Kathleen Berchelmann, M.D., is a pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, and an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Kathleen is the co-founder and director of ChildrensMD, a blog written by five dynamic mom-pediatricians who share their true confessions of trying to apply science and medicine to motherhood. Kathleen and her husband are raising five children.
Dr. Berchelmann is a frequent contributor to health and parenting TV news segments including Fox New’s “Happening Now,” with Jenna Lee and Jon Scott, and St. Louis stations KTVI (Fox) and KSDK (NBC).
Her written work has been featured in print and online publications including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Chicago Tribune, and TIME magazine. She has a weekly online question and answer forum on STLToday.com. Recently, she has become a contributor to RadioMD, which broadcasts live and is also available via pod cast.
Dr. Berchelmann was selected as a 2014 Doximity Fellow, selecting and critically analyzing medical literature for over 280,000 U.S. healthcare professionals in the Doximity online network.