Dr. Charles Buford Huddleston MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Charles Huddleston is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Huddleston accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Pediatric Cardiac, Pediatric Thoracic

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, General Surgery, 1979–1981

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1979

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1986–1988

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of fenestrated and nonfenestrated patients undergoing extracardiac fontan.
Fiore, A. C.,Tan, C.,Armbrecht, E.,Huddleston, C. B.,Kim, E.,Goel, N.,McCartney, C.,Patel, P.,Brown, J. W.

A multicenter study of primary graft failure after infant heart transplantation: Impact of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on outcomes.
Kaushal, S.,Matthews, K. L.,Garcia, X.,Wehman, B.,Riddle, E.,Ying, Z.,Nubani, R.,Canter, C. E.,Morrow, W. R.,Huddleston, C. B.,Backer, C. L.,Pahl, E.

Paracorporeal lung assist devices as a bridge to recovery or lung transplantation in neonates and young children.
Hoganson, D. M.,Gazit, A. Z.,Boston, U. S.,Sweet, S. C.,Grady, R. M.,Huddleston, C. B.,Eghtesady, P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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