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William H McAlister, MD

William H McAlister, MD

Dr. McAlister specializes in pediatric radiology and diagnostic radiology. You must have a referral from your primary care physician when you make your appointment with Dr. McAlister. In 2005, Dr. McAlister was recognized in "America's Top Doctors."
Department of Radiology
Radiology-Pediatric - certified
Radiology - certified
Barnes-Jewish 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
510 South Kingshigway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110
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Residency: University Hospital Cincinnati Ohio
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit Michigan

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Choice POS I & II
Aetna HMO
Aetna Open Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice
Baxter Regional PHO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Capital Regional Medical Center PP
Cigna HMO/POS/LocalPlus
Cigna PPO
CMR (Care Mngmt Resources)ASO
Community Care Network PPO
CorVel PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-MCARE
Coventry Healthcare HMO
Coventry PPO/FocusedCare
Decatur Memorial Tertiary/Quarterna
Employee Health System AFL/CIO
First Health Coventry
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Hannibal Health Network Tertiary
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
Humana Choice Care PPO
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
IPA Secondary to Medicare
Mail Handlers/CNA PPO
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Mercy Care
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
Mercy Medicare (Premier Plus)
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
PPO Next/HealthStar
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Providers Network of America
Quincy Health Care Management
St. John's Health System Tertiary
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Hlthcare Choice/Plus/Navigat
United Hlthcare Select/Plus/Compass
USA Managed Care Org
Wellborn HMO

Hypophosphatasia: nonlethal disease despite skeletal presentation in utero (17 new cases and literature review).Wenkert D, McAlister WH, Coburn SP, Zerega JA, Ryan LM, Ericson KL, Hersh JH, Mumm S, Whyte MP.J Bone Miner Res. 2011 Oct;26(10):2389-98. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.454.

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Related citationsCOL1 C-propeptide cleavage site mutations cause high bone mass osteogenesis imperfecta.Lindahl K, Barnes AM, Fratzl-Zelman N, Whyte MP, Hefferan TE, Makareeva E, Brusel M, Yaszemski MJ, Rubin CJ, Kindmark A, Roschger P, Klaushofer K, McAlister WH, Mumm S, Leikin S, Kessler E, Boskey AL, Ljunggren O, Marini JC.Hum Mutat. 2011 Jun;32(6):598-609. doi: 10.1002/humu.21475. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

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Related citationsDysosteosclerosis presents as an "osteoclast-poor" form of osteopetrosis: comprehensive investigation of a 3-year-old girl and literature review.Whyte MP, Wenkert D, McAlister WH, Novack DV, Nenninger AR, Zhang X, Huskey M, Mumm S.J Bone Miner Res. 2010 Nov;25(11):2527-39. Review.

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Free PMC ArticleRelated citationsElevated serum lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes and aspartate transaminase distinguish Albers-Schönberg disease (Chloride Channel 7 Deficiency Osteopetrosis) among the sclerosing bone disorders.Whyte MP, Kempa LG, McAlister WH, Zhang F, Mumm S, Wenkert D.J Bone Miner Res. 2010 Nov;25(11):2515-26.

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Related citationsChronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis mimicked in childhood hypophosphatasia.Whyte MP, Wenkert D, McAlister WH, Mughal MZ, Freemont AJ, Whitehouse R, Baildam EM, Coburn SP, Ryan LM, Mumm S.J Bone Miner Res. 2009 Aug;24(8):1493-505.

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Related citationsAdenomyotic cyst of the uterus in an adolescent.Ho ML, Raptis C, Hulett R, McAlister WH, Moran K, Bhalla S.Pediatr Radiol. 2008 Nov;38(11):1239-42. Epub 2008 Aug 5.

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Related citationsBisphosphonate-induced osteopetrosis: novel bone modeling defects, metaphyseal osteopenia, and osteosclerosis fractures after drug exposure ceases.Whyte MP, McAlister WH, Novack DV, Clements KL, Schoenecker PL, Wenkert D.J Bone Miner Res. 2008 Oct;23(10):1698-707.

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Related citationsAbsence of MMP2 mutation in idiopathic multicentric osteolysis with nephropathy.Wenkert D, Mumm S, Wiegand SM, McAlister WH, Whyte MP.Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Sep;462:80-6.

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Related citationsInfantile hypophosphatasia: transplantation therapy trial using bone fragments and cultured osteoblasts.Cahill RA, Wenkert D, Perlman SA, Steele A, Coburn SP, McAlister WH, Mumm S, Whyte MP.J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Aug;92(8):2923-30. Epub 2007 May 22.

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Free ArticleRelated citationsCT manifestations of ileal dysgenesis.Oberhelman AP, Herman TE, McAlister WH, Keating JP, Rollins MD, Dillon PA.Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Feb;37(2):209-12. Epub 2006 Nov 9.

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Related citationsDeactivating germline mutations in LEMD3 cause osteopoikilosis and Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome, but not sporadic melorheostosis.Mumm S, Wenkert D, Zhang X, McAlister WH, Mier RJ, Whyte MP.J Bone Miner Res. 2007 Feb;22(2):243-50.

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Related citationsSkeletal changes in epidermal nevus syndrome: does focal bone disease harbor clues concerning pathogenesis?Heike CL, Cunningham ML, Steiner RD, Wenkert D, Hornung RL, Gruss JS, Gannon FH, McAlister WH, Mumm S, Whyte MP.Am J Med Genet A. 2005 Dec 1;139A(2):67-77.

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Related citationsPAGOD syndrome: a new abdominal finding and risk of sudden death.Herman TE, McAlister WH, Stazzone MM.J Perinatol. 2005 May;25(5):349-51. No abstract available.

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Related citationsCantu syndrome.Herman TE, McAlister WH.Pediatr Radiol. 2005 May;35(5):550-1. Epub 2005 Feb 27. No abstract available.

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Related citationsGastrointestinal and renal abnormalities in cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome.Herman TE, McAlister WH.Pediatr Radiol. 2005 Feb;35(2):202-5. Epub 2004 Oct 15.

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Related citationsMultifocal synchronous osteosarcoma with cutaneous and muscle metastases.Herman TE, McAlister WH.Pediatr Radiol. 2004 Aug;34(8):671-2. Epub 2004 Jun 23. No abstract available.

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Related citationsSkeletal defects in paternal uniparental disomy for chromosome 14 are re-capitulated in the mouse model (paternal uniparental disomy 12).Sutton VR, McAlister WH, Bertin TK, Kaffe S, Wang JC, Yano S, Shaffer LG, Lee B, Epstein CJ, Villar AJ.Hum Genet. 2003 Oct;113(5):447-51. Epub 2003 Aug 21.

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Related citationsTalo-patello-scaphoid osteolysis, synovitis, and short fourth metacarpals in sisters: a new syndrome?Singh JA, Williams CB, McAlister WH.Am J Med Genet A. 2003 Aug 30;121A(2):118-25.

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Related citationsBisphosphonate-induced osteopetrosis.Whyte MP, Wenkert D, Clements KL, McAlister WH, Mumm S.N Engl J Med. 2003 Jul 31;349(5):457-63. No abstract available.

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Free ArticleRelated citationsMarrow cell transplantation for infantile hypophosphatasia.Whyte MP, Kurtzberg J, McAlister WH, Mumm S, Podgornik MN, Coburn SP, Ryan LM, Miller CR, Gottesman GS, Smith AK, Douville J, Waters-Pick B, Armstrong RD, Martin PL.J Bone Miner Res. 2003 Apr;18(4):624-36.

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