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Leonard B Bacharier, MD

Leonard B Bacharier, MD

Dr. Bacharier specializes in treating children with asthma, allergy and lung and immunologic diseases. You must have a referral from your primary care physician when you make your appointment with Dr. Bacharier. Recognized as a "Best Doctor in America" in the 2011 issue of St. Louis Magazine.
Div Of Allergy/Immun/Pulm Med
46
Male
1998
1998
Allergy-Pediatric - certified
Immunology-Pediatric - certified
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 Children's Place
2Nd Floor Suite C
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.454.2694
  
1020 North Mason Road
Medical Office Building 3 Suite 110
Saint Louis, MO 63141
314.454.2694
  
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Education

Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital Boston Massachusetts
Internship: St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine 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 ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage- Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry PPO
CoventryAdvantra HMO/POS - Medicare
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 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

Daily or intermittent budesonide in preschool children with recurrent wheezing.Zeiger RS, Mauger D, Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Martinez FD, Lemanske RF Jr, Strunk RC, Covar R, Szefler SJ, Boehmer S, Jackson DJ, Sorkness CA, Gern JE, Kelly HW, Friedman NJ, Mellon MH, Schatz M, Morgan WJ, Chinchilli VM, Raissy HH, Bade E, Malka-Rais J, Beigelman A, Taussig LM; CARE Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.N Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 24;365(21):1990-2001.

PMID:
22111718
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsCaregivers report a wide variety of early signs and symptoms of impending asthma exacerbations that are not different between preschool and school-aged children.Rivera-Spoljaric K, Jaenicke M, Sridhar S, Krauss MJ, Garbutt JM, Bacharier LB, Strunk RC.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Nov;128(5):1109-11.e1-5. Epub 2011 Sep 8. No abstract available.

PMID:
21906791
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEvaluation of the child with recurrent wheezing.Bacharier LB.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Sep;128(3):690.e1-5. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
21878246
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsMost nocturnal asthma symptoms occur outside of exacerbations and associate with morbidity.Horner CC, Mauger D, Strunk RC, Graber NJ, Lemanske RF Jr, Sorkness CA, Szefler SJ, Zeiger RS, Taussig LM, Bacharier LB; Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Nov;128(5):977-82.e1-2. Epub 2011 Sep 8.

PMID:
21855126
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsGrowth of preschool children at high risk for asthma 2 years after discontinuation of fluticasone.Guilbert TW, Mauger DT, Allen DB, Zeiger RS, Lemanske RF Jr, Szefler SJ, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Covar R, Sorkness CA, Taussig LM, Martinez FD; Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Nov;128(5):956-63.e1-7. Epub 2011 Aug 4.

PMID:
21820163
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsControversies in the treatment of the acutely wheezing infant.Guilbert TW, Bacharier LB.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 May 15;183(10):1284-5. No abstract available.

PMID:
21596826
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPhenotypic expressions of childhood wheezing and asthma: implications for therapy.Chipps BE, Bacharier LB, Harder JM.J Pediatr. 2011 Jun;158(6):878-884.e1. Epub 2011 Mar 22. No abstract available.

PMID:
21429508
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsUse of beclomethasone dipropionate as rescue treatment for children with mild persistent asthma (TREXA): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.Martinez FD, Chinchilli VM, Morgan WJ, Boehmer SJ, Lemanske RF Jr, Mauger DT, Strunk RC, Szefler SJ, Zeiger RS, Bacharier LB, Bade E, Covar RA, Friedman NJ, Guilbert TW, Heidarian-Raissy H, Kelly HW, Malka-Rais J, Mellon MH, Sorkness CA, Taussig L.Lancet. 2011 Feb 19;377(9766):650-7. Epub 2011 Feb 14.

PMID:
21324520
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsAsthma endotypes: a new approach to classification of disease entities within the asthma syndrome.Lötvall J, Akdis CA, Bacharier LB, Bjermer L, Casale TB, Custovic A, Lemanske RF Jr, Wardlaw AJ, Wenzel SE, Greenberger PA.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Feb;127(2):355-60. Review.

PMID:
21281866
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsHeterogeneity of severe asthma in childhood: confirmation by cluster analysis of children in the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Severe Asthma Research Program.Fitzpatrick AM, Teague WG, Meyers DA, Peters SP, Li X, Li H, Wenzel SE, Aujla S, Castro M, Bacharier LB, Gaston BM, Bleecker ER, Moore WC; National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Severe Asthma Research Program.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Feb;127(2):382-389.e1-13. Epub 2010 Dec 31.

PMID:
21195471
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsUrinary leukotriene E4/exhaled nitric oxide ratio and montelukast response in childhood asthma.Rabinovitch N, Graber NJ, Chinchilli VM, Sorkness CA, Zeiger RS, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Martinez FD, Szefler SJ; Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Sep;126(3):545-51.e1-4. Erratum in: J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Nov;126(5):959-61. Dosage error in article text.

PMID:
20816189
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsForced expiratory flow between 25% and 75% of vital capacity and FEV1/forced vital capacity ratio in relation to clinical and physiological parameters in asthmatic children with normal FEV1 values.Simon MR, Chinchilli VM, Phillips BR, Sorkness CA, Lemanske RF Jr, Szefler SJ, Taussig L, Bacharier LB, Morgan W; Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Sep;126(3):527-34.e1-8. Epub 2010 Jul 16.

PMID:
20638110
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsStep-up therapy for children with uncontrolled asthma receiving inhaled corticosteroids.Lemanske RF Jr, Mauger DT, Sorkness CA, Jackson DJ, Boehmer SJ, Martinez FD, Strunk RC, Szefler SJ, Zeiger RS, Bacharier LB, Covar RA, Guilbert TW, Larsen G, Morgan WJ, Moss MH, Spahn JD, Taussig LM; Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.N Engl J Med. 2010 Mar 18;362(11):975-85. Epub 2010 Mar 2.

PMID:
20197425
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsSocioeconomic status associated with exhaled nitric oxide responses to acute stress in children with asthma.Chen E, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Chan M, Miller GE.Brain Behav Immun. 2010 Mar;24(3):444-50. Epub 2009 Dec 2.

PMID:
19961922
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsViral-induced wheezing episodes in preschool children: approaches to therapy.Bacharier LB.Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2010 Jan;16(1):31-5. Review.

PMID:
19816178
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsEffect of elevated exhaled nitric oxide levels on the risk of respiratory tract illness in preschool-aged children with moderate-to-severe intermittent wheezing.Beigelman A, Mauger DT, Phillips BR, Zeiger RS, Taussig LM, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB; Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network; National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Aug;103(2):108-13.

PMID:
19739422
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsRelationship between infant weight gain and later asthma.Paul IM, Camera L, Zeiger RS, Guilbert TW, Bacharier LB, Taussig LM, Morgan WJ, Covar RA, Krawiec M, Bloomberg GR, Mauger DT; Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network.Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2010 Feb;21(1 Pt 1):82-9. Epub 2009 Aug 27.

PMID:
19725894
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsSigns and symptoms that precede wheezing in children with a pattern of moderate-to-severe intermittent wheezing.Rivera-Spoljaric K, Chinchilli VM, Camera LJ, Zeiger RS, Paul IM, Phillips BR, Taussig LM, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB; Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network.J Pediatr. 2009 Jun;154(6):877-81.e4. Epub 2009 Mar 25.

PMID:
19324370
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsPatient characteristics associated with improved outcomes with use of an inhaled corticosteroid in preschool children at risk for asthma.Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Zeiger RS, Strunk RC, Morgan WJ, Lemanske RF Jr, Moss M, Szefler SJ, Krawiec M, Boehmer S, Mauger D, Taussig LM, Martinez FD; Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 May;123(5):1077-82, 1082.e1-5. Epub 2009 Feb 23.

PMID:
19230959
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsLower levels of plasmacytoid dendritic cells in peripheral blood are associated with a diagnosis of asthma 6 yr after severe respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis.Silver E, Yin-DeClue H, Schechtman KB, Grayson MH, Bacharier LB, Castro M.Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2009 Aug;20(5):471-6. Epub 2008 Dec 22.

PMID:
19140903
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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