EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Yale University , 1984 , New Haven , CT

Medical School

  • New York University School of Medicine , 1989 , New York , NY

Internship

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1990 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1992 , Philadelphia , PA

Fellowship

Clinical and Research
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1995 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Rabkin in Medicine Education -Scholars in Medicine Program
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center , 2003 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. van der Bent A, Duggan EM, Fishman LN, Dickie BH. Reality check: What happens when patients with anorectal malformations grow up? A pilot study of medical care transition from the adult patient perspective. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Mar 02. View abstract
  2. Fishman LN, Kearney J, DeGroote M, Liu E, Arnold J, Weir DC. Creation of Experience-based Celiac Benchmarks - The First Step in Pre-Transition Self-Management Assessment. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Feb 03. View abstract
  3. de Silva PSA, Fishman LN. The Transition of the Gastrointestinal Patient from Pediatric to Adult Care. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2017 Jun; 64(3):707-720. View abstract
  4. Cohen DA, Newman LR, Fishman LN. Twelve tips on writing a discussion case that facilitates teaching and engages learners. Med Teach. 2017 Feb; 39(2):147-152. View abstract
  5. Fishman LN, Mitchell PD, Lakin PR, Masciarelli L, Flier SN. Are Expectations Too High for Transitioning Adolescents With Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Examining Adult Medication Knowledge and Self-Management Skills. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 11; 63(5):494-499. View abstract
  6. Bensen R, McKenzie RB, Fernandes SM, Fishman LN. Transitions in Pediatric Gastroenterology: Results of a National Provider Survey. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 11; 63(5):488-493. View abstract
  7. Fishman LN, DiFazio R, Miller P, Shanske S, Waters PM. Pediatric Orthopaedic Providers' Views on Transition From Pediatric to Adult Care. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep; 36(6):e75-80. View abstract
  8. Plevinsky JM, Greenley RN, Fishman LN. Self-management in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: strategies, outcomes, and integration into clinical care. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2016; 9:259-67. View abstract
  9. Kenney LB, Melvin P, Fishman LN, O'Sullivan-Oliveira J, Sawicki GS, Ziniel S, Diller L, Fernandes SM. Transition and transfer of childhood cancer survivors to adult care: A national survey of pediatric oncologists. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Feb; 64(2):346-352. View abstract
  10. Kitts RL, Koleoglou KJ, Holland JE, Hutchinson EH, Nang QG, Mehta CM, Tran CM, Fishman LN. A Novel Service-Oriented Professional Development Program for Research Assistants at an Academic Hospital: A Web-Based Survey. JMIR Med Educ. 2015 Nov 02; 1(2):e13. View abstract
  11. 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. View abstract
  12. 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. View abstract
  13. 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. View abstract
  14. 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. View abstract
  15. 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. View abstract
  16. 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. View abstract
  17. 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. View abstract
  18. 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. View abstract
  19. 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. View abstract
  20. 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. View abstract
  21. 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. View abstract
  22. 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. View abstract
  23. 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. View abstract
  24. 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. View abstract
  25. 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. View abstract
  26. 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. View abstract
  27. 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. View abstract
  28. 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. View abstract
  29. 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. View abstract
  30. 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. View abstract