Peter Michelson, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Patient Oriented Research UnitAllergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

phone: 314-454-2694


  • AB, cum laude, honors in Biochemistry, Bowdoin College1978
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College1983
  • MSc, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2006
  • AA, Northwestern University2013


  • Resident, Temple University School of Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children1983 - 1986
  • Fellow, University of North Carolina School of Medicine1992 - 1995

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics1987
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sub Board in Pediatric Pulmonology (recertified 2004, 2011, 2015)1996


  • Achievement Medal, US Public Health Service1990
  • Unit Commendation, US Public Health Service1991
  • CF Research Care Partner, Carolinas Chapter2008
  • Quality Care Award, St. Louis Children's CF Center, St. Louis, MO2013 - 2014
  • Outstanding CFF Care Center Partner, St. Louis Children's Hospital2014

Selected Publications view all (10)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Faro A, Wood RE, Schechter MS, Leong AB, Wittkugel E, Abode K, Chmiel JF, Daines C, Davis S, Eber E, Huddleston C, Kilbaugh T, Kurland G, Midulla F, Molter D, Montgomery GS, Retsch-Bogart G, Rutter MJ, Visner G, Walczak SA, Ferkol TW, Michelson PH, American Thoracic Society Ad Hoc Committee on Flexible Airway Endoscopy in Children. Official American Thoracic Society technical standards: flexible airway endoscopy in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015;191(9):1066-80. doi:10.1164/rccm.201503-0474ST  PMID:25932763  
  2. Conrad C, Lymp J, Thompson V, Dunn C, Davies Z, Chatfield B, Nichols D, Clancy J, Vender R, Egan ME, Quittell L, Michelson P, Antony V, Spahr J, Rubenstein RC, Moss RB, Herzenberg LA, Goss CH, Tirouvanziam R. Long-term treatment with oral N-acetylcysteine: affects lung function but not sputum inflammation in cystic fibrosis subjects. A phase II randomized placebo-controlled trial. J Cyst Fibros. 2015;14(2):219-27. doi:10.1016/j.jcf.2014.08.008  PMID:25228446  
  3. Bharat A, Epstein DJ, Grady M, Faro A, Michelson P, Sweet SC, Huddleston CB. Lung transplant is a viable treatment option for patients with congenital and acquired pulmonary vein stenosis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32(6):621-5. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2013.03.002  PMID:23701851  
  4. Noah TL, Ivins SS, Abode KA, Stewart PW, Michelson PH, Harris WT, Henry MM, Leigh MW. Inhaled versus systemic antibiotics and airway inflammation in children with cystic fibrosis and Pseudomonas. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010;45(3):281-90. doi:10.1002/ppul.21176  PMID:20146365  
  5. Michelson PH, Williams LW, Benjamin DK, Barnato AE. Obesity, inflammation, and asthma severity in childhood: data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009;103(5):381-5. doi:10.1016/S1081-1206(10)60356-0  PMID:19927535  
  6. Aujla SJ, Michelson P, Langman CB, Shapiro R, Ellis D, Moritz ML. Refractory hypercalcemia in an infant secondary to talc pleurodesis resolving after renal transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2008;8(6):1329-33. doi:10.1111/j.1600-6143.2008.02216.x  PMID:18444935  
  7. Danziger-Isakov LA, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB Jr, Michaels MG, Michelson P, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet S, Faro A. Increased mortality after pulmonary fungal infection within the first year after pediatric lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008;27(6):655-61. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2008.03.010  PMCID:PMC2447528  PMID:18503966  
  8. Michelson P, Watkins B, Webber SA, Wadowsky R, Michaels MG. Screening for PTLD in lung and heart-lung transplant recipients by measuring EBV DNA load in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid using real time PCR. Pediatr Transplant. 2008;12(4):464-8. doi:10.1111/j.1399-3046.2007.00835.x  PMID:18466434  
  9. Kremer TM, Zwerdling RG, Michelson PH, O'Sullivan P. Intensive care management of the patient with cystic fibrosis. J Intensive Care Med. 2008;23(3):159-77. doi:10.1177/0885066608315679  PMID:18443012  
  10. Michelson PH, Goyal R, Kurland G. Pulmonary complications of haematopoietic cell transplantation in children. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2007;8(1):46-61. doi:10.1016/j.prrv.2006.04.003  PMID:17419978