Fishman MD

Laurie Fishman, MD

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-1836

  • Fax: 617-730-0495

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Motility Disorders
  • Gastroenterology
  • Medical Education

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Medicine

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Yale University, 1984

New Haven, CT

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine, 1989

New York, NY

Internship

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1989-1990

Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1990-1992

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship, Clinical and Research

Boston Children's Hospital, 1992-1995

Boston, MA

Rabkin Fellowship in Medicine Education/Scholars in Medicine Program

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2002-2003

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Publications

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  1. Tomer G, Xanthakos S, Kim S, Rao M, Book L, Litman HJ, Fishman LN. Perceptions of gender equality in work-life balance, salary, promotion, and harassment: results of the NASPGHAN task force survey. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Apr; 60(4):481-5.
  2. Baffour-Awuah NY, Fleet S, Montgomery RK, Baker SS, Butler JL, Campbell C, Tischfield S, Mitchell PD, Allende-Richter S, Moon JE, Fishman L, Bousvaros A, Fox V, Kuokkanen M, Grand RJ, Hirschhorn JN. Functional significance of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the lactase gene in diverse US patients and evidence for a novel lactase persistence allele at -13909 in those of European ancestry. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Feb; 60(2):182-91.
  3. Durkin ET, Zurakowski D, Rangel SJ, Lillehei CW, Fishman LN. Passing the baton: The pediatric surgical perspective on transition. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jul; 50(7):1196-200.
  4. Fishman LN, Ziniel SI, Adrichem ME, Fernandes SM, Arnold J. Provider awareness alone does not improve transition readiness skills in adolescent patients with inflammatory bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Aug; 59(2):221-4.
  5. de Silva PS, Fishman LN. Transition of the patient with IBD from pediatric to adult care-an assessment of current evidence. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Aug; 20(8):1458-64.
  6. O'Sullivan-Oliveira J, Fernandes SM, Borges LF, Fishman LN. Transition of pediatric patients to adult care: an analysis of provider perceptions across discipline and role. Pediatr Nurs. 2014 May-Jun; 40(3):113-20, 142.
  7. Fernandes SM, O'Sullivan-Oliveira J, Landzberg MJ, Khairy P, Melvin P, Sawicki GS, Ziniel S, Kenney LB, Garvey KC, Sobota A, O'Brien R, Nigrovic PA, Sharma N, Fishman LN. Transition and transfer of adolescents and young adults with pediatric onset chronic disease: the patient and parent perspective. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2014; 7(1):43-51.
  8. Fernandes SM, Khairy P, Fishman L, Melvin P, O'Sullivan-Oliveira J, Sawicki GS, Ziniel S, Breitinger P, Williams R, Takahashi M, Landzberg MJ. Referral patterns and perceived barriers to adult congenital heart disease care: results of a survey of U.S. pediatric cardiologists. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Dec 11; 60(23):2411-8.
  9. van Groningen J, Ziniel S, Arnold J, Fishman LN. When independent healthcare behaviors develop in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Dec; 18(12):2310-4.
  10. Fishman LN, Houtman D, van Groningen J, Arnold J, Ziniel S. Medication knowledge: an initial step in self-management for youth with inflammatory bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec; 53(6):641-5.
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  12. Fishman LN, Barendse RM, Hait E, Burdick C, Arnold J. Self-management of older adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease: a pilot study of behavior and knowledge as prelude to transition. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Dec; 49(12):1129-33.
  13. Pensabene L, Buonomo C, Fishman L, Chitkara D, Nurko S. Lack of utility of abdominal x-rays in the evaluation of children with constipation: comparison of different scoring methods. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Aug; 51(2):155-9.
  14. Lightdale JR, Newburg AR, Mahoney LB, Fredette ME, Fishman LN. Fellow perceptions of training using computer-based endoscopy simulators. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Jul; 72(1):13-8.
  15. Hait EJ, Fishman LN, Katzka DA. Clinical scenario--an 18-year-old with acute dysphagia and meat impaction. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Jul; 7(7):721-4.
  16. Hait EJ, Barendse RM, Arnold JH, Valim C, Sands BE, Korzenik JR, Fishman LN. Transition of adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease from pediatric to adult care: a survey of adult gastroenterologists. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2009 Jan; 48(1):61-5.
  17. Shields HM, Guss D, Somers SC, Kerfoot BP, Mandell BS, Travassos WJ, Ullman SM, Maroo S, Honan JP, Raymond LW, Goldberg EM, Leffler DA, Hayward JN, Pelletier SR, Carbo AR, Fishman LN, Nath BJ, Cohn MA, Hafler JP. A faculty development program to train tutors to be discussion leaders rather than facilitators. Acad Med. 2007 May; 82(5):486-92.
  18. Hait E, Arnold JH, Fishman LN. Educate, communicate, anticipate-practical recommendations for transitioning adolescents with IBD to adult health care. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2006 Jan; 12(1):70-3.
  19. Fishman L, Lenders C, Fortunato C, Noonan C, Nurko S. Increased prevalence of constipation and fecal soiling in a population of obese children. J Pediatr. 2004 Aug; 145(2):253-4.
  20. Fishman L, Rappaport L, Schonwald A, Nurko S. Trends in referral to a single encopresis clinic over 20 years. Pediatrics. 2003 May; 111(5 Pt 1):e604-7.
  21. Fishman L, Rappaport L, Cousineau D, Nurko S. Early constipation and toilet training in children with encopresis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002 Apr; 34(4):385-8.
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