Robert N. Baldassano, M.D.

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

Contact information
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-7791
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

Somineni HK, Nagpal S, Venkateswaran S, Cutler DJ, Okou DT, Haritunians T, Simpson CL, Begum F, Datta LW, Quiros AJ, Seminerio J, Mengesha E, Alexander JS, Baldassano RN, Dudley-Brown S, Cross RK, Dassopoulos T, Denson LA, Dhere TA, Iskandar H, Dryden GW, Hou JK, Hussain SZ, Hyams JS, Isaacs KL, Kader H, Kappelman MD, Katz J, Kellermayer R, Kuemmerle JF, Lazarev M, Li E, Mannon P, Moulton DE, Newberry RD, Patel AS, Pekow J, Saeed SA, Valentine JF, Wang MH, McCauley JL, Abreu MT, Jester T, Molle-Rios Z, Palle S, Scherl EJ, Kwon J, Rioux JD, Duerr RH, Silverberg MS, Zwick ME, Stevens C, Daly MJ, Cho JH, Gibson G, McGovern DPB, Brant SR, Kugathasan S: Whole-genome sequencing of African Americans implicates differential genetic architecture in inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Hum Genet March 2021 Notes: Epub Feb 2021. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.02.001. 

Marcovitch L, Focht G, Horesh A, Shosberger A, Hyams J, Bousvaros A, Hale AE, Baldassano R, Otley A, Mack DR, Kappelman MD, Griffiths AM, Turner D.: Agreement on Symptoms Between Children With Ulcerative Colitis and Their Caregivers: Towards Developing the TUMMY-UC. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. March 2021 Notes: Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000003120.

Moore H, Wechsler J, Frost C, Whiteside E, Baldassano R, Markowitz J, Muir AB. : Comorbid Diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Pediatric Population J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 72(3): 393-403, March 2021 Notes: doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000003002.

Mitchel EB, Rosenbaum S, Gaeta C, Huang J, Raffini LJ, Baldassano RN, Denburg MR, Albenberg L.: Venous Thromboembolism in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Case-Control Study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. February 2021 Notes: doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000003078. [Epub ahead of print] 

Ta AD, Ollberding NJ, Karns R, Haberman Y, Alazraki AL, Hercules D, Baldassano R, Markowitz J, Heyman MB, Kim S, Kirschner B, Shapiro JM, Noe J, Oliva-Hemker M, Otley A, Pfefferkorn M, Kellermayer R, Snapper S, Rabizadeh S, Xavier R, Dubinsky M, Hyams J, Kugathasan S, Jegga AG, Dillman JR, Denson LA.: Association of Baseline Luminal Narrowing With Ileal Microbial Shifts and Gene Expression Programs and Subsequent Transmural Healing in Pediatric Crohn Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. January 2021 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Turpin W, Lee SH, Raygoza Garay JA, Madsen KL, Meddings JB, Bedrani L, Power N, Espin-Garcia O, Xu W, Smith MI, Griffiths AM, Moayyedi P, Turner D, Seidman EG, Steinhart HA, Marshall JK, Jacobson K, Mack D, Huynh H, Bernstein CN, Paterson AD; Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Genetic Environmental Microbial Project Research Consortium; CCC GEM Project recruitment site directors include Maria Abreu, Croitoru K: Increased Intestinal Permeability Is Associated With Later Development of Crohn's Disease. Gastroenterology 5085(20), December 2020 Notes: Online ahead of print Aug 2020.

Liang G, Conrad MA, Kelsen JR, Kessler LR, Breton J, Albenberg LG, Marakos S, Galgano A, Devas N, Erlichman J, Zhang H, Mattei L, Bittinger K, Baldassano RN, Bushman FD.: The dynamics of the stool virome in very early onset inflammatory bowel disease. J Crohns Colitis November 2020 Notes: Online ahead of print May 2020.

Turpin W, Bedrani L, Espin-Garcia O, Xu W, Silverberg MS, Smith MI, Garay JAR, Lee SH, Guttman DS, Griffiths A, Moayyedi P, Panaccione R, Huynh H, Steinhart HA, Aumais G, Dieleman LA, Turner D, Paterson AD, Croitoru K.: Associations of NOD2 polymorphisms with Erysipelotrichaceae in stool of in healthy first degree relatives of Crohn's disease subjects. BMC Med Genet. 21(1): 204, October 2020.

Bushman FD, Conrad M, Ren Y, Zhao C, Gu C, Petucci C, Kim MS, Abbas A, Downes KJ, Devas N, Mattei LM, Breton J, Kelsen J, Marakos S, Galgano A, Kachelries K, Erlichman J, Hart JL, Moraskie M, Kim D, Zhang H, Hofstaedter CE, Wu GD, Lewis JD, Zackular JP, Li H, Bittinger K, Baldassano R. : Multi-omic Analysis of the Interaction between Clostridioides difficile Infection and Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Cell Host Microbe 28(3): 422-433, Sep 2020.

Mack DR, Saul B, Boyle B, Griffiths A, Sauer C, Markowitz J, LeLeiko N, Keljo D, Rosh JR, Baker SS, Steiner S, Heyman MB, Patel AS, Baldassano R, Noe J, Rufo P, Kugathasan S, Walters T, Marquis A, Thomas SM, Denson L, Hyams J; PROTECT STUDY GROUP.: Analysis of Using the Total White Blood Cell Count to Define Severe New Onset Ulcerative Colitis in Children. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. Sep 2020.

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