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baldassano [at] email.chop.edu
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2716 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
United States

Robert N. Baldassano, MD
Robert N. Baldassano
Director, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Frontier Program

Dr. Baldassano’s research focuses on children who have inflammatory bowel diseases, and he oversees a large team of researchers at CHOP working to translate discoveries in the laboratory into direct patient care for children. One promising area of current research involves investigating the intestinal microbiomes of children with inflammatory bowel diseases.

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Education and Training

BS, State University at Albany (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science), 1977

MD, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, College of Medicine, 1984

Titles and Academic Titles

Director, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Frontier Program

Co-Director, PennCHOP Microbiome Program

Director, CHOP Microbiome Center

Colman Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Gastroenterological Association, 1988-

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 1991-

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, 1996-

American Gastroenterological Association, 1988-

World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 2004-

Professional Awards

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of American Research Fellowship Award, 1990

Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Pediatric Resident Teaching, 1992

Education Award for Excellence in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Teaching, Research and Clinical Care, 1993

David Cornfeld Bedside Teaching Award, 2001
Physician of the Year Award, 2002

Blockley-Osler Award, 2012

Fellows Faculty Honor Roll, 2013

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