Peter Michelson, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2694


  • AB, cum laude, honors in Biochemistry, Bowdoin College1978
  • MD, 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

  • 1987 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 1996 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics, Sub Board in Pediatric Pulmonology (recertified 2004, 2011, 2015)

Honors and Awards

  • 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 (17)

Publication Co-Authors

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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
Intensive care management of the patient with cystic fibrosis. J Intensive Care Med. 2008;23(3):159-77. doi:10.1177/0885066608315679  PMID:18443012 
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 
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