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Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, PhD, MPH

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
Education:
BSc
Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1998.
MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.
MPH
Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2003.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2006.
Fellowship in Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2006-2009.
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Selected Publications

Henao Maria Paula, Bewtra Meenakshi, Osterman Mark T, Aberra Faten N, Scott Frank I, Lichtenstein Gary R, Kraschnewski Jennifer, Lewis James D: Measurement of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms: Reliability of an Abbreviated Approach to Data Collection. Inflammatory bowel diseases Jul 2015.

Osterman Mark T, Haynes Kevin, Delzell Elizabeth, Zhang Jie, Bewtra Meenakshi, Brensinger Colleen M, Chen Lang, Xie Fenglong, Curtis Jeffrey R, Lewis James D: Effectiveness and Safety of Immunomodulators With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy in Crohn's Disease. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 13(7): 1293-1301.e5, Jul 2015.

Bewtra Meenakshi, Newcomb Craig W, Wu Qufei, Chen Lang, Xie Fenglong, Roy Jason A, Aarons Cary B, Osterman Mark T, Forde Kimberly A, Curtis Jeffrey R, Lewis James D: Mortality Associated With Medical Therapy Versus Elective Colectomy in Ulcerative Colitis: A Cohort Study. Annals of internal medicine Jul 2015 Notes: Accepted for publication.

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 81(5): 1158-66.e1-4, May 2015.

Small Aaron J, Araujo James L, Leggett Cadman L, Mendelson Aaron H, Agarwalla Anant, Abrams Julian A, Lightdale Charles J, Wang Timothy C, Iyer Prasad G, Wang Kenneth K, Rustgi Anil K, Ginsberg Gregory G, Forde Kimberly A, Gimotty Phyllis A, Lewis James D, Falk Gary W, Bewtra Meenakshi: Radiofrequency Ablation Is Associated With Decreased Neoplastic Progression in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus and Confirmed Low-Grade Dysplasia. Gastroenterology Apr 2015.

Scott Frank I, Vajravelu Ravy K, Bewtra Meenakshi, Mamtani Ronac, Lee Dale, Goldberg David S, 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 13(2): 302-309.e11, Feb 2015.

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.

Maria Paula Henao, Meenakshi Bewtra, Mark T Osterman, Faten N Aberra, Frank I Scott, Gary R Lichtenstein, Jennifer Kraschnewski, James D Lewis: Measurement of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms: Reliability of an Abbreviated Approach to Data Collection. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2015 Notes: Accepted for publication.

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.

Osterman Mark T, Haynes Kevin, Delzell Elizabeth, Zhang Jie, Bewtra Meenakshi, Brensinger Colleen, Chen Lang, Xie Fenlong, Curtis Jeffrey R, Lewis James D: Comparative effectiveness of infliximab and adalimumab for Crohn's disease. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 12(5): 811-817.e3, May 2014.

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