Dinesh S Pashankar MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology); Director, Fellowship Program; Director, Pediatric IBD program

Research Interests

Chronic constipation treatment; Gastroesophageal reflux disease


Research Summary


Dr. Pashankar focuses on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), constipation, and inflammatory bowel disease in children. He studies the prevalence and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in children. His research also includes obesity associated gastrointestinal disorders such as constipation and gastroesophageal reflux in children. He has published a number of studies in pediatric gastroenterology.


Selected Publications

  • Individual exome analysis in diagnosis and management of paediatric liver failure of indeterminate aetiology. Vilarinho S, Choi M, Jain D, Malhotra A, Kulkarni S, Pashankar D, Phatak U, Patel M, Bale A, Mane S, Lifton RP, Mistry PK. J Hepatol. 2014 Jul 10. pii: S0168-8278(14)00469-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2014.06.038.
  • Calcific Pancreatitis in Children. Patel MG, Baker K, Phatak UP, Alper A, Pashankar DS. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Jun 25.

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