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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Adolescent bariatric surgery
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Biliary atresia
  • TGF-beta

Education & Training

  • M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, (1991-1995)
  • Internship, General Surgery, Cornell Medical Center/New York Hospital, New York, NY, (1995-1996)
  • Residency, General Surgery, Cornell Medical Center/New York Hospital, New York, NY, (1996-2002)
  • Fellowship, Intestinal Mucosal Immunology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (1998-2002)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, (2002-2004)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Integrative Systems Biology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Biography

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

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

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Outside Interests

  • WL Gore Inc 

Research & Publications