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Pournima Navalkele, MD

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Pediatrics

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1465 South Grand Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63104


Dr. Pournima Navalkele is board certified in pediatrics at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

She is a member of the SLUCare Physician Group.

Clinical interests for Dr. Navalkele include newly diagnosed brain tumors, genetic syndromes such as Neurofibromatosis, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex with brain tumors, relapsed/recurrent brain tumors and participating in clinical trials.

Dr. Navalkele graduated from Grant Medical College and completed her residency at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Additionally, she has completed two fellowships: Pediatric Hematology Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Navalkele is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology.

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Medical School:

Grant Medical College


Ohio State University College of Medicine

Wayne State University, School of Medicine


University of Mississippi, School of Medicine

Certified By:

American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Hospital Affiliations:

Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Medical Interests:

Brain and spinal cysts, Neurofibromatosis, Tuberous sclerosis

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