Join a panel of pediatric specialists from Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital for an informational conversation on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and links between other gastrointestinal disorders in children. Our experts will discuss IBD and its correlation with liver disease; the potential need for liver transplants resulting from IBD complications; nutritional therapy and general nutrition for children with IBD, and more. The panel includes national leaders in all aspects of pediatric care with extensive expertise in gastroenterology and hepatology:
Ali A. Mencin, MD Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Director, Pediatric Endoscopy and the Pediatric Fatty Liver Clinic; Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Neal LeLeiko, MD, PhD Director, Pediatric IBD Center; Professor of Pediatrics
Joseph Picoraro, MD Director, Pediatric GI Inpatient Services; Associate Director, Pediatric IBD Center; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Mercedes Martinez, MD Medical Director, Adult and Pediatric Intestinal/Multivisceral Transplant Program; Clinical Director, Human Studies Core, Columbia Center for Translation Immunology; Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Steven Lobritto, MD Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplantation; Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric Advanced Transplant Hepatology; Professor of Pediatrics
The conversation will be moderated by award-winning CBS medical correspondent Dr. Max Gomez, with an introduction by Ali Mencin, MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Attendees will have a chance to submit questions to the panelists.