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Leonard Bacharier, MD, Allergy & Immunology, Nashville, TN, Monroe Carell Jr. Childrens Hospital

LeonardBBacharierMD

Allergy & Immunology Nashville, TN

Pediatric Asthma & Allergic Conditions

Professor of Pediatrics; Director for Center for Pediatric Asthma Research; Scientific Directors for Center for Clinical and Translational Research; Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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  • Office

    2200 Children's Way
    Doctors Office Tower 11205
    Nashville, TN 37232
    Phone+1 615-322-2632
    Fax+1 615-936-8785
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Summary

  • I am currently an Attending Physician at Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine. My research focuses on childhood asthma.
  • For kids prone to wheezing with respiratory infections, early antibiotics help​​

    Respiratory infections are common in preschoolers, but while most children recover fairly easily from the typical coughs and congestion, a significant number de

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital
    Children's HospitalFellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1995 - 1998
  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Pediatrics, 1992 - 1995
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
    Washington University in St. Louis School of MedicineClass of 1992, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2020 - 2024
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 1998 - 2021
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1997 - 1999
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology Allergy & Immunology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Fellow (FAAAAI) American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Children with Asthma and Low Vitamin D Levels  
    Erick Forno, Leonard B Bacharier, Wanda Phipatanakul, Kristie Ross, Ronina Covar, James E Gern, Franziska J Rosser, Joshua Blatter, JAMA
  • Impact of Parental Asthma, Prenatal Maternal Asthma Control and Vitamin D Status on Risk of Asthma and Recurrent Wheeze in 3‐Year Old Children  
    Scott T Weiss, Leonard B Bacharier, Michael X Schatz, Clinical and experimental allergy
  • Original Article Phenotypes of Recurrent Wheezing in Preschool Children: Identification by Latent Class Analysis and Utility in Prediction of Future Exacerbation  
    Wayne Morgan, Daniel J Jackson, Michael D Cabana, Avraham Beigelman, Leonard B Bacharier, Robert S Zeiger, Stanley J Szefler, Fernando D Martinez, ScienceDirect
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Authored Content

  • Effect of Vitamin D3 Supplementation on Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Children with Asthma and Low Vitamin D LevelsAugust 2020

Press Mentions

  • Early Administration of Azithromycin and Prevention of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Preschool Children with a History of Such Illnesses: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Early Administration of Azithromycin and Prevention of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Preschool Children with a History of Such Illnesses: A Randomized Clinical TrialNovember 17th, 2019
  • Early Use of Antibiotic for Recurrent, Severe Lower Respiratory Illness in Children
    Early Use of Antibiotic for Recurrent, Severe Lower Respiratory Illness in ChildrenFebruary 12th, 2016
  • Living with Cats and Cockroaches May Reduce Kids’ Asthma Risk
    Living with Cats and Cockroaches May Reduce Kids’ Asthma RiskOctober 3rd, 2017
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Grant Support

  • Washington University AsthmanetNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2009–2011
  • Determinants Of Asthma Following RSV Bronchiolitis In Early LifeNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2009–2011
  • AIMSNational Center For Research Resources2004–2005

Committees

  • Member, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, General Clinical Research Center Advisory Committee 2002 - Present
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, Asthma Education Committee 1998 - Present
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, Pediatric Residency Applicant Review Committee 1998 - Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations