Dr. Stuart Charles Sweet MD
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology1 Childrens Pl Saint Louis MO, 63110
Dr. Stuart Sweet practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Sweet treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.
Education and Training
Univ of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 1989
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine 1989
Cagayan State University College of Medicine and Surgery 1990
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
- Bilateral lung transplantation for pulmonary hypoplasia caused by congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
- CT of posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric recipients of lung allograft.
- Pediatric lung transplantation: update 2003.
- Pediatric transplantation, 1994-2003.
- Not so fast--don't deprive children with cystic fibrosis of the option for lung transplantation.
- Role of open lung biopsy in lung transplant recipients in a single children's hospital: a 13-year experience.
- Preferred methods of excess hair removal in pediatric patients with lung transplantation.
- Pediatric living donor lobar lung transplantation.
- Lower incidence of bronchiolitis obliterans in pediatric liver-lung transplant recipients with cystic fibrosis.
- Therapeutic idiosyncrasy.
- A national conference to determine research priorities in pediatric solid organ transplantation.
- Lung transplantation and survival in children with cystic fibrosis.
- Pediatric lung transplantation.
- Lung and heart-lung transplantation.
- Cytomegalovirus immunoglobulin decreases the risk of cytomegalovirus infection but not disease after pediatric lung transplantation.
- Update on pediatric lung allocation in the United States.
- Improving the lung allocation system: Statistical significance does not guarantee predictive value.
- Body mass index and its effect on outcome in children after lung transplantation.
- Multicenter collaboration in pediatric lung transplantation--the importance of consensus.
- Induction therapy in lung transplantation.
- Rationing lung transplants.
- Electronic Cigarette Use in Middle and High School Students Triples from 2013 to 2014.
- Current State of Pediatric Lung Transplantation.
- Perceived barriers to medication adherence in pediatric and adolescent solid organ transplantation.
- Improved waitlist and transplant outcomes for pediatric lung transplantation after implementation of the lung allocation score.
- Role of Circulating MicroRNAs in the Immunopathogenesis of Rejection After Pediatric Lung Transplantation.
- Pediatric Lung Transplantation.
- Assessing the impact of program volume and composition on waiting list outcomes in pediatric lung transplantation.
- The impact of conventional and nonconventional inhalants on children and adolescents.
- 2005-2013Listed in Best Doctors in America (Best Doctors, Inc.)
- Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis (cf), Lung Transplant And More
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Cystic Fibrosis (cf)
- St Louis Childrens Hosp, Pediatrics
- Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis 1993
- St. Louis Children's Hospital
- Mercy Hospital (St Louis) Program
- Pediatric Pulmonology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
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- Epinephrine for Quick Croup Relief
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