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Umar S Boston, MD

Umar S Boston, MD

Dr. Boston focuses his practice in cardiac repair from the newborn period into adulthood. His expertise is in advanced ventricular assist devices. Dr. Boston is happy to provide a second opinion on any heart disease diagnosis or heart disease treatment recommendation your child has been given.
Div Of Cardiothoracic Surgery
45
Male
2011
2011
Cardiothoracic Surgery-Pediatr - certified
Surgery-Pediatric - certified
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
Suite 5S50
Saint Louis, MO 63110
314.454.6165
  
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Education

Fellowship: University of Alberta Canada
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota
Residency: Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine Washington D.C.

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 Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-MCARE
Coventry Gold Advantage - MCARE
Coventry Healthcare ASO
Coventry Healthcare HMO
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
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
Molina Healthcare of Illinois (IPA)
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

Iatrogenic Pseudoaneurysm of the Innominate Artery in a Neonate.Philip RR, Boston US, Ballweg JA, Goldberg SP, Knott-Craig CJ.J Card Surg. 2012 Jan 25. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01405.x. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
22273485
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Related citationsAlternative cannulation strategy for pediatric ECMO.Mathis CA, Powell AE, Holloway RD, Shah S, Goldberg SP, Boston US.J Card Surg. 2011 Jul;26(4):444-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2011.01256.x. Epub 2011 May 9.

PMID:
21554388
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsComplete repair of Ebstein anomaly in neonates and young infants: a 16-year follow-up.Boston US, Goldberg SP, Ward KE, Overholt ED, Spentzas T, Chin TK, Knott-Craig CJ.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 May;141(5):1163-9. Epub 2011 Feb 25.

PMID:
21353250
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsDiagnosis and repair of anomalous right coronary artery from pulmonary artery in a neonate.Jones RC, Boston US, Joshi VJ, Goldberg SP, Knott-Craig CJ.Congenit Heart Dis. 2011 Jan-Feb;6(1):48-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-0803.2010.00399.x.

PMID:
21269412
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsSurgical management of intrapericardial teratoma in the fetus.Goldberg SP, Boston US, Turpin DA, Mari GC, Mathis CA, Chin TK, Knott-Craig CJ.J Pediatr. 2010 May;156(5):848-9, 849.e1. Epub 2010 Mar 20.

PMID:
20304430
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsTricuspid valve repair for Ebstein's anomaly in young children: a 30-year experience.Boston US, Dearani JA, O'Leary PW, Driscoll DJ, Danielson GK.Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Feb;81(2):690-5; discussion 695-6.

PMID:
16427875
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Related citationsDouble outlet right ventricle: opinions regarding management.Cetta F, Boston US, Dearani JA, Hagler DJ.Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2005 Oct;7(5):385-90.

PMID:
16138957
[PubMed]

Related citationsInfectious and ischemic complications from percutaneous closure devices used after vascular access.Boston US, Panneton JM, Hofer JM, Sabater EA, Caplice N, Rowland CM, Noel AA, Bower TC, Cherry KJ Jr, Gloviczki P.Ann Vasc Surg. 2003 Jan;17(1):66-71. Epub 2003 Jan 15.

PMID:
12522702
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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