Robert N. Baldassano, M.D.

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
324 S. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-5123
Education:
B.S. (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science)
State University at Albany, New York, 1977.
M.D.
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, College of Medicine, New York, 1984.
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Selected Publications

Lichtenstein GR, Shahabi A, Seabury SA, Lakdawalla D, Diaz O, Green S, Brauer M, Baldassano RN. : Complications of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis: Understanding the lifetime risks. World Congress of Gastroenterology: ACG 2017, Orlando, FL Oct 13-18 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

Kelsen Judith R, Baldassano Robert N: The role of monogenic disease in children with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease. Current opinion in pediatrics 29(5): 566-571, Oct 2017.

Lichtenstein GR, Shahabi A, Seabury SA, Lakdawalla D, Diaz O, Green S, Brauer M, Baldassano RN. : The economic burden of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in the United States: A lifetime healthcare cost analysis. World Congress of Gastroenterology: ACG 2017, Orlando, FL Oct 13-18 2017 Notes: Poster presentation.

Maxwell EC, Dawany N, Baldassano RN, Mamula P, Mattei P, Albenberg L, Kelsen JR: Diverting ileostomy for the treatment of severe, refractory, pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. JPGN 65(3): 299-305, September 2017.

Hyams Jeffrey S, Davis Sonia, Mack David R, Boyle Brendan, Griffiths Anne M, LeLeiko Neal S, Sauer Cary G, Keljo David J, Markowitz James, Baker Susan S, Rosh Joel, Baldassano Robert N, Patel Ashish, Pfefferkorn Marian, Otley Anthony, Heyman Melvin, Noe Joshua, Oliva-Hemker Maria, Rufo Paul, Strople Jennifer, Ziring David, Guthery Stephen L, Sudel Boris, Benkov Keith, Wali Prateek, Moulton Dedrick, Evans Jonathan, Kappelman Michael D, Marquis Alison, Sylvester Francisco A, Collins Margaret H, Venkateswaran Suresh, Dubinsky Marla, Tangpricha Vin, Spada Krista L, Britt Ashley, Saul Bradley, Gotman Nathan, Wang Jessie, Serrano Jose, Kugathasan Subra, Walters Thomas, Denson Lee A: Factors associated with early outcomes following standardised therapy in children with ulcerative colitis (PROTECT): a multicentre inception cohort study. The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology Sep 2017.

Dexheimer P, Schirmer M, Braun T, Kim M, Walters T, Karns R, Baldassano RN, Noe JD, Rosh J, Markowitz J, Crandall WB, Mack DR, Griffiths AM, Heyman MB, Baker SS, Kellermayer R, Moulton D, Patel A, Gulati AS, Stein SJ, LeLeiko N, Otley A, Oliva-Hemker M, Ziring D, Kirschner BS, Keljo DJ, Guthery SL, Cohen SA, Snapper S, Evans J, Dubinsky M, Aronow B, Hyams JS, Kugathasan S, Huttenhower C, Xaver RJ, Denson LA. : Age-of-onset dependent ileal immune maturation and reduced alpha-defensin expression in pediatric Crohn’s disease despite stable dysbiosis. 4th International Symposium on Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (PIBD): ESPGHAN, Barcelona, SPAIN Sept 13-16 2017 Notes: EP03 Poster presentation.

Marigorta Urko M, Denson Lee A, Hyams Jeffrey S, Mondal Kajari, Prince Jarod, Walters Thomas D, Griffiths Anne, Noe Joshua D, Crandall Wallace V, Rosh Joel R, Mack David R, Kellermayer Richard, Heyman Melvin B, Baker Susan S, Stephens Michael C, Baldassano Robert N, Markowitz James F, Kim Mi-Ok, Dubinsky Marla C, Cho Judy, Aronow Bruce J, Kugathasan Subra, Gibson Greg: Transcriptional risk scores link GWAS to eQTLs and predict complications in Crohn's disease. Nature genetics Aug 2017.

Boyle Brendan, Collins Margaret H, Wang Zhu, Mack David, Griffiths Anne, Sauer Cary, Markowitz James, LeLeiko Neal, Keljo David, Rosh Joel, Baker Susan S, Pfefferkorn Marian, Heyman Melvin, Patel Ashish, Baldassano Robert, Noe Joshua, Rufo Paul, Kugathasan Subra, Walters Thomas, Denson Lee, Hyams Jeffrey: Histologic Correlates of Clinical and Endoscopic Severity in Children Newly Diagnosed With Ulcerative Colitis. The American journal of surgical pathology Aug 2017.

Stein Ronen E, Plantz Kristen, Maxwell Elizabeth C, Mamula Petar, Baldassano Robert N: Intravenous Iron Sucrose for Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition Jul 2017.

Walters Thomas D, Faubion William A, Griffiths Anne M, Baldassano Robert N, Escher Johanna, Ruemmele Frank M, Hyams Jeffrey S, Lazar Andreas, Eichner Samantha, Huang Bidan, Li Yao, Thakkar Roopal B: Growth Improvement with Adalimumab Treatment in Children with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease. Inflammatory bowel diseases 23(6): 967-975, Jun 2017.

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