Uma Phatak, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology); Associate Director, Pediatric Clerkship, Pediatrics

Research Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

School of Nursing

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Crohn Disease; Gastrointestinal Diseases; Immune System; Obesity

Research Summary

Dr Phatak focuses on clinical research in pediatric gastroenterology. Her particular research interests include conditions such as obesity and related gastrointestinal disorders, functional constipation, inflammatory bowel disease. Dr Phatak is currently recruiting patients for a study involving children with irritable bowel syndrome.

Specialized Terms: Immune mechanisms underlying Crohn's disease; Functional gastrointestinal disorders; Obesity and related gastrointestinal disorders

Selected Publications

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