David Schnadower, M.D., M.P.H.  schnadower_d@kids.wustl.edu

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2341

Research Interests

Multicenter TrialsGastroenteritisEmergency Information Forms (EIF) UTIsMedical Education


  • MD, National University of Mexico (UNAM)1993
  • MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University2007


  • Medicine Internship, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital1995 - 1996
  • Residency in Pediatrics, New York University1996 - 1999
  • Chief Resident, New york University1999 - 2000
  • Fellowship Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons2004 - 2007

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics 1999
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2003
  • NY, Medical License 2003
  • Basic Life Support 2003
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support 2003
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support 2003
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subspecialty Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2007
  • MO, Medical License 2010


  • Honors, French Baccalaureate1986
  • Best Student, Assistant Professor Course, Department of Histology1987
  • Honors, Medical School, National University of Mexico1993
  • Fourth Best Nationwide, National Residency Boards, Mexico1994
  • Best Intern, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital1995
  • Hall of Fame '99, The Best Doctors in New York, New York Magazine1999
  • Teaching Fellow of the Year, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian2004 - 2005
  • The Willis Wingert Award for Outstanding Fellow Paper, American Academy of Pediatrics2008
  • Nominated Best Teacher of the Year, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian2010
  • Outstanding Pediatric Teacher Award, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine2012 - 2013
  • APA Fellow Research Mentor Award, 2015 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference2015
  • Selected by Peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America2017 - Pres

Selected Publications view all (30)

Publication Co-Authors

Psychosocial Care for Injured Children: Worldwide Survey Among Hospital Emergency Department Staff. J Pediatr. 2016;170:227-233.e6. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.10.067  PMID:26707581 
Therapeutic Hypothermia After Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Children. N Engl J Med. 2015;372(20):1898-1908. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1411480  PMCID:PMC4470472  PMID:25913022 
Development, Evaluation and Implementation of Chief Complaint Groupings to Activate Data Collection: A Multi-Center Study of Clinical Decision Support for Children with Head Trauma. Appl Clin Inform. 2015;6(3):521-535. doi:10.4338/ACI-2015-02-RA-0019  PMCID:PMC4586340  PMID:26448796 
Ondansetron and Probiotics in the Management of Pediatric Acute Gastroenteritis in Developed Countries. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2015;31(1):1-6. doi:10.1097/MOG.0000000000000132  PMID:25333367 
Outpatient Management of Young Febrile Infants with Urinary Tract Infections. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014;30(9):591-7. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000202  PMID:25162689 
Impact of Emergency Department Probiotic Treatment of Pediatric Gastroenteritis: Study Protocol for the PROGUT (Probiotic Regimen for Outpatient Gastroenteritis Utility of Treatment) Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials. 2014;15(1):170. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-170  PMCID:PMC4037747  PMID:24885220 
Treatment of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2013;27(3):577-597. doi:10.1016/j.idc.2013.05.010  PMID:24011831 
Validation of the modified Vesikari score in children with gastroenteritis in 5 US emergency departments. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013. doi:10.1097/MPG.0b013e31829ae5a3  PMID:23676445 
Evidence-Based Assessment and Management of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. 2011;8(11). 
Sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young febrile infants with urinary tract infections. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(7):635-641. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.104  PMID:21727275 
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