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Joel Lavine, MD

Joel Lavine, MD

Pediatrics New York, NY

Professor, Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Phys & Surg

Office Address

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  • 622 West 168th St. PH17-105F
    New York, New York
    New York, NY 10032
    Phone: (212) 304-5533

Dr. Lavine's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatrics: General Pediatrics

Dr. Lavine's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Division Director & Attending StaffNew York-Presbyterian Hospital
    New York, NY
  • Professor of PediatricsColumbia University
    New York, NY
    Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (2010)
  • ChiefUniversity of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital
    San Diego, CA
  • Professor of Pediatrics (tenured)University of California, San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics (1995-2001); Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (2001-2009); Vice-Chairman of Pediatrics (2002-2009)
  • Research Director, HepatologyThe Children’s Hospital
    Boston, MA
    Assistant in Medicine, Department of Medicine (1991-1995)
  • Assistant Professor of PediatricsUniversity of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    Attending Physician (1989-1991)
  • Attending PhysicianSan Francisco General Hospital
    San Francisco, CA
  • Research AssociateUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. Lavine's Education & Medical Training

  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San FranciscoResidency, Pediatrics
  • UCSD Sch of MedUC San Diego School of MedicineMedical School
  • University of CaliforniaUniversity of CaliforniaOther Training, Ph.D., Biological Sciences
  • University of CaliforniaUniversity of CaliforniaOther Training, A.B., Biochemistry, With Honors

Dr. Lavine's Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Gastroenterology
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Transplant Hepatology

Dr. Lavine's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York PresbyterianSamberg ScholarNew York Presbyterian, 2014-2017
  • American Pediatric SocietySelected for "Success Story in Child Health Research"American Pediatric Society, 2013-present
  • U.S. News/Castle-ConnollyTop Doctors in New YorkU.S. News/Castle-Connolly, 2013-present
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Dr. Lavine's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research Network Vitamin E and changes in serum alanine aminotransferase levels in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitisHoofnagle JH, Van Natta ML, Kleiner DE, Clark JM, Kowdley KV, Loomba R, Neuschwander-Tetri BA, Sanyal AJ, Tonascia J, Aliment Pharmacol Ther, 1/1/2013
  • Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation Research Group Decreasing incidence of symptomatic Epstein-Barr virus disease and post-transplant lympho-proliferative disorder in pediatric liver transplant recipients: report of the studies of pediatric liver Narkewicz MR, Green M, Dunn S, Millis M, McDiarmid S, Mazariegos G, Anand R, Yin W, Liver Transpl, 1/1/2013
  • Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplant Functional Outcomes Group (FOG)Factors predicting health-related quality of life in pediatric liver transplant recipients in the functional outcomes groupAlonso EM, Martz K, Wang D, Yi MS, Neighbors K, Varni JW, Bucuvalas JC, Pediatr. Transplant, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Curbside Consultation in Pediatric GI: 49 Clinical QuestionsChapter: Question 22: Many of My Obese Patients Have Elevated Liver Chemistries-What Should My Approach Be to This Finding?Page 107 - 110
    Mencin AA, Lavine JE
    Editors: A Bousvaros, J Rosh.SLACK Inc., Thorofare, NJ
    2013
  • Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome: Comprehensive Clinical Review and Related Health IssuesChapter: Aspects of the Metabolic Syndrome in Children
    Lavine JE
    Editors: Lipshulz SE, Messiah SE, Miller TL.Springer Science, New York, NY
    2012
  • The NASGHAN Fellows Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and NutritionChapter: Other Acquired Liver Diseases- Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Steatohepatitis (NAFLD/NASH)
    Yu EL, Schwimmer JB, Lavine JE
    Editors: Sondheimer JM and Hurtado CW.Castle Connolly, New York, NY
    Edition 1st,2012
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Genetic loci associated with adiposity and insulin resistance in Hispanic boys with nonalcoholic fatty liver diseaseRausch JC, Lavine JE, Chalasani NP, Guo X, Kwon S, Schwimmer JB, Molleston J, Loomba R, Brunt EM, Chen I, Goodzari MO, Taylor KD, Yates KP, Unalp-Arida A, Rotter JI, Pediatric Academic Societies, 1/1/2014
  • Screening and Prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Overweight and Obese Children: A Single Center ExperienceFleet SH, Chamdawala H, Dorsey F, Rausch J, Lavine J, Ovchinsky N, J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 1/1/2013
  • Sex Hormone Relations to Liver Histology in Pediatric NAFLDLavine JE, Mitchel EB, Viveiros K, Yates K, Durelle J, Schwimmer JB, Behling C, Unalp-Arida A, NASH CRN, Hepatology, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • Success Stories in Child Health Research (Invited Speaker)Vancouver, Canada - 5/1/2014
  • Genetics of NAFLD (Invited Lecturer)Chicago, IL - 1/1/2014
  • Progress in Pediatric NAFLDColumbia University, New York, NY - 1/1/2014
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Other

  • A diety low in FODMAPS reduces symptoms of irritable bowel syndromeLavine J, Shrager-Lusman S, F1000Prime
    http://f1000.com/prime/718122933
    1/1/2014
  • Parental dietary fat intake alters offspring microbiome and immunityLavine J, Shrager-Lusman S, F1000Prime
    http://f1000.com/prime/718071304
    1/1/2013
  • Inflammasome-mediated dysbiosis regulates progression of NAFLD and obesityLavine J, Shrager-Lusman S, F1000Prime
    http://f1000.com/prime/13642956
    1/1/2013
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Grant Support

  • Clinical Research On Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    Clinical Research On Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2010 - 2011
  • Clinical Research On Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    Clinical Research On Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2009 - 2009
  • A Preliminary Study To Evaluate Cysteamine Therapy In Human Subjects With NASH
    A Preliminary Study To Evaluate Cysteamine Therapy In Human Subjects With NASHNational Center For Research Resources
    2009 - 2010
  • Xenobiotic Biotransformation In Children With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    Xenobiotic Biotransformation In Children With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    2009 - 2010
  • Clinical Trial: Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research Network
    Clinical Trial: Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research NetworkNational Center For Research Resources
    2008 - 2010
  • Clinical Trial: Pioglitazone VS Vitamin E VS Placebo For Nonalcoholic Steatohepa
    Clinical Trial: Pioglitazone VS Vitamin E VS Placebo For Nonalcoholic SteatohepaNational Center For Research Resources
    2008 - 2010
  • Clinical Trial: Tonic - Treatment Of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis In Children
    Clinical Trial: Tonic - Treatment Of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis In ChildrenNational Center For Research Resources
    2008 - 2010
  • Pioglitazone VS Vitamin E VS Placebo For Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
    Pioglitazone VS Vitamin E VS Placebo For Nonalcoholic SteatohepatitisNational Center For Research Resources
    2006 - 2007
  • Tonic - Treatment Of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis In Children
    Tonic - Treatment Of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis In ChildrenNational Center For Research Resources
    2006 - 2007
  • Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research Network
    Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research NetworkNational Center For Research Resources
    2005 - 2007
  • Pediatric Trials In Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
    Pediatric Trials In Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2002 - 2008
  • Lamivudine Treatment In Children W/ Chronic Hepatitis B
    Lamivudine Treatment In Children W/ Chronic Hepatitis BNational Center For Research Resources
    2000 - 2002
  • Treatment Of Child With Defect In Bile Acid Conjugation
    Treatment Of Child With Defect In Bile Acid ConjugationNational Center For Research Resources
    1998 - 1999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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