Baddr Shakhsheer, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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Specialty Areas

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Colorectal Surgery
  • Pediatric Bariatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Oncology (Cancer) Surgery
  • Chest and Thoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Neonatal Surgery

Common Procedures

  • Thoracoscopy (VATS)
  • Laparoscopy, PSARP (Anorectoplasty)
  • Pull-through Procedure
  • Bowel Resection
  • Atresia Repair
  • Lobectomy
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Tumor Resection

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn Disease, Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Obesity
  • Wilm Tumor
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Congenital Lung Masses (CPAM)
  • Bowel Atresia
  • Esophageal Problems


Board Certifications

General Surgery

Pediatric Surgery


Medical School: East Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 2010


2017 General Surgery Residency, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Research Fellowship, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Medical Ethics Fellowship, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Professional Memberships

American Pediatric Surgery Association,

American Pediatric Surgery Association Committee on Childhood Obesity

American Pediatric Surgery Association Committee on Ethics

Awards and Honors

Robert Baker Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching

Arnold P Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching

Association for Surgical Education Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

Joseph Susman Memorial Award (Surgical Infection Society Most Significant Manuscript)

M. Judah Folkman Award (American Pediatric Surgical Association Outstanding Research Presentation Award)

2016 Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery Best Article Award – First Place


Areas of Research Interest

Pediatric Colorectal Problems, Pediatric Obesity, Surgical Infection in Pediatric Patients



Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center

Barnes Jewish Hospital

Barnes Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
1 Children’s Place, 2nd Floor, Suite A
St. Louis, MO 63110
Office Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax: 314-454-2442

Children’s Specialty Care Center
13001 N Outer 40 Rd., Suite 2D
Town and Country, MO  63017
Phone: 314-454-6022
Fax:  314-454-2442

News and Stories

To request an appointment with Dr. Shakhsheer, please call (314) 454-6022.

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