Robert N. Baldassano, M.D.

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Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Physician, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, CHOP
Director, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, CHOP
Senior Physician, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, CHOP
Colman Family Chair in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, CHOP
Medical Director, Abington Memorial Hospital Specialty Care Center, CHOP
Co-Director, PennCHOP Microbiome Program
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
B.S. (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science)
State University at Albany, New York, 1977.
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, College of Medicine, New York, 1984.
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Selected Publications

Joachim Hog Mortensen, Gili Focht, Martin Pehrsson, Anne M. Griffiths, Marta Sorokina Alexdóttir, Ahmad Quteineh, Peter Church, Robert N. Baldassano, Jared Silverstein, Morten Asser Karsdal, Dan Turner: PROTEIN FINGERPRINT ASSAYS REFLECTING NEUTROPHIL ACTIVITY, MUCOSAL DAMAGE, AND TISSUE FIBROSIS ARE SURROGATE BIOMARKERS FOR MUCOSAL HEALING IN PEDIATRIC CROHN'S DISEASE. Gastroenterology,2023 Volume 164, Issue 6, July 2023.

Brad D. Constant, Lindsey Albenberg, Elana Mitchel, Jennifer Webster, Robert N. Baldassano, Edwin De Zoeten, James D. Lewis, Justin Clapp, Frank I. Scott: Su1015 PRIOR AUTHORIZATIONS FOR IBD BIOLOGICS DELAY THERAPY, IMPACT DECISION MAKING, AND LEAD TO SERIOUS ADVERSE EVENTS: 2022 NATIONWIDE PROVIDER SURVEY. Gastroenterology 2023 Volume 164, Issue 6, July 2023.

Meera Shah, Adrianna Westbrook, Cary G. Sauer, David R. Mack, Anne M. Griffiths, Brendan M. Boyle, Robert N. Baldassano, James Markowitz, Joel R. Rosh, Lee A. Denson, Subra Kugathasan, Jeffrey S. Hyams: Tu1998 INITIAL THERAPY WITH CORTICOSTEROIDS RATHER THAN MESALAMINE AT DIAGNOSIS IMPROVES WEEK 4 BUT NOT WEEK 52 CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN CHILDREN PRESENTING WITH ULCERATIVE COLITIS AND MODERATELY HIGH PUCAI (50-60). Gastroenterology,2023 Volume 164, Issue 6, July 2023.

Noor Nema, Noor Dawany, Lindsey Albenberg, Robert N. Baldassano, Brooke Boyer, Brad D. Constant, Andrew B. Grossman, Elana Mitchel, Trusha Patel, Ronen E. Stein, Judith R. Kelsen, Maire A. Conrad: 349 UPADACITINIB FOR THE TREATMENT OF REFRACTORY PEDIATRIC INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE Gastroenterology 2023 164, Issue 6, July 2023.

Focht G, Kuint RC, Greer MC, Pratt LT, Castro DA, Church PC, Navas-López VM, Baldassano RN, Mortensen JH, Rieder F, Yerushalmi B, Ilivitzki A, Konen O, Griffiths AM, Turner D: Prospective Validation of the Lémann Index in Children: A Report From the Multicentre Image Kids Study. J Crohns Colitis. 2023 June 2023.

Brad D. Constant, Lindsey Albenberg, Elana B. Mitchel, Edwin F. de Zoeten, Justin T. Clapp, Frank I. Scott, Jennifer Webster, Robert N. Baldassano, James D. Lewis: Prior Authorizations Delay Therapy, Impact Decision Making, and Lead to Adverse Events in IBD: 2022 Provider Survey. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2023 June 2023.

Zhou Y, Shi J, Stein R, Liu X, Baldassano RN, Forrest CB, Chen Y, Huang J: Missing data matter: an empirical evaluation of the impacts of missing EHR data in comparative effectiveness research. . J Am Med Inform Assoc June 2023.

Marcovitch L, Focht G, Carmon N, Tersigni C, Ledder O, Lev-Tzion R, Church PC, Hyams JS, Baldassano RN, Bousvaros A, Mack DR, Hussey S, Otley A, Croft NM, Kappelman MD, Griffiths AM, Turner D: Development and Validation of the TUMMY-UC: A Patient-Reported Outcome for Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology. Gastroenterology 2023 April 2023.

Zhang N, Liu C, Steiner SJ, Colletti RB, Baldassano R, Chen S, Cohen S, Kappelman MD, Saeed S, Conklin LS, Strauss R, Volger S, King E, Lo KH: Using multiple imputation of real-world data to estimate clinical remission in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. J Comp Eff Res. 2023 April 2023.

Brad Constant, Janet Okraku-Mantey, Kelly Kachelries, Sudha Anupindi, Jing Huang, Robert Baldassano, Frank Scott, Edwin de Zoeten, Ryan Morrow, Sabina Ali, Becca Trombler, Brad Pasternak, Amanda Kuehn, Jacob Kurowski, Jessica Barry, Jeremy Adler, Ibrahim Tarabishy, Whitney Sunseri, Erin Crawford, Jennifer Dotson, Shervin Rabizadeh, David Ziring, Jeannie Huang, Rusvelda Cruz, Cary Sauer, Lindsey Albenberg: MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT, ANTI-TNF THERAPY, AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF INTERNALLY PENETRATING CROHN’S DISEASE COMPLICATION IN PEDIATRICS: INTERIM ANALYSES OF A MULTICENTER RETROSPECTIVE COHORT. Gastroenterology 2023 164, Issue 4, March 2023.

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