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Kathleen B. Schwarz

Kathleen B. Schwarz

     MD
Medical Director, Professor | Baltimore, Maryland    United States of America
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology And Nutrit
Pediatrics, Biliary Atresia,...More
Spoken at 2 events

Biography :

Dr. Schwarz received her medical degree from Washington University. She then completed her residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine.

Dr. Schwarz is Director of the Pediatric Liver Center at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in which there are over 1,000 patients who receive medical care. She focuses on liver disorders of childhood with a particular emphasis on biliary atresia, metabolic liver disorders, autoimmune liver disease, and viral hepatitis B and C.

Dr. Schwarz is Medical Director of the Pediatric Liver Transplant Program at Johns Hopkins and directs NIH-funded grants in a variety of pediatric liver diseases, including biliary atresia, and other cholestatic liver diseases of childhood such as Alagille Syndrome, PFIC 1,2 and 3, alpha-1 antitrypson deficiency, mitochondrial hepatopathy and cystic fibrosis liver disease.

She also directs grants and clinical trials in pediatric hepatitis B and C. Dr. Schwarz was named one of Baltimore Magazine's top 25 pediatricians, and she has won teaching awards at both St. Louis University and Johns Hopkins University. In 2005, she received the Distinguished Service Award of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition . She is currently the President of this organization. Since 2001, she has been named one of the Castle Connolly Top Doctors in America. Dr. Schwarz also has been designated a U.S. News and World Report “Top Doctor” and identified as being in the top 1% of pediatric gastroenterologists in the nation.

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Specialties

Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Interested Topics

Pediatrics, Biliary Atresia, Biliary Disease, Cholestatic Liver Diseases of Childhood, Cirrhosis, Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease, Gallbladder Disorders, Hepatitis, Hepatitis, Homelessness, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant , Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Liver Transplant, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, Gastroenterology, Nutrition, Pediatric gastroenterology, Liver disorders of childhood, Cholestatic liver diseases of childhood, Mitochondrial Hepatopathy, Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease, Hepatology

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English

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