Lindsey G. Albenberg, DO

Lindsey G. Albenberg, DO, is an attending physician in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and and an academic investigator in childhood obesity research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    DO - Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO

    Residency

    Pediatrics (Chief Resident) - University of Missouri School of Medicine, Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Kansas City, MO

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Gastroenterology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Academic Investigator, Healthy Weight Program

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2013

    Albenberg L, Baldassano RN: What is the Current Understanding of the Etiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric GI. Athos Bousvaros and Joel Rosh (eds.). 2013 Notes: In Press.

    Albenberg L, Brown KA, Baldassano RN, Mamula: Colitis in Infancy and Childhood. Pathology of Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease. Pierre Russo, Eduardo Ruchelli, and David Piccoli (eds.). 2013.

    Albenberg L, Kelsen J, Baldassano RN: Pediatric Issues in Treating Ulcerative Colitis. Medical Therapy of Mucosal Ulcerative Colitis. Editor Gary Lichtenstein (eds.). 2013 Notes: In Press.

    2012

    Albenberg L, Kelsen J, Mamula P: Biologics for the treatment of moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis in pediatric patients. Pediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics 3: 51-8, 2012.

    Abstracts

    2013

    Albenberg L, Judge CP, Esipova TV, Sinha R, Bailey A, Bittinger K, Grunberg S, Chen J,Bhopale VM, Baldassano RN, Lewis JD, Li H, Thom SR, Bushman FD, Vinogradov SA, and Wu GD : Biological Oximetry Using Phosphorescence Quenching Reveals a Dynamic Oxygen Equilibrium Maintained Between the Gut Microbiota and the Host Oral Presentation. Digestive Diseases Week May 2013.

    Albenberg L, Judge CP, Esipova TV, Sinha R, Bailey A, Bittinger K, Grunberg S, Chen J, Bhopale VM, Baldassano RN, Lewis JD, Li H, Thom SR, Bushman FD, Vinogradov SA, and Wu GD: Biological Oximetry Using Phosphorescence Quenching Reveals a Dynamic Oxygen Equilibrium Maintained Between the Gut Microbiota and the Host. Poster Presentation CHOP Poster Day January 2013.

    2012

    Albenberg L, Judge CP, Esipova TV, Sinha R, Bailey A, Bittinger K, Grunberg S, Chen J, Bhopale VM, Baldassano RN, Lewis JD, Li H, Thom SR, Bushman FD, Vinogradov SA and Wu GD: Biological Oximetry Using Phosphorescence Quenching Reveals a Dynamic Oxygen Equilibrium Maintained Between the Gut Microbiota and the Host. Poster Presentation CCFA Advances in IBD December 2012.

    Muir A, Albenberg L, Lin H: Evaluation or Resident Education on a GI Inpatient Service. Oral Presentation. NASPGHAN October 2012.

    Albenberg L, Spengler C, Klink AJ, Mattei P, Baldassano RN, Mamula P, and Kelsen JR: Diverting Ileostomy for the Treatment of Severe, Refractory, Indeterminate Colitis. Poster Presentation NASPGHAN October 2012.

    Muir A, Albenberg L, Lin H: Teaching GI to Pediatric Residents. Poster Presentation Digestive Diseases Week May 2012.

    Papers

    2013

    Gupta K, Noble A, Kachelries KE, Albenberg L, Kelsen JR, Grossman AB, Baldassano RN. A novel enteral nutrition protocol for the treatment of pediatric Crohn’s disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Jun; 19(7):1374-8.

    Albenberg L and Wu GD: Long-term dietary patterns in gut microbiota enterotypes. Functional Food Reviews 5(1), 2013 Notes: In press.

    2012

    Albenberg L, Kelsen J, Mamula P. “Biologics for the treatment of moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis in pediatric patients,” Pediatric Health, Medicine and Therapeutics, Dove Press, 2012. In Print.

    Albenberg L, Lewis JD, Wu GD. Food and the gut microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease: A critical connection. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology. Jul 2012; 28 (4): 314-20.

    Posters and Presentations

    2013

    Albenberg, L, Judge, CP, Esipova, TV, Sinha, R, Bailey, A, Bittinger, K, Grunberg, S, Chen, J, Bhopale, V.M., Baldassano, RN, Lewis, JD, Li, H, Thom, S.R., Bushman, FD, Vinogradov, SA, and Wu, GD. Biological Oximetry Using Phosphorescence Quenching Reveals a Dynamic Oxygen Equilibrium Maintained Between the Gut Microbiota and the Host. Poster Presentation CHOP Poster Day. 01/2013

    2012

    Albenberg, L, Judge, CP, Esipova, TV, Sinha, R, Bailey, A, Bittinger, K, Grunberg, S, Chen, J, Bhopale, V.M., Baldassano, RN, Lewis, JD, Li, H, Thom, S.R., Bushman, FD, Vinogradov, SA, and Wu, GD. Biological Oximetry Using Phosphorescence Quenching Reveals a Dynamic Oxygen Equilibrium Maintained Between the Gut Microbiota and the Host. Poster Presentation CCFA Advances in IBD. 12/2012

    Albenberg, L, Spengler, C, Klink, AJ, Mattei, P, Baldassano, RN, Mamula, P, and Kelsen, JR. Diverting Ileostomy for the Treatment of Severe, Refractory, Indeterminate Colitis. Poster Presentation NASPGHAN. 10/2012

    Muir, A, Albenberg, L, Lin, H. Teaching GI to Pediatric Residents. Poster Presentation Digestive Diseases Week. 05/2012

  • Awards and Honors

    2013-2014, NASPGHAN Fellow to Faculty Transition Award in IBD
    2009, Emergency Medicine Outstanding Resident Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine/Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
    2005, American Medical Women's Association Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement
    2004-2006, Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honor Society

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    2012-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Gut Microbes
    2012-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Gastroenterology
    2012-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in professional organizations

    American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
    American Gastroenterology Association
    North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

    • 2011-present, Training Committee