Leonel Rodriquez

Leonel Rodriguez, MD, MS

Director, Colorectal Program

Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6055
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Gastrointestinal Motility

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Programs

  • Bone Marrow Failure Program
  • Motility and Gastrointestinal Disorders Center
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Francisco Marroquin University, 1996

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Graduate School, MS

Albert Einstein School of Medicine, 2004

Bronx, NY

Internship, Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Austin, 1998

Austin, TX

Residency, Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Austin, 1998-2000

Austin, TX

Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Children's Hospital at Montefiore, 2000-2003

New York, NY

Fellowship, Advanced Gastrointestinal Motility

Montefiore Medical Center, 2003-2004

New York, NY

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Publications

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  1. Bern EM, Woods ER, Rodriguez L. Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Eating Disorders. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Nov; 63(5):e77-e85.
  2. Ambartsumyan L, Flores A, Nurko S, Rodriguez L. Utility of Octreotide in Advancing Enteral Feeds in Children with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction. Paediatr Drugs. 2016 Oct; 18(5):387-92.
  3. Rommel N, Omari TI, Selleslagh M, Kritas S, Cock C, Rosan R, Rodriguez L, Nurko S. High-resolution manometry combined with impedance measurements discriminates the cause of dysphagia in children. Eur J Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 174(12):1629-37.
  4. Arbizu RA, Rodriguez L. Use of Clostridium botulinum toxin in gastrointestinal motility disorders in children. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 May 16; 7(5):433-7.
  5. Ambartsumyan L, Rodriguez L. Gastrointestinal motility disorders in children. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2014 Jan; 10(1):16-26.
  6. Ambartsumyan L, Rodriguez L, Morera C, Nurko S. Longitudinal and radial characteristics of intra-anal pressures in children using 3D high-definition anorectal manometry: new observations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec; 108(12):1918-28.
  7. Rodriguez L, Roberts LD, LaRosa J, Heinz N, Gerszten R, Nurko S, Goldstein AM. Relationship between postprandial metabolomics and colon motility in children with constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 May; 25(5):420-6, e299.
  8. Rodriguez L, Diaz J, Nurko S. Safety and efficacy of cyproheptadine for treating dyspeptic symptoms in children. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul; 163(1):261-7.
  9. Rodriguez L, Nurko S, Flores A. Factors associated with successful decrease and discontinuation of antegrade continence enemas (ACE) in children with defecation disorders: a study evaluating the effect of ACE on colon motility. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Feb; 25(2):140-e81.
  10. Rodriguez L, Irani K, Jiang H, Goldstein AM. Clinical presentation, response to therapy, and outcome of gastroparesis in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Aug; 55(2):185-90.
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  12. Rodriguez L, Siddiqui A, Nurko S. Internal anal sphincter relaxation associated with bisacodyl-induced colonic high amplitude propagating contractions in children with constipation: a colo-anal reflex? Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Nov; 24(11):1023-e545.
  13. Rodriguez L, Rosen R, Manfredi M, Nurko S. Endoscopic intrapyloric injection of botulinum toxin A in the treatment of children with gastroparesis: a retrospective, open-label study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Feb; 75(2):302-9.
  14. Rodriguez L, Flores A, Gilchrist BF, Goldstein AM. Laparoscopic-assisted percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy in children with defecation disorders (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Jan; 73(1):98-102.
  15. Christison-Lagay ER, Rodriguez L, Kurtz M, St Pierre K, Doody DP, Goldstein AM. Antegrade colonic enemas and intestinal diversion are highly effective in the management of children with intractable constipation. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jan; 45(1):213-9; discussion 219.
  16. Irani K, Rodriguez L, Doody DP, Goldstein AM. Botulinum toxin for the treatment of chronic constipation in children with internal anal sphincter dysfunction. Pediatr Surg Int. 2008 Jul; 24(7):779-83.
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