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John David Snyder, MD

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

Division Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Celiac Disease Program
H. pylori Program
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Specialties: Celiac Disease, Failure to thrive (poor growth), H. pylori infections, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Syndrome (IBD), Hirschsprung disease, Gastroschesis, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Gastric and duodenal ulcer disease, Omphalocele

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology
National Provider Identifier1912093519

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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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center in Spring Valley

4900 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 320
Washington, DC 20016
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Phone: 202-895-3860
Fax: 202-895-3870

John Snyder, MD, is the chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s National. He is considered an expert in a variety of GI disorders and has worked extensively in the fields of infant nutrition and international child health. His current research interests include H. pylori and celiac disease.

Dr. Snyder has done extensive work with the CDC and World Health Organization (WHO), focusing on the use of culturally acceptable, simple, inexpensive foods and fluids to treat diarrhea and malnutrition in community settings. Dr. Snyder has published extensively on topics related to pediatric gastroenterology.

Dr. Snyder also serves on the WHO's International Health Regulations Roster of Experts as an expert in Pediatrics and Maternal Health.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CABachelor of Science 1968 -1970
Medical School David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles, CADoctor of Medicine 1971 -1975
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report2011
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Gastroenterology Association
MemberNorth American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
MemberSociety for Pediatric Research
MemberAmerican Pediatric Society
Journal Article, Kosek, M., Lanata, C.F., Black, R.E., Walker, D.G., Snyder, J.D., Salam, M.A., Mahalanabis, D., Fontaine, O., Bhutta, Z.A., Bhatnagar, S., & Rudan, I. (2009), Directing diarrhoeal disease research towards disease-burden reduction, Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition, 27, 3, 319-331.

Journal Article, Fontaine, O., Kosek, M., Bhatnagar, S., Boschi-Pinto, C., Chan, K.Y., Duggan, C., Martinez, H., Ribeiro, H., Rollins, N.C., Salam, M.A., Santosham, M., Synder, J.D., Tsai, A.C., Vargas, B., & Rudan, I (2009), Setting research priorities to reduce global mortality from childhood diarrhoea by 2015, Public Library of Science Medicine, 6, 3.

Journal Article, Foley, R.N., Wang, C., Snyder, J.J., Collins, A.J. (2009), Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Cystatin C levels in U.S. adults, 1988-1994 versus 1999-2002: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 4, 5, 965-972.

Journal Article, Jones, A.L., Snyder, J.K. (2009), Intramolecular Rhodium-Catalyzed [2+2+2] Cyclizations of Diynes with Enones, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 74, 7, 2907-2910.

Journal Article, Yuan, H., Vance, K.M., Junge, C.E., Geballe, M.T., Snyder, J.P., Hepler, J.R., Yepes, M., Low, C.M., Traynelis, S.F. (2009), The Serine Protease Plasmin Cleaves the Amino-terminal Domain of the NR2A Subunit to Relieve Zinc Inhibition of the N-Methyl-D-aspartate Receptors, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 284, 19, 12862-12873.

Journal Article, Snyder, J.J., Collins, A.J. (2009), American Journal of Nephrology, KDOQI Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, and Diabetes Care Guidelines and Current Care Patterns in the United States CKD Population: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004, 31, 4, 44-54.

Journal Article, Snyder, J. (2009), Easy Rescues and Organ Transplantation, HEC Forum, 21, 1, 27-53.

Journal Article, Drumm, B., Day, A.S., Gold, B., Gottrand, F., Kato, S., Kawakami, E., Madrazo, A.,Snyder, J.D., Thomas, J. (2004), Helicobacter Pylori and Peptic Ulcer: Working Group Report of the Second World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology Nutrition, 0.

Journal Article, Rhoads, K., Snyder, J., Lee, H. (2002), Cholelithiasis and Perforated Gallbaldder in an Infant, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 0.

Journal Article, Snyder, J.D., Bratton, B. (2002), Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology Nutrition, Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Gastrointestinal Procedures: Current Practices in North American Academic Pediatric Programs, 0.

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

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