Cheryl McDonough, MD

Cheryl McDonough, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Cheryl McDonough, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine and attends on a variety of services including the inpatient medicine teaching service and direct care hospitalist service and serves as a medical consultant at the Rehab Institute of St Louis.  She is interested in medical education, particularly in modeling effective and empathetic patient and family communication skills.  She is a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine Patient Safely and Quality Improvement committee and serves as a BJH Case Management Physician Advisor.  


  • BS, Engineering Science: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (1997)
  • Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN (2001)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2004)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Hospital medicine, inpatient care


C. McDonough. “Acute Cholecystitis, Choledocholithiasis, and Acute Cholangitis”. Hospital Medicine Clinics. Volume 4, Issue 3, July 2015.

C. McDonough. “Non-traumatic Muscle Pain in a Diabetic.” Journal of Academic Hospital Medicine. Volume 7, Issue 2, 2015.

C. McDonough. Chapters. “Approach to Nausea and Vomiting” and “Approach to Gastrointestinal Bleeding.” The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series:  General Internal Medicine Consult.  2nd Edition. 2009.