Qualifications and experience
- Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Surgery, Digestive System, Digestive System - Gastroenterology (Stomach, Bowel, General GI Problems), Surgery - Liver Transplant Surgery, Digestive System - Hepatology (Liver Disorders)
- Languages spoken
University of Colorado (1989)
University of Vermont College of Medicine (1983)
University of Colorado (1986)
Dartmouth College (NH) (1979)
- Clinical interest for patients
I am nationally recognized for my expertise in pediatric hepatology and liver transplantation and cystic fibrosis liver disease. I have additional interests in chronic viral hepatitis, pediatric acute liver failure and chronic pancreatitis. I work closely with patients and families to find the best approaches to care to meet their needs.
- Research interest for patients
My research focuses on new therapies for children with hepatitis B and C. I lead a large study that is trying to develop tests that will predict which patients with cystic fibrosis are at risk for the development of advanced liver disease
- Volunteer activities
Round Up River Ranch volunteer physician.
Medical Advisory Committee: Round Up River Ranch
Chair, Medical Advisory Committee: American Liver Foundation