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Jonathan E Teitelbaum MD, FAAP

Jonathan E. Teitelbaum, MD, FAAP

  • Gastroenterology | Pediatric-Gastroenterology | Pediatrics
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    Section Chief Dept of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Monmouth Medical Center

    Dr. Teitelbaum is board certified both in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. He completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia and his residency in pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He then went on to complete his fellowship at Harvard University’s combined program in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at The Children’s Hospital, Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital.

    An associate professor for Drexel University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Dr. Teitelbaum is also an active researcher, lecturer and author. He has published more then 50 peer-reviewed research articles, abstracts, topic reviews and book chapters on a variety of topics including: advanced endoscopic techniques, inflammatory bowel disease, probiotics, food allergies, celiac disease and the use of fish oils for various diseases. Dr. Teitelbaum also served as the editor of two medical reference books in pediatrics.

    Dr. Teitelbaum is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Gastroenterological Association, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and an active board member and medical advisor for the New Jersey chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

    Dr. Teitelbaum’s clinical interests include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, celiac disease, food allergy, chronic diarrhea, liver disease and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis).

    Clinical Expertise

    Gastroenterology, Pediatric-Gastroenterology, Pediatrics

    Clinical Interests

    Allergic Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Abdominal Pain, Celiac Disease, Constipation, Gastroesophageal Reflux

  • Medical School

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA, 1993

    Internship

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1994

    Residency

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1996

    Fellowship

    Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1999

    Publications

    Journal Articles

    1. Denoncour D, Malloy PT, Teitelbaum JE, Duhaime AC, Stafford PW. Apple-core lesion, a rare complication of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt: a case report. Oncolink, March 1994.

    2. Kim SZ, Marz PL, Laor T, Teitelbaum J, Jonas MM, Levy HL. Elevated galactose in newborn screening due to congenital absence of the portal vein. Eur J Pediatr 1998; 157: 608-609.

    3. Perez-Atayde AR, Fox V, Teitelbaum JE, Anthony DA, Fadic R, Kalsner L, Rivkin M, Johns DR, Cox GF. Mitochondrial neurointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE): diagnosis by rectal biopsy. Am J Surg Path 1998, 22(9): 1141-1147.

    4. Teitelbaum JE, Fishman S, Leichtner AM, Tunnesson WT. Pediatric puzzler. Contemp Pediatr 1999; 16(3): 31-41.

    5. Teitelbaum JE, Perez-Atayde AR, Cohen M, Bousvaros A, Jonas MM. Minocycline-related autoimmune hepatitis: case series and literature review. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1998; 152: 1132-1136.

    6. Teitelbaum JE, Furuta GT. Immune mechanisms of food allergy. Curr Opin Gastroenterol 1998; 14: 498-503.

    7. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. The role of omega 3 fatty acids in intestinal inflammation. Journal Nutitional Biochemistry 2001; 12: 21-32.

    8. Lytrivi ID, Kefalas ND, Teitelbaum JE, and Tunnessen WW Jr. Pediatric Puzzler. Contemprary Pediatrics, 2001.

    9. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. Nutritional impact of pre- and probiotics as protective gastrointestinal organisms, Ann Rev Nutr 2002; 22:107-38.

    10. Teitelbaum JE, Fox VL, Twarog FJ, et al. Eosinophilic esophagitis in children: immunopathological analysis and response to fluticasone propionate. Gastroenterology. 2002 May;122(5):1216-25.

    11. Teitelbaum JE, Berde CB, Buonomo C, et al. Diagnosis and management of MNGIE syndrome in children: case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Gastro Nutr, 2002; 35(3):377-383.

    12. Hightower K, Teitelbaum JE. Coughing up a lung. Arch Dis Childhood. 2002. 87(6), 545.

    13. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. Nutritional impact of probiotics as protective gastrointestinal organisms, Gastro Seminars 2002.

    14. Fox VL., Nurko S, Teitelbaum JE, Badizadegan K, Furuta GT. High-resolution endosonography in children with eosinophilic “allergic” esophagitis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2003,57(1): 30-36.

