Sabina Sabharwal, MD, MPH

Sabina Sabharwal, MD, MPH

Attending Staff Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-6058

  • Fax: 617-730-0495

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Programs

  • Cystic Fibrosis Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate BA

University of Florida, 2000

Undergraduate BS

University of Florida, 2000

Medical School

University of Florida College of Medicine, 2003

Gainesville, FL

Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health, 2010

Boston, MA

Internship

Floating Hospital For Children/New England Medical Center, 2003-2004

Boston, MA

Residency

Floating Hospital for Children/New England Pediatrics Medical Center, 2004-2006

Boston, MA

Pediatric Gastroentrerology & Nutrition Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital, 2006-2009

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Professional History

I believe it is extremely important to make a difference in the life of a child. I feel I can achieve this at Boston Children's Hospital. My focus is in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and I am the gastroenterologist for the CF Center at Boston Children's Hospital.

Publications

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  1. Sabharwal S. Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2016 Jan; 12(1):43-7.
  2. Tanpowpong P, Sabharwal S, Shah U. Fever, jaundice, and liver failure in an 18-year-old male. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jul; 51(7):699-702.
  3. Delgado-Borrego A, Healey D, Negre B, Christofi M, Sabharwal S, Ludwig DA, Chung RT, Jonas MM. Influence of body mass index on outcome of pediatric chronic hepatitis C virus infection. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Aug; 51(2):191-7.
  4. Woo Jin Chung, Sabina Sabharwal, Andrew W. Tai, Wenyu Lin, Run-Xuan Shao, Jae-Young Jang, Wei-Lun Tsai, Hong Zhao, Eileen Sun, Lee F. Peng, Raymond Chung. HCV induces Insulin Resistance by Decreasing Tyrosine IRS-1 Phosphorylation in JFH1 infected hepatocytes. Manuscript in Progress. 2009.
  5. Sabharwal S, Corey K, Mendez J, Barlow L, Delgado-Borrego A, Chung RT. Serum adiponectin levels in patients with hepatitis C infection. submitted to AASLD. 2009.
  6. Sabina Sabharwal, M.D. and Esther Israel, M.D. Adolescent Nutrition, IBS, IBD. MassGeneral Hospital for Children Adolescent Medicine Handbook. 2009.
  7. Wei-Lun Tsai, Wenyu Lin, Run-Xuan Shao, Lee F. Peng,Woo Jin Chung, Jae-Young Jang, Sabina Sabharwal, Hong Zhao, Kathleen Corey, Jorge-Mendez-Navarro, Eileen Sun, Lydia Barlow, Raymond Chung. HCV activates the unfolded protein response by increasing oxidative stress in a JNK-, p38 MAPK and MEK-dependent manner. submitted to AASLD. 2009.
  8. Jae Young Jang, Run-Xuan Shao, Wenyu Lin, Woo Jin Chung, Wei-Lun Tsai, Hong Zhao, Sabina Sabharwal, Andre W. Tai, lee F. Peng, Raymond Chung. HIV infection increases HCV-induced hepatocyte apoptosis. submitted to AASLD. 2009.
  9. Wenyu Lin, Wei-Lun Tsai, Run-Xuan Shao, Lee F. peng, Woo Jin Chung, Sabina Sabharwal, Hong Zhao, Jae-Young Jang, Lydia Barlow, Jorge Mendez-Navarro, Eileen Sun, Raymond Chung. HCV indcues TGF-B1 expression through generation of ROS and NFkB activation. 2009.
  10. Woo Kin Chung, Sabina Sabharwal, Andrew W. Tai, Wenyu Lin, Run-Xuan Shao, Jae-Young Jang, Wei-Lun Tsai, Hong Zhao, Eileen Sun, Lee F. Peng, Raymond Chung. HCV induces Insulin Resistance by Decreasing Tyrosine IRS-1 Phosphorylation in JFH1 infected hepatocytes. 2009.
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  12. Run-Xuan Shao, Wenyu Lin, Lee F. Peng, Woo Kin Chung, Jae-Young Jang, Sabina Sabharwal, Jorge-Mendez Navarro, Wei-Lun Tsai, Hong Zhao, Raymond Chung. HCV and SOCS3 are reciprocally inhibitory in cell culture. 2009.
  13. Aymin Delgado-Borrego, David Healey, Betania Negre, Marielle Christofi, David Ludwig, Sabina Sabharwal, Raymond T Chung, Maureen Jonas. The Influence of Body Mass Index on Outcome of Pediatric Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Manuscript in Progress. 2009.
  14. Wenyu Lin, Run-Xuan Shao, Lee F. Peng, Sabina Sabharwal, Woo Jin Chung, Raymond T. Chung. Evidence for both direct and indirect regulation of HCV replication by TGF-B1. 2008.
  15. Run-Xuan Shao, Wenyu Lin, Lee F. Peng, Sabina Sabharwal, Woo Jin Chung, Raymond T. Chung. The IFN Antagonist SOCS3 Downregulates Hepatitis C Virus Replication in Cell Culture. submitted to AASLD. 2008.
  16. Sabharwal S, Delgado-Borrego A, Chung RT. Extrahepatic hepatitis C virus after transplantation: diabetes and renal dysfunction. Liver Transpl. 2008 Oct; 14 Suppl 2:S51-7.
  17. Sabharwal S, Delgado-Borrego A, Chung R. Extrahepatic HCV After Transplantation: Diabetes and Renal Dysfunction. Liver Transplantation. 2008; 14(10):51-57.
  18. Muniz-Crim, Alysa; Sabharwal, Sabina; Rodriguez, Leonel; Flores, Alejandro. Effect of Pyloric Injection of Botulinum Toxin in Children with Gastroparesis. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2005; 41(4:521).
  19. Rodriguez, L; Sabharwal, S; Flores, AF. Colonic Manometry Improvement After Antegrade Colonic Enemas Via Cecostomy Does Not Correlate with Successful Discontinuation of this Regimen. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2005; 41(Supplement 1:S78).
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