EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Case Western Reserve University , 1981 , Cleveland , OH

Internship

  • University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinics , 1982 , Minneapolis , MN

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1984 , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Beth Israel Hospital , 1985 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital / Massachusetts General Hospital , 1988 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Gold NB, Blumenthal JA, Wessel AE, Stein DR, Scott A, Fox VL, Turner A, Kritzer A, Rajabi F, Peeler K, Tan WH. Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with Maple Syrup Urine Disease: A Management Paradox. J Pediatr. 2018 Apr 19. View abstract
  2. Fox VL, Yasuda J, Al-Ibraheemi A, Saltzman JR. Metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma mimicking autoimmune pancreatitis diagnosed by EUS-guided fine-needle biopsy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Apr 06. View abstract
  3. Fox VL. New therapies for vascular anomalies of the gastrointestinal tract. Minerva Pediatr. 2018 Jun; 70(3):303-307. View abstract
  4. Grover AS, Mitchell PD, Manzi SF, Fox VL. Initial Pain Management in Pediatric Acute Pancreatitis: Opioid Versus Non-opioid. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Feb; 66(2):295-298. View abstract
  5. Pai AK, Fox VL. Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Management. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2017 Jun; 64(3):543-561. View abstract
  6. Lin TK, Troendle DM, Wallihan DB, Barth B, Fox VL, Fishman DS, Morinville VD. Specialized Imaging and Procedures in Pediatric Pancreatology: A North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Clinical Report. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Mar; 64(3):472-484. View abstract
  7. Lin TK, Troendle DM, Wallihan DB, Barth B, Fox VL, Fishman DS, Morinville VD. Specialized Imaging and Procedures in Pediatric Pancreatology: A NASPGHAN Clinical Report. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Aug 06. View abstract
  8. Soukoulis IW, Liang MG, Fox VL, Mulliken JB, Alomari AI, Fishman SJ. Gastrointestinal Infantile Hemangioma: Presentation and Management. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Oct; 61(4):415-20. View abstract
  9. Smpokou P, Fox VL, Tan WH. PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome: early tumour development in children. Arch Dis Child. 2015 Jan; 100(1):34-7. View abstract
  10. Mohseni M, Sun J, Lau A, Curtis S, Goldsmith J, Fox VL, Wei C, Frazier M, Samson O, Wong KK, Wong KK, Kim C, Camargo FD. A genetic screen identifies an LKB1-MARK signalling axis controlling the Hippo-YAP pathway. Nat Cell Biol. 2014 Jan; 16(1):108-17. View abstract
  11. Liu Y, Fox V, Lei Y, Hu B, Joo KI, Wang P. Synthetic niches for differentiation of human embryonic stem cells bypassing embryoid body formation. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2014 Jul; 102(5):1101-12. View abstract
  12. Amps K, Andrews PW, Anyfantis G, Armstrong L, Avery S, Baharvand H, Baker J, Baker D, Munoz MB, Beil S, Benvenisty N, Ben-Yosef D, Biancotti JC, Bosman A, Brena RM, Brison D, Caisander G, Camarasa MV, Chen J, Chiao E, Choi YM, Choo AB, Collins D, Colman A, Crook JM, Daley GQ, Dalton A, De Sousa PA, Denning C, Downie J, Dvorak P, Montgomery KD, Feki A, Ford A, Fox V, Fraga AM, Frumkin T, Ge L, Gokhale PJ, Golan-Lev T, Gourabi H, Gropp M, Lu G, Hampl A, Harron K, Healy L, Herath W, Holm F, Hovatta O, Hyllner J, Inamdar MS, Irwanto AK, Ishii T, Jaconi M, Jin Y, Kimber S, Kiselev S, Knowles BB, Kopper O, Kukharenko V, Kuliev A, Lagarkova MA, Laird PW, Lako M, Laslett AL, Lavon N, Lee DR, Lee JE, Li C, Lim LS, Ludwig TE, Ma Y, Maltby E, Mateizel I, Mayshar Y, Mileikovsky M, Minger SL, Miyazaki T, Moon SY, Moore H, Mummery C, Nagy A, Nakatsuji N, Narwani K, Oh SK, Oh SK, Olson C, Otonkoski T, Pan F, Park IH, Pells S, Pera MF, Pereira LV, Qi O, Raj GS, Reubinoff B, Robins A, Robson P, Rossant J, Salekdeh GH, Schulz TC, Sermon K, Sheik Mohamed J, Shen H, Sherrer E, Sidhu K, Sivarajah S, Skottman H, Spits C, Stacey GN, Strehl R, Strelchenko N, Suemori H, Sun B, Suuronen R, Takahashi K, Tuuri T, Venu P, Verlinsky Y, Ward-van Oostwaard D, Weisenberger DJ, Wu Y, Yamanaka S, Young L, Zhou Q. Screening ethnically diverse human embryonic stem cells identifies a chromosome 20 minimal amplicon conferring growth advantage. Nat Biotechnol. 2011 Nov 27; 29(12):1132-44. View abstract
