EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Stanford University , Palo Alto , CA

Graduate Degree

MPH
  • Harvard School of Public Health , 2016 , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Yale School of Medicine , 2002 , New Haven , CT

Residency

General Surgery
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital , 2009 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Surgery
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2011 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Hong CR, Fullerton BS, Mercier CE, Morrow KA, Edwards EM, Ferrelli KR, Soll RF, Modi BP, Horbar JD, Jaksic T. Growth morbidity in extremely low birth weight survivors of necrotizing enterocolitis at discharge and two-year follow-up. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jun; 53(6):1197-1202. View abstract
  2. Fullerton BS, Hong CR, Velazco CS, Mercier CE, Morrow KA, Edwards EM, Ferrelli KR, Soll RF, Modi BP, Horbar JD, Jaksic T. Severe neurodevelopmental disability and healthcare needs among survivors of medical and surgical necrotizing enterocolitis: A prospective cohort study. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Oct 12. View abstract
  3. Velazco CS, Fullerton BS, Hong CR, Morrow KA, Edwards EM, Soll RF, Jaksic T, Horbar JD, Modi BP. Morbidity and mortality among "big" babies who develop necrotizing enterocolitis: A prospective multicenter cohort analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Oct 12. View abstract
  4. Sparks EA, Velazco CS, Fullerton BS, Fisher JG, Khan FA, Hall AM, Jaksic T, Rodriguez L, Modi BP. Ileostomy Prolapse in Children with Intestinal Dysmotility. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2017; 2017:7182429. View abstract
  5. Fullerton BS, Velazco CS, Sparks EA, Morrow KA, Edwards EM, Soll RF, Modi BP, Horbar JD, Jaksic T. Contemporary Outcomes of Infants with Gastroschisis in North America: A Multicenter Cohort Study. J Pediatr. 2017 Sep; 188:192-197.e6. View abstract
  6. Fullerton BS, Sparks EA, Hall AM, Velazco CS, Modi BP, Lund DP, Jaksic T, Hendren WH. High prevalence of same-sex twins in patients with cloacal exstrophy: Support for embryological association with monozygotic twinning. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 May; 52(5):807-809. View abstract
  7. Frost BL, Modi BP, Jaksic T, Caplan MS. New Medical and Surgical Insights Into Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis: A Review. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Jan 01; 171(1):83-88. View abstract
  8. Ly S, Frates MC, Benson CB, Peters HE, Grant FD, Drubach LA, Voss SD, Feldman HA, Smith JR, Barletta J, Hollowell M, Cibas ES, Moore FD, Modi B, Shamberger RC, Huang SA. Features and Outcome of Autonomous Thyroid Nodules in Children: 31 Consecutive Patients Seen at a Single Center. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 10; 101(10):3856-3862. View abstract
  9. Fullerton BS, Sparks EA, Morrow KA, Edwards EM, Soll RF, Jaksic T, Horbar JD, Modi BP. Hospital transfers and patterns of mortality in very low birth weight neonates with surgical necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6):932-5. View abstract
  10. Fullerton BS, Sparks EA, Hall AM, Chan YM, Duggan C, Lund DP, Modi BP, Jaksic T, Hendren WH. Growth morbidity in patients with cloacal exstrophy: a 42-year experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6):1017-21. View abstract
  11. Sparks EA, Khan FA, Fisher JG, Fullerton BS, Hall A, Raphael BP, Duggan C, Modi BP, Jaksic T. Necrotizing enterocolitis is associated with earlier achievement of enteral autonomy in children with short bowel syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jan; 51(1):92-5. View abstract
  12. Fullerton BS, Sparks EA, Hall AM, Duggan C, Jaksic T, Modi BP. Enteral autonomy, cirrhosis, and long term transplant-free survival in pediatric intestinal failure patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jan; 51(1):96-100. View abstract
  13. Fisher JG, Sparks EA, Khan FA, Alexander JL, Asaro LA, Wypij D, Gaies M, Modi BP, Duggan C, Agus MS, Yu YM, Jaksic T. Tight Glycemic Control With Insulin Does Not Affect Skeletal Muscle Degradation During the Early Postoperative Period Following Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul; 16(6):515-21. View abstract
  14. Trenor CC, Fisher JG, Khan FA, Sparks EA, Duzan J, Harney K, Dillon B, Menard M, Modi BP. Paget-Schroetter syndrome in 21 children: outcomes after multidisciplinary care. J Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 166(6):1493-7.e1. View abstract
  15. Fisher JG, Sparks EA, Khan FA, Dionigi B, Wu H, Brazzo J, Fauza D, Modi B, Safranski DL, Jaksic T. Extraluminal distraction enterogenesis using shape-memory polymer. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):938-42. View abstract
  16. Khan FA, Fisher JG, Sparks EA, Potemkin A, Duggan C, Raphael BP, Modi BP, Jaksic T. Preservation of biochemical liver function with low-dose soy-based lipids in children with intestinal failure-associated liver disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Mar; 60(3):375-7. View abstract
  17. Fisher JG, Bairdain S, Sparks EA, Khan FA, Archer JM, Kenny M, Edwards EM, Soll RF, Modi BP, Yeager S, Horbar JD, Jaksic T. Serious congenital heart disease and necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight neonates. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jun; 220(6):1018-1026.e14. View abstract
  18. Khan FA, Mitchell PD, Fisher JG, Sparks EA, Jaksic T, Duggan C, Teitelbaum DH, Modi BP. Magnitude of surgical burden associated with pediatric intestinal failure: a multicenter cohort analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Dec; 49(12):1795-8. View abstract
  19. Fisher JG, Sparks EA, Turner CG, Klein JD, Pennington E, Khan FA, Zurakowski D, Durkin ET, Fauza DO, Modi BP. Operative indications in recurrent ileocolic intussusception. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jan; 50(1):126-30. View abstract
  20. Khan FA, Fisher JG, Bairdain S, Sparks EA, Zurakowski D, Modi BP, Duggan C, Jaksic T. Metabolic bone disease in pediatric intestinal failure patients: prevalence and risk factors. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jan; 50(1):136-9. View abstract
  21. Sparks EA, Gutierrez IM, Fisher JG, Khan FA, Kang KH, Morrow KA, Soll RF, Edwards EM, Horbar JD, Jaksic T, Modi BP. Patterns of surgical practice in very low birth weight neonates born in the United States: a Vermont Oxford Network analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Dec; 49(12):1821-1824.e8. View abstract
  22. Khan FA, Fisher JG, Sparks EA, Iglesias J, Zurakowski D, Modi BP, Duggan C, Jaksic T. Factors Affecting Spontaneous Closure of Gastrocutaneous Fistulae After Removal of Gastrostomy Tubes in Children With Intestinal Failure. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2015 Sep; 39(7):860-3. View abstract
  23. Fisher JG, Stamm DA, Modi BP, Duggan C, Jaksic T. Gastrointestinal bleeding as a complication of serial transverse enteroplasty. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 May; 49(5):745-9. View abstract
  24. Gutierrez IM, Fisher JG, Ben-Ishay O, Jones BA, Kang KH, Hull MA, Shillingford N, Zurakowski D, Modi BP, Jaksic T. Citrulline levels following proximal versus distal small bowel resection. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 May; 49(5):741-4. View abstract
  25. Gupta A, Ly S, Castroneves LA, Frates MC, Benson CB, Feldman HA, Wassner AJ, Smith JR, Marqusee E, Alexander EK, Barletta J, Muyide F, Doubilet PM, Peters HE, Webb S, Modi BP, Paltiel HJ, Martins Y, Burmeister K, Kozakewich H, Hollowell M, Cibas ES, Moore FD, Shamberger RC, Larsen PR, Huang SA. How are childhood thyroid nodules discovered: opportunities for improving early detection. J Pediatr. 2014 Mar; 164(3):658-60. View abstract
  26. Hull MA, Fisher JG, Gutierrez IM, Jones BA, Kang KH, Kenny M, Zurakowski D, Modi BP, Horbar JD, Jaksic T. Mortality and management of surgical necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight neonates: a prospective cohort study. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jun; 218(6):1148-55. View abstract
  27. Fisher JG, Jones BA, Gutierrez IM, Hull MA, Kang KH, Kenny M, Zurakowski D, Modi BP, Horbar JD, Jaksic T. Mortality associated with laparotomy-confirmed neonatal spontaneous intestinal perforation: a prospective 5-year multicenter analysis. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug; 49(8):1215-9. View abstract
  28. Wassner AJ, Modi BP. Endocrine physiology in the newborn. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov; 22(4):205-10. View abstract
  29. Sulemanji MN, Azpurua H, Suh M, Potanos K, Cauley R, Kunisaki SM, Modi B, Zurakowski D, Fishman SJ, Kim HB. Ductus venosus closure results in transient portal hypertension--is this the silent trigger for necrotizing enterocolitis? J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Oct; 48(10):2067-74. View abstract
  30. Bairdain S, Modi BP, Kim HB, Mooney DP, Durkin E, Vakili K. Pediatric blunt abdominal aortic injury and the use of intra-operative aortic ultrasound for surgical decision making. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jul; 48(7):1584-7. View abstract
  31. Gupta A, Ly S, Castroneves LA, Frates MC, Benson CB, Feldman HA, Wassner AJ, Smith JR, Marqusee E, Alexander EK, Barletta J, Doubilet PM, Peters HE, Webb S, Modi BP, Paltiel HJ, Kozakewich H, Cibas ES, Moore FD, Shamberger RC, Larsen PR, Huang SA. A standardized assessment of thyroid nodules in children confirms higher cancer prevalence than in adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Aug; 98(8):3238-45. View abstract
  32. Kim HB, Vakili K, Modi BP, Ferguson MA, Guillot AP, Potanos KM, Prabhu SP, Fishman SJ. A novel treatment for the midaortic syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 13; 367(24):2361-2. View abstract
  33. Modi BP, Jaksic T. Pediatric intestinal failure and vascular access. Surg Clin North Am. 2012 Jun; 92(3):729-43, x. View abstract
  34. Steil GM, Alexander J, Papas A, Monica L, Modi BP, Piper H, Jaksic T, Gottlieb R, Agus MS. Use of a continuous glucose sensor in an extracorporeal life support circuit. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2011 Jan 01; 5(1):93-8. View abstract
  35. Jaksic T, Hull MA, Modi BP, Ching YA, George D, Compher C. A.S.P.E.N. Clinical guidelines: nutrition support of neonates supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 May-Jun; 34(3):247-53. View abstract
  36. Modi BP, Ching YA, Langer M, Donovan K, Fauza DO, Kim HB, Jaksic T, Nurko S. Preservation of intestinal motility after the serial transverse enteroplasty procedure in a large animal model of short bowel syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jan; 44(1):229-35; discussion 235. View abstract
  37. Ching YA, Modi BP, Jaksic T, Duggan C. High diagnostic yield of gastrointestinal endoscopy in children with intestinal failure. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 May; 43(5):906-10. View abstract
  38. Gura KM, Lee S, Valim C, Zhou J, Kim S, Modi BP, Arsenault DA, Strijbosch RA, Lopes S, Duggan C, Puder M. Safety and efficacy of a fish-oil-based fat emulsion in the treatment of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease. Pediatrics. 2008 Mar; 121(3):e678-86. View abstract
  39. Modi BP, Langer M, Ching YA, Valim C, Waterford SD, Iglesias J, Duro D, Lo C, Jaksic T, Duggan C. Improved survival in a multidisciplinary short bowel syndrome program. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jan; 43(1):20-4. View abstract
  40. Ching YA, Gura K, Modi B, Jaksic T. Pediatric intestinal failure: nutrition, pharmacologic, and surgical approaches. Nutr Clin Pract. 2007 Dec; 22(6):653-63. View abstract
  41. Modi BP, Suh MY, Jonas MM, Lillehei C, Kim HB. Ileal exclusion for refractory symptomatic cholestasis in Alagille syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 May; 42(5):800-5. View abstract
  42. Kohler JE, Hutchens MP, Sadow PM, Modi BP, Tavakkolizadeh A, Gates JD. Klebsiella pneumoniae necrotizing fasciitis and septic arthritis: an appearance in the Western hemisphere. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2007 Apr; 8(2):227-32. View abstract
  43. Modi BP, Javid PJ, Jaksic T, Piper H, Langer M, Duggan C, Kamin D, Kim HB. First report of the international serial transverse enteroplasty data registry: indications, efficacy, and complications. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Mar; 204(3):365-71. View abstract
  44. Piper H, Modi BP, Kim HB, Fauza D, Glickman J, Jaksic T. The second STEP: the feasibility of repeat serial transverse enteroplasty. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Dec; 41(12):1951-6. View abstract
  45. Modi BP, Langer M, Duggan C, Kim HB, Jaksic T. Serial transverse enteroplasty for management of refractory D-lactic acidosis in short-bowel syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2006 Sep; 43(3):395-7. View abstract
  46. Langer M, Modi BP, Agus M. Adrenal insufficiency in the critically ill neonate and child. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2006 Aug; 18(4):448-53. View abstract
  47. Modi BP, Owens C, Ashley SW, Colson YL. Bouveret meets Boerhaave. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Apr; 81(4):1493-5. View abstract