Christopher J. Pingel, M.D. is a pediatrician at St. Louis Children's Hospital and an Instructor in Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine. A St. Louis native, he graduated from Washington University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in Biology. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine, receiving his medical degree in 2007. Dr. Pingel completed his internship and residency at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus Ohio associated with Ohio State University Medical College. He is a board certified pediatrician and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been married to his wife, Susan, for nearly 8 years, and has a beautiful 9 month-old daughter.