Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, PhD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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423 Guardian Drive
724 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-4922
Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1998.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.
Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2003.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Cohen Benjamin L, Ha Christina, Ananthakrishnan Ashwin N, Rieder Florian, Bewtra Meenakshi: State of Adult Trainee Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education in the United States: A National Survey. Inflammatory bowel diseases 22(7): 1609-15, Jul 2016.

Rieder Florian, Cohen Benjamin L, Dotson Jennifer L, Bewtra Meenakshi, Ananthakrishnan Ashwin N, Falaiye Tolulope O, Ha Christina Y: Rising Educators, Academicians, and Clinicians Helping Inflammatory Bowel Disease (REACH-IBD)-Promoting Improvement of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education in the United States. Inflammatory bowel diseases 22(6): 1531-2, Jun 2016.

Thompson Kimberly D, Connor Susan J, Walls Danielle M, Gollins Jan, Stewart Sabrina K, Bewtra Meena, Baumblatt Geri L, Holubar Stefan D, Greenup Astrid-Jane, Sechi Alexandra, Girgis Afaf, Rubin David T, Siegel Corey A: Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Are More Concerned About Complications of Their Disease than Side Effects of Medications. Inflammatory bowel diseases 22(4): 940-7, Apr 2016.

Bewtra Meenakshi, Fairchild Angelyn O, Gilroy Erin, Leiman David A, Kerner Caroline, Johnson F Reed, Lewis James D: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients' Willingness to Accept Medication Risk to Avoid Future Disease Relapse. The American journal of gastroenterology 110(12): 1675-81, Dec 2015.

Bewtra Meenakshi, Newcomb Craig W, Wu Qufei, Chen Lang, Xie Fenglong, Roy Jason A, Aarons Cary B, Osterman Mark T, Forde Kimberly A, Curtis Jeffrey R, Lewis James D: Mortality Associated With Medical Therapy Versus Elective Colectomy in Ulcerative Colitis: A Cohort Study. Annals of internal medicine 163(4): 262-70, Aug 2015.

Henao Maria Paula, Bewtra Meenakshi, Osterman Mark T, Aberra Faten N, Scott Frank I, Lichtenstein Gary R, Kraschnewski Jennifer, Lewis James D: Measurement of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms: Reliability of an Abbreviated Approach to Data Collection. Inflammatory bowel diseases Jul 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Osterman Mark T, Haynes Kevin, Delzell Elizabeth, Zhang Jie, Bewtra Meenakshi, Brensinger Colleen M, Chen Lang, Xie Fenglong, Curtis Jeffrey R, Lewis James D: Effectiveness and Safety of Immunomodulators With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy in Crohn's Disease. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 13(7): 1293-1301.e5, Jul 2015.

Small Aaron J, Sutherland Scott E, Hightower Jessica S, Guarner-Argente Carlos, Furth Emma E, Kochman Michael L, Forde Kimberly A, Bewtra Meenakshi, Falk Gary W, Ginsberg Gregory G: Comparative risk of recurrence of dysplasia and carcinoma after endoluminal eradication therapy of high-grade dysplasia versus intramucosal carcinoma in Barrett's esophagus. Gastrointestinal endoscopy 81(5): 1158-66.e1-4, May 2015.

Small Aaron J, Araujo James L, Leggett Cadman L, Mendelson Aaron H, Agarwalla Anant, Abrams Julian A, Lightdale Charles J, Wang Timothy C, Iyer Prasad G, Wang Kenneth K, Rustgi Anil K, Ginsberg Gregory G, Forde Kimberly A, Gimotty Phyllis A, Lewis James D, Falk Gary W, Bewtra Meenakshi: Radiofrequency Ablation Is Associated With Decreased Neoplastic Progression in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus and Confirmed Low-Grade Dysplasia. Gastroenterology Apr 2015.

Scott Frank I, Vajravelu Ravy K, Bewtra Meenakshi, Mamtani Ronac, Lee Dale, Goldberg David S, Lewis James D: The benefit-to-risk balance of combining infliximab with azathioprine varies with age: a markov model. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 13(2): 302-309.e11, Feb 2015.

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