Kelly Chilson, MD

Associate Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Dr. Kelly Chilson is the Associate Chief of the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia where she completed her residency program. She also completed fellowships in Pediatric Anesthesia and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia at the Children’s Hospital of Boston.

She is currently the section chief for pediatric cardiac anesthesiology and core member of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Heart Center leadership group. Dr. Chilson also serves on the board of directors of the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society. She is recognized by surgical colleagues and administrative leadership as a highly capable clinician and thought leader. 

Dr. Chilson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine and joined our division in July 2006.