Diane L. Barsky, MD

Diane L. Barsky, MD

Diane L. Barsky, MD, is a Gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and Medical Director of the Home Parenteral Nutrition Service at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, Integrative medicine for children, Malnutrition, Parenteral nutrition, Nutrition support, Tube feedings, Care of the child with chronic illness
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.
Phone: 215-590-3630

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - State University of New York School of Medicine at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

Internship

Pediatrics - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Residency

Pediatrics - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Ambulatory Pediatric (Clinic Chief Resident) - Jacobi Hospital, Bronx, NY
Pediatric Integrative Medicine Residency - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Integrative Medicine - University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Fellowship

Heinz Fellowship in Pediatric Nutrition - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Clinical Densitometry
Pediatrics
Physician Nutrition Specialist

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Home Parenteral Nutrition Service

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

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2013

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.

2012

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.

Abstracts

2016

Diane Barsky, MD: "Children With Feeding Disorders: Normal BMI Z-score Camouflaging Underlying Nutrition Deficiencies" WCPGHAN World Congress 2016 2016.

Barsky D: Case Study: Children with Feeding Disorder and Normal BMI Z-scores Developing Nutritional Deficiencies, poster presentation. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 63 ((Suppl2) ): S399, 2016.

2015

Lee DY, Hughes R, Driggers J, Barsky D, Mascarenhas M: Evaluation of the safety of iron dextran administration in parenteral nutrition (PN) solutions in the pediatric inpatient setting. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition  2015.

Books

Chapters

2015

Barsky D: Infants, Children and Adolescents, Case 3:  Eating Disorders in Adolescent Athletes,Chapter 4  Medical Nutrition and Disease:  A Case-Based Approach, 6th edition. Hark L and Morrison G (eds.). Blackwell Science, Boston, MA, Page: 187-196, 2015.

2013

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

2012

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.

2011

Barsky DL: Eating Disorders in Adolescent Athletes. Medical Nutrition and Disease, Chapter 5. Hark L, Morris G (eds.). Blackwell Science, Boston, MA, Page: 201-211, 2011.

2009

Barsky DL: Pediatric Feeding Disorders. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th edition. Schwartz D, Bell LA (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 462-463.

2008

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: Anorexia Nervosa, Chapter 5. Medical Nutrition and Disease. Fourth Edition  Hark L, Morrison G (eds.). Blackwell Science, Boston, MA Page: 190-196, 2008.

Barsky DL: Nutrition for the Infant, Child and Adolescent. Nutrition in Pediatrics. Duggan, Christopher MD; Watkins, John, MD; and Walker, Allan MD (eds.). BC Decker Inc, 4: page 5- 13, 2008.

2007

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.

2006

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.

2003

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.

Posters and Presentations

2015

Lee D, Hughes R, Driggers J, Barsky D, Mascarenhas M: Evaluation of the safety of iron dextran administration with parenteral nutrition in the pediatric inpatient setting. Clinical Nutrition Week 2015, Long Beach, CA April 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Menchise AN, Barsky DL, Mascarenhas MR, Maqbool A, Terry NA, Bales CB: The evolution of essential fatty acid deficiency in pediatric intestinal failure patients on chronic parenteral nutrition in the setting of intravenous fat emulsion restriction. American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Long Beach, CA, Poster Presentation 2015.

Invited Lectures

2016

Post Graduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition: First 100 Day of Life" Global Nutrition lectures, Boston University Continuing Medical Education, Locations: Bogota, Columbia; Quayaquil, Ecuador and Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 2016.

"The Pediatric Anti-Inflammatory diet: Evidence to practice, " Emerging Topics in Pediatric Nutrition National Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2016.

"Transitioning from Nutrition Support to Oral Feedings", Clinical Nutrition Week, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Austin, Texas, January 2016.

Awards and Honors

2016, FOCUS on Health and Leadership for Women, Perelman School of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Scholarship Award for 2016 Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Conference, American Association of Medical Colleges.
2001, Philadelphia Magazine, "Best Docs for Children"

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2016-present, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reviewer
2010-present, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, reviewer
2008-present, Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition Journal, reviewer

Academic and institutional committees

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

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations

1996-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

  • 2010-present, Pediatric Obesity Evaluation, Treatment and Prevention in Community Setting, committee member and teacher
  • 2008-present, Childcare Health Consultant, Joint Program Pennsylvania Chapter American Academic of Pediatrics and Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, PA

1990-present, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

  • 1990-present, National Clinical Nutrition Week Monitoring Committee
  • 2015-present, National Malnutrition Committee