Jonathan A. Flick, MD

Jonathan A. Flick, MD, is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.
Phone: 215-590-3630

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Columbia University School of Medicine, New York, NY


    Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH


    Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH


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

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Gastroenterology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Chairman, GI Quality and Safety Committee

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

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications




    Flick JA. Caustic ingestions. In: Liacouris CA, editor. Pediatric gastroenterology: the requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2007.


    Flick JA. Diarrhea. In: Kliegman RM, Nieder ML, Super DM, editors. Practical strategies in pediatric diagnosis and therapy. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 1996. Ch. 19.


    Flick JA. Cystic fibrosis. In: Hyams JS, editor. Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews - gastroenterology. Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus; 1995.


    Flick JA. Constipation in childhood. In: Bayless TM, editor. Current therapy in gastroenterology & liver disease - 4. Philadelphia: Mosby-Year Book; 1994.


    Flick JA. Acute diarrhea. In Schwartz MW, Charney EB, Curry TA, Ludwig S, editors.  Pediatric primary care: a problem-oriented approach. 2nd ed. Chicago: Yearbook Medical Publishers; 1990. Ch. 22.


    Flick JA. Constipation in childhood. In: Bayless TM, editor. Current therapy in gastroenterology and liver disease - 3. Toronto: B.C. Decker; 1989. 


    Flick JA. Disorders of swallowing and esophageal motility. In: Rudolph AM, editor. Pediatrics. 18th ed. East Norwalk: Appleton Century-Crofts; 1987. Ch. 20.2.2.

    Flick JA. Gastrointestinal polyps. In: Rudolph AM, editor. Pediatrics. 18th ed. East Norwalk: Appleton-Century-Crofts; 1987. Ch. 20.4.11.

    Flick JA. Acute diarrhea. In Schwartz, MW, editor. Principles and practice of clinical pediatrics. Chicago: Yearbook Medical Publishers; 1987. Ch. 20.



    Haber BA, Flick J, Erlichman J: Biliary Atresia. BMJ Point of Care 2011.


    Franciosi JP, Mascarenhas M, Semeao E, Flick J, Kelly J, Mamula P. Randomised controlled trial of paediatric magnetic positioning device assisted colonoscopy: a pilot and feasibility study. Dig Liver Dis. 2009 Feb;41(2):123-6. Epub 2008 Aug 23. Cited in PubMed; PMID 18723413. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations


    "Gastroesophageal Reflux", Pottstown Medical Center, Pottstown PA. Feb 2011.

  • Awards and Honors

    2011, Top Doctor, Main Line Today Magazine
    2011, Top Physician, Suburban Life Main Line Magazine
    1988-1990, Clinician-Scientist Award, Johns Hopkins University
    1983-1985, National Research Service Award, NIH
    1975, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University
    1975, Summa Cum Laude, Yale University
    1975, Honors in Biology, Yale University

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    1994-present, Peer-reviewer, Journal of the American Medical Association
    1986-present, Peer reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition
    1988-present, Peer-reviewer, Gastroenterology

    Academic and institutional committees

    2009-present, Chair, GI QI/Safety Committee

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in professional organizations

    American Gastroenterological Association
    North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition