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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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery

National Provider ID: 1316931850


Evan Nadler, M.D., is a pediatric surgeon and researcher. Dr. Nadler serves as Co-Director of the Obesity Program and Director of the Child and Adolescent Weight-loss 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.

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • WL Gore Inc 

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.

Short-Term Results In 53 US Obese Pediatric Patients Treated With Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

(2007) J Pediatr Surg.