Jorge Bezerra, MD

Jorge Bezerra, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology Cincinnati, OH

Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


Office Address

  • 3333 Burnet Ave
    Ml 2010
    Cincinnati, OH 45229
    Phone: (513) 636-4415
    Fax: (513) 636-7805

Jorge Bezerra, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology Cincinnati, OH

Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology: General Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Hepatology and Liver Transplantation

Education & Training

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterCincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • University of ArizonaUniversity of Arizona
  • Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1990 - 2015
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Gastroenterology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Associate EditorHepatology, 2012, 2013, 2014
    • Founding Co-Chair, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology and HepatologyFaculty of 1000, 2011, 2012, 2013

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Grant Support

    • Immunologic Dysfunction In Biliary AtresiaNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2010 - 2012
    • Digestive Health Center: Bench To Bedside Research In Pediatric Digestive DiseaseNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2010 - 2011
    • Clinical Center For Cholestatic Liver Disease In ChildrenNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2010 - 2011
    • Biological Basis Of Phenotypes And Clinical Outcomes In Biliary AtresiaNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2010 - 2011
    • The Plasminogen System And Liver RepairNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2010 - 2010
    • Biological Basis Of Phenotypes And Clinical Outcomes In Biliary AtresiaNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2009 - 2009
    • Clinical Center For Cholestatic Liver Disease In ChildrenNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2009 - 2009
    • Digestive Health Center: Bench To Bedside Research In Pediatric Digestive DiseaseNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2009 - 2009
    • Clinical Center For Biliary Atresia: Etiopathogenesis And Clinical OutcomeNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2007 - 2008
    • The Plasminogen System And Liver RepairNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2007 - 2009
    • The Jaundice CHIP: A Diagnostic Tool For Cholestatic Liver DiseaseNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2007 - 2008
    • Jaundice CHIP: Diagnostic Tool For Cholestatic Liver DISNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2006 - 2006
    • Molecular Determinants Of Clinical Phenotypes In Biliary AtresiaNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2006 - 2007
    • Immunologic Dysfunction In Biliary AtresiaNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2003 - 2009
    • Clinical Center For Biliary Atresia: Etiopathogenesis A*National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2002 - 2006
    • Plasminogen System And Liver RepairNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      2000 - 2004
    • Biological Role Of Hepatocyte Growth Factor LIKE ProteinNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      1999 - 1999
    • Biological Role Of Hepatocyte Growth Factor-Like ProteinNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
      1995 - 1999

    Research History

    • Principal Investigator, NIH2014 - 2015
      SBIR grant to develop the LiverChip, a diagnostic high-throughput sequencing platform for mutation screen of children with chronic liver disease
    • Principal Investigator, NIH2008 - 2010
      SBIR grant to develop the JaundiceChip, a diagnostic high-throughput sequencing platform for mutation screen of children with chronic liver disease

    Other Languages

    • Portuguese

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

    Industry Relationships

    • Co-InvestigatorGilead
      2014 - 2014
      Clinical trial of Sofosbovir in children with HCV infection
    • InvestigatorGilead
      2014 - 2014
      Clinical trial of Tenofovir for children with HBV infection
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