Ritu Verma

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Inpatient Service, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Section Chief, Clinical Gastroenterology, Division of GI/Nutrition, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Director Celiac Disease Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Suzi and Scott Lustgarten Endowed Chair for Clinical Care of GI Motility Disorders, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3076
Fax: 215-590-3606
Education:
B.Sc (Human Biology)
University of Zambia, 1978.
M.B., Ch.B (Medicine)
University of Zambia, 1981.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Celiac Disease

Selected Publications

Brown KA, Back SJ, Ruchelli ED, Markowitz JE, Mascarenhas MR, Verma R, Piccoli DA, Baldassano RB: Lamina propria and circulating interleukin-6 in newly diagnosed pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients. American Journal of Gastroenterology 97(10), 2002.

Jeshion WC, Larsen KL, Jawad AF, Piccoli DA, Verma R, Maller ES, Baldassano RN: Azathioprine and 6-Mercaptopurine for the Treatment of Perianal Crohn’s Disease in Children. J Clin Gastroenterol 30: 294-298, 2000.

Kader HA, Wenner WJ, Baldassano RN, Verma R, Ruchell E, Carpentieri DF, Mascarenhas MR: Colonic Inflammation Found at Diagnosis of Juvenile Retention Polyps in Pediatric Patients. American Journal of Gastroenterology 95(8): 1990-1993, 2000.

Back SJ, Baldassano RB, Verma R, Mascarenhas MR, Brown KA: Interleukin-15 Activity in the Lamina Propria of Newly-Diagnosed and Known Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J. Pediatr Gastroenterol and Nutr 31: A66, 2000 Notes: Presented at the World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Boston, MA.

Kader HA, Mascarenhas MR, Verma R, O’Connell BA, Collins MH, Baldassano RN: Relationship between colitis and juvenile retention polyps in pediatric patients. J. Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 27: 463, 1998 Notes: Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, October 22-24, 1998, Orlando, FL.

Brown K, Kriss J, Mascarenhas MR, Piccoli DA, Rand EB, Liacouras CA, Maller ES, Verma R, Mulberg AE, Broussard D, Haber BA, Baldassano RN: Intestinal cytokine profile in newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease. J. Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 27: 463, 1998 Notes: Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, October 22-24, 1998, Orlando, FL.

Verma, RV: Vomiting (Chapter 14). Clinical Pediatric Gastroenterology. Altschuler SM, Liacouras CA (eds.). Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 105-111, 1998.

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