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Jamie Merves, MD
Jamie Merves
Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Merves has a background in basic and clinical translational research in eosinophilic esophagitis. Her more recent focus is clinical research in the pediatric short-bowel population. Dr. Merves is currently evaluating blenderized feeding in the pediatric short bowel population.



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Education and Training

BS, George Washington University (Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 2005

MD, George Washington University School Of Medicine and Health Sciences (With Distinction), 2009

Internship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatrics)

Residency, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatrics)

Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2009

American Gastroenterological Association, 2012

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, 2012-

  • Training Committee, 2013-2016
  • Nutrition Committee, 2021-

Professional Awards

Komarov Research Competition – Basic science, 2nd place, 2015

Senior Resident Humanitarian Award, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2012

Teddy Bedrossian Compassionate Care Award, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2011

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2009

American Pediatric Society – Society for Pediatric Research Student Travel Award, 2007

American Pediatric Society – Society for Pediatric Research (APS-SPR) Student Research Fellowship, 2006

Publication Highlights

Alanna Strong A, Kierstin Keller K, Jamie Merves J. Early presentation of adult-onset conditions: A dual diagnosis of hereditary hemochromatosis and porphyria cutanea tarda. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2020 Aug; 25: 100638. PubMed PMID: 32874917
Robson J, Lusman SS, Lee CK, Merves J, Middleton J, Perez ME, Desai NK, Sayej W, Sivagnanam M, Solomon AB, Colombo JM, Rosen JM, Van Buren KW, Brown JB, Turmelle YP, Cerezo CS, Loomes KM, Huang JS, Quiros-Tejeira RE, Benkov K, Leichtner A, Narkewicz MR, Weinstein T, Sauer CG. Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Entrustable Professional Activities: Development of an Assessment Tool and Curricular Resources. Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 Jul; 71(1):e40-e45. PubMed PMID: 32265411