Nothing I have ever encountered strikes fear into my heart like an injured or sick child. I am reasonably sure that all other parents out there feel the same way. I am sure you don’t want to just trust any doctor in Missouri with your children. You also likely are not willing to go through any trial and error with one of your own children as you would be willing to go through to find your own doctor.
A pediatrician is going to have to click with you and gain your trust before they see your child and I feel exactly the same way. Unlike many of our service listings, you do not want to wait to find a pediatrician until an emergency strikes. You want to have them on speed dial long before that. So now is the perfect time to use our Missouri are list of top recommended pediatricians and start interviewing them. Find the one who you would trust with your children. Don’t forget that people change over time and that can apply to not only your doctors but also your pediatricians. If any of our Missouri doctors have declined in their performance, please let us know! It is vital that we keep the below list updated with only the doctors that will care for your children as if they were their own. It is also a great idea to establish a pediatrician for short term work conditions even if they last less than a year. So if you will be stationed somewhere else, start researching area pediatricians now so you are as prepared as possible.
Kansas City, MO
Dr. F. Scott Dattel was recently nominated in 2007 for Best Pediatrician by readers of KC Family Magazine. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and is currently in practice at Kansas City Pediatrics where he focuses on allergic disorders and asthma.
O Fallon, MO
Dr. Wm. Stuart Adams is affiliated with the following hospitals: Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Progress West HealthCare Center, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He has been in practice since 1992.
St. Louis, MO
Dr. Daniel Plax completed his MD degree from the Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric training at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1996.
Kansas City, MO
Dr. Melissa Beard graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1986 and completed her pediatric training at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City in 1989. She joined Pediatric Care North in 2001 and is currently specializing in pediatric sports medicine.
Dr. Charles Cockerell is a 1976 graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine. He is currently in practice at Cockerell & McIntosh where he promises to provide the highest quality services to patients in the pediatric age group.
Dr. Hakan, is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board – Pediatrics and, he had his residency at Blank Children’s Hospital.
St. Louis, MO
Dr. Adam Eaton is a Board Certified Pediatrician who joined Blue Fish Pediatrics in 2009. He is also well-known for attending at the Washington University School of Medicine where he received both his MA and MD degrees.
Dr. Daniel Hoernschemeyer specializes in Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedics, and Spinal Deformity. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and then completed additional training at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
Saint Louis, MO
Dr. Calfee graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH with a degree in biology in 1997. She went on to attend medical school at Washington University where she graduated in 2001. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Brown University in 2004. Prior to returning to St. Louis in 2008, she worked at two other practices in Fall River, MA and Cincinnati, OH.
Dr. Robert Harris attended the University Of Missouri School Of Medicine graduating in 1961 and he has been in practice in Columbia for more than 50 years already. Dr. Harris loves the possibility of seeing his patients grow from birth until graduation from high school.