Meenakshi Bewtra

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Penn Medicine at Radnor
Attending Physician, Philadelphia Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
423 Guardian Drive, 724 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-4922
Graduate Group Affiliations
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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Description of Itmat Expertise

Inflammatory bowel disease; Epidemiology; Pharamcoepidemiology; Biorepositories

Selected Publications

Bewtra Meenakshi: An optimized patient-reported ulcerative colitis disease activity measure derived from the Mayo Score and the Simple Clinical Colitis Activity Index. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 21(1): E1, Jan 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 2015 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Mark T. Osterman, MD, MSCE, Kevin Haynes, Pharm D, MSCE, Elizabeth Delzell, MSPH, SD, Jie Zhang, PhD, Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, MPH, PhD, Colleen M. Brensinger, MS, Lang Chen, PhD, Fenglong Xie, MS, Jeffrey R. Curtis, MD, MS, MPH, James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE: Effectiveness and Safety of Immunomodulators with Anti-TNF Therapy in Crohn’s Disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2015 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Scott Frank I, Vajravelu Ravy, Bewtra Meenakshi, Mamtani Ronac, Lee Dale, Goldberg David, 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 Aug 2014.

Bewtra Meenakshi, Brensinger Colleen M, Tomov Vesselin T, Hoang Tram B, Sokach Carly E, Siegel Corey A, Lewis James D: An Optimized Patient-reported Ulcerative Colitis Disease Activity Measure Derived from the Mayo Score and the Simple Clinical Colitis Activity Index. Inflammatory bowel diseases 20(6): 1070-8, Jun 2014.

Menezes A, Tierney A, Yang Y-X, Forde K A, Bewtra M, Metz D, Ginsberg G G, Falk G W: Adherence to the 2011 American Gastroenterological Association medical position statement for the diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus. Diseases of the Esophagus: The Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus/I.S.D.E May 2014.

Kotlyar David S, Lewis James D, Beaugerie Laurent, Tierney Ann, Brensinger Colleen M, Gisbert Javier P, Loftus Edward V, Peyrin-Biroulet Laurent, Blonski Wojciech C, Van Domselaar Manuel, Chaparro Maria, Sandilya Sandipani, Bewtra Meenakshi, Beigel Florian, Biancone Livia, Lichtenstein Gary R: Risk of Lymphoma in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treated with Azathioprine and 6-Mercaptopurine: a Meta-Analysis. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: The Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association May 2014.

Bewtra, M.; Kilambi, V.; Fairchild, AO.; Siegel, CA.; Lewis, JD.; Johnson, FR.: Patient Preferences for Surgical versus Medical Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 20(1): 103-114, January 2014.

Meenakshi Bewtra, Christina Y. Ha, Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, Florian Rieder, Benjamin L. Cohen: State of Trainee Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education in the United States: A National Survey Gastroenterology 146(5): S-371, 2014.

Corey A. Siegel, Kimberly D. Thompson, Danielle Walls, Susan J. Connor, Sabrina K. Stewart, Meenakshi Bewtra, David T. Rubin, Geri L. Baumblatt, and others: Patients With Ulcerative Colitis Are More Concerned About Complications of Their Disease Than Side Effects of Medications. Gastroenterology 146(5): S-205, 2014.

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Last updated: 03/04/2015
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