Abby Hollander, M.D.

Profile picture
Professor of Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes
Endocrinology and Diabetes

phone: (314) 454-6051

Research Interests

Dr. Hollander participates in clinical research regarding growth disorders in children with neurofibromatosis. Dr. Hollander is a co-leader of a multidisciplinary team providing care for children with disorders of sex development and adolescents with gender dysphoria.


  • BA, Cornell University1982
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine1986


  • Residency , Northwestern University Children's Memorial Hospital1986 - 1989
  • Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine1989 - 1992

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 1986 - PresNational Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1989 - 2006American Board of Pediatrics
  • 1989 - 2014MO, Medical State License
  • 1992 - PresPediatrics Endocrinology

Honors and Awards

  • First-place abstract, National Cooperative Growth Study Investigators Meeting1995
  • First-place abstract, National Cooperative Growth Study Investigators Meeting1998
  • Distinguished Community Service Award, Washington University School of Medicine2009
  • “America’s Top Pediatricians”, Consumers’ Research Council of America2009 - 2011
  • “The Leading Physicians of the World”, International Association of Healthcare Professionals2009 - 2011
  • “Best Doctors in St. Louis”, St. Louis Magazine2011 - Pres
  • “Best Doctors in America”, Best Doctors, Inc2011 - 2012

Selected Publications view all (15)

Publication Co-Authors

Cost effectiveness of proton versus photon radiation therapy with respect to the risk of growth hormone deficiency in children. Cancer. 2015;121(10):1694-702. doi:10.1002/cncr.29209  PMID:25641407 
Cost effectiveness of proton therapy compared with photon therapy in the management of pediatric medulloblastoma. Cancer. 2013;119(24):4299-307. doi:10.1002/cncr.28322  PMID:24105630 
Height assessments in children with neurofibromatosis type 1. J Child Neurol. 2013;28(3):303-7. doi:10.1177/0883073812446310  PMCID:PMC3947790  PMID:22752476 
Commentary. Clin Chem. 2013;59(2):351. doi:10.1373/clinchem.2012.185678  PMID:23358749 
Radiation therapy for pilocytic astrocytomas of childhood. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;79(3):829-34. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.11.015  PMID:20421157 
Detection of surreptitious administration of analog insulin to an 8-week-old infant. Pediatrics. 2010;125(5):e1236-40. doi:10.1542/peds.2009-2273  PMID:20385635 
Long-term outcome in children treated for craniopharyngioma with and without radiotherapy. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008;1(2):126-30. doi:10.3171/PED/2008/1/2/126  PMID:18352781 
Fatal malignant hyperthermia-like syndrome with rhabdomyolysis complicating the presentation of diabetes mellitus in adolescent males. Pediatrics. 2003;111(6 Pt 1):1447-52. PMID:12777570 
© 2021 by Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130