    15. Nurko S, Teitelbaum JE, Husain K, Buonomo C, Fox VL, Antonioli D, Fortunato C, Badizadegan K, Furuta GT. Association of Schatzki ring with eosinophilic esophagitis in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2004; 38(4): 436-441.

    16. Teitelbaum JE. Clinical Quiz. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2004; 38(4): 435, 441.

    17. Walker WA and Teitelbaum JE. Probiotics and clinical disease. Int Seminars Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2004; 12(2): 6-10.

    18. Teitelbaum JE. Probiotics and the treatment of infectious diarrhea. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Mar;24(3):267-8.

    19. Teitelbaum JE, Koreen S, Hightower K, Rajaraman R, Jaeger J. Inaccuracy of stated versus measured parental heights. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005;44(4):339-41

    20 Teitelbaum JE, Gorcey SA, Fox VL. Combined endoscopic cautery and clip closure of chronic gastrocutaneous fistulas. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005;62(3):432-5.

    21 Teitelbaum JE and Triantafyllopoulou M. Inflammatory bowel disease and Streptococcus bovis. Dig Dis Sci 2006;51(8):1439-42

    22. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. The development of mucosal immunity. Eur J Gastroenterology Hepatol 2005; 17(12):1273-8.

    23. Teitelbaum JE, Rodriguez RJ, Ashmeade TL, Yaniv I, Osuntokun BO, Hudome S, Fanaroff A. Quantitative ultrasound in the evaluation of bone status in premature and full-term infants. J Clin Densitom. 2006 Jul-Sep;9(3):358-62.

    24. Teitelbaum JE, Saeed S, Triantafyllopoulou M, Daum F. Infliximab in pediatric Crohn’s disease patients with enterovesicular fistulas: a case series. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2007;44(2):279-82.

    25. Teitelbaum JE, Lagmay JP. Familiarity of pediatric practitioners with different neonatal and infant formulas. Clinical Pediatrics (Phila) 2007; 46(5): 418-23.

    26. Teitelbaum JE, Daghistani R. Rotavirus causes hepatic transaminase elevation. Dig Dis Sci 2007 Dec;52(12):3396-8.

    27. Elitsur Y, Teitelbaum JE, Rewalt M, Nowicki M. Clinical and endoscopic data in juvenile polyposis syndrome in preadolescent children: a multicenter experience from the United States. J Clinical Gastro 2009 Sep;43(8):734-6.

    28. Teitelbaum JE, Sinha P, Micale M, Yeung S, Jaeger J. Obesity is related to multiple functional abdominal diseases. J Pediatr 2009; 154 (3): 444-6. 29. Teitelbaum JE, Ubhrani D. Gastrointestinal food allergies in infants and children. European Gastroenterology & Hepatology Review 2009: 5(1). 30. Muang-In S and Teitelbaum JE. Quality of sleep in hospitalized children. DrexelMed Journal 2009; 3(1): 29-37.

    31. Teitelbaum JE, Ubhrani D. Triple sugar screen breath hydrogen test for sugar intolerance in children with functional abdominal symptoms. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology 2010; 29 (5): 196-200. PMID: 20978880

    32. Teitelbaum JE, Laskowski A, Barrows F. Benign transient hyperphosphatasemia in infants and children: a prospective cohort. J Pediatr Endocr Metab 2011; 24 (5-6): 351-353. PMID: 21823535

    33. Teitelbaum JE, Arura R. Long term use of tricyclic antidepressants for pediatric functional gastrointestinal diseases. J Pediatr Gastro Nutr 2011 53(3):260-4. PMID: 21865971

    34. Critch J, Day AS, Otley A, King-Moore C, Teitelbaum JE, Shashidar H. Clinical Report: The utilization of enteral nutrition for the control of intestinal inflammation in pediatric Crohn disease. J Pediatr Gastro Nutr 2012; 54(2): 298-305. PMID: 22002478

    35. Leichtner AM, Gillis LA, Gupta S, Heubi J, Kay M, Narkewicz MR, Rider EA, Rufo PA, Sferra TJ, Teitelbaum J; NASPGHAN Training Committee; North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology. NASPGHAN guidelines for training in pediatric gastroenterology. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Jan;56 Suppl 1:S1-8. PMID: 23263531

