Andrew B. Grossman, MD

Andrew B. Grossman, MD, is the co-director of the Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Atlantic County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Phone: 267-426-6822

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

    Internship

    Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian (Columbia University Medical Center), New York, NY

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian (Columbia University Medical Center), New York, NY

    Fellowship

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

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Pediatrics

    Undergraduate Degree

    BA - Duke University, Durham, NC

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Co-Director, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Research Interests

    Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2013

    Grossman AB: Chronic Diarrhea. Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics, 5th Ed. Zorc JJ, Alpern ER, Brown LW, Loomes KM, Marino BS, Mollen CJ, Raffini LJ, Eds (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Page: 301-310, 2013.

    2011

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN: Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition. Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, St Jeme JW (eds.). Page: 1294-1295, 2011.

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN: Crohn's Disease. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition. Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, St Jeme JW (eds.). Page: 1300-1304, 2011.

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN: Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition. Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Stanton BF (eds.). Page: 1304, 2011.

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN: Ulcerative Colitis. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition. Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Stanton BF (eds.). Page: 1295-1300, 2011.

    2010

    Grossman AB, Liacouras CA. Gastroenterology. In: Polin RA, Ditmar MF, editors. Pediatric secrets. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 2010. p. 229-284.

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN. Inflammatory bowel disease. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Stanton BF, St. Geme J, Schor N, editors. Nelson textbook of pediatrics. 19th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2010.

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN. Crohn’s disease. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Stanton BF, St. Geme J, Schor N, editors. Nelson textbook of pediatrics. 19th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2010.

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN. Ulcerative colitis. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Stanton BF, St. Geme J, Schor N, editors. Nelson textbook of pediatrics. 19th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2010.

    Grossman AB, Baldassano RN. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Stanton BF, St. Geme J, Schor N, editors. Nelson textbook of pediatrics. 19th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2010.

    2009

    Grossman AB. Chronic diarrhea. In: Zorc J, editor. Clinical handbook of pediatrics. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2009. p. 326-337.

    Grossman AB, Mamula P. Crohn disease. In: Shah SS, Frank G, editors. Patient encounters: the inpatient pediatrics work-up. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins; 2009. p. 176-186.

    2008

    Grossman AB. Intussusception. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2008. p. 464-465.

    Grossman AB, Bezoars. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2008. p. 102-103.

    2007

    Grossman AB, Liacouras CA. Gastroesophageal reflux. In: Liacouras CA and Piccoli DA, editors. Pediatric gastroenterology: the requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier-Mosley; 2007. p. 74-86.

    Abstracts

    2012

    Procopi T, Zimmerman A, Grossman AB, Baldassano RN: Infusion and Post-Infusion Reactions to Infliximab in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT October 2012.

    Rosh JR, Lerer T, Stephens MC, Carvalho R, Pfefferkorn MD, Evans J, Griffiths AM, Otley AR, Bousvaros A, Grossman AB, Ashai-Khan FN, Leleiko NS, Keljo DJ, Kay MH, Hitch MC, Saeed SA, Oliva-Hemker M, Mack DR, Markowitz J, Hyams JS: Long-Term Outcomes after Institution of Adalimumab Therapy in Pediatric Crohn Disease. Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA May 2012 Notes: oral presentation.

    Pfefferkorn, Marian D.; Lerer, Trudy; Mack, David R.; Evans, Jonathan; Keljo DJ.; Kay MH; Rosh, JR; Otley, AR.; Stephens, MC.; Oliva-Hemker, M; Leleiko NS; Bousvaros A; Carvalho R; Ashai-Khan FN; Grossman AB; Shehzad S; Hitch MC; Kappelman M; Sudel B; Faubion WA; Markowitz J; Hyams JS. : Assessment of durability of infliximab maintenance therapy in children with Crohn's disease. Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA May 2012 Notes: oral presentation.

    Markowitz J; Evans J; Pfefferkorn MD; Griffiths AM; Keljo DJ; Mack DR; Carvalho R; Leleiko NS; Otley AR.; Rosh JR; Stephens MC; Saeed SA; Ashai-Khan FN; Bousvaros A; Kay MH; Oliva-Hemker M; Grossman AB; Sudel B; Kappelman M; Dimmitt RA; Langton CR; Hyams JS. : Infliximab versus immunomodulators as first maintenance therapy in children with Crohn disease. Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA May 2012.

    Hagin S; Otley AR; Lerer T; Hyams JS; Markowitz J; Griffiths AM; Evans J; Ashai-Khan FN; Pfefferkorn MD; Grossman AB; Keljo DJ; Lobato D; Leleiko NS : Longitudinal assessment of health-related quality of life in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA May 2012.

    Goyal A; Hyams JS; Lerer T; Leleiko NS; Otley AR; Griffiths AM; Evans J; Rosh JR; Stephens MC; Bousvaros A; Oliva-Hemker M; Mack DR; Ashai-Khan FN; Pfefferkorn MD; Carvalho R; Grossman AB; Hitch MC; Sudel B; Kappelman M; Saeed SA; Faubion WA; Kay MH; Schaefer M; Markowitz J; Keljo DJ. : Prospective multicenter pediatric cohort study: patients with liver enzyme elevations in the first 3 months after diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease are at increased risk of chronic liver disease. Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA May 2012 Notes: oral presentation.

