Leslie Higuchi MD PMH

Leslie M. Higuchi, MD, MPH

Attending Physician

Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-4405

  • Fax: 617-730-4841

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Medicine

Programs

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

University of Pennsylvania, 1988

Philadelphia, PA

Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 1992

Boston, MA

Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health, 2002

Boston, MA

Internship

Boston Children's Hospital, 1992-1993

Boston, MA

Residency

Boston Children's Hospital, 1993-1995

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Combined Program Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: Boston Children's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, 1995-1998

Boston, MA

Completed Senior Research Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Boston Children's Hospital, 2003

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Professional History

Research

Risk factors in the development of inflammatory bowel disease

Publications

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  1. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Song M, Higuchi LM, Richter JM, Chan AT. Zinc intake and risk of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis: a prospective cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Dec; 44(6):1995-2005.
  2. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Song M, Higuchi LM, Richter JM, Nimptsch K, Wu K, Chan AT. High School Diet and Risk of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Oct; 21(10):2311-9.
  3. Khalili H, Ananthakrishnan AN, Konijeti GG, Higuchi LM, Fuchs CS, Richter JM, Tworoger SS, Hankinson SE, Chan AT. Endogenous levels of circulating androgens and risk of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis among women: a nested case-control study from the nurses' health study cohorts. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Jun; 21(6):1378-85.
  4. Khalili H, Ananthakrishnan AN, Konijeti GG, Higuchi LM, Fuchs CS, Richter JM, Chan AT. Measures of obesity and risk of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Feb; 21(2):361-8.
  5. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Konijeti GG, Higuchi LM, de Silva P, Fuchs CS, Richter JM, Schernhammer ES, Chan AT. Sleep duration affects risk for ulcerative colitis: a prospective cohort study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Nov; 12(11):1879-86.
  6. Khalili H, Ananthakrishnan AN, Konijeti GG, Liao X, Higuchi LM, Fuchs CS, Spiegelman D, Richter JM, Korzenik JR, Chan AT. Physical activity and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: prospective study from the Nurses' Health Study cohorts. BMJ. 2013; 347:f6633.
  7. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Konijeti GG, Higuchi LM, de Silva P, Korzenik JR, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Richter JM, Chan AT. A prospective study of long-term intake of dietary fiber and risk of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology. 2013 Nov; 145(5):970-7.
  8. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Konijeti GG, Higuchi LM, de Silva P, Fuchs CS, Willett WC, Richter JM, Chan AT. Long-term intake of dietary fat and risk of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Gut. 2014 May; 63(5):776-84.
  9. Khalili H, Ananthakrishnan AN, Higuchi LM, Richter JM, Fuchs CS, Chan AT. Early life factors and risk of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Mar; 19(3):542-7.
  10. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Pan A, Higuchi LM, de Silva P, Richter JM, Fuchs CS, Chan AT. Association between depressive symptoms and incidence of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis: results from the Nurses' Health Study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jan; 11(1):57-62.
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  12. Khalili H, Higuchi LM, Ananthakrishnan AN, Manson JE, Feskanich D, Richter JM, Fuchs CS, Chan AT. Hormone therapy increases risk of ulcerative colitis but not Crohn's disease. Gastroenterology. 2012 Nov; 143(5):1199-206.
  13. Higuchi LM, Khalili H, Chan AT, Richter JM, Bousvaros A, Fuchs CS. A prospective study of cigarette smoking and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease in women. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Sep; 107(9):1399-406.
  14. Khalili H, Higuchi LM, Ananthakrishnan AN, Richter JM, Feskanich D, Fuchs CS, Chan AT. Oral contraceptives, reproductive factors and risk of inflammatory bowel disease. Gut. 2013 Aug; 62(8):1153-9.
  15. Ananthakrishnan AN, Higuchi LM, Huang ES, Khalili H, Richter JM, Fuchs CS, Chan AT. Aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use, and risk for Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Mar 6; 156(5):350-9.
  16. Khalili H, Huang ES, Ananthakrishnan AN, Higuchi L, Richter JM, Fuchs CS, Chan AT. Geographical variation and incidence of inflammatory bowel disease among US women. Gut. 2012 Dec; 61(12):1686-92.
  17. Ananthakrishnan AN, Khalili H, Higuchi LM, Bao Y, Korzenik JR, Giovannucci EL, Richter JM, Fuchs CS, Chan AT. Higher predicted vitamin D status is associated with reduced risk of Crohn's disease. Gastroenterology. 2012 Mar; 142(3):482-9.
  18. Bousvaros A, Antonioli DA, Colletti RB, Dubinsky MC, Glickman JN, Gold BD, Griffiths AM, Jevon GP, Higuchi LM, Hyams JS, Kirschner BS, Kugathasan S, Baldassano RN, Russo PA. Differentiating ulcerative colitis from Crohn disease in children and young adults: report of a working group of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2007 May; 44(5):653-74.
  19. Higuchi LM, Joffe S, Neufeld EJ, Weisdorf S, Rosh J, Murch S, Devenyi A, Thompson JF, Lewis JD, Bousvaros A. Inflammatory bowel disease associated with immune thrombocytopenic purpura in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2001 Nov; 33(5):582-7.
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