Laurie Conklin, MD Gastroenterologist



Laurie Conklin, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Children's National Health System. She is a diplomat of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Gastrointestinal Association, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Hepatology and Nutrition and American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Conklin has authored or co-authored numerous abstracts and peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Conklin completed a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University where she studied the lymphocyte transport of 6-mercaptopurine, a medication used to treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Dr. Conklin’s special clinical interests are IBD and abdominal pain. She sees patients with all general gastrointestinal disease.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 2001
    New York Medical College
  • BA, 1995
    College of the Holy Cross
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Laurie Conklin, MD

Jack's Story

I know exactly how you are feeling! Our baby boy was very sick and no one could figure out what was wrong.

Evi's Story

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Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Downregulation of sodium transporters and NHERF proteins in IBD patients and mouse colitis models Potential contributors to IBDassociated diarrhea

(2008) Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Distinct cytokine patterns identified from multiplex profiles of murine DSS and TNBSinduced colitis

(2008) Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Digestive Disease Week 2007

(2007) Medical Malpractice in Gastroenterology: Using the PIAA Claims Database.

Medical malpractice in gastroenterology

(2008) Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cystic fibrosis presenting as recurrent pancreatitis in a young child with a normal sweat test and pancreas divisum a case report

(2008) Journal of Medical Case Reports

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