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Laurie S. Conklin, MD

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

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Celiac Disease Program
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Nutrition Program

Specialties: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Syndrome (IBD), Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Failure to thrive (poor growth)

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology
National Provider Identifier1811034911

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 of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497

*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500

Laurie Conklin, MD, is pediatric gastroenterologist at Children's National Medical Center. She is a diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Gastrointestinal Association, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Conklin has authored or co-authored numerous abstracts and peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Conklin completed a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, where she studied the lymphocyte transport of 6-mercaptopurine, a medication used to treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Dr. Conklin’s special clinical interests are IBD and abdominal pain. She sees patients with all general gastrointestinal disease.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MABachelor of Arts 1991 -1995
Medical School New York Medical College Valhalla, NYDoctor of Medicine 1995 -2001
National & International Recognitions
Research Award American Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research1998

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
Member North American Society for Pediatric GastroenterolFellows Committee
Member American Academy of Pediatrics
Member American Gastroenterological Association
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal Investigator
Conference Presentation - Poster, Rabizadeh, S., Conklin, L., Olivia-Hemker, M., Wood, R. (2008), Nissen Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Patients with Food Allergies, Poster session presented at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Conference, San Diego, CA

Journal Article, Conklin, L. S., Zeitlin, P., & Cuffari, C. (2008), Cystic fibrosis presenting as recurrent pancreatitis in a young child with a normal sweat test and pancreas divisum: a case report, Journal of Medical Case Reports.

Journal Article, Conklin, L. S., Bernstein, C., Bartholomew, L. & Oliva-Hemker, M. (2008), Medical malpractice in gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology .

Journal Article, Li, X., Conklin, L., & Alex, P. (2008), New serological biomarkers of inflammatory bowel disease, World Journal of Gastroenterology.

Journal Article, Alex, P., Zachos, N. C., Nguyen, T., Gonzales, L., Chen, T. E., Conklin, L. S., Centola, M., Li, X. . (2008), Distinct cytokine patterns identified from multiplex profiles of murine DSS and TNBS-induced colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Journal Article, Sullivan, S., Alex, P., Dassopoulos, T., Zachos, N. C., Iacobuzio-Donahue, C., Donowitz, M., Brant, S. R., Cuffari, C., Harris, M. L., Datta, L. W., Conklin, L., Chen, Y., Li, X. (2008), Downregulation of sodium transporters and NHERF proteins in IBD patients and mouse colitis models: Potential contributors to IBD-associated diarrhea, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Conklin, L., Bernstein, C., Bartholomew, L., Olivia-Hemker, M. (2007), Medical Malpractice in Gastroenterology: Using the PIAA Claims Database. , Poster session presented at the Digestive Disease Week 2007

Conference Presentation - Poster, Conklin, L., Zeitlin, P., Cuffari, C. (2006), Compound Heterozygous Cystic Fibrosis Presenting as Pancreatitis in a 4-Year-Old Girl with Pancreas Divisum and Normal Sweat Test, Poster session presented at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Conference

Conference Presentation - Poster, Conklin, L.., Cohen, B., Cukras, et. al. (2006), Pityriasis Rosea-like Skin Eruptions During Infliximab Treatment, Poster session presented at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Conference

Journal Article, Chi, S.N., Conklin, L., Qin, J., Meyers, P.A., Huvos, A.G., Healey, J.H., Gorlick, R. (2004), The patterns of relapse in osteosarcoma: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering experience., Pediatric Blood and Cancer , 42, 46-51.

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

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