    36. Benkov K, Lu Y, Patel A, Rahhal R, Russell G, Teitelbaum J; NASPGHAN Committee on Inflammatory Bowel Disease. role of thiopurine metabolite testing and thiopurine methyltransferase determination in pediatric IBD. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Mar;56(3):333-40. PMID: 23287804

    37. Teitelbaum JE, Rajaraman RR, Jaeger J, Para S, Rakitt T. Correlation of health related quality of life in children with inflammatory bowel disease, their parents and physician as measured by a visual analog scale. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013; 57(5): 594-597. PMID: 23752079

    38. Trivedy P, Teitelbaum JE. Eosinophilic esophagitis in children. Pediatric Drugs 2015;17(3):227-37. PMID: 25792526 39. Selim S, Teitelbaum JE, Theccanat S. Post-traumatic stress disorder among physicians related to job encounters in different specialties through all stages of the medical profession. DrexelMed Journal Spring 2015; 9(1): 39-43.

    40. Teitelbaum G, Teitelbaum JE. Uneven distribution of microgranules in divided lansoprazole tablets. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015;61(4):437-9. PMID: 25885882

    41. Teitelbaum JE, Callanan G, Rakitt T, Jaeger J. Concordance over time between ESR and CRP in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. NJ Pediatrics Summer 2016, pages 14-19.

    Chapters/Books

    1. Teitelbaum JE, Boyle JT. Viral Hepatitis. In: Pediatric Primary Care: A Problem Orientated Approach, Third Edition. Schwartz MW, Curry TA, Sargent AJ, Blum NJ, Fein JA (Eds), Mosbey-Year Book, Inc., Philadelphia, 1997. 2. Teitelbaum JE, Israel EJ. Intussusception. In: Gellis & Kagan’s Current Pediatric Therapy, Edition 16. Berg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Wald ER, Polin RA (Eds), WB Sanders Company, Philadelphia 1998. 642-44.

    3. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. Protein Intolerance. Oski’s Pediatrics: Principles and Practice, Third Edition. DeAngelelis, Feigin, McMillan, Warshaw (Eds). Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia 1999. 1689-91.

    4. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. GI Imaging In Pediatric Gastroenterology. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal Imaging and Intervention, 2nd edition. Stringer D, Babyn P (Eds), BC Decker, Hamilton 1999. 1-8.

    5. Teitelbaum JE. Pancreatic Tumors. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 3rd edition. Walker WA, Durie PR, Hamilton JR, Walker-Smith JA,Watkins JB (Eds), Mosby, Boston, 2000. 1312-20.

    6. Teitelbaum JE, Kleinman RE. Chronic Nonspecific Diarrhea (CNSD) Or Toddler’s Diarrhea. In: Essence of Office Pediatrics, Stockman JA III, Love JA (Eds), WB Saunders Company, New York 2001.

    7. Teitelbaum JE. Liver: Morphology And Function. In: Rudolphs’ Pediatrics, 21st edition. Rudolph AM, Rudolph CD, Siegel NJ, Lister G, Hostetter MK (Eds). Appleton and Lange, Stamford 2002.

    8. Teitelbaum JE (associate editor) in: Pediatrics In A Page Blackwell Publishing, Malden MA 2003.

    9. Teitelbaum JE, Roberts S. Macronutrients Requirements For Growth: Carbohydrates. In: Nutrition In Pediatrics, 3rd edition. Walker WA, Watkins, Duggan (Eds), 2003.

    10. Teitelbaum JE. Gut Manifestations In Systemic Endocrinopathies. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 4th edition. Walker WA, Goulet O, Kleinman RE, Sherman PM, Shneider BL, Sanderson AR (Eds), Mosby, Boston 2004.1068-78.

    11. Teitelbaum JE. Congenital Abnormalities Of The Mouth And Esophagus. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 4th edition. Walker WA, Goulet O, Kleinman RE, Sherman PM, Shneider BL, Sanderson AR (Eds), Mosby, Boston 2004. 357-70.

