Kristin N. Fiorino, MD

Kristin N. Fiorino, MD, is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She is a clinical leader in CHOP's Lustgarten Center for GI Motility.

Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Abington
Phone: 215-590-3630

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ


    Pediatrics - North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY


    Pediatrics - Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD


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

    Additional Training

    Certificate, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
    Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
    Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Gastroenterology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Assistant Director, Lustgarten Motility Center

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

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications




    Lin, Henry; Fiorino, Kristin; Anupindi, Sudha: A Rare Presentation and Diagnosis of Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Teleangiectasia Overlap Syndrome. Clinical Imaging. Elsevier Science Publishing Company, Inc, 2013.


    Fiorino K: Functional Constipation. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 2011 Notes: In press.

    Fiorino K: Intestinal Neuronal Dysplasia. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 2011 Notes: In press.

    Fiorino K: Motility Disorders & Hirschsprung's Disease. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 2011 Notes: In press.

    Fiorino K: Congenital Aganglionic Megacolon. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 2011 Notes: In press.

    Fiorino K, Mamula P: Esophageal Foreign Bodies and Caustic Ingestions. Current Opinion in Pediatrics 2011 Notes: In press.


    Fiorino K, Boyle JT: Abdominal Pain, Chronic. Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics. Joseph J. Zorc (eds.). Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Page: 130-148, 2009.


    Fiorino K, Mascarenhas M: Constipation. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th edition. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Page: 216-217, 2008.

    Fiorino K, Mascarenhas M: Lower GI Bleeding. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th edition. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 492-493, 2008.


    Fiorino K, Mascarenhas RM: Constipation Five Minute Pediatric Consult, 4th Edition. Schwartz W, Bell L, Bingham P, Chung E, Friedman D, Mascarenhas MR, Mamula, Loomes K, Cohen MI (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Maryland, Page: 216-217, 2007.


    Fiorino K, Cox JM. Nutrition and growth. In: The Harriet Lane handbook - a manual for pediatric house officers. 17th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby; 2005. p. 525-608.



    Fiorino K, Lestini B, Nichols KE, Anupindi SA, Maqbool A : An Unusual Case of Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Case Reports in Pediatrics 2011 Page: 1-4, January 2012.


    Franciosi J, Fiorino K, Ruchelli E, Shults J, Spergel J, Liacouras CA, et al. Changing upper endoscopy practices in children over a 20 year period: the potential impact on gastrointestinal disease detection rates. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Oct; 51(4):443-447. Cited in PubMed; PMCID: PMC2946469. Read the article

    Posters and Presentations


    Fiorino K, Lestini B, Maqbool A et al. An unusual case of gastrointestinal bleeding [poster]. NASPHGAN Annual Meeting & Post Graduate Course; 2009 Nov; National Harbor, MD.

  • Awards and Honors

    1998, Magna Cum Laude
    1994, Edward J. Boustein Distinguished Scholar
    1994-1998, Justice Louis D. Brandeis Scholar

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    2012-present, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

    Academic and institutional committees

    2008-present, EPIC Subcommittee on Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
    2008-present, EPIC Subcommittee on Constipation

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in professional organizations

    American Gastroenterological Association
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
    American Gastroenterological Association
    Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of American
    North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition