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Stuart C Sweet, MD

Dr. Sweet cares for children with asthma, cystic fibrosis, and other lung diseases. As medical director of the pediatric lung transplant program, he also cares for patients before and after lung transplant. Dr. Sweet is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.
Div Of Allergy/Immun/Pulm Med
53
Male
1993
Transplant Medical-Pediatric
Pulmonology-Pediatric - certified
Transplantation-Medical
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
2Nd Floor Suite C
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.454.2694
  
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Education

Medical School: University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Internship: University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital St. Louis Missouri
Fellowship: 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 Health 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
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to 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
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
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Worker's Compensation

Lung transplantation in children with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: an 18-year experience.Goldstein BS, Sweet SC, Mao J, Huddleston CB, Grady RM.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Oct;30(10):1148-52. Epub 2011 May 28.

PMID:
21620736
[PubMed - in process]

Related citationsFirst experience with a paracorporeal artificial lung in a small child with pulmonary hypertension.Gazit AZ, Sweet SC, Grady RM, Huddleston CB.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jun;141(6):e48-50. Epub 2011 Mar 21. No abstract available.

PMID:
21420104
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsImproving the lung allocation system: Statistical significance does not guarantee predictive value.Sweet SC.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Jul;29(7):756-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
20620918
[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 citationsLung transplantation for cystic fibrosis.Adler FR, Aurora P, Barker DH, Barr ML, Blackwell LS, Bosma OH, Brown S, Cox DR, Jensen JL, Kurland G, Nossent GD, Quittner AL, Robinson WM, Romero SL, Spencer H, Sweet SC, van der Bij W, Vermeulen J, Verschuuren EA, Vrijlandt EJ, Walsh W, Woo MS, Liou TG.Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2009 Dec;6(8):619-33.

PMID:
20008865
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsAquagenic wrinkling of the palms in cystic fibrosis: comparison with controls and genotype-phenotype correlations.Berk DR, Ciliberto HM, Sweet SC, Ferkol TW, Bayliss SJ.Arch Dermatol. 2009 Nov;145(11):1296-9.

PMID:
19917960
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsUpdate on pediatric lung allocation in the United States.Sweet SC.Pediatr Transplant. 2009 Nov;13(7):808-13.

PMID:
19832794
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsDismal lung transplant outcomes in children with tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia compared to Eisenmenger syndrome or pulmonary vein stenosis.Grady RM, Gandhi S, Sweet SC, Mao J, Huddleston CB.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Nov;28(11):1221-5. Epub 2009 Sep 26.

PMID:
19783168
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related 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 citationsGeneric drug immunosuppression in thoracic transplantation: an ISHLT educational advisory.Uber PA, Ross HJ, Zuckermann AO, Sweet SC, Corris PA, McNeil K, Mehra MR.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Jul;28(7):655-60. Epub 2009 Jun 3. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
19560691
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsLung and heart-lung transplantation.Date H, Sweet SC.Cardiol Young. 2009 May;19 Suppl 1:45-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
19419606
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsPediatric lung transplantation.Sweet SC.Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2009 Jan 15;6(1):122-7. Review.

PMID:
19131537
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsLung transplantation and survival in children with cystic fibrosis.Sweet SC, Benden C, Elidemir O.N Engl J Med. 2008 Apr 17;358(16):1754; author reply 1755. No abstract available.

PMID:
18426004
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsA national conference to determine research priorities in pediatric solid organ transplantation.Bartosh SM, Ryckman FC, Shaddy R, Michaels MG, Platt JL, Sweet SC.Pediatr Transplant. 2008 Mar;12(2):153-66.

PMID:
18345550
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsLung transplantation and survival in children with cystic fibrosis: solid statistics--flawed interpretation.Sweet SC, Aurora P, Benden C, Wong JY, Goldfarb SB, Elidemir O, Woo MS, Mallory GB Jr; International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative.Pediatr Transplant. 2008 Mar;12(2):129-36.

PMID:
18307660
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsTherapeutic idiosyncrasy.Sweet SC.Pediatr Transplant. 2008 Mar;12(2):121-2. Epub 2007 Dec 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
18086249
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related 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 citationsPediatric living donor lobar lung transplantation.Sweet SC.Pediatr Transplant. 2006 Nov;10(7):861-8. Review.

PMID:
17032437
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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