    12. Teitelbaum JE, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Editors) Signs And Symptoms In A Page, Pediatrics, Blackwell Publishing, Malden MA, 2004.

    13. Teitelbaum JE. Indigenous Gastrointestinal Flora. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal And Liver Disease, 3rd Edition. Wyllie R and Hyams JS (Eds), Elsevier Science, 2006.

    14. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. Protein Intolerance. Oski’s Pediatrics: Principles And Practice, Fourth Edition. DeAngelelis, Feigin, McMillan, Warshaw (Eds). Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia. 1982-85.

    15. Teitelbaum JE. Gut Manifestations In Systemic Endocrinopathies. In: Walker’s Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 5th edition. Kleinman RE, Goulet O, Mieli-VerganiG, Sanderson AR, Sherman PM, Shneider BL, (Eds), BC Decker, Hamilton, 2008. 729-38.

    16. Teitelbaum JE. Congenital Abnormalities Of The Mouth And Esophagus. In: Walker’s Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 5th edition. Kleinman RE, Goulet O, Mieli-VerganiG, Sanderson AR, Sherman PM, Shneider BL, (Eds), BC Decker, Hamilton, 2008. 7-18.

    17. Teitelbaum JE, DeAntonis K, Kahan S (Editors) Pediatrics In A Page, 2nd edition, Blackwell Publishing, Malden MA, 2008.

    18. Teitelbaum JE. Prebiotics And Lipid Metabolism. Handbook Of Prebiotics And Probiotics Ingredients, Cho SS and Finocchiaro ET (eds), CRC press, New York, 2010. 209-20.

    19. Teitelbaum JE. Liver: Morphology And Function. In: Rudolphs’ Pediatrics, 22nd edition. Rudolph CD, Rudolph AM, Lister GE, First LR, Gershon AA (Eds). McGraw Hill, New York 2011. 1491-1494.

    20. Teitelbaum JE. Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, And Nutrition Topics. Nutrition Guide For Clinicians, 2nd edition. Barnard ND, Weissinger R, Jaster BJ, Kahan S, Smyth C (Eds). Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington DC 2009.

    21. Teitelbaum JE. Indigenous Gastrointestinal Flora. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal And Liver Disease, 4th Edition. Wyllie R and Hyams JS (Eds), Elsevier Science, 2010.28-38.

    22. Teitelbaum JE and Rakitt T (Eds). Irritable Bowel Syndrome. MacMillan Press. 2011 23. Teitelbaum JE and Bell F (eds). Probiotics And Diarrhea. MacMillan Press. 2012

    24. Teitelbaum JE. What Treatments Are Available For Pediatric Recurrent Abdominal Pain And Which Ones Actually Work? In: Curbside Consultation In Pediatric GI: 49 Clinical Questions. Rosh J, Bousvaros A (Eds). Slack Inc. 2013. 179-82.

    25. Teitelbaum JE. Indigenous Gastrointestinal Flora. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal And Liver Disease, 5th Edition. Wyllie R, Hyams JS, Kay M (Eds), Elsevier Science, 2016. 31-42.

    26. Teitelbaum JE. Liver: Morphology And Function. In: Rudolphs’ Pediatrics, 23nd edition. Rudolph CD, Rudolph AM, Lister GE, First LR, Gershon AA (Eds). McGraw Hill, New York 2016 (in press)

    Electronic chapters

    1. Teitelbaum JE, Walker WA. Inflammatory bowel disease: malnutrition and maldigestion. In: UpToDate, Rose BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley 1999-2009.

    2. Teitelbaum JE. Growth failure and poor weight gain in children with inflammatory bowel disease. In: UpToDate, Rose BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley 2009-present.

    3. Teitelbaum JE. Nutritional efficiencies in inflammatory bowel disease. In: UpToDate, Rose BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley 2009-present. 4. Rakitt T, Teitelbaum JE. The use probiotics and prebiotics in the management of irritable bowel syndrome in adults and children. Touchgastroenterology.com ;January 2012.

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