmerica PPO
Providers Network of America
Tricare/Triwest Extra PPO
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
United Payors & Provider
Wellborn HMO

Bacterial DNA content in the intestinal wall from infants with necrotizing enterocolitis.Bucher BT, McDuffie LA, Shaikh N, Tarr PI, Warner BB, Hamvas A, White FV, Erwin CR, Warner BW.J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun;46(6):1029-33.

PMID:
21683193
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEvaluation and management of inherited disorders of surfactant metabolism.Hamvas A.Chin Med J (Engl). 2010 Oct;123(20):2943-7. Review.

PMID:
21034611
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citations[Risk factors for nosocomial bloodstream infections in a neonatal intensive care unit].Tian LY, Hamvas A.Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2010 Aug;12(8):622-4. Chinese.

PMID:
20704794
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free ArticleRelated citationsSurfactant protein-C promoter variants associated with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome reduce transcription.Wambach JA, Yang P, Wegner DJ, An P, Hackett BP, Cole FS, Hamvas A.Pediatr Res. 2010 Sep;68(3):216-20.

PMID:
20539253
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMeasurement of human surfactant protein-B turnover in vivo from tracheal aspirates using targeted proteomics.Tomazela DM, Patterson BW, Hanson E, Spence KL, Kanion TB, Salinger DH, Vicini P, Barret H, Heins HB, Cole FS, Hamvas A, MacCoss MJ.Anal Chem. 2010 Mar 15;82(6):2561-7.

PMID:
20178338
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsA method for isolating and analyzing human mRNA from newborn stool.Bennett WE Jr, González-Rivera R, Shaikh N, Magrini V, Boykin M, Warner BB, Hamvas A, Tarr PI.J Immunol Methods. 2009 Sep 30;349(1-2):56-60. Epub 2009 Aug 3.

PMID:
19660464
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsInherited surfactant deficiency caused by uniparental disomy of rare mutations in the surfactant protein-B and ATP binding cassette, subfamily a, member 3 genes.Hamvas A, Nogee LM, Wegner DJ, Depass K, Christodoulou J, Bennetts B, McQuade LR, Gray PH, Deterding RR, Carroll TR, Kammesheidt A, Kasch LM, Kulkarni S, Cole FS.J Pediatr. 2009 Dec;155(6):854-859.e1. Epub 2009 Aug 3.

PMID:
19647838
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsDecreased surfactant phosphatidylcholine synthesis in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.Janssen DJ, Zimmermann LJ, Cogo P, Hamvas A, Bohlin K, Luijendijk IH, Wattimena D, Carnielli VP, Tibboel D.Intensive Care Med. 2009 Oct;35(10):1754-60. Epub 2009 Jul 7.

PMID:
19582395
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsMetabolic precursors of surfactant disaturated-phosphatidylcholine in preterms with respiratory distress.Cogo PE, Ori C, Simonato M, Verlato G, Isak I, Hamvas A, Carnielli VP.J Lipid Res. 2009 Nov;50(11):2324-31. Epub 2009 May 27.

PMID:
19474458
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsQuantification of rare allelic variants from pooled genomic DNA.Druley TE, Vallania FL, Wegner DJ, Varley KE, Knowles OL, Bonds JA, Robison SW, Doniger SW, Hamvas A, Cole FS, Fay JC, Mitra RD.Nat Methods. 2009 Apr;6(4):263-5. Epub 2009 Mar 1.

PMID:
19252504
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsStrategic plan for pediatric respiratory diseases research: an NHLBI working group report.Abman S, Jobe A, Chernick V, Blaisdell C, Castro M, Ramirez MI, Gern JE, Cutting G, Redding G, Hagood JS, Whitsett J, Abman S, Raj JU, Barst R, Kato GJ, Gozal D, Haddad GG, Prabhakar NR, Gauda E, Martinez FD, Tepper R, Wood RE, Accurso F, Teague WG, Venegas J, Cole FS, Wright RJ, Gail D, Hamvas A, Kercsmar C, Kiley J, Weinmann G; NHLBI working group report.Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009 Jan;44(1):2-13.

PMID:
19086051
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsDevelopmental and genetic regulation of human surfactant protein B in vivo.Hamvas A, Heins HB, Guttentag SH, Wegner DJ, Trusgnich MA, Bennet KW, Yang P, Carlson CS, An P, Cole FS.Neonatology. 2009;95(2):117-24. Epub 2008 Sep 6.

PMID:
18776725
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsRecombination as a mechanism for sporadic mutation in the surfactant protein-C gene.McBee AD, Wegner DJ, Carlson CS, Wambach JA, Yang P, Heins HB, Saugstad OD, Trusgnich MA, Watkins-Torry J, Nogee LM, Henderson H, Cole FS, Hamvas A.Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 May;43(5):443-50.

PMID:
18383112
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsPopulation and disease-based prevalence of the common mutations associated with surfactant deficiency.Garmany TH, Wambach JA, Heins HB, Watkins-Torry JM, Wegner DJ, Bennet K, An P, Land G, Saugstad OD, Henderson H, Nogee LM, Cole FS, Hamvas A.Pediatr Res. 2008 Jun;63(6):645-9.

PMID:
18317237
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsComprehensive genetic variant discovery in the surfactant protein B gene.Hamvas A, Wegner DJ, Carlson CS, Bergmann KR, Trusgnich MA, Fulton L, Kasai Y, An P, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Cole FS.Pediatr Res. 2007 Aug;62(2):170-5.

PMID:
17597650
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsGenetic disorders of surfactant proteins.Hamvas A, Cole FS, Nogee LM.Neonatology. 2007;91(4):311-7. Epub 2007 Jun 7. Review.

PMID:
17575475
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsNeonatal peripherally inserted central catheter team. Evolution and outcomes of a bedside-nurse-designed program.Linck DA, Donze A, Hamvas A.Adv Neonatal Care. 2007 Feb;7(1):22-9.

PMID:
17536330
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsNovel mutations in the gene encoding ATP binding cassette protein member A3 (ABCA3) resulting in fatal neonatal lung disease.Saugstad OD, Hansen TW, Rønnestad A, Nakstad B, Tølløfsrud PA, Reinholt F, Hamvas A, Coles FS, Dean M, Wert SE, Whitsett JA, Nogee LM.Acta Paediatr. 2007 Feb;96(2):185-90.

PMID:
17429902
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsA major deletion in the surfactant protein-B gene causing lethal respiratory distress.Wegner DJ, Hertzberg T, Heins HB, Elmberger G, MacCoss MJ, Carlson CS, Nogee LM, Cole FS, Hamvas A.Acta Paediatr. 2007 Apr;96(4):516-20.

PMID:
17391469
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsInherited surfactant protein-B deficiency and surfactant protein-C associated disease: clinical features and evaluation.Hamvas A.Semin Perinatol. 2006 Dec;30(6):316-26. Review.

PMID:
17142157
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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