Evan Nadler, MD Surgeon



Evan Nadler, MD, is a pediatric surgeon and researcher. Dr. Nadler serves as Co-Director of the Obesity Institute and Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program. Dr. Nadler performs bariatric surgery on adolescents who meet certain criteria. He works closely with the multidisciplinary team of pediatric specialists in the Obesity Institute.

Dr. Nadler's basic science research focuses on the liver fibrosis associated with biliary atresia. His clinical and translational science investigates the systems biology of obesity surgery, and the safety and effectiveness of various weight loss procedures in adolescents. Dr. Nadler has published widely in the above –mentioned areas.”

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Surgery, 2004
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 2002
    Cornell Medical Center/New York Hospital
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Surgery, 2000
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1996
    Cornell Medical Center/New York Hospital
  • MD, 1995
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Evan Nadler

Maria's Journey

Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. With its multidisciplinary approach, a team developed a personalized plan for the teenager.

Renesha's Story

When Renesha came to Children's at 19-years-old, she weighed 286 pounds. Now, after her treatment through the Obesity Institute, she's a self-proclaimed "health freak," encouraging her family and friends to work out and eat healthy with her.

Patient story

Stephen's Story

"Through the years, we have been in and out of various departments of Children's National and every single experience has been nothing less than outstanding in expertise, treatment protocol, and compassion."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Academic Needs in Developing Countries A Survey of the West African College of Surgeons

(2009) J Surg Res.

An update on 73 US obese pediatric patients treated with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding comorbidity resolution and compliance data

(2008) J Pediatr Surg

Differential Expression of Hepatic Fibrosis Mediators in Sick and Spontaneously Recovered Mice with Experimental Biliary Atresia

(2009) J Surg Res. (In press)

Integrin avß6 and Mediators of Extracellular Matrix Deposition are Upregulated in Experimental Biliary Atresia

(2009) J Surg Res

Management and Outcomes for Children with Acute Appendicitis Differ by Hospital Type Areas for Improvement at Public Hospitals

(2009) Clin Pediatr (Phila)

Management and Outcomes for Children with Pyloric Stenosis Stratified by Hospital Type

(2009) J Surg Res.

ShortTerm Results In 53 US Obese Pediatric Patients Treated With Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

(2007) J Pediatr Surg.

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