Jefferson Brownell, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition)
Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director, Pancreatic Disorders Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3630
Fax: 215-590-3606
BS (Biological Sciences)
Clemson University Calhoun Honors College, 2007.
Medical University of South Carolina, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dietary fat malabsorption, pancreatic disorders, lymphatic and vascular malformations, protein-losing enteropathy, chylous ascites, nutrition support.

Selected Publications

Ford JL, Green MH, Brownell JN, Green JB, Oxley A, Lietz G, Schall JI, Stallings VA: Use of compartmental modeling and retinol isotope dilution to determine vitamin A stores in young people with sickle cell disease before and after vitamin A supplementation. J Nutr 153(9): 2762-2771, July 2023.

Gartenberg AJ, Krishnamurthy G, Srinivasan A, Escobar FA, Brownell JN, Mamula P, O’Byrne ML, Dori Y, Smith CL: Intrahepatic and periduodenal embolization for protein-losing enteropathy patients with congenital heart disease. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol 81(25): 2476-2478, Jun 2023.

Reeves PT, Bennett WC, McCown MY, Welsh SK, McDonald CM, Beker L, Robbins S, Vitale DS, Siracusa C, Brownell JN, Sellers ZM, Echelmeyer S, Livezey J, Barnes DM: The cystic fibrosis action plan: a low health literacy, pictographic self-management tool with clinical automation. Pediatr Pulmonol 57(11): 2847-2850, July 2022.

Sainath NN, Bales C, Brownell JN, Pickett-Blakely O, Sattar A, Stallings VA. : Impact of Pancreatic Enzymes on Enteral Fat and Nitrogen Absorption in Short Bowel Syndrome. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr 75(1): 36-41, July 2022.

Brownell JN, Biko DM, Mamula P, Krishnamurthy G, Escobar F, Srinivasan A, Laje P, Piccoli DA, Pinto E, Smith CL, Dori Y: Dynamic contrast magnetic resonance lymphangiography localizes protein leak to the duodenum in protein-losing enteropathy. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr 74(1): 38-45, Aug 2021.

Bass R, Brownell JN, Stallings VA: The impact of CFTR modulators on growth and nutrition status. Nutrients 13(9): 2907, Aug 2021.

Smith CL, Liu M, Saravanan M, Dewitt A, Biko DM, Pinto E, Escobar F, Krishnamurthy G, Brownell JN, Mamula P, Glatz G, Gillespie M, O’Byrne M, Ravishankar C, Rome J, Dori Y: Liver lymphatic anatomy and role in systematic lymphatic disease. Eur J Radiol 32(1): 112-121, June 2021.

Brownell JN, Padula L, Reid E, Stallings VA, Maqbool A: Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency and pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in cystic fibrosis: A protocol for clinical practice. Clinical Pancreatology for Practising Gastroenterologists and Surgeons. Juan Enrique Dominguez-Munoz (eds.). Wiley, May 2021.

Stevens JP, Brownell JN, Freeman J, Bashaw H: COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children presenting as acute pancreatitis. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr 71(5): 669-671, November 2020.

Brownell JN, Piccoli DA: Protein-Losing Enteropathy. Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 6th Edition. Wyllie R, Hyams J, Kay M (eds.). Elseiver, October 2020.

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Last updated: 11/02/2023
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