The Department of Pediatric Medicine at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ensures that patients receive the best quality of subspecialty care available. To achieve this goal, the department’s aim is to equip the clinical staff with the resources and support necessary for offering cutting-edge treatments in a safe, compassionate, family-centered environment.
The Pediatric Medicine staff, in partnership with our colleagues at the University of Tennessee and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, takes a multidisciplinary approach to caring for patients; this involves a host of specialties including anesthesia, critical care medicine, endocrinology, neurology, and quality of life, and rehabilitation (see the listing of Pediatric Medicine services to the left). Recognized internationally for our world-class patient care, the members of the Pediatric Medicine staff at St. Jude are each experts in treating children diagnosed with catastrophic diseases. In collaboration with our research faculty who are engaged in developing clinical trials, experts on the Pediatric Medicine team benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, as well as the latest St. Jude-generated research that support their life-saving work.
The Department of Pediatric Medicine seamlessly aligns with St. Jude research efforts in achieving the hospital’s mission of finding cures and saving the lives of children by providing unsurpassed comprehensive patient care.
Department of Pediatric Medicine
MS 282, Room C6024
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595-2615
Fax: (901) 525-6211
Preferred contact method: email
Pain management, anesthesia risks, palliative care
Late effects observed in childhood cancer survivors
Pediatric critical care, acute lung injury
Novel treatments for children with brain tumors
Effect of cancer on central and peripheral nervous system
Mechanisms of cancer related symptoms
Improving outcomes for oncology and transplant patients with critical illness.
Palliative care, NSAIDS in bone marrow transplant patients
Pediatric critical care, myocardial protection
Functional limitations among cancer survivors
Quality management and patient safety, cognitive effects of anesthesia
Neurological outcomes in childhood cancer survivors
Regional anesthesia & anesthetic approach in high-risk cases
Pain management techniques, peripheral nerve blocks