    Papers

    2013

    Zeisler B, Lerer T, Markowitz J, Mack D, Griffiths A, Bousvaros A, Keljo D, Rosh J, Evans J, Kappelman M, Otley A, Kay M, Grossman A, Saeed S, Carvalho R, Oliva-Hemker M, Faubion W, Sudel B, Pfefferkorn M, Ashai-Khan F, LeLeiko N, Hyams J and the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Collaborative Research Group: Outcome Following Aminosalicylate Therapy in Children Newly Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis: A Prospective Multi-Center Registry Experience. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 56(1): 12-18, January 2013.

    Gupta K, Noble A, Kachelries K, Albenberg L, Kelsen JR, Grossman AB, Baldassano RN: A Novel Enteral Nutrition Protocol for the Treatment of Pediatric Crohn's Disease. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 19(7): 1374-1378, June 2013.

    2012

    Crandall WV, Margolis PA, Kappelman MD, King EC, Pratt JM, Boyle BM, Duffy LF, Grunow JE, Kim SC, Leibowitz I, Schoen BT, Colletti RB; ImproveCareNow Collaborative.Collaborators (38)Berman J, Fuchs G, Mehta D, Bornstein J, Schoen BT, Higuchi L, Tsou M, Grossman A, Baldassano R, San Pablo W, Samson C, Denson T, Elawad M, Leibowitz I, Duffy L, Piñeiro V, Integlia M, Russell G, Israel E, Tung J, Crandall W, Boyle B, del Rosario F, Milov D, Fridge J, Ali S, Grunow J, Baron H, Mehta S, Ferry G, Neigut D, Hoffenberg E, Adler J, Sudel B, Kappelman M, Kim S, Patel A, Colletti R.: Improved outcomes in a quality improvement collaborative for pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Pediatrics 129(4): e1030-41, April 2012.

    Otley A, LeLeiko N, Langton C, Lerer T, Mack D, Evans J, Pfefferkorn M, Carvalho R, Rosh J, Griffiths A, Oliva-Hemker M, Kay M, Bousvaros A, Stephens M, Samson C, Grossman AB, Keljo D, Markowitz J, Hyams J; Pediatric IBD Collaborative Research Group.: Budesonide use in pediatric Crohn disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55(2): 200-204, August 2012.

    2011

    Kappelman M Grossman AB, Samson C, Sudel B, Oliva-Hemker M, LeLeiko N, et al. Outcome following thiopurine use in children with ulcerative colitis: a prospective multicenter registry study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 May;106(5):981-7. Epub 2011 Jan 11. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21224840. Read the abstract

    2010

    Hyams JS, Lerer T, Griffiths A, Pfefferkorn M, Stephens M, Evans J, et al. Outcome following infliximab therapy in children with ulcerative colitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jun;105(6):1430-6. Epub 2010 Jan 26. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20104217. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    2010

    Rosh JR, Mohamed A, Dougherty K, Lerer T, Keljo DJ, Mack DR, et al. Clinical effect and changing patterns of use of methotrexate in the treatment of pediatric Crohn’s disease: a multi-center experience [presentation]. Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting; 2010 May 1-5; New Orleans, LA.

    Biko DM, Anupindi SA, Grossman AB, Peña AH, Darge K, Markowitz RI, et al. Does wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) eliminate need for small bowel follow-through (SBFT) and/or CT in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? [presentation]. Society for Pediatric Radiology; 2010 Apr 13-17; Boston, MA.

    Gupta K, Noble AJ, Sreedharan R, Grossman AB, Baldassano RN. A novel enteral nutritional therapy protocol for treatment of pediatric Crohn’s disease [presentation]. North American Society for Pediatric GI, Hepatology, and Nutrition Annual Meeting; 2010 Oct 21-23; New Orleans, LA.

  • Awards and Honors

    2013, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Residency Faculty Honor Roll
    2012, South Jersey Magazine "Top Children's Physicians"
    2012, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Fellow Teaching Award
    2011-2012, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
    2011-2013, SJ Magazine "Top Docs for Kids" - Pediatric Gastroenterology
    2010-2011, American Registry "Patients' Choice Award" for Pennsylvania Physicians
    2008, Komarov Research Competition, 3rd place
    2003, Procter and Gamble Teaching and Tomorrow Program at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Annual Meeting
    1999, Robert Wood Johnson Champion's Scholarship
    1998, Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Duke University
    1998, Alpha Kappa Delta National Honor Society, Duke University
    1998, Summa Cum Laude, Duke University
    1995, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Duke University
    1995-1998, Dean's List with Distinction, Duke University

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic and institutional committees

    2013-present, NASPGHAN IBD Committee
    2012-present, ImproveCareNow, Clinical Committee Co-Chair
    2010-present, ImproveCareNow, CHOP Site Leader
    2009-present, Quality and Safety Committee, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in professional organizations

    American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
    Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

    • 2010-present, Chapter Medical Advisory Committee
    • 2011-present, Chapter Board of Trustees

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