  13. Lightdale JR, Mitchell PD, Fredette ME, Mahoney LB, Zgleszewski SE, Scharff L, Fox VL. A Pilot Study of Ketamine versus Midazolam/Fentanyl Sedation in Children Undergoing GI Endoscopy. Int J Pediatr. 2011; 2011:623710. View abstract
  14. Lei Y, Lee CL, Joo KI, Zarzar J, Liu Y, Dai B, Fox V, Wang P. Gene editing of human embryonic stem cells via an engineered baculoviral vector carrying zinc-finger nucleases. Mol Ther. 2011 May; 19(5):942-50. View abstract
  15. Fox V. Culture of human pluripotent stem cells on glass slides for high-resolution imaging. Methods Mol Biol. 2011; 767:161-73. View abstract
  16. Kulungowski AM, Fox VL, Burrows PE, Alomari AI, Fishman SJ. Portomesenteric venous thrombosis associated with rectal venous malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jun; 45(6):1221-7. View abstract
  17. Fox VL, Perros S, Jiang H, Goldsmith JD. Juvenile polyps: recurrence in patients with multiple and solitary polyps. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Sep; 8(9):795-9. View abstract
  18. Akopian V, Andrews PW, Beil S, Benvenisty N, Brehm J, Christie M, Ford A, Fox V, Gokhale PJ, Healy L, Holm F, Hovatta O, Knowles BB, Ludwig TE, McKay RD, Miyazaki T, Nakatsuji N, Oh SK, Pera MF, Rossant J, Stacey GN, Suemori H. Comparison of defined culture systems for feeder cell free propagation of human embryonic stem cells. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2010 Apr; 46(3-4):247-58. View abstract
  19. Schulman JM, Christison-Lagay ER, Kozakewich HP, Boiselle PM, Burrows PE, Fox VL, Fishman SJ. Macrocystic lymphatic malformation in the pulmonary parenchyma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 May; 87(5):1607-9. View abstract
  20. Manfredi MA, Fox VL, Zurakowski D, Kutok JL, Glickman JN, Moses MA. Matrix metalloproteinases in the urine and tissue of patients with juvenile polyps: potential biomarkers for the presence of polyps. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2009 Apr; 48(4):405-11. View abstract
  21. Alomari AI, Chaudry G, Fox VL, Fishman SJ, Buchmiller TL. Atypical manifestation of patent ductus venosus in a child: intervening against a paradoxical presentation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Apr; 20(4):537-42. View abstract
  22. Manfredi MA, Zurakowski D, Rufo PA, Walker TR, Fox VL, Moses MA. Increased incidence of urinary matrix metalloproteinases as predictors of disease in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2008 Aug; 14(8):1091-6. View abstract
  23. Lightdale JR, Valim C, Newburg AR, Mahoney LB, Zgleszewski S, Fox VL. Efficiency of propofol versus midazolam and fentanyl sedation at a pediatric teaching hospital: a prospective study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jun; 67(7):1067-75. View abstract
  24. Fox VL. Eosinophilic esophagitis: endoscopic findings. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2008 Jan; 18(1):45-57; viii. View abstract
  25. Fox V, Gokhale PJ, Walsh JR, Matin M, Jones M, Andrews PW. Cell-cell signaling through NOTCH regulates human embryonic stem cell proliferation. Stem Cells. 2008 Mar; 26(3):715-23. View abstract
  26. Hait E, Liang M, Degar B, Glickman J, Fox VL. Gastrointestinal tract involvement in Langerhans cell histiocytosis: case report and literature review. Pediatrics. 2006 Nov; 118(5):e1593-9. View abstract
  27. Ngo P, Furuta GT, Antonioli DA, Fox VL. Eosinophils in the esophagus--peptic or allergic eosinophilic esophagitis? Case series of three patients with esophageal eosinophilia. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jul; 101(7):1666-70. View abstract
