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Diane L. Barsky, MD

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Home Parenteral Nutrition Service

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


2001, Philadelphia Magazine, "Best Docs for Children"




Barsky DL. Anorexia Nervosa. In: Hark L, Morrison G, editors. Medical nutrition and disease. 4th ed. West Sussex (UK): Wiley-Blackwell; 2009. Ch. 5.


Barsky DL. Pediatric feeding disorders. In: Schwartz MW, et al., editors. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008.


Barsky DL, Konek, S. Growing up healthy. In: Deen D, Hark L, editors. Complete guide to nutrition in primary care. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell; 2007. Ch. 4.


Barsky DL et al. The role of a interdisciplinary feeding team in the assessment and  treatment of feeding problems. Special focus on nutrition. Building blocks in  nutrition. March 2006.


Barsky DL. Anorexia nervosa. In: Hark L, Morrison G, editors.  Essential clinical nutrition: a case-based study. Boston: Blackwell Science; 2003. p. 167-74.

Barsky DL, Stallings VA. Nutritional management in pediatric pulmonary disease. In: Eigen H, Loughlin GM, editors. Respiratory disease in children: diagnosis and management. Philadelphia: Williams and Wilkins; 1994. p. 813-28.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2010-present, Reviewer, Nutrition in Clinical Practice
2008-present, Reviewer, Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition Journal

Academic and institutional committees

2011-present, Physician representative, Integrative Medicine Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Memberships in professional organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics, Pa. Chapter Childcare Health Consultant
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Original Papers


Barsky, DL: Anorexia Nervosa. Essential Clinical Nutrition: A case Based Study. Hark, L; Morrison G (eds.). Blackwell Science, Page: 167-174. 2013.

Merves J, Barsky D, Mascarenhas RM: Nutrition. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, Second Edition. Shah SS, Zaoutis LB, Catallozi M, Frank G (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, 2013.


Barsky, DL: Pediatric Feeding Disorders. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 6th edition. Schwartz D, Bell LA, Bingham PM (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA Page: 320-322, 2012.

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