Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Barry K Wershil, MD

Barry K Wershil, MD

Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

Focus of Work

Bio

I completed my fellowship at the Combined Program in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Harvard Medical School. I then join the faculty at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School and continued a research fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Galli at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In 2000, I joined the faculty at the SUNY Downstate as the Vice-Chairman of Research and Education, and then in 2003 became the Division Director for Pediatric GI at the Children's Hospital at...[Read full text]I completed my fellowship at the Combined Program in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Harvard Medical School. I then join the faculty at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School and continued a research fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Galli at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In 2000, I joined the faculty at the SUNY Downstate as the Vice-Chairman of Research and Education, and then in 2003 became the Division Director for Pediatric GI at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 2008, I joined the faculty at Feinberg and Lurie Children's Hospital as the Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

My clinical research interest is eosinophilic esophagitis and involves efforts to improve the diagnostic and treatment options for patients

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Washington University (1979)
  • Residency: Saint Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatrics (1983)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital-Boston, Pediatrics Gastroenterology (1986)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-4604

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 65
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611