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Peter Putnam, M.D.




American Board of Pediatrics

Medical School

Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH


St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Children's Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mercy Hospital St. Louis
St. Clare Hosptial
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Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital


Dr. Putnam joined Esse Health in 2001 after serving as a Chief Resident in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine.  Within Esse Health, Dr. Putnam serves on the Performance Improvement Committee and is interested in population management of pediatric patients with chronic illnesses and continuous quality improvement in health care.






Dr. Putnam has been voted a Best Doctor of 2017 – 2018.


Articles by Dr. Putnam:

“Protecting Your Child from Lead Poisoning”

“Digital Daycare”

“Establishing healthy routines before the school year begins” on STL Moms

“Whooping cough making a comeback” on STL Moms

“Sunburn treatment” on STL Moms

“Bed Bugs and Scabies: Unwelcome Houseguests!”

“How to Treat Insect Bites” on STL Moms

“How to Calm a Fussy Baby”

“Do you know how to calm a fussy baby? Take the Quiz”

“Poison Prevention: Minimizing your child’s risk”


Dr. Putnam and his family live in Webster Groves, MO.  He and his sons are actively involved in Boy Scouts of America.  Dr. Putnam enjoys hiking, reading, and watching ice hockey.  He also enjoys playing the guitar.

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