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Evan Paul Nadler, MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

General and Thoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Obesity Institute

Director, Bariatric Surgery Program

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Genetic Medicine Research
Specialties: Liver fibrosis, Biliary atresia, Obesity

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
National Provider Identifier1316931850

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Evan Nadler, MD, is a pediatric surgeon and researcher. Dr. Nadler recently joined Children's National Medical Center and serves as Co-Director of the Obesity Institute. Dr. Nadler performs bariatric surgery on adolescents who meet certain criteria. He works closely with the multidisciplinary team of pediatric specialists in the Obesity Institute.

Dr. Nadler's basic science research focuses on the liver fibrosis associated with biliary atresia. His clinical and translational science investigates the systems biology of obesity surgery, and the safety and effectiveness of various weight loss procedures in adolescents. Dr. Nadler has published widely in the above –mentioned areas.”

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PADoctor of Medicine 1991 -1995
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Visiting ProfessorRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada2008
Faculty Research FellowshipAmerican College of Surgeons2007
National Advisory BoardChildren’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center2007
Research Fellowship AwardSurgical Infection Society1999
Excellence in Teaching AwardStanford University1991

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
Association for Academic Surgery2003
International Pediatric Endosurgery Group2004
American Pediatric Surgery Association2007
American College of Surgeons2007
American Academy of PediatricsSurgical Section2007
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorThe Role of TGF-ß in the Pathogenesis of Experimental Biliary AtresiaNational Health Institute2008 - 2013
InvestigatorA prospective, open-label study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding in the Treatment of Morbidly Obese AdolescentsThe Harris Foundation 2005 - 2009
Principal InvestigatorThe Role of TGF-ß in the Pathogenesis of Experimental Biliary AtresiaAmerican College of Surgeons Faculty Research Fellowship2007 - 2009
Journal Article, Nadler EP, Patterson D, Violette S, Weinreb P, Lewis M, Magid MS, Greco MA. (2009), Integrin avß6 and Mediators of Extracellular Matrix Deposition are Upregulated in Experimental Biliary Atresia, J Surg Res, 154, 1, 21-29.

Journal Article, Zilbert NR, Stamell EF, Ezon I, Schlager A, Ginsburg HB, Nadler EP. (2009), Management and Outcomes for Children with Acute Appendicitis Differ by Hospital Type: Areas for Improvement at Public Hospitals. 2009 Jun, Clin Pediatr (Phila), 48, 5, 499-504.

Journal Article, Nadler EP, Reddy S, Isenalumhe A, Youn HA, Peck V, Ren CJ, Fielding GA. (2009), Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding for Morbidly Obese Adolescents Effects Android Fat Loss, Resolution of Comorbidities, and Improved Metabolic Status. , J Am Coll Surg 2009, 209, 5, 638-644.

Journal Article, Nadler EP, Brotman LM, Miyoshi T, Fryer, GE, Weitzman M. (2009), The Morbidity in Obese Adolescents who Meet the Adult NIH Criteria for Bariatric Surgery , J Pediatr Surg. 2009, 44, 10, 1869-1876.

Journal Article, Nadler EP, Nwomeh BC, Frederick WA, Hassoun HT, Kingham TP, Krishnaswami S, London JA, Pitt SC, Riviello R, Rogers SO. (2009), Academic Needs in Developing Countries: A Survey of the West African College of Surgeons, J Surg Res..

Journal Article, Finkelstein J, Stamell EF, Zilbert NR, Ginsburg HB, Nadler EP. (2009), Management and Outcomes for Children with Pyloric Stenosis Stratified by Hospital Type, J Surg Res..

Journal Article, Nadler EP, Onyedika E, Li X, Greco MA. (2009), Differential Expression of Hepatic Fibrosis Mediators in Sick and Spontaneously Recovered Mice with Experimental Biliary Atresia, J Surg Res. (In press).

Book Chapter, Nadler EP. (2008), The Current State of Surgical Weight Loss Options for Morbidly Obese Adolescents. , In Nadler EP., New Research on Morbid Obesity , Hauppauge, NY, Nova Science Publishers Inc..

Journal Article, Nadler EP, Youn HA, Ren CJ, Fielding GA. (2008), An update on 73 US obese pediatric patients treated with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: comorbidity resolution and compliance data., J Pediatr Surg., 43, 1, 141-146.

Journal Article, Nadler EP, Youn HA, Ginsburg HB, Ren CJ, Fielding GA. (2007), Short-Term Results In 53 U.S. Obese Pediatric Patients Treated With Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, J Pediatr Surg. , 42, 1, 137-141.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Evan Nadler, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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