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Shahan D. Fernando, MD

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Specialty

Gastroenterology

Areas of Expertise

  • Hepatology

Office

Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016
602-933-1000

Locations

Education & Training

Board Certification

General Pediatrics; Pediatric Gastroenterology

Medical School / Education

University of Arizona-Tucson, AZ

Residency

Phoenix Children's Hospital-Phoenix, AZ (Pediatrics)

Fellowship

Children's Hospital Colorado-Aurora, CO (Pediatric Gastroenterology)

Internship

Phoenix Children's Hospital-Phoenix, AZ (Pediatrics)

Academic Affiliations

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Research & Publications

Nguyen N, Fernando SD, Biette KA, Hammer JA, Capocelli KE, Kitzenberg DA, Glover LE, Colgan SP, Furuta GT, and Masterson JC. TGF-B1 alters esophageal epithelial barrier function by attenuation of claudin-7 in eosinophilic esophagitis. Mucosal Immunol 2018;11(2):415-426.

Mark J, Fernando SD, Masterson JC, Pan Z, Capocelli KE, Furuta GT, and de Zoeten EF. Clinical implications of pediatric colonic eosinophilia. JPGN 2018;66(5):760-766.

Whelan KA, Merves JF, Giroux V, Tanaka K, Guo A, Chandramouleeswaran PM, Benitez AJ, Dods K, Que J, Masterson JC, Fernando SD, Godwin BC, Klein-Szanto AJ, Chikwava K, Ruchelli ED, Hamilton KE, Muir AB, Wang ML, Furuta GT, Falk GW, Spergel JM, and Nakagawa H. Autophagy mediates epithelial cytoprotection in eosinophilic oesophagitis. Gut 2017;66:1197-1207.

Masterson JC, Capocelli KE, Hosford L, Biette KA, McNamee EN, De Zoeten E, Harris R, Fernando SD, Jedlicka P, Protheroe C, Lee JJ, and Furuta GT. Eosinophils and IL-33 perpetuate chronic inflammation and fibrosis in a pediatric population with stricturing Crohn's ileitis. IBD 2015;21:2429-40Fernando SD and Furuta GT. Cow Milk Protein Allergy. Food Sciences Reference Module;Elsevier 2015.

Fernando SD, Capocelli KE, Menard-Katcher C, Furuta GT, Masterson JC, and Wartchow EP. Ultrastructural features of Eosinophilic Esophagitis: impact of treatment on desmosomes. J Clin Pathol 2015;68:51-56.

Masterson JC, McNamee E, Fillon S, Hosford L, Harris R, Fernando SD, Jedlicka P, Iwamoto R, Jacobson E, Protheroe C, Eltzschig H, Colgan S, Arita M, Lee J, and Furuta GT. Eosinophil-mediated signaling attenuates inflammatory responses in experimental colitis. Gut 2015;64:1236-47.

Fernando SD and Furuta GT. Chapter: Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease. McNally GI/Liver Secrets Plus, 5e;Elsevier 2014:328-333.

Fernando SD and Furuta GT. Eosinophilic Esophagitis: The only constant thing is change. World Gastroenterology News 2013;18:4-7.

Eosinophilic esophagitis; Post-endoscopy outcomes
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