  28. Lightdale JR, Goldmann DA, Feldman HA, Newburg AR, DiNardo JA, Fox VL. Microstream capnography improves patient monitoring during moderate sedation: a randomized, controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2006 Jun; 117(6):e1170-8. View abstract
  29. Vogel AM, Alesbury JM, Fox VL, Fishman SJ. Complex pancreatic vascular anomalies in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Mar; 41(3):473-8. View abstract
  30. Teitelbaum JE, Gorcey SA, Fox VL. Combined endoscopic cautery and clip closure of chronic gastrocutaneous fistulas. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 Sep; 62(3):432-5. View abstract
  31. Prasad V, Fishman SJ, Mulliken JB, Fox VL, Liang MG, Klement G, Kieran MW, Burrows PE, Waltz DA, Powell J, Dubois J, Levy ML, Perez-Atayde AR, Kozakewich HP. Cutaneovisceral angiomatosis with thrombocytopenia. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2005 Jul-Aug; 8(4):407-19. View abstract
  32. Holzman RS, Yoo L, Fox VL, Fishman SJ. Air embolism during intraoperative endoscopic localization and surgical resection for blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome. Anesthesiology. 2005 Jun; 102(6):1279-80. View abstract
  33. Fishman SJ, Smithers CJ, Folkman J, Lund DP, Burrows PE, Mulliken JB, Fox VL. Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: surgical eradication of gastrointestinal bleeding. Ann Surg. 2005 Mar; 241(3):523-8. View abstract
  34. Barth BA, Donovan K, Fox VL. Endoscopic placement of the capsule endoscope in children. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Nov; 60(5):818-21. View abstract
  35. Sweeney MO, Shea JB, Fox V, Adler S, Nelson L, Mullen TJ, Belk P, Casavant D, Sheldon T. Randomized pilot study of a new atrial-based minimal ventricular pacing mode in dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Heart Rhythm. 2004 Jul; 1(2):160-7. View abstract
  36. Nurko S, Teitelbaum JE, Husain K, Buonomo C, Fox VL, Antonioli D, Fortunato C, Badizadegan K, Furuta GT. Association of Schatzki ring with eosinophilic esophagitis in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 Apr; 38(4):436-41. View abstract
  37. Draper JS, Fox V. Human embryonic stem cells: multilineage differentiation and mechanisms of self-renewal. Arch Med Res. 2003 Nov-Dec; 34(6):558-64. View abstract
  38. Kassarjian A, Fishman SJ, Fox VL, Burrows PE. Imaging characteristics of blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Oct; 181(4):1041-8. View abstract
  39. Zhu QS, Xing W, Qian B, von Dippe P, Shneider BL, Fox VL, Levy D. Inhibition of human m-epoxide hydrolase gene expression in a case of hypercholanemia. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2003 Jul 30; 1638(3):208-16. View abstract
  40. Fox VL, Nurko S, Teitelbaum JE, Badizadegan K, Furuta GT. High-resolution EUS in children with eosinophilic "allergic" esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003 Jan; 57(1):30-6. View abstract
  41. Teitelbaum JE, Berde CB, Nurko S, Buonomo C, Perez-Atayde AR, Fox VL. Diagnosis and management of MNGIE syndrome in children: case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002 Sep; 35(3):377-83. View abstract
  42. Fox VL, Nurko S, Furuta GT. Eosinophilic esophagitis: it's not just kid's stuff. Gastrointest Endosc. 2002 Aug; 56(2):260-70. View abstract
  43. Glickman JN, Fox V, Antonioli DA, Wang HH, Odze RD. Morphology of the cardia and significance of carditis in pediatric patients. Am J Surg Pathol. 2002 Aug; 26(8):1032-9. View abstract
  44. Teitelbaum JE, Fox VL, Twarog FJ, Nurko S, Antonioli D, Gleich G, Badizadegan K, Furuta GT. Eosinophilic esophagitis in children: immunopathological analysis and response to fluticasone propionate. Gastroenterology. 2002 May; 122(5):1216-25. View abstract
  45. Fitzgerald JF, Fox VL, Gilger MA, Kay M, Liacouras CA. Research agenda for pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition: endoscopy. Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition for the Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002; 35 Suppl 3:S254-7. View abstract
  46. Fishman SJ, Fox VL. Visceral vascular anomalies. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2001 Oct; 11(4):813-34, viii. View abstract
  47. Mehra M, Bahar RJ, Ament ME, Waldhausen J, Gershman G, Georgeson K, Fox V, Fishman S, Werlin S, Sato T, Hill I, Tolia V, Atkinson J. Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic esophagomyotomy for children with achalasia. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2001 Oct; 33(4):466-71. View abstract
  48. Fishman SJ, Shamberger RC, Fox VL, Burrows PE. Endorectal pull-through abates gastrointestinal hemorrhage from colorectal venous malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2000 Jun; 35(6):982-4. View abstract
  49. Fox VL. Gastrointestinal bleeding in infancy and childhood. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2000 Mar; 29(1):37-66, v. View abstract
  50. Fox VL, Werlin SL, Heyman MB. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in children. Subcommittee on Endoscopy and Procedures of the Patient Care Committee of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2000 Mar; 30(3):335-42. View abstract
  51. Fox VL. Pediatric endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2000 Jan; 10(1):175-94, viii. View abstract
  52. Walsh SV, Antonioli DA, Goldman H, Fox VL, Bousvaros A, Leichtner AM, Furuta GT. Allergic esophagitis in children: a clinicopathological entity. Am J Surg Pathol. 1999 Apr; 23(4):390-6. View abstract
  53. Perez-Atayde AR, Fox V, Teitelbaum JE, Anthony DA, Fadic R, Kalsner L, Rivkin M, Johns DR, Cox GF. Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy: diagnosis by rectal biopsy. Am J Surg Pathol. 1998 Sep; 22(9):1141-7. View abstract
  54. Siafakas C, Fox VL, Nurko S. Use of octreotide for the treatment of severe gastrointestinal bleeding in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1998 Mar; 26(3):356-9. View abstract
  55. Fox VL. Clinical competency in pediatric endoscopy. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1998 Feb; 26(2):200-4. View abstract
  56. Shneider BL, Fox VL, Schwarz KB, Watson CL, Ananthanarayanan M, Thevananther S, Christie DM, Hardikar W, Setchell KD, Mieli-Vergani G, Suchy FJ, Mowat AP. Hepatic basolateral sodium-dependent-bile acid transporter expression in two unusual cases of hypercholanemia and in extrahepatic biliary atresia. Hepatology. 1997 May; 25(5):1176-83. View abstract
  57. Fox VL, Abel SD, Malas S, Duggan C, Leichtner AM. Complications following percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and subsequent catheter replacement in children and young adults. Gastrointest Endosc. 1997 Jan; 45(1):64-71. View abstract
  58. Fox VL, Cohen MB, Whitington PF, Colletti RB. Outpatient liver biopsy in children: a medical position statement of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1996 Oct; 23(3):213-6. View abstract
  59. Murray KF, Jennings RW, Fox VL. Endoscopic band ligation of a Dieulafoy lesion in the small intestine of a child. Gastrointest Endosc. 1996 Sep; 44(3):336-9. View abstract
  60. Fox VL, Carr-Locke DL, Connors PJ, Leichtner AM. Endoscopic ligation of esophageal varices in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1995 Feb; 20(2):202-8. View abstract
  61. Russell GJ, Winter HS, Fox VL, Bhan AK. Lymphocytes bearing the gamma delta T-cell receptor in normal human intestine and celiac disease. Hum Pathol. 1991 Jul; 22(7):690-4. View abstract
  62. Fox VL, Strauss WM, Seidman JG. Isolation and restriction map of the V-J interval of the human T cell receptor gamma chain locus. Genomics. 1989 Apr; 4(3):445-8. View abstract
  63. Fox VL. Gastrointestinal bleeding due to oral dicloxacillin therapy for osteomyelitis. Pediatrics. 1979 Apr; 63(4):676-7. View abstract
  64. Schieble JH, Lennette EH, Fox VL. Antigenic variation of rhinovirus type 22. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med. 1970 Jan; 133(1):329-33. View abstract