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Maria R. Mascarenhas, MBBS

Section Chief, Nutrition

Director, Nutrition Support Service

Medical Director, Clinical Nutrition Department

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

Awards

2009, South Jersey Top Docs
2007, South Jersey Top Docs
2002-2008, Best Pediatricians in America, Best Doctors List

Books

Chapters

2008

Ryan M, Mascarenhas MR. Short bowel syndrome. In: Altschuler, SM, Liacouras CA, Piccoli DA, editors. Clinical pediatric gastroenterology: the requisites in pediatrics. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone; 2008. p 211-215.

Dematos V, Mascarenhas MR. Cystic fibrosis and the gastrointestinal tract. In: Liacouras CA, Piccoli DA, editors. Pediatric gastroenterology: the requisites in pediatrics. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 2008. p 314-321.

2007

Mascarenhas MR, Enriquez L. Nutrition support teams. In: Baber SS, Baker RD, Davis AM, editors. Pediatric nutrition support. 1st ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc.; 2007. p. 123-134.

Kelsen J, Mascarenhas MR. Short bowel syndrome. In: Schwartz W, Bell L, Bingham P, Chung E, Friedman D, Mascarenhas MR, Mamula P, Loomes K, Cohen MI, editors. 5-minute pediatric consult. 4th ed. Maryland: Williams and Wilkins; 2007. p 774-775.

Kelsen J, Mascarenhas MR. Upper GI bleeding. In: Schwartz W, Bell L, Bingham P, Chung E, Friedman D, Mascarenhas MR, Mamula P, Loomes K, Cohen MI, editors. 5-minute pediatric consult. 4th ed. Maryland: Williams and Wilkins; 2007. p. 886-887.

2006

Begany, M, Mascarenhas MR. Infant feeding. In: Rakel RE, Bope ET, editors. Conn’s current therapy 2007. Philadelphia: Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc; 2006. p. 1210-1214.

Mascarenhas MR, Zucker S. Parenteral nutrition. In: Wyllie R, Hyams JS, editors. Pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disease. 3rd ed. London (UK): Elsevier; 2006.

2005

Mascarenhas MR, DiVito D, McClave S. Nutritional support in pancreatic disease. In: Merritt R, editor. American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), Nutrition Support Practice Manual. Silver Spring: American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; 2005. p. 211-230.

Rovner A, Mascarenhas MR. Rickets. In: Schwartz W, Bell L, Bingham P, Chung E, Friedman D, Mulberg AE, Sinai L., editors. 5- minute pediatric consult. 4th ed. Maryland: Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 734-735.

Graham-Maar R, Mascarenhas MR. Constipation. In: Schwartz W, Bell L, Bingham P, Chung E, Friedman D, Mulberg AE, Sinai L., editors. 5-minute pediatric consult. 4th ed. Maryland: Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 284-285.

Thayu M, Mascarenhas MR. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding. In: Schwartz W, Bell L, Bingham P, Chung E, Friedman D, Mulberg AE, Sinai L, editors. 5-minute pediatric consult. 4th ed. Maryland: Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 84-85.

Thayu M, Mascarenhas MR. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding. In: Schwartz W, Bell L, Bingham P, Chung E, Friedman D, Mulberg AE, Sinai L, editors. 5-minute pediatric consult. 4th ed. Maryland: Williams & Wilkins; 2005. p. 58-59.

Mascarenhas MR, Konek S. Vitamin deficiencies and excesses. Dutch (Netherlands) In: Berg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Wald ER, Polin RA, editors. Gellis and Kagan’s current pediatric therapy. 18th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company, Inc.; 2005. p. 98-108.

2004

Mascarenhas MR, Bradshaw DJ, Stallings VA. Special dietary therapy. In: Walker WA, Durie PR, Kleinman R, Walker-Smith, JA, editors. Pediatric gastrointestinal disease, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. 4th ed. Philadelphia: BC Decker, Inc; 2004. p. 1995-2005.

Mascarenhas MR, Maka MA, Enriquez L. Drug nutrient interactions in infancy and childhood. In: Armenti, VT, Boullata JC, editors. Handbook of drug nutrient interactions. New Jersey: Humane Press Inc; 2004. p. 331-345.

2003

Mascarenhas MR, Aloupis MS. Cystic Fibrosis. In: Hark L, Morrison G, editors. Medical nutrition and disease: a case-based approach. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Blackwell Publishing; 2003. p. 321-327.

Olsen, IE, Mascarenhas, MR, Stallings, VA. Clinical assessment of nutritional status. In: Walker WA, Watkins JB, Duggan C, editors. Nutrition in pediatrics. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: BC Decker, Inc.; 2003. p. 6-16.

2002

Mascarenhas MR. Vitamin deficiencies and excesses. In: Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Wald ER, Polin RA, editors. Gellis and Kagan's current pediatric therapy. 17th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company Inc.; 2002. p. 16-20.

Sentongo T, Mascarenhas MR. Newer components of enteral formulas. In: Mascarenhas MR, Piccoli DA, editors. Pediatric Clinics of North America. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Inc; 2002. p 113-126.

Mamula P, Mascarenhas MR, Baldassano RN. Biological and novel therapies for IBD. In: Mascarenhas MR, Piccoli DA, editors. Pediatric Clinics of North America. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Inc; 2002. 49(1): 1-26.

2001

Mascarenhas MR, Zemel B, Tershakovec AM, Stallings VA. Adolescent nutrition. In: Zeigler EE, Filer LJ, editors. Present knowledge in nutrition. 8th ed. Washington: ILSI Press; 2001. p. 426-438.

Mascarenhas MR, Mamula P, Malabsorption. In: Polin RA, Spitzer AR, editors. Fetal and neonatal secrets. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, Inc. ; 2001. p. 164-167.

2000

Mascarenhas MR, Kerner JA, Stallings VA. Enteral and parenteral nutrition. In: Walker WA, Durie PR, Hamilton JR, Walker-Smith JA, Watkins JB, editors. Pediatric gastrointestinal disease: pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: B.C. Decker, Inc.; 2000. p. 1705-1751.

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

American Gastroenterolgical Association
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Data Safety Monitoring Board

Original Papers

2009

Michel SH, Maqbool A, Hanna MD, Mascarenhas M. Nutrition management of pediatric patients who have cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2009 Oct;56(5):1123-41. Review. Read the abstract »

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