MD MPH Bern

Elana M. Bern, MD, MPH

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-6058

  • Fax: 617-730-0495

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Celiac Disease
  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Growth and Nutrition

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Medicine

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

McGill University, 1982

Montreal, Canada

Medical School

Temple University School of Medicine, 1987

Philadelphia, PA

Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health, 1994

Boston, MA

Internship

St. Christophers Hospital for Children, 1987-1988

Philadelphia, PA

Residency

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, 1988-1990

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1990-1991

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Floating Hospital for Children, 1991-1995

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Publications

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  1. Bern EM, O'Brien RF. Is it an eating disorder, gastrointestinal disorder, or both? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 25(4):463-70.
  2. Bern EM, Bousvaros A. Loss of response to biologics versus increased risk of lymphoma in children with inflammatory bowel disease: the clinician's conundrum. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2013 Feb; 9(2):117-27.
  3. Pappa HM, Bern E, Kamin D, Grand RJ. Vitamin D status in gastrointestinal and liver disease. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2008 Mar; 24(2):176-83.
  4. Comanor L, Minor J, Conjeevaram HS, Roberts EA, Alvarez F, Bern EM, Goyens P, Rosenthal P, Lachaux A, Shelton M, Sarles J, Sokal EM. Impact of chronic hepatitis B and interferon-alpha therapy on growth of children. J Viral Hepat. 2001 Mar; 8(2):139-47.
  5. Comanor L, Minor J, Conjeevaram HS, Roberts EA, Alvarez F, Bern EM, Goyens P, Rosenthal P, Lachaux A, Shelton M, Sarles J, Sokal EM. Statistical models for predicting response to interferon-alpha and spontaneous seroconversion in children with chronic hepatitis B. J Viral Hepat. 2000 Mar; 7(2):144-52.
  6. Sokal EM, Conjeevaram HS, Roberts EA, Alvarez F, Bern EM, Goyens P, Rosenthal P, Lachaux A, Shelton M, Sarles J, Hoofnagle J. Interferon alfa therapy for chronic hepatitis B in children: a multinational randomized controlled trial. Gastroenterology. 1998 May; 114(5):988-95.
  7. Nee L, Dambrosia J, Bern E, Eldridge R, Dalakas MC. Post-polio syndrome in twins and their siblings. Evidence that post-polio syndrome can develop in patients with nonparalytic polio. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1995 May 25; 753:378-80.
  8. Mulberg AE, Linz C, Bern E, Tucker L, Verhave M, Grand RJ. Identification of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug-induced gastroduodenal injury in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Pediatr. 1993 Apr; 122(4):